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'Bad wiring' caused Congo blasts

Monday, March 5th 2012, 17:03
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Blasts at an arms depot, which killed at least 146 people in Congo's capital Brazzaville, were caused by a short-circuit that led to a fire, officials say.
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'Death toll rises' in Congo crash

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 8:44
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

More than 75 people have been killed in a train crash in Congo, south-west of the capital Brazzaville, rail officials say.
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'Lightning' sparks panic in Congo

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 9:01
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Lightning caused four explosions ahead of talks in Congo capital Brazzaville, the army says.
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'Scores killed' in Congo blasts

Sunday, March 4th 2012, 16:55
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

At least 200 people are reported killed and hundreds more injured after accidental explosions at a munitions dump in Congo's capital Brazzaville.
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'Sixty dead' in Congo train crash

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 1:23
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

About 60 people have been killed in a train crash in the south of Congo-Brazzaville, railway officials say.
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Africa oil and gold tax for hunger fund

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 14:22
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea Guinea, Niger Niger
related places: Brazzaville

Congo-Brazzaville, Guinea, Mali and Niger agree to a micro-tax on oil, gold, phosphate and uranium to finance a UN fund to fight malnutrition.
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Africa summit debates rainforests

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 22:17
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Representatives of 18 rainforest countries meet in Congo-Brazzaville to strengthen co-operation between the three main forest regions in the world.
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Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 4:07
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

A huge area of peatland is discovered in a remote part of Congo-Brazzaville, scientists report.
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Congo 'peaceful uprising' call

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 8:44
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

An opposition leader in Congo-Brazzaville calls for a "peaceful uprising" to prevent Sunday's referendum on whether the president can run for office again.
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Congo activists fined for forgery

Wednesday, December 27th 2006, 15:29
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congo-Brazzaville sentences two anti-corruption activists, in a trial criticised as politically motivated.
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