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Republic of Congo

(Placename) a republic in W Central Africa: formerly the French colony of Middle Congo, part of French Equatorial Africa, it became independent in 1960; consists mostly of equatorial forest, with savanna and extensive swamps; drained chiefly by the Rivers Congo and Ubangi. Official language: French. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Brazzaville. Pop: 4 492 689 (2013 est). Area: 342 000 sq km (132 018 sq miles). Former names: Middle Congo (until 1958)
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TAP) - Tunisia will participate in the 3rd meeting of the High Level Committee of the African Union (AU) on the Libyan crisis, scheduled for Saturday, September 9, in Congo-Brazzaville.
He also revealed that preparations for a Lebanon visit by the President of Congo-Brazzaville were in the offing.
The lack of transport capacity has previously held back the exploitation of reserves in Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville and Cameroon but railways were planned that would bring a new source of export revenue for a region that is overly dependent on oil.
Representing Equatorial Guinea, the Minister for Justice, Worship, and Penitentiary Institutions, Evangelina Filomena Oyo Ebule, has attended in Congo-Brazzaville, on 27th and 28th October, the 42nd Session of the Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA), made up of 17 countries.
Les autorites de la Republique democratique du Congo (RDC) et du Congo-Brazzaville ont annonce la suspension du visa pour le trafic entre le deux Etats.
Le ministre du Transport Mahmoud Ben Romdhane et le directeur du transport aerien congolais ont signe, lundi 31 aout 2015, un accord de partenariat visant le lancement d'une liaison aerienne entre la Tunisie et le Congo-Brazzaville, a partir de 2016.
Also known as Congo-Brazzaville, Congo is located in the central-western part of sub-Saharan Africa, on the Equator.
He assured that the team could face any team at the AAG in Congo-Brazzaville in September after more preparation.
Amir Abdollahian is scheduled to hold talks with the Presidents of Congo-Kinshasa and Congo-Brazzaville as well as meetings with his counterparts during his stay.
Amid expansion of economic ties with Africa, Brazil will restructure almost $900 million worth of debt with 12 African countries: oil- and gas-rich Congo-Brazzaville, Tanzania and Zambia as well as Ivory Coast, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal and Sudan.
He wraps up the African tour with a visit to Congo-Brazzaville.
23 December 2011 - Swedish PA Resources AB (STO:PAR) and Lundin Petroleum AB (STO:LUPE) said Thursday they would abandon wildcat Makouala Marine-1 offshore Congo-Brazzaville as it proved hydrocarbons but the overall pay thickness was not deemed commercially viable.