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Congo-Brazzaville

Congo-Brazzaville

Population: 5.26 mn.
GDP: $8.72 bn.
Debt: $4.46 bn.

news from Congo-Brazzaville

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Italy's Eni misled shareholders

New oil database shows the political connections of Eni's partner, and contradicts the company's claims to shareholders

New disclosures show that the publicly listed Italian oil major Eni misled its shareholders over its business ties to one of Congo-Brazzaville's most controversial and powerful pol...

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A fox guarding the hen house

While promising to rein in graft, President Denis Sassou-Nguesso promotes his son who faces corruption charges in the US

Amid a debt crisis and seeking bailout funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Congo-Brazzaville has promised to clamp down on corruption. But President Denis Sassou-Ngue...


Trafigura's middleman emerges

The Swiss-based trader funnelled huge loans and oil payments through an intermediary, despite bribery risks

Major commodity trader Trafigura used an intermediary for its crude oil purchases in Congo-Brazzaville and its huge loans to the country, the company announced in its recent corpor...


Fund falls for Sassou

The IMF sees the country as a test case for African nations which borrowed heavily from China. It is being lenient

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso appears, again, to have secured victory over the International Monetary Fund, obtaining an urgently needed bail-out in exchange for promises that he ...


Sassou in a corner

Confronted by economic crisis and armed insurgents, the President has battened down the hatches as he talks to the IMF

A fortnight after the ruling Parti congolais du travail (PCT) won 91 of the national assembly's 151 seats, Prime Minister Clément Mouamba tendered his government's resignation on...


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