[IPS] Yaoundé -- Growing up amid under the leafy canopy of the Congo Basin rainforest, the woodland was more than our home. It was our playground, our medicine cabinet, our teacher, our therapist. And it was a source of livelihood with its rich biodiversity and helped shield us from the effects of climate change.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame and President Sassou Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville on Tuesday presided over the signing of eight agreements as part of the efforts to deepen bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
[Africa Renewal] Prime Minister Anatole Collinet Makosso of the Republic of Congo has expressed "immense gratitude" to the leadership of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) for choice of Congo to host the first-ever African Research Centre on Artificial Intelligence (ARCAI).
[Independent (Kampala)] Oyo, Congo Brazzaville -- Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has met President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo in a mini-summit on peace and security in the region, three days after the International Court Of Justice ruled against the East African nation in a reparation case.
[USAID] The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), provided approximately $400,000 in humanitarian assistance in Fiscal Year 2021 that is now being used to support populations affected by widespread flooding in the Republic of the Congo (RoC). Since late 2021, heavy rainfall and resultant flooding have adversely affected communities in the RoC's Cuvette, Likouala, Plateaux, and Sangha departments.
[UN News] Following a verdict in the case of the brutal murder of two its experts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) nearly five years ago, the UN on Tuesday urged authorities to uphold their moratorium on the death penalty.
[IMF] The IMF Executive Board approved a new 36-month arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility for the Republic of Congo, in an amount equivalent to about US$455 million. The Executive Board's decision will enable an immediate disbursement equivalent to about US$90 million.