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New Congolese carrier to start Dubai flights

The new Congolese national carrier, Equatorial Congo Airlines (ECAir), announced its first Middle East operation with a maiden flight from capital Brazzaville to Dubai International Airport. ECAir flight LC061 took off from Maya-M

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Qatar Petroleum ‘taken stake in Total Congo’

French oil company Total said Qatar Petroleum International had taken a 15 percent stake in Total E&P Congo through a share capital increase following a framework agreement signed in May. "The $1.6 billion increase of Tot

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Warid sells Congo unit to Bharti Airtel

India's Bharti Airtel has entered into a definitive agreement with the UAE-based Warid Group to acquire its telecom operations in Congo. The acquisition will make Airtel the largest mobile operator in Congo with around 2.6 mil

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Congo arms depot blast kills 200

Around 200 people were killed on Sunday when an arms dump exploded in Brazzaville, capital of the Congo Republic, a senior official in the presidency said, citing hospital sources. Hundreds more were injured by the blasts which rocked the

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138 killed in Congo boat accident

Some 138 people died when an overloaded boat carrying passengers and goods capsized in bad weather in Democratic Republic of Congo, police said on Thursday. The accident took place on Wednesday on a stretch of river in the western Bandundu

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230 killed in Congo tanker blast

At least 230 people were killed when a fuel tanker overturned and exploded in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, unleashing a fire ball that tore through homes and cinemas packed with people watching World Cup soccer. Officials said on

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Zain-Bharti deal breaks law, says Congo

Congo Republic complained on Monday it had not been informed of Bharti Airtel's $9 billion deal to buy Kuwaiti telco Zain's African assets, saying that was a contravention of Zain's licence terms. 'This is a clear violation

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Zain-Bharti deal breaks law, says Congo

Congo Republic complained on Monday it had not been informed of Bharti Airtel's $9 billion deal to buy Kuwaiti telco Zain's African assets, saying that was a contravention of Zain's licence terms. 'This is a clear violation

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S Africa farmers sign big Congo farmland deal

South Africa has signed a farmland deal with the Republic of Congo that will give South African farmers access to up to 10 million hectares of land, the country's biggest farmers union has said. The deal, potentially one of the largest lan

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Aid agencies seek access to Congo refugees

Aid agencies scrambled on Saturday to help many thousands of people displaced by fighting in east Congo but many were stranded despite an appeal by African leaders for a ceasefire. Toning down his warlike rhetoric, rebel chief Laurent Nkun

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