Congo Offer Peek Into Cranes Future
[Monitor] Kampala -Cranes interim coach Moses Basena first showed intentions of using a good number of home-based players in tomorrow's final World Cup qualifier in Congo when he named 24 of his provisional 32-man squad from the local league.
Congo Match Means All to Us - Cranes Captain Onyango
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Cranes line up against Congo at the 60,000-capacity Stade Municipal de KintĂ©lĂ© on Sunday knowing that no result can see them leapfrog Egypt to Russia for next year's World Cup. Yet coach Moses Basena's men still have a lot to play for.
Rebels Displace Thousands More in Congo Brazaville
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -A worsening rebellion by bandits has displaced 138 000 people in Congo. The displacements are most commonplace in the Pool and Bouenza areas south of the capital Brazzaville. A joint United Nations and government system assessment has established there are 81 000 newly arrived displaced persons in the departments of Niari, LĂ©koumou and Brazzaville. The rebels wreaking havoc in these areas have staged a mutiny against the government of President Denis Sassou Nguesso, in power since 1979. The presiden
Starvation Threatens Thousands of Congolese Children
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AS many as 700 000 children could starve in the conflict-torn Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) unless food aid is secured. The head of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasley, warned this was one of the humanitarian catastrophes looming in the area. "We need access to those children, and we need money urgently," he said at the conclusion of his tour of the Central African country. Some 3,2 million people in the Kasai are severely food insecure, struggling to feed themse
WFP Welcomes Vital Funding for School Meals From U.S. Department of Agriculture
[WFP] "The generous support from the U.S. for WFP food-for-education programs helps children learn today, and it also builds stronger education systems for tomorrow," said WFP Executive Director David Beasley. "The McGovern-Dole support will help Bangladesh, Laos, Nepal and the Republic of Congo build sustainable, locally managed school meals systems for the long term."
President Lungu in Congo Brazzaville
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has headed to Congo Brazzaville on another of his foreign trips and will join 12 other Heads of State at the Great Lakes Region Summit.
President in Brazzaville for Great Lakes Summit
[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The Angolan head of State JoĂŁo LourenĂ§o is since Wednesday evening in Brazzaville (Republic of Congo), to attend the 7th Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) on Thursday.
Great Lakes Stability Dominates Brazzaville's Heads of State Summit
[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The stability and security in the member countries of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (CIRGL) is to dominate the 7th Summit of Heads of State of Government of the organisation.
VP Arrived in Brazzaville
[SNA] Brazzaville -THE Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman arrived in Congolese capital of Brazzaville , Thursday, heading Sudan delegation participating in the Seventh Summit of Presidents and Heads of State and Government of Countries of Great Lakes Region which is to kick off today amid wide participation of presidents and Heads of state and government of countries of the region.