Streams of people panicked by gunfire fled districts loyal to the opposition in the south of Brazzaville, carrying their bags and pushing the elderly in wheelbarrows.
More than 92 percent of voters in Congo Republic approved a change to the constitution that will allow President Denis Sassou Nguesso to run for a third consecutive term, results of a referendum showed on Tuesday.Oct 27, 2015, 15:23 PM IST
Four people have been killed and 10 injured in the Republic of Congo, according to officials, as demonstrators braved a government clampdown and took to the streets to protest the president's bid for a third term in office.Oct 21, 2015, 06:03 AM IST
Thousands of students rioted Friday in Congo`s capital Brazzaville, attacking schools and the education ministry after authorities cancelled the final day of end-of-year exams over alleged "massive fraud".Jun 05, 2015, 19:21 PM IST
Congo-Brazzaville has banned Muslim women from wearing the full face-veil in public, citing security reasons, an Islamic association told AFP on Saturday.May 02, 2015, 22:51 PM IST
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Government spokesman Bienvenu Okyemi blamed a short
circuit for the fire that set off the blasts.
Officials earlier said the blasts occurred after a fire started in an arms depot in a military base.Mar 04, 2012, 19:57 PM IST