Announcement likely to further divide the president's opponents in a country that has been rocked by violence.
Arts & Culture
by Hamid Dabashi
Arts & Culture01 Jun 2016 13:51 GMT
From a barbershop to a christening, Congo's diaspora discusses Papa Wemba and the ideology of their fashion movement.
Africa14 May 2016 04:20 GMT
Thousands of supporters protest at accusations that opposition candidate Moise Katumbi was plotting a coup.
War & Conflict04 May 2016 18:23 GMT
Government spokesman says ex-US soldiers and South African mercenaries are linked to opposition leader Moise Katumbi.
War & Conflict04 Apr 2016 21:46 GMT
Fighting erupts between troops and assailants on day constitutional court says President Nguesso has won re-election.
Congo24 Mar 2016 05:03 GMT
Final poll results released amid tight security and a communications blackout, extending leader's 32-year rule.
Politics20 Mar 2016 07:08 GMT
Telephone, internet and SMS services shut down for 48 hours for "reasons of security" as Congo heads to the polls.
War & Conflict12 Mar 2016 10:38 GMT
First-of-its-kind decree comes after UN pressed to tackle rising problem of sexual abuse by peacekeepers.
Human Rights06 Feb 2016 06:34 GMT
Republic of Congo launches investigation after UN sends troops home following new allegations of sex abuse in CAR.
Politics28 Jan 2016 09:45 GMT
A new opposition coalition is calling on President Kabila to hold elections that are due this year.
War & Conflict18 Jan 2016 06:07 GMT
As attacks on civilians continue in North Kivu, many say the UN mission there is doing nothing to help or protect them.
Witness14 Jan 2016 09:53 GMT
We explore the hip side of Congo-Brazzaville with a style icon, a rap artist, a wrestler, and a radio talk show host.
Climate Change06 Dec 2015 11:32 GMT
Researchers fear global warming could ruin the Goualougo Triangle - home to rare gorillas and chimpanzees.
Congo16 Nov 2015 11:20 GMT
Illegal hunting and logging mainly to blame for sharp decline of chimpanzees and gorillas in Mondika wildlife reserve.
Environment14 Nov 2015 21:43 GMT
World's second largest rainforest risks being destroyed by blazes and illegal logging for palm oil plantations.
Politics27 Oct 2015 20:16 GMT
Opposition coalition says vote on constitution allowing President Denis Sassou Nguesso to run for third term was rigged.
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