Oil markets faltered earlier in August as the resurgent pandemic threatened demand, but prices have since recovered.
Republic of the Congo
At least six nationals of African countries injured during scuffle with Bengaluru police over alleged custodial death.
World oil consumption will rebound by a vigorous six million barrels a day this year, according to OPEC+ estimates.
The rights group says activists who have spoken about the economic crisis and the handling of pandemic were targeted.
Ntaganda was convicted of murder, rape, using child soldiers and other atrocities when he was a military chief.
Provisional results announced on state television show that 77-year-old incumbent president will extend 36-year rule.
Kolelas died in a medical aircraft that was taking him to France for treatment, his campaign manager said.
President Denis Sassou Nguesso seeking to extend his 36-year reign, but critics allege vote will not be free and fair.
Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas says he’s ‘fighting death’ after being diagnosed with COVID-19 on eve of presidential vote.
Longtime president expected to see off challenge from six other candidates and win Sunday’s vote.
Yhombi-Opango, who was ill before contracting the virus, has died in a Paris hospital, according to his family.
Former government workers protest against pensions unpaid for 11 years on the streets of Brazzaville.
Environmentalists say vast carbon sinks could be unleashed if Republic of Congo’s peatlands are drilled for oil.