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News Republic of Congo » Pool: The invisible victims of Congo's strife

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/invisible-victims-congos-strife-180027539.html
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

She is among tens of thousands of forgotten people -- families who have been displaced by fighting from Pool, a fertile region south of the Republic of Congo's capital Brazzaville. Many owe their survival today to the kindness of strangers who have taken ...

News Republic of Congo » Pool: UK firm gets green light on Zambia, DRC power link

News channel or source: https://www.daily-mail.co.zm/uk-firm-gets-green-light-on-zambia-drc-power-link/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

A UNITED Kingdom-based engineering consultancy, WSP, has been appointed by the Southern African Power Pool to develop the proposed 330 kilo volts (kV) electricity interconnector between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The transmission ...

News Republic of Congo » Pool: Congo-Brazzaville: Republic of Congo Reaches Peace Deal With 'Ninja' Rebels

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201712260093.html
Publication date: onday 25 December 2017

The conflict has killed at least dozens and caused mass displacement. The Republic of Congo on Saturday agreed a ceasefire with rebels in the southeast region of Pool, ending a 15-year conflict that forced tens of thousands to flee their homes. The ...

News Republic of Congo » Pool: Militia signs cease-fire with Republic of Congo government

News channel or source: https://hosted.ap.org/aroundosceola/article/63973a84c73b45de9a9b3111f79369ca/militia-signs-cease-fire-republic-congo-government
Publication date: Friday 22 December 2017

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — A militia says it has signed a cease-fire ... Saturday to facilitate the free movement of people, goods and property in the Pool region where the militia started attacking in April 2016 after the president's re ...

News Republic of Congo » Pool: WSP picked for Central African power project

News channel or source: http://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/wsp-picked-for-central-african-power-project
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

WSP has been commissioned to work on a proposed 330kV electrical connection between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The project for the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) is intended to improve access to reliable energy in region.

News Republic of Congo » Pool: WSP to develop 330 kV Zambia-DRC electricity transmission line

News channel or source: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wsp-to-develop-330-kv-zambia-drc-electricity-transmission-line-2018-02-13/rep_id:4136
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Southern African Power Pool has appointed UK-based engineering consultancy WSP to develop a proposed 330 kV electricity interconnector between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A strong transmission link will help the DRC and ...

News Republic of Congo » Pool: Republic of the Congo Travel Advisory

News channel or source: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/republic-of-the-congo-travel-advisory.html
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Exercise increased caution in the Republic of the Congo due to crime and civil unrest. Reconsider travel to: The southern and western districts of the Pool Region due to civil unrest and armed conflict. Read the Safety and Security section on the Country ...

News Republic of Congo » Pool: Rep. of Congo says 4,000 displaced by attacks in Pool region

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/10/04/rep-congo-says-4000-displaced-by-attacks-in-pool-region.html
Publication date: uesday 04 October 2016

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo – Republic of Congo's government says that more than 4,000 people have been driven from their homes in the southern Pool region since April, when members of a former militia group started launching attacks. Government ...

News Republic of Congo » Pool: EXCLUSIVE: Congo-Brazzaville’s hidden war

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/special-report/2018/01/18/exclusive-congo-brazzaville-s-hidden-war
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

secretary-general of Caritas in the Republic of Congo. “People eat what they can find in the forest,” he said. Meanwhile, in villages across Pool, young men have been arrested and accused of being Ninjas on the basis of physical appearance.