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RFI signal and Internet cut simultaneously in Congo-Brazzaville

Radio France Internationale’s local retransmission signal was disconnected at 6 a.m. on 20 October 2015 in the Republic of Congo (...)

Published on 23 October 2015 Read


Are the Congolese authorities planning to expel all the journalists who do their job?

The latest victim, Brazzaville-based Cameroonian journalist Elie Smith, was the victim of an attack in his home earlier this month Four days (...)

Published on 29 September 2014 Read


Congolese authorities expel troublesome journalist

Sadio Kante Morel, a freelance journalist who has been in the government’s sights for months, was expelled from the Republic of Congo on the night (...)

Published on 26 September 2014 Read


Reporters Without Borders shocked by the violent attack on journalist Elie Smith and his sister

An armed robbery at TV journalist Elie Smith’s Brazzaville home in the early hours of 10 September, during which Smith’s sister was raped, is (...)

Published on 12 September 2014 Read


Congolese government shows double standard over media concentration

Reporters Without Borders is alarmed at the Congolese authorities’ biased treatment of media groups that are critical of the government. On 5 (...)

Published on 22 May 2014 Read


Regulator suspends four independent newspapers

Reporters Without Borders condemns a decision on 1 June by the High Council for Freedom of Communication (CLSC), the Republic of Congo’s media (...)

Published on 3 June 2013 Read


Foreign journalists harassed during and after presidential poll

Reporters Without Borders condemns police harassment and violence against journalists during and after the 12 June elections in which, as (...)

Published on 20 July 2009 Read


Several complaints filed against weekly "L’Observateur" and its publication director

In late January 2004, managers of the Congolese National Petroleum Company (Société nationale des pétroles du Congo, SNPC) filed six separate (...)

Published on 16 February 2004 Read




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