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Stories with place: Republic of the Congo
  • Republic of Congo gov't bans face veils, sleeping in mosques 
    Updated: May-02-15 10:31 am

    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - The Republic of Congo's government is banning women from being fully veiled in public to allow easy identification to prevent extremist violence, the president of the Islamic High Council said.

  • Republic of Congo, Chad presidents set fire to ivory 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 2:26 pm

    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - The presidents of Republic of Congo and Chad on Wednesday set fire to five tons of ivory seized from poachers, using seized timber, to mark their commitment to the fight against poaching on the continent.