• President calls for Amendment of Constitution

    06 Apr 2015
    President Denis Sassou N'Guesso

    Congo-Brazzaville’s President Denis Sassou N’Guesso has said told the BBC he is in favour of changing his country’s constitution.

    The current law does not allow the president, one of Africa’s longest serving leaders, to run for another term in next year’s presidential election. However, some people in the country have said they will not let him go through with the proposed change.

  • Business in Congo-Brazzaville

    14 Apr 2013
    Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)

    The Republic of the Congo (ROC) is a challenging business environment. Weak infrastructure and public institutions, corruption, and rule of law concerns continue to dominate the business climate in the ROC. However, the ROC also offers tremendous opportunities to those companies and investors capable of taking advantage of them. The economic landscape is still dominated by the petroleum industry, but other energy sector, timber, mining, agriculture, ICT, and tourism opportunities exist. The ROC is eager for foreign investment. Below you will find resources to assist you in evaluating whether the ROC is the right choice for you.