Democratic Republic of Congo News

Brokerslink Network Strengthens African Presence with Broker in Republic of Congo

Global broking business Brokerslink has announced the addition of African broker Gramon to its international network. Based in Brazzaville, Congo, the broker strengthens Brokerslink’s presence in the Africa region, an area of strategic significance to the organization. Established in 2012, …

Blackwater Founder Prince Gets License to Operate Insurer in Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo’s insurance regulator granted six new licenses to companies including a division of Erik Prince’s Frontier Services Group Ltd. The regulatory authority, known as ARCA, approved licenses to three insurance providers and three brokerages, it said in …

Democratic Republic of Congo to Open $500M Insurance Industry to Investors

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s insurance regulator is preparing to open up an industry for the first time that could be worth as much as $500 million a year to investors. The newly created Insurance Regulatory Authority, known by the …

Yellow Fever Outbreak in DR of Congo Could Spread Across Globe, Charity Warns

An outbreak of yellow fever that has killed hundreds of people in central Africa could spread across the world, an international children’s charity warned on Tuesday, even as a massive vaccination campaign was expected to get underway. The Democratic Republic …