The economic history of the People's Republic of Congo—Brazzaville

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South Africans start work on new Congo power dam
Reuters, 11 June 1966. Congo (Brazzaville) attractive for foreign capital and Afrikaners want its land.
World Bank Takes Pulse of Congo's Banking Sector
Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 22 March 2001. A World Bank mission has been taking stock of banking sector reforms underway in Congo. The talks focused on the privatisation of the the Congolese Banking Union (UBC) as a way to recover loans from several clients.
Logging the Congo rainforests will cut down more than just trees!
The Rainforest Foundation, 17 March 2004. The rainforests of the Congo—which are the second largest on Earth after those of the Amazon—are imminently threatened. New laws being introduced under the guidance of the World Bank, as well as azoning of the country's forests, will potentially see an area the size of France handed out to logging companies.