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

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Congolese Water Spirits
By Misty Bastian, 5 January 1996. Reproduces the myth of the origin of female water spirits' white skin.
France Moves to Revamp Public Reading in Congo
Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 23 March 2001. France and Congo Thursday signed a financial agreement to revamp reading among youth by creating 11 pilot libraries in each chief town of the country's ten regions [principal language not specified, but presumably French]. The social and economic crisis bedevilling Congo has caused a decline in school attendance and a steady rise in illiteracy.
Congolese Welcome Swahili As Official African Language
By Juakali Kambale, Inter Press Service (Johannesburg), 9 August 2004. News that Swahili has been adopted as one of the African Union's working languages has been well received in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where nearly half the population speaks it, writes it, or understands it.