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Guinea: Congo illegally expelled businessman

THE HAGUE Netherlands - (APINTL) Guinea accused Congo at the International Court of Justice on Monday of illegally imprisoning and expelling a wealthy Guinean businessman in a dispute over exploiting Congo's vast mineral wealth. The case hinges on mutual allegations of corruption between the government...

Congo wins support for $12.3 billion debt relief

JOHANNESBURG - (AP) The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have set the stage to relieve Congo of a massive $12.3 billion in debt, most of it dating back more than 20 years to loans made to the corrupt regime of dictator Mobutu Sese Seko. The decision comes despite opposition from Canada...