Citizens in the Republic of the Congo head to the polls to elect their President. Incumbent Denis Sassou Nguesso is expected to extend his 36-year rule as his main rival Guy Brice Parfait Kolélas remains hospitalized in France, where he was evacuated after contracting COVID-19.
Voters in the Republic of the Congo return to the polls for the second round of an election for 139 National Assembly members, after the governing Congolese Party of Labour won 70 seats in the first round two weeks earlier.
Voters in the Republic of the Congo go to the polls with current President Denis Sassou Nguesso expected to extend his 32-year rule. Telephone, internet and SMS services have been shut down in what has been called a "media blackout."
Suspected Sudanese ivory poachers shoot dead an unknown number of elephants at the Dzanga-Ndoki National Park world heritage site in the Central African Republic, close to the border with Cameroon and the Republic of the Congo.
An Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane belonging to Aéro-Service, flying from Pointe Noire to Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of the Congo, crashes into houses near Maya-Maya Airport during a thunderstorm. Congolese Red Cross officials say at least 32 people are confirmed dead in the crash, including six crew members and a police officer on board, as the search for victims continues.
Archbishop Anatole Milandou of Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, reports that the church of St. Louis des Francais was completely leveled by a series of blasts that came from a nearby military base on Sunday morning, March 4.
The Washington, D.C.-based global lender International Monetary Fund halts funds to the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) used by oil-producing nations in Central Africa, impacting on the Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic.
At least 60 people are killed and hundreds disappear after a derailed train plunges into a ravine in the Republic of the Congo. The accident happened after the train left the coastal town of Pointe-Noire on the Chemin de Fer Congo Ocean (CFCO) line to the capital Brazzaville.
A plane carrying several Australian mining executives including Ken Talbot disappears in either Cameroon or the Republic of the Congo. [https:--web.archive.org-web-20100621005738-http:--newsinfo.inquirer.net-breakingnews-world-view-20100621-276744-Plane-carrying-Australian-execs-missing-over-Africa ("Philippine Daily Inquirer")] [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-world-africa-10361073.stm (BBC)] [http:--uk.reuters.com-article-idUKTRE65J2B420100620?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews (Reuters)], [http:--www.smh.com.au-business-six-mining-magnates-feared-dead-as-plane-vanishes-in-africa-20100620-ypct.html ("Sydney Morning Herald")]date=August 2019