Aug 17

US bars entry of three Congo public officials for ‘significant corruption

The United States has barred three Democratic Republic of the Congo public officials from entering the country. It alleges the individuals were involved in significant corruption.  According to Reuters, the individuals targeted include Cosma Balongelwa, the former Director General of the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature as well as Augustin Ngumbi Amuri, a legal advisor to ICCN.