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Vol 58 No 19

Published 22nd September 2017


Congo-Brazzaville

Sassou in a corner

Confronted by economic crisis and armed insurgents, the President has battened down the hatches as he talks to the IMF

A fortnight after the ruling Parti congolais du travail (PCT) won 91 of the national assembly's 151 seats, Prime Minister Clément Mouamba tendered his government's resignation on 16 August amid talk of economic crisis.

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