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Vol 59 No 16

Published 10th August 2018


Congo-Brazzaville

This bum for hire

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso is no stranger to Washington's K Street, where all the major United States lobbying firms are found, having previously hired lobbyists to campaign against so-called vulture funds and to help win debt relief. Now, as the country's debts pile up once more, he has forked out US$2 million on a new agent.

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