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Vol 50 No 13

Published 26th June 2009


Congo-Brazzaville

Poungui disqualified

The victory of President Denis Sassou-Nguesso in 12 July presidential elections is all but assured after the Constitutional Court disqualified former Premier Ange-Edouard Poungui on the grounds that he had not lived continuously in Congo for the last two years. Poungui was to stand for the Union Panafricaine pour la Démocratie Sociale, of ex-President Pascal Lissouba.

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