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Vol 53 No 7

Published 30th March 2012


Congo-Brazzaville

Sassou for ever

The President remains confident his people and his donors will accept autocracy as a small price to pay for peace

With little support outside his ethnic power base in the north, President Denis Sassou-Nguesso does not count on democratic legitimacy to justify his rule.

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