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Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Date of Birth: 23/11/1943
Place of Birth: Edou, Oyo District


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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...


Fiscal fails and testing talks

President Touadéra first alienated President Idriss Déby Itno of Chad and President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville, key mediators and sponsors in CAR's internal affairs and foreign relations...


The Sahara conflict is back

M6 has dazzled his hosts with his energetic regional diplomacy and lightning tours of the continent, dropping in on old friends, such as President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville and old schoolmate President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, but the lustre threatens to wear thin...


Ely Calil, 1945-2018

Later, he became an advisor to President Abdoulaye Wade in Senegal (2000-12) and friend of President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville...


Sassou in a corner

Five days later Mouamba and 33 of the 37 ministers in his previous government were re-appointed to their posts by President Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


False start to IMF talks

Few countries can ever have warranted as terse a press release as that issued by the International Monetary Fund on the meeting of its chief, Christine Lagarde, with President Denis Sassou-Nguesso on 19 September in New York at the United Nations General Assembly...


Casino Jack plays his hand

His attempt over the past six months to return to the world of spin – with Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso – has been less than successful, though not without drama, perhaps farce...


Sassou's family values

Amid insurgency and failing political legitimacy, eleven members of veteran President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's family are standing in the general elections on 16 July...


Spinning Africa in Europe

ESL Agence Publics and Brussels-based Aspect Consulting were also hired via the Israeli firm Shaviv Strategy and Campaigns – which counts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu among its clients – to coordinate Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's re-election campaign in April 2016 and promote the work of the electoral commission, the Commission nationale électorale indépendante (AC Vol 57 No 7, Sassou makes it modest)...


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