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Congo-Brazzaville

Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Date of Birth: 23 November 1943
Place of Birth: Edou, Oyo District


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Emmanuel l'Africain II

A clutch of sub-Saharan and European leaders will attend including francophone presidents Alassane Ouattara (Côte d'Ivoire) and Denis Sassou-Nguesso (Congo-Brazzaville) but also Cyril Ramaphosa (South Africa) Muhammadu Buhari (Nigeria) and Paul Kagame (Rwanda)...


Eni handed oil stakes to officials

Italy's state oil company Eni renewed its oil licences in Congo-Brazzaville by granting stakes in the blocks to corrupt officials close to President Denis Sassou-Nguesso according to an Italian court judgment seen by Africa Confidential...


Trafigura's middleman emerges

They have been used to provide huge unaccountable revenue streams to Congo-B President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and his son Denis-Christel 'Kiki' and to avoid claims by the country's creditors (AC Vol 62 No 2 Sassou soldiers on)...


Kolélas death leaves void

Although former finance minister Mathias Dzon and other minor candidates have challenged provisional results awarding Denis Sassou-Nguesso a crushing 88...


Sassou soldiers on

It came as no surprise when just before Christmas President Denis Sassou-Nguesso was officially nominated by the ruling Parti Congolais du Travail (PCT) as its candidate in the 21 March presidential election...


For sale: one used war machine

The non-profit amaBhungane centre for investigate journalism published an unflattering profile on 18 September alleging he provided favours to Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Malawi's President Joyce Banda as reported in Africa Confidential (AC Vol 55 No 3 Banda and the jets)...


Clash of the leaders

Its popularity was helped by the fact that President Denis Sassou-Nguesso after the intervention of Touadéra summoned Meckassoua and Bozizé to his home village of Oyo to hear what they had to say about it...


In search of an envoy

Ramaphosa then flew to Congo-Brazzaville for the AU's High-Level Committee on Libya which is headed by President Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


Dancing the third-term tango

Condé is also close to other influential 'third-termers': Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Rwanda's President Paul Kagame...


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