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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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A fox guarding the hen house

But President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's decision to name his son as international cooperation minister in charge of relations with donors and the private sector will do nothing to change the country's reputation as a kleptocracy par excellence...


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...


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