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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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On the brink

Congo-Brazzaville’s President Denis Sassou Nguesso has used his stint as African Union Chairman to his political advantage and the AU summit in Addis Ababa at the end of January is likely to give him another six months to avoid the shame of allowing Sudan’s Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir taking over as promised last year...


Two elections, one country

Those may not be much help for Bemba because Congo-Brazzaville President and AU Chairman Denis Sassou Nguesso has little interest in stirring up trouble across the Congo river...


Posturing outweighs the policy

Much of the problem lay with its lightweight host President Yahya Jammeh whose lack of knowledge about the substantive issues in Sudan and Somalia was matched by AU Chairman Denis Sassou Nguesso's unwillingness to take initiatives...


Identity crisis

The 16-member International Working Group jointly chaired by Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and UN Special Representative Pierre Schori is likely to back Banny...


Human wrongs

They were less enthusiastic about his substitute Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso who first took power in 1979 by a coup against General Jacques-Joachim Yhombi-Opango...


Changing regimes

By the end of March when the IMF and Bank boards meet to consider Congo's inclusion in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) debt-relief programme President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's regime must comply with stiff conditions on accountability and transparency...


Electoral expectations

Meanwhile investors are jostling for oil concessions on the coast while the state-owned Société Minière de Bakwanga (Miba) is looking for partners to exploit diamonds gold and nickel (AC Vol 46 No 22) CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE: President Denis Sassou-Nguesso has been strengthened by the decision of veteran opponent Bernard Kolélas to endorse his rule (AC Vol 46 No 22)...


Captive Kolélas

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso (AC Vol 45 No 25) had blocked Kolélas' earlier attempts to re-enter Congo but allowed him to bring the body home and promised an amnesty for his trumped-up war crimes convictions...


Now for the hard work

Twelve hours after the polls closed Rawlings went off for a six-day visit to President Denis Sassou Nguesso in Congo-Brazzaville...


A shining example

Congo's Christmas wish a three-year US$84 million Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility was granted by the International Monetary Fund on 6 December after years of failed reforms and broken promises from President Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


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