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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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Coming cleaner

After years of broken promises to the International Monetary Fund President Denis Sassou-Nguesso has finally agreed to reveal how Congo's oil wealth is managed...


Caught out

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso emerging from breakfast with French President Jacques Chirac on 16 July promised to tackle the problem but the mission's findings can hardly have come as much of a surprise...


    Vol 45 No 14 |
  • ACP

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Apart from Chissano and Mugabe only five heads of state turned up ­ Madagascar's President Marc Ravalomanana Botswana's President Festus Mogae King Mswati III of Swaziland President Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville and President Xanana Gusmão of East Timor the ACP's newest member...


Brazzaville breakdown

The peace process has run out of steam key politicians remain in exile and veterans in the ruling Parti Congolais du Travail (PCT) increasingly resent the dominant role of members of President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's immediate family and wider Mbochi clan...


Nepotists' nirvana

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's trusted advisors include: Emmanuel Yoka the President's uncle and directeur de cabinet...


Not warring but warning

Massacre allegations Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso needs new debt relief and long-term aid which he will not get until he complies with the IMF's oil transparency demands...


Peace or bust

With the President away in Lubumbashi a shoot-out was expected; Kinshasa has been buzzing with rumours that MLC people were plotting with Congo-B's Président Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


Cleaned out

None of this fazes warlord-President Denis Sassou-Nguesso still at work on schemes to enrich his family and that of his son-in-law Gabon's President Omar Bongo...


Le grand retour

Many resent the humiliation they suffered in 1997 at hands of Kabila's father: several thousand of Mobutu's presidential guard the Division Spéciale Présidentielle linger on in Brazzaville where President Denis Sassou Nguesso is tired of feeding them and wants them back over the river...


Leaving the door open

Congo-Brazzaville is also affected because under Patassé supporters of Congolese ex-President Pascal Lissouba (including Victor Tamba-Tamba Norbert Moungounga Nguila Kombo and Colonel Ibala) used the CAR forest towns of Boda and Nola as bases for infiltrating against President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's forces around Oyo...


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