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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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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)...


Calling Trumpsville

Close to French businessman and security consultant Jean-Yves Ollivier and Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso Ledeen wants the USA to get more active in Libya (AC Vol 41 No 17 Bemba's boys)...

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No compromise, no bail

Mokoko was President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's army chief of staff until the early 1990s and a military advisor until last February...


Condé follows regional lead

Should this happen Condé will follow the example of his close friend Denis Sassou-Nguesso President of Congo-Brazzaville who has used the potent combination of constitution tampering by popular demand vote buying intimidation and bloody repression to keep himself in power (Vol 57 No 7 Sassou makes it modest Vol 57 No 8 Post-election gunfire)...


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