Jump to navigation

Congo-Brazzaville

Denis Sassou-Nguesso

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


Displaying 21-30 out of 181 results.

The soul of transparency

Joyce has also attracted criticism for publicly supporting the re-election of Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and attacking those who questioned the legitimacy of his change of the constitution to permit him further terms of office as well as those who disputed the fairness of his re-election in March (AC Vol 57 No 7 Sassou makes it modest)...


    Vol 57 No 10 |
  • CHAD

Missing men mar Déby’s win

Déby followed the example recently set by among others President Denis Sassou-Nguesso in Congo-Brazzaville in temporarily shutting down the mobile phone network and curbing internet access (AC Vol 57 No 7 Sassou makes it modest)...


Democrats under fire

Africa votes in 2016 Country Date Type Uganda February General Yoweri Museveni repressed opposition and fixed vote CAR February-March Presidential & legislative Sporadic organisational problems Niger February-March Presidential & legislative Mahamadou Issoufou won presidential vote in 2nd round after fixes Cape Verde March Legislative Widely seen as credible Benin March Presidential Over 30 contenders and credible poll Congo-Brazzaville March Presidential Denis Sassou-Nguesso pushed constitutional changes fixed election Tanzania (Zanzibar) March Regional Zanzibar election rerun widely condemned Senegal March Referendum Credible vote after hesitation on reforms Comoros February-April Presidential Constitutional court to decide on 2nd round vote Sudan April Referendum on Darfur Omer el Beshir repressed opposition fixed vote threatens new offensive Equatorial Guinea April Presidential Teodoro Obiang repressed opposition and fixed vote Chad April Presidential Idriss Déby Itno repressed opposition and fixed vote Djibouti April Presidential Ismaïl Omar Guelleh repressed opposition and fixed vote Gabon August Presidential Ali Ben Bongo in tight race history of fixing Zambia August Presidential Edgar Lungu in tight race; his supporters threaten opposition Cape Verde August Presidential Shootings raise tension South Africa August Local elections Critical test of Jacob Zuma's leadership...

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso won re-election on 20 March in a poll organised to ensure his success (AC Vol 57 No 7 Sassou makes it modest & Vol 57 No 8 Post-election gunfire)...

READ FOR FREE

Post-election gunfire

Widespread anger was a feature of public reaction to President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's widely discredited re-election last month but few expected it to turn into armed violence (AC Vol 57 No 7 Sassou makes it modest)...


Sassou makes it modest

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso arranged for his re-election with considerably less self-confidence than he had shown in previous electoral contests...


Ex-ally vs Sassou

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's decision to bring forward the presidential election date by three months to 20 March prompted General Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko to declare himself a candidate...


Condé consolidates as opposition regroups

No fewer than 18 heads of state were invited to the opening but only two (Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger and Denis Sassou-Nguesso now in trouble in Congo-Brazzaville) showed up...


Term after term

A mass demonstration on 27 September against a third presidential term for President Denis Sassou-Nguesso is unlikely to translate into a Burkina Faso- style revolution Brazzaville pundits say...


Displaying 21-30 out of 181 results.