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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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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...


The warning from Ouagadougou

Beyond Burkina Faso's borders the drama is being watched intently in countries whose Presidents are planning to extend their rule namely: Congo-Kinshasa's Joseph Kabila Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso Togo's Faure Gnassingbé Benin's Yayi Boni Djibouti's Omar Guelleh Uganda's Yoweri Museveni Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza and Rwanda's Paul Kagame...


Poor prospects ahead

Between the lines the International Monetary Fund's latest analysis of Congo-Brazzaville's economy reveals a meagre record of economic achievements for the decades of rule by President Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


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