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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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Séléka takes power

It also suffered from the attention of its two major guarantors Congo-B’s President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Chad’s Idriss Déby diverted respectively by domestic politics and the Malian crisis...


Bogged down in Bangui

His chief distinction is his membership of the same Masonic lodge as Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso one of the agreement’s brokers...


A poverty of strategy

Stung by accusations that he and the governing elite have squandered the country’s oil wealth with nothing to show for their three decades in power President Denis Sassou-Nguesso has ramped up his government’s economic goals...


Sassou for ever

With little support outside his ethnic power base in the north President Denis Sassou-Nguesso does not count on democratic legitimacy to justify his rule...


Dying by the sword

Although he has long since traded in his uniform to rule as a civilian president Denis Sassou-Nguesso likes to be associated with the pomp and power of the Forces armées congolaises...


Sassou draws in Beijing

For President Denis Sassou-Nguesso the benefits of the boom could prove more tangible: a practical response to his critics who accuse him of presiding over decades of political repression grand corruption and a stagnant economy...


Alain Akouala Atipault

The development of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) has been on the agenda of Congolese President Denis Sassou-Nguesso’s government since 2009 but the details are only now becoming clear...


Fears grow of poll delay

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso won’t allow the extradition recalling the fate of a rebel Pierre Mulele whom he returned to the late dictator Mobutu Sese Seko in 1968: Mobutu executed him...


Teodorin’s week

An investigating magistrate was appointed and a judicial inquiry opened into how assets had been acquired by three foreign heads of state and their families the others being Congo-Brazzaville’s Denis Sassou Nguesso and Gabon’s late Omar Bongo...


Don't call us

It was a far cry from 2007 when Karim attended Bourgi’s investiture in France’s Légion d’Honneur as did the children of other presidents he had long counselled such as Omar Bongo Ondimba and Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


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