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Denis  Sassou-Nguesso
Congo-Brazzaville

Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Date of Birth: 23/11/1943
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...


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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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)...


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)...


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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)...

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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...


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