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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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Peace or bust

With the President away in Lubumbashi a shoot-out was expected; Kinshasa has been buzzing with rumours that MLC people were plotting with Congo-B's Président Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


Cleaned out

None of this fazes warlord-President Denis Sassou-Nguesso still at work on schemes to enrich his family and that of his son-in-law Gabon's President Omar Bongo...


Le grand retour

Many resent the humiliation they suffered in 1997 at hands of Kabila's father: several thousand of Mobutu's presidential guard the Division Spéciale Présidentielle linger on in Brazzaville where President Denis Sassou Nguesso is tired of feeding them and wants them back over the river...


Leaving the door open

Congo-Brazzaville is also affected because under Patassé supporters of Congolese ex-President Pascal Lissouba (including Victor Tamba-Tamba Norbert Moungounga Nguila Kombo and Colonel Ibala) used the CAR forest towns of Boda and Nola as bases for infiltrating against President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's forces around Oyo...


Jacques is back

A demonstration against La Françafrique on 20 February gathered a couple of thousand people cheerfully protesting against anything from France's treatment of Gbagbo to the impunity enjoyed by long-standing friends of the Elysée Palace such as Togo's President Gnassingbé Eyadéma and Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


Accords and aggravations

It is unlikely that CEMAC will intervene in Congo-Brazzaville where the resurgent Ninja rebels undermine President Denis Sassou Nguesso's claims that his dubious election last year marked a turning point...


Hear those drums

The 600-strong French Sixth Marine Infantry Battalion is encamped next to the main presidential palace in Libreville and (like his son-in-law Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou Nguesso) he can rely on security and diplomatic support from French President Jacques Chirac in return for protecting France's oil and other economic interests...


The view from the Seine

Apart from Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo those causing most concern include Togo's President Gnassingbé Eyadéma (who has promised to stand down next year but does everything to prepare for another term) and Guinea's President Lansana Conté Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou Nguesso Central African Republic's Ange-Félix Patassé and Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaoré...


Bad governance

Mired for years in war human rights abuses and shady electoral practices the regime of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso has received a boost from Brussels...


Price of silence

Under pressure over his human rights record President Denis Sassou Nguesso on 18 November announced a one-month amnesty for Ninja rebels in the Pool Region to surrender and return to civilian life (AC Vol 43 No 17)...


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