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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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Brazzaville breakdown

The peace process has run out of steam key politicians remain in exile and veterans in the ruling Parti Congolais du Travail (PCT) increasingly resent the dominant role of members of President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's immediate family and wider Mbochi clan...


Nepotists' nirvana

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's trusted advisors include: Emmanuel Yoka the President's uncle and directeur de cabinet...


Not warring but warning

Massacre allegations Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso needs new debt relief and long-term aid which he will not get until he complies with the IMF's oil transparency demands...


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...


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