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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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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)...


Who's for the White House?

Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso is regarded as retrievable since he recently sent a Rwandan genocide suspect to the International Tribunal in Arusha as the USA had been quietly demanding for months...


Intrigue in Beirut

Congo-B President Denis Sassou Nguesso proposed Lopes at the 1997 Francophone summit in Vietnam...


Old guard, new guard

President Denis Sassou Nguesso chose a significant date to end the long transition that began with his forces' defeat of Pascal Lissouba in October 1997...


The voters' friend

There has never been any doubt about the victor in this year's Congolese presidential and parliamentary elections - President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and his Parti Congolais du Travail (AC Vol 43 No 12)...


By other means

Congo-Brazzaville's hidden conflict and flawed parliamentary elections show how thin a veneer of democracy covers recycled dictator Denis Sassou Nguesso...


Rightist regime

So there will be a welcome if few favours for the African leaders who claim to be Chirac's friends notably Presidents Omar Bongo (Gabon) Gnassingbé Eyadéma (Togo) Lansana Conté (Guinea) Paul Biya (Cameroon) and Denis Sassou-Nguesso once lauded by Chirac as the man to hold Congo-Brazzaville together (AC Vol 42 No 25)...


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