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Congo-Brazzaville

Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Date of Birth: 23/11/1943
Place of Birth: Edou, Oyo District


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Holes in Kabila’s big tent

To circumvent such problems, Kabila proposed that President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville should mediate with the most resolute opposition leader, Tshisekedi...


Shadowy third-term plan for Koroma

Currently plotting to change their countries' constitutions are Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaoré, Congo-Kinshasa's Joseph Kabila, and Congo-Brazzaville’s Denis Sassou-Nguesso – all leaders who preside over governments with appalling records on human rights and accountability...


Lords of misrule

If Déby, Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and others take a firm stand and local politicians focus on the needs of the beleaguered populace, the tragic aftermath of the last coup d’état, when Bozizé took over amidst much bloodshed in 2003, may not be repeated...


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...


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