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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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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...


Fears grow of poll delay

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso won’t allow the extradition recalling the fate of a rebel Pierre Mulele whom he returned to the late dictator Mobutu Sese Seko in 1968: Mobutu executed him...


Teodorin’s week

An investigating magistrate was appointed and a judicial inquiry opened into how assets had been acquired by three foreign heads of state and their families the others being Congo-Brazzaville’s Denis Sassou Nguesso and Gabon’s late Omar Bongo...


Don't call us

It was a far cry from 2007 when Karim attended Bourgi’s investiture in France’s Légion d’Honneur as did the children of other presidents he had long counselled such as Omar Bongo Ondimba and Denis Sassou-Nguesso...


Zuma to the shores of Tripoli

President Zuma spent several hours with Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi in Tripoli in the company of fellow members of the AU delegation – and fellow past recipients of the Libyan leader’s largesse – President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville President Amadou Toumani Touré of Mali and the Chairman of the AU Commission Jean Ping of Gabon...


Ben Ali, biens mal acquis

The case has benefitted from the successful appeal by TI and Sherpa in December against the dismissal by the Paris Prosecutor of the 'Biens mal acquis' (BMA ill gotten goods) case in which the NGOs tried to force a prosecution of three presidents - Gabon's late Omar Bongo Ondimba Congo-Brazzaville's Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo - their families and entourages for embezzling state funds...


Triangular trade

President Denis Sassou-Nguesso’s government is pushing for the development of three special economic zones on the Chinese model to help prepare for a post-oil future...


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