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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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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...


The IMF asks the 5 billion euro question

The most awkward political issue is the suspected involvement of two presidents in the affair - Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville and Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea...


Forgotten promises

In Congo-Brazzaville in March 2009, Sarko met members of the opposition and raised their concerns about elections with President Denis Sassou-Nguesso, yet Sassou’s patently manipulated re-election in July passed without comment...


Sassou's reforms on trial

If the directors fail to give President Denis Sassou-Nguesso’s government the green light and raise yet more doubts about accounting in the state oil company, then they will also be questioning the judgement of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund...


A storm in the fish ponds

Neither of their presidents, François Bozizé and Denis Sassou-Nguesso, would seem to have an interest in stirring up that kind of trouble in the neighbourhood...


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