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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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A general in waiting

Emmanuel Ngouelondele-Mongo was not the only critic of the conduct of Congo's 12 July presidential election or President Denis Sassou-Nguesso's record in power (AC Vol 50 No 12)...

'If Denis Sassou-Nguesso invites them the opposition will go to listen...


Poungui disqualified

The victory of President Denis Sassou-Nguesso in 12 July presidential elections is all but assured after the Constitutional Court disqualified former Premier Ange-Edouard Poungui on the grounds that he had not lived continuously in Congo for the last two years...


No funeral for Françafrique

Yet no current leader - Presidents Laurent Gbagbo Paul Biya Blaise Compaoré or Denis Sassou-Nguesso - can fulfil the role pioneered by Côte d'Ivoire's President Félix Houphouët-Boigny and continued by the 'Grand Camarade'...


Curbing their enthusiasm

Next month’s elections do not scare the regime of President Denis Sassou-Nguesso...

Former foes return At the elections in 2002 Denis Sassou-Nguesso converted himself into a constitutional ruler five years after seizing power through the 1997 civil war...


Après Bongo

The leading challengers to Sassou-Nguesso Ange-Edouard Poungui: 65; central bank chief measured technocrat; Denis Sassou-Nguesso’s Premier in the ‘Marxist’ 1980s; candidate of Pascal Lissouba’s Union Panafricaine pour la Démocratie Sociale and small opposition parties in the Alliance pour une Nouvelle République...


A filial succession

On 5 May a senior French investigating magistrate Françoise Desset decided (after its third rejection) that a case backed by anti-corruption organisations against Bongo Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo could proceed...


Franc Afrique

The decision may force the reopening of a 2007 police investigation into the assets of Presidents Omar Bongo Ondimba (Gabon) Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (Equatorial Guinea)and Denis Sassou-Nguesso (Congo-Brazzaville) that was abruptly shut down...


Words like freedom

Three days earlier Mwinda had published an interview with Toungamani who accused President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of corruption...


Farewell, Lady Bongo

As daughter of Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou-Nguesso Edith provided a vital regional link...


Unfinished business

Sarkozy's trip to Brazzaville where President Denis Sassou-Nguesso faces accusations of grand corruption and extra-judicial killings will be made more difficult by a wave of documents detailing links between his regime and senior French officials...


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