Denis Sassou Nguesso

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Feb 11th, 2014
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By MISNA Jean-Emmanuel Ndjaraoua, a legislator of the transitional government of the Central African Republic (CAR), was assassinated yesterday by unidentified gunmen in central Bangui, just hours after he denounced an ongoing spiral of violence against Muslims. Confirmation arrived from the Central ...
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Sep 11th, 2012
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By Madeline R. Young The Republic of Congo’s mining industry is developing swiftly following 50 years of uncertainty. During a recent interview, Jean Omer Mpeho, the Press Attaché of the Republic of Congo Consulate to the UK, explained that after independence and prior to the start of the civil wars ...
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In Congo
Jul 16th, 2012
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Voters in the oil-exporting Central African state of Congo Republic have turned out to elect a new parliament, with the ruling party of President Denis Sassou Nguesso and its allies seen holding the majority. Opposition parties have complained about a lack of access to state media during campaigning,...
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In Equatorial Guinea
May 25th, 2012
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Cape Town – A human rights lawyer from Equatorial Guinea on Thursday criticised the appointment of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema’s corruption-tainted eldest son as his deputy. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue or “Teodorin”, whose US assets are under scrutiny and is wanted for mo...
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Apr 3rd, 2012
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Africa’s richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote, has donated $500 000 to victims of last month’s munitions blasts in Congo which killed at least 282 people, his group said on Tuesday. Dangote made the donation at the weekend in the Congolese capital Brazzaville with a pledge to increase his ...
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In Equatorial Guinea
Mar 27th, 2012
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Two French judges, Roger Le Loire and Rene Grouman, consider there are grounds to suspect , who is agriculture minister in the tiny oil-rich central African country, acquired real estate in France by fraud. The government in Malabo recently rejected a request for French magistrates to interview the s...
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In Congo
Mar 8th, 2012
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Brazzaville – State radio reported that the over 200 victims of last weekend’s deadly blast will be buried in a mass funeral on Saturday in the capital’s central cemetery. Firmin Ayessa, the chief of staff for Congolese President Denis Sassou-Nguesso, announced the arrangement on th...
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Mar 7th, 2012
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By Robtel Neajai Pailey News released at the end of February that Liberia was on the cusp of an unprecedented oil discovery garnered much more than just praise and adulation. Listservs and websites lit up one by one with lightening speed. Liberians reacted like rabid bulldogs frothing at the mouth, b...
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In Congo
Mar 6th, 2012
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Brazzaville – The United States has pledged emergency aid to Congo after huge blasts at an arms depot in Brazzaville killed more than 150 people and left 1 000 injured. President Denis Sassou Nguesso announced a curfew in the capital and cordoned off the area around the devastated eastern distr...
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In DR Congo
Mar 4th, 2012
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Huge explosions rocked a munitions depot in the Republic of Congo’s capital Brazzaville Sunday, killing at least 100 people and leaving countless others injured, the interior minister said. A plume of smoke rises over the Congolese capital Brazzaville, pictured from across the Congo River in Ki...