The lawyers get their teeth into the Mokoko and Okombi-Sallissa cases
Almost a dozen lawyers, including several from Paris, are now involved in the trial of two 2016 presidential candidates.
It hasn’t been plain sailing for Denis Sassou-Nguesso since he won a comfortable election victory last March in defiance of a constitutional ban against his running for office again. Having little tolerance for his fiercest adversaries’ criticisms, the Congolese president [.
Barring a most unlikely upset, Congolese leader Denis Sassou-Nguesso is expected to sail through the country’s presidential elections next month having done everything possible to ensure that the poll can only have one outcome - not least changing the constitution [.