Denis Sassou Nguesso's declining health puts his entourage in a flutter

Congo's president Denis Sassou Nguesso in Paris in May, 2021.
Congo's president Denis Sassou Nguesso in Paris in May, 2021. © Stéphane Lemouton/Pool/Abaca via Reuters
Congo's president is currently in Switzerland, where he has been undergoing medical checks for the past two weeks. In his absence, rumours about the leader's succession have been spreading thick and fast. [...] (830 words)
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