DRC CONGO Issue dated 17/12/2020

Sassou contends with domino effect of Kinshasa crisis

Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso is seeking his fourth term.
Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso is seeking his fourth term. © Roch Baku/Reuters
The current head of ECCAS, the Congolese leader Denis Sassou Nguesso, is much exercised by the crisis in neighbouring DRC. Running for re-election early next year, Sassou is above all worried that the standoff between Tshisekedi and Kabila will upset his campaign. [...] (394 words)
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