Home central and west africa politics CONGO Issue dated 30/09/2015 Jean-Claude Gakosso gives advice to foreign diplomats Three days after Denis Sassou-Nguesso’s announcement of a referendum on changing the Republic of Congo’s constitution, on September 25 diplomats [...] (75 words) This article is free Log in or create an account to read more Already have an account? Log in Email address Password Forgot your password? Keep me logged in OK Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles MOROCCO Business 03/07/2020 ESL & Network lays groundwork for World Bank, IMF gathering in Marrakesh ANGOLA Business 30/06/2020 Lourenço wants to make up for diamond road repair blunder CAMEROON Politics 26/06/2020 Army frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised special forces defending Paul Biya's twilight years Access the free section On the same subject CONGO 14/10/2015 Mboshi secure Sassou’s constitution referendum Free The Congolese security services, headed by relatives of the president or members of his Mboshi ethnic group, are on standby to ensure his referendum on the constitution goes smoothly. [...] CONGO 30/09/2015 Opposition threatens to torpedo Sassou’s referendum Congo’s opposition is solidly united to stop Denis Sassou Nguesso changing the constitution so that he can run for office again. [...] CONGO 02/09/2015 Sassou reshuffles govt. ahead of constitutional battle Sassou Nguesso has recently overhauled the government, getting rid of the last remaining opponents of his controversial project to reform the constitution. [...] CONGO 20/05/2015 Sassou’s will tested by opposition The opposition in Brazzaville has rarely been this united, a state of affairs that could affect President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s resolve to change the constitution. [...] CONGO 01/04/2015 Charles Bowao, Sassou’s former eminence grise switches sides Charles Zacharie Bowao, who served as defence minister from 2009 to 2012 and is a member of the executive committee [...] Spotlight CONGO 27/08/2014 Sassou negotiates way to 2016 elections With the next presidential elections in the Republic of Congo less than two years away, it seems that nothing can stop Denis Sassou-Nguesso, 71, from running for another term, even though the constitution that he himself approved forbids it. [...] CONGO 09/07/2014 Sassou takes softly-softly approach Against the backdrop of France's formal investigation of General Norbert Dabira for crimes against humanity, Denis Sassou Nguesso is going easy on the opposition in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections. [...] CONGO 28/05/2014 Sassou's agenda for 2016 While he has been active in pan-African affairs in recent months, Denis Sassou Nguesso has not forgotten matters at home. The only cloud on the horizon is getting that third term of office. [...] CONGO 26/03/2014 Sassou embraces doyen role The Republic of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso has fashioned himself into something of an all-round mediator and giver of gifts in French-speaking Africa. [...] SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com - Region SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 Previous Next Receive prompts for these topics CONGO Denis Sassou-Nguesso Jean-Claude Gakosso Create a freenotification What is a notification?