Home central and west africa politics CONGO Issue dated 28/06/2017 Sassou plays it cool with his opponents The president plans to use the forthcoming legislative ballot as a way to win over his few remaining adversaries. [...] (355 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers 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 03/10/2018 Denis Sassou Nguesso gives his inner circle a facelift The president has deigned to bring in new faces, many of whom are the offspring of long-standing allies. [...] CONGO 26/07/2017 The Sassou clan cleans up in the legislative elections The low voter turnout has not prevented the dubious election of the president's children. [...] CONGO 12/07/2017 Pointe-Noire, the barometer of pro- and anti-Sassou opinion The oil capital remains a weathervane for the president's electoral chances. [...] CONGO 14/06/2017 Sassou faces election as happy head of the household Unwavering in the face of conflict in the Pool region, the president has placed most of his children and other relatives on the list for upcoming elections. [...] CONGO 16/11/2016 Unrest in Pool region threatens Brazzaville’s economy Repression by the head of state in the rebellious department is having a knock-on effect in the capital. [...] 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 01/07/2015 Guy Parfait Kolelas plays the liberal Guy Parfait Kolelas, 55, who is planning to run for president next year, has signed up his political party, the [...] CONGO 03/06/2015 Sassou struggles to buy off opposition In the past Denis Sassou Nguesso was able to buy off his political rivals but their successors are proving to be less predictable. [...] 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 Bernard Kolelas David Charles Ganao Denis Sassou-Nguesso Denis-Christel Sassou Nguesso Euloge Landry Kolelas GSK Jean-Marc Thystere Tchicaya Jeremy Lissouba Julienne Johnson Marc-Aurele Ganao Mouvement Congolais pour la Democratie et le Developpement Integral Parti Congolais du Travail Pascal Lissouba Pascal Tsaty-Mabiala Rassemblement pour la Democratie et le Progres Social UPADS See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?