Home central and west africa politics CONGO 21/03/2018 Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso seeks refuge within the government Driven out of the Societe nationale des petroles du Congo, the president's youngest son looks set to obtain a ministerial portfolio. [...] (308 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? 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[...] CONGO 02/01/2019 Dissenting voices around Lucien Ebata Sassou Nguesso's powerful advisor may be a casualty of the IMF negotiations. The low-down. [...] CONGO 16/10/2018 Cedric Okiorina, future guardian of Kiki's networks joins SNPC trading The former head of marketing for Societe nationale des petroles du Congo (SNPC) and previous deputy to Denis Christel Sassou [...] 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 18/09/2018 Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso tries desperately to cling onto slipping hold of trading sector Ousted from the executive bodies of the state-run Societe nationale [...] CONGO 04/07/2018 Claude Wilfrid Etoka, Sassou Nguesso's leading advocate The boss of Eco Oil Energy, SARPD Oil and Petroleum Exploration & Production Africa, 49-year-old Claude Wilfrid Etoka, known as [...] Breaking news CONGO FRANCE 31/05/2018 Ill-Gotten Gains Affair: Sassou Nguesso's relatives keep French judges at bay Four relatives of Congolese head of state Denis Sassou-Nguesso, who were formally put under investigation in July 2017 in the [...] Breaking news CONGO 03/05/2018 SNPC reorganisation breaks up Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso's "clan" The appointments made on April 27 to the top management team at Societe Nationale des Petroles au Congo (SNPC) by [...] CONGO 07/03/2018 Raoul Ominga named SNPC head to appease the Mbochi clan On 28 February, Raoul Ominga, a consensual figure within the Mbochi clan of Oyo, the birthplace of Denis Sassou-Nguesso, was [...] CONGO 06/12/2017 Fierce battles for supremacy loom at the PCT Several figures are secretly manoeuvring to seize the reins of the ruling party. The first phase in replacing Denis Sassou Nguesso? [...] CONGO 07/11/2017 Behind the scenes of SNPC's secret loan The IMF still has a bee in its bonnet about the $914 million lent in 2014 by a consortium of African banks to the Congolese national company. Africa Energy Intelligence reveals who lent how much. [...] CONGO 25/10/2017 The SNPC overhaul creates rifts among the ‘clans' The tense situation within several public companies, including the state oil company, is fuelling vicious in-fighting within the regime. [...] CONGO 27/09/2017 A highly risky venture for Sassou The President has created a task force to take on the IMF experts [...] CONGO 26/09/2017 SNPC pressed to pick out new front line-up In dire financial straits, the state-run firm will soon have to rearrange its entire management team. The son's president will stay at the helm. [...] CONGO 14/12/2016 Can Calixte Nganongo sort out the economic crisis? Minister of finance, budget and state enterprises since April, Calixte Nganongo, 64, will in the next few weeks open negotiations [...] Spotlight CONGO 14/12/2016 Plenty on the president’s plate It’s been far from plain sailing for long-serving President Denis Sassou-Nguesso a few months in to his new term in office delivered by a contested election victory in March. Against a backdrop of financial instability, the head of state has [. [...] CONGO 12/03/2014 Mbochi dominate oil sector The country's oil resources provide the Republic of Congo's president with an effective way to buy peace and quiet among those closest to him. [...] Receive prompts for these topics CONGO Calixte Nganongo Cedric Okiorina Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso Denis Sassou-Nguesso International Monetary Fund Lucien Ebata Orion Oil Parti Congolais du Travail Raoul Ominga Societe nationale des petroles du Congo See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?