Mokoko worked for Sassou Nguesso until he announced his candidacy, and doesn’t acknowledge the Congo president's victory
Everyone jostled to be visible, ranging from the African Union, business lobbies to players such as Ethiopian Airlines and French oil major Total
UPDATE: Congo deploys troops in capital Brazzaville after heavy gunfire, just days since Nguesso extended rule
The American said it is limiting its operations and canceling routine consular services “in light of the ongoing threat”
Congo leader Sassou Nguesso wins third term without breaking a sweat, sets eyes on 40 years in power
He will join the leaders of Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Zimbabwe and Uganda in resilient veterans club.
Fears of violence are running high as the country waits to see if President Denis Sassou Nguesso has managed to extend his 32-year rule.
Break with the past, stay in the past—court cancels Central Africa vote; in neighbouring Congo Nguesso confirms third term run
Election season in Central Africa--CAR annuls parliamentary vote as Congo Republic brings forward presidential election to March.
Outlook on African elections 2016: Where there may be surprises, and where the good old ways will remain
At least 17 countries have set presidential polls this year, most are likely to proceed fairly smoothly. You can (partly) thank Buhari for that
This week Tanzania will have a new leader; Ivory Coast to return an old one. And Congo's will add to his 30 years
Whichever way it turns out, with Kikwete stepping down after two terms, Tanzania will have a different man at the top.
Sunday vote bonanza: Tight race in Tanzania, easy run for Ouattara in Ivory Coast, in Congo Nguesso seeks presidency for life
Two general elections, and in a tense vote to change the constitution in Congo, long-term ruler wants to extend his stay office.
The three nations each shipped more than 45% of their exports in 2014 to China, data from the International Monetary Fund shows.
In Egypt too, the veil is largely unpopular among the middle class. In 2012, high-end joints controversially declared themselves “hijab-free zones."
Diplomats had asked country's leader to focus only on presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for November 2016.
Mauritania leader surprises, saying he has no intention of changing the constitution, but he seemingly remains in the minority.
Growing list: Congo’s ruling party wants law change to give Sassou-Nguesso a third bite at the apple
The bid to lift terms in Congo is just another in a growing wave of attacks on term limits by incumbents on the continent.