Congo (Vol 12, 2015)
(2,319 words)

See also Congo 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

On 22 October, President Sassou Nguesso staged a constitutional referendum, which left him poised to extend his rule for at least another decade. Decried by the political opposition as a “constitutional coup d’état”, the referendum elicited massive protests across the country. Sassou Nguesso expected citizens to mobilise in protest and, in the months prio…

Cite this page
Carter, Brett Logan, “Congo (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0024>
First published online: 2016



▲   Back to top   ▲