Congo (Vol 12, 2015)
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Contents Volume 12, 2015.

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 pro…

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Carter, Brett Logan, “Congo (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0024>
First published online: 2016



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