Congo-Brazaville is getting ready for presidential election

Congo-Brazaville is getting ready for presidential election

Election campaigns have begun in Congo-Brazzaville ahead of the presidential poll in just over two weeks’ time.

Denis Sassou Nguesso, the incumbent who is seeking a fourth term will face six opposition candidates.

The candidates’ names will now be sent to the constitutional court for validation, said Seraphin Ondele, interior ministry chief of staff.

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Let’s note that last month Catholic bishops and civil society groups expressed concern about the transparency of the elections.

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