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Today's Election In Congo-Brazzaville Will Be Neither Free Nor Fair

Longtime President Denis Sassou Nguesso is expected to win the poll amidst a nation-wide communications and motor-vehicle ban.

Photo of the Congolese journalist Roch Bouka. Courtesy of Bouka.

Congo Republic goes to the polls today amid a communications blackout. The almost inevitable winner will be longtime Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso. Sassou Nguesso first ruled the Central African country after seizing power in a 1979 coup and until 1992. He returned to power in 1997 after a brief civil war and has since won two elections.

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Audio: D'banj x Fally Ipupa 'Nous Les Meilleurs (We The Best)' [Download]

Download D'banj and Fally Ipupa's infectious, DRC-meets-Nigeria single "Nous Les Meilleurs (We The Best)"

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