The essays below are part of an effort to document politics in the Republic of Congo as it happens.

DSN campaign rally, March 2016

Annual Reviews

The Republic of Congo. 2022. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2021. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2021. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2020. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2020. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2019. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2019. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2018. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2018. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2017. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2017. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2016. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2016. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2015. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2015. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2014. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2014. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2013. (Link)

The Republic of Congo. 2013. Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy, and Society South of the Sahara in 2012. (Link)

DSN with benefactor Jacques Chirac and son-in-law Omar Bongo

Events & Topics

How some Florida condos could sink Sassou Nguesso’s succession plan. 2021. African Arguments. (Link)

Congo: Sassou Nguesso wins another term but still faces two big threats. 2021. African Arguments. (Link)

Central African Activists Strike Back Against Authoritarian Kleptocrats. 2018. The National Endowment for Democracy, Power 3.0. (Link)

Something is happening in Congo-Brazzaville. 2017. African Arguments. (Link)

Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s embarrassing attempt to ingratiate himself to Donald Trump.” 2017. Africa is a Country. (Link)

Republic of Congo government blames non-existent militia for attack, wages war on citizens. 2016. African Arguments. (Link)

President Sassou Nguesso prepares for final stage of his constitutional coup: elections in the Republic of Congo. 2016. African Arguments. (Link)

Reference Material

The Republic of Congo: The Colonial Origins of Military Rule (with Joshua Shaw). 2021. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. (Link)

Congo, Republic of (with John F. Clark). 2013. Oxford Bibliographies in African Studies. New York: Oxford University Press. (Link)