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Congo president’s son appointed as minister

The son of long-serving Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been named minister in a new cabinet line-up.

Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso will head the newly created ministry of international cooperation.

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The new government, announced by Prime Minister Anatole Collinet Makosso, has 36 members including four ministers and eight women.

The new appointments follow the president’s re-election in March.

The president has been in power since 1979, except for a five-year period after losing elections in 1992.

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