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Congo Government Issues Denial Following Reports of Coup Attempt

The country’s minister of information debunked the news via a message posted on X on Sunday.

The Congolese government has debunked rumours of a coup attempt against President Denis Nguesso.

Thierry Moungalla, the country’s minister of information, spoke via a message posted on X, on Sunday.

This follows reports of a coup unfolding in the Central African country, with the hashtag #Congo a top trend on X.

Denis Sassou Nguesso, the 79-year-old President, is said to have departed for New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly.

Nguesso has served as president of Congo since 1997. He had previously served a previous term as president from 1979 to 1992. This means that he has stayed a cumulative 39 years in power. 

Details later… 

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