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Congo’s ex-president Yhombi-Opango dies of Covid-19


The former president of the Republic of Congo, Jacques Joaquim Yhombi-Opango, has died in Paris from issues similar to coronavirus.

He was 81 a long time old. His relatives reported he had been sick prior to contracting the virus.

Mr Yhombi-Opango led Congo-Brazzaville from 1977 right up until he was toppled in 1979 by the country’s recent leader, Denis Sassou Nguesso.

He put in numerous a long time in prison ahead of multi-social gathering democracy was launched in 1991 and served as key minister until eventually civil war broke out in 1997.

He went into exile in France, right before staying allowed to return household 10 several years afterwards.


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