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Chronology for M'boshi in the Rep. of the Congo

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Jan 6, 2005 About 100 former Cobra members were dispersed from the streets by police after fears of looting. They had been at a previous demonstration, where the ex-Cobras demanded to be paid their salary from 2000 to the present. (Melville, Christopher. 1/6/2005. “Security Services Prevent Demonstration by Former Militia in Congolese Capital.” World Markets Analysis.)
Jan 6 - 7, 2005 Denis Sassou-Nguesso dissolved his 35-member Cabinet, installed in 2002. The new cabinet had only members from his party, the Congolese Labour Party.(Panafrican News Agency (PANA) Daily Newswire. 1/14/2005. “Congolese Opposition Denounces New Pm Post.” )
Jan 23, 2006 Nguesso, an ethnic M'Boshi and Congolese President, is named chairman of the African Union. (Agence France Presse. 1/24/2006. “Warrior-turned-statesman Nguesso to lead African Union.”)


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