The Congolese government has debunked rumours of a coup attempt against President Denis Sassou-Nguesso.
Thierry Moungalla, the country’s Minister of Information, spoke via a message posted on the X platform yesterday
several social media accounts according to report claimed a coup attempt was ongoing in the country while the 79-year-old President is away in the United States to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) beginning this week in New York.
No one yet knows who is behind the coup but local media allegedly pointed to the commander of the Presidential guard.
But the country’s Minister of Communication and Media, Moungalla, hurriedly debunked it via his X (Twitter) page. “URGENT – Fanciful information suggests serious events that are underway in Brazzaville.