Congo President enjoyed lavish stays at the Waldorf Astoria

Denis Sassou-NguessoIt’s been revealed by The Sunday Times that the leader of one of Africa’s poorest countries – the Republic of Congo – spent $400,000 on hotel bills as members of his entourage “drank Cristal Champagne and charged tens of thousands of dollars of room service”. President Denis Sassou-Nguesso enjoyed stays at a Waldorf Astoria suite in April and September of last year. Understandably, he’s coming under a lot of criticism given that more than 70% of his people live off less than $2 a day. Read more about the furore  here.

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  1. another example of people that only care for themselves…

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