The 2021 presidential election in the Republic of Congo takes place on March 21, 2021, to elect the President of the Republic of Congo for a five-year term.
Seven candidates are in the running. Sassou-Nguesso is nominated candidate of the Congolese Labor Party (PCT) at the end of a congress organized in December 2019 and announces his candidacy on January 23, 2021.
Guy Brice Parfait Kolélas is designated candidate of the Union of Democrats humanists Yuki (Yuki-UDH) on 1 st February.
The electoral campaign begins on March 5, 2021, under the aegis of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CNEI).
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