Arsène Tsaty-Boungou

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Destin Arsène Tsaty-Boungou is a Congolese political figure. Tsaty Boungou was Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Congo from 1995 to 1997 under President Pascal Lissouba.

Tsaty-Boungou is a lawyer from Niari Region. He earned a Ph.D in law from Pantheon-Sorbonne University.[1] During his studies, he served as President of the General Union of Congolese Pupils and Students (Union Générale des Élèves et Étudiants Congolais (UGEEC) ).[2] He participated in the February–June 1991 National Conference and was included on the National Conference's committee for the drafting of internal regulations.[3] Subsequently he was legal adviser to President Lissouba for a time[4] and was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1995. Tsaty-Boungou remained in his post as Foreign Minister in the government of Prime Minister Bernard Kolélas, appointed in September 1997,[5][6] but lost his position a month later when rebels loyal to Denis Sassou Nguesso captured Brazzaville. Tsaty-Boungou is currently a member of the Pan-African Union for Social Democracy (Union Panafricaine pour la Démocratie Sociale). Since September 2010, he has held the position of Vice-President of the UPADS (Union Panafricaine pour la Démocratie Sociale) and spokesman of the council of Vice-Presidents.


  1. ^ as the university refers to itself in English in its website "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  2. ^ Joachim Emmanuel Goma-Thethet, "Alliances in the political and electoral process in the Republic of Congo 1991–97", in Liberal Democracy and Its Critics in Africa: Political Dysfunction and the Struggle for Social Progress (2005), ed. Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Zed Books, page 117.
  3. ^ Rémy Bazenguissa-Ganga, Les voies du politique au Congo: essai de sociologie historique (1997), Karthala Editions, page 382 (French).
  4. ^ "Première journée du procès Oxy : les témoins expliquent comment Pascal Lissouba ruina le Congo en bradant ses ressources pétrolières", Les Dépêches de Brazzaville, 27 December 2001 (French).
  5. ^ "Le gouvernement du CONGO formé le 09/1997", Afrique Express (French).
  6. ^ "Sep 1997 - CONGO", Keesing's Record of World Events, Volume 43, September, 1997 Congo, Page 41800.
Preceded by
Benjamin Bounkoulou
Foreign Minister of the Republic of the Congo
Succeeded by
Rodolphe Adada