List of prime ministers of the Republic of the Congo

This is a list of prime ministers of the Republic of the Congo since the formation of the post of prime minister in 1963, to the present day.

Prime Minister of the
Republic of the Congo
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Clément Mouamba, July 2016.jpg
Incumbent
Clément Mouamba

since 23 April 2016
AppointerDenis Sassou Nguesso,
as President of the Republic of the Congo
Inaugural holderAlphonse Massamba-Débat
Formation16 August 1963

A total of sixteen people have served as Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo (not counting one acting prime minister). Additionally, one person, Louis Sylvain Goma, has served on two non-consecutive occasions.

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Political parties
Other factions
Status
  •   Denotes Acting Prime Minister

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No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political affiliation President(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of the Congo
1   Alphonse Massamba-Débat
(1921–1977)
16 August 1963 19 December 1963 125 days MNR Himself
2   Pascal Lissouba
(1931–)
24 December 1963 15 April 1966 2 years, 112 days MNR Massamba-Débat
3   Ambroise Noumazalaye
(1933–2007)
6 May 1966 12 January 1968 1 year, 251 days MNR Massamba-Débat
4   Alfred Raoul
(1930–1999)
4 August 1968 30 December 1969 1 year, 148 days Military Massamba-Débat
Himself
Post abolished (30 December 1969 – 3 January 1970)
People's Republic of the Congo
Post abolished (3 January 1970 – 28 July 1973)
5   Henri Lopes
(1937–)
28 July 1973 18 December 1975 2 years, 143 days PCT Ngouabi
6   Louis Sylvain Goma
(1941–)
18 December 1975 7 August 1984 8 years, 233 days PCT Ngouabi
Yhombi-Opango
Sassou Nguesso
7   Ange Édouard Poungui
(1942–)
7 August 1984 7 August 1989 5 years, 0 days PCT Sassou Nguesso
8   Alphonse Poaty-Souchlaty
(1941–)
7 August 1989 3 December 1990 1 year, 118 days PCT Sassou Nguesso
  Pierre Moussa
(1941–)
3 December 1990 8 January 1991 36 days PCT Sassou Nguesso
(6)   Louis Sylvain Goma
(1941–)
8 January 1991 8 June 1991 151 days PCT Sassou Nguesso
9   André Milongo
(1935–2007)
8 June 1991 15 March 1992 281 days Independent Sassou Nguesso
Republic of the Congo
(9)   André Milongo
(1935–2007)
15 March 1992 2 September 1992 171 days Independent Sassou Nguesso
Lissouba
10   Stéphane Maurice Bongho-Nouarra
(1937–2007)
2 September 1992 6 December 1992 95 days UPADS Lissouba
11   Claude Antoine Dacosta
(1931–2007)
6 December 1992 23 June 1993 199 days Independent Lissouba
12   Joachim Yhombi-Opango
(1939–)
23 June 1993 27 August 1996 3 years, 65 days RDD Lissouba
13   Charles David Ganao
(1927–2012)
27 August 1996 8 September 1997 1 year, 12 days UFD Lissouba
14   Bernard Kolélas
(1933–2009)
8 September 1997 15 October 1997
(deposed.)
37 days MCDDI Lissouba
Post abolished (15 October 1997 – 7 January 2005)
15   Isidore Mvouba
(1954–)
7 January 2005 15 September 2009 4 years, 251 days PCT Sassou Nguesso
Post abolished (15 September 2009 – 23 April 2016)
16   Clément Mouamba
(1944–)
23 April 2016 Incumbent 3 years, 306 days PCT Sassou Nguesso

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