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Jean  Ping
Gabon

Jean Ping

Date of Birth: November 1942
Place of Birth: Omboué, Gabon


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Amina jumps to the front

Their support ensured that in 2012, Gabon's Jean Ping was able to force a split vote that delayed his replacement by Dlamini-Zuma by six months...


One-man dialogues

His rival Jean Ping claims to have been defrauded of victory, even in Bongo's home province of Haut-Ogooué, but the former African Union Commission Chairperson's years of international diplomacy have been of little use in the current conflict (AC Vol 57 No 18, Bongo's incredible win)...


Bongo's incredible win

Early results showed that the main challenger, Jean Ping, had won the larger share of the vote, winning in six of nine provinces, including the largest, Estuaire, where roughly half the population lives...


Bongo's sure bet

Two oppositionists may have rallied to presidential candidate Jean Ping at the last minute on 16 August but that won't be enough to stop President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba from walking away with victory at the poll on 27 August...


Party pooper

The former Chairman of the African Union Commission, Jean Ping, left in 2014 and last month, the PDG's Héritage et modernité faction, led by Alexandre Barro Chambrier and Jonathan Ignoumba, was expelled...


Little rain on Bongo's parade

His defiance was evident in the place that he chose to make his declaration: a point midway between the oil city of Port-Gentil, an opposition stronghold, and Omboué, home town of the former Foreign Minister and later Chairman of the African Union Commission, Jean Ping, who now aspires to be leader of the opposition and its presidential candidate (AC Vol 55 No 18, Electioneering begins)...


Electioneering begins

Meanwhile, the oppositionist and former African Union Commission Chairman, Jean Ping, faces criticism that he does not offer a real alternative to the ruling Parti démocratique gabonais (PDG) because he was a top political baron under the four-decade 'big man' rule by the late President Omar Bongo Ondimba (AC Vol 55 No 4, Ping's pop at Ali)...


Ping's pop at Ali

The former Chairman of the African Union Commission, Jean Ping, has broken his studied silence on Gabon’s domestic politics...


The power of the south

Certainly, she has tried hard to reconcile the Francophone supporters of Gabon’s Jean Ping – against whom she won a hard-fought election victory in July – to the South African leadership of the organisation...


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