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Gabon

Gabon

Population: 2.03 mn.
GDP: $14.62 bn.
Debt: $6.17 bn.

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Bank admits wrongdoing but hits out at data leak

Central Africa's biggest bank, BGFI, says it cleaned up its operations in Kinshasa back in 2018

After refusing to respond for years to accusations of grand corruption in its operations in Congo-Kinshasa, central Africa's biggest bank has come as close as its lawyers would all...


The bank at the heart of the scandal

Owned partly by the Bongo family, the BGFI was implicated in corruption before its Kinshasa operations were exposed

The bank at the centre of the Congo Hold-up consortium's revelations of state capture and grand corruption in Congo-Kinshasa, Banque Gabonaise et Française Internationale (B...

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Row over abuse probe

The decision in mid–September by the United Nations to immediately repatriate Gabon's entire 450-strong peacekeeping unit from the Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Na...


Gabon ires fellow Africans at the UN

A bitter dispute between African Union members over a non-permanent seat on the Security Council has broken into the open 

Furious argument has erupted over the normally placid elections by the UN General Assembly for one of the two non-permanent seats reserved for African countries on the UN Security ...


Public relations premier

The promotion of Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda as Gabon's first woman Prime Minister is an astute piece of PR that may be welcomed in Paris and other European chancelleries even ...


Bongo returns

President Ali Bongo Ondimba is trying to reassert his authority after months of recuperation following a stroke in November 2018. The chief of staff at the Presidency, Brice Laccru...


The son also rises

The man standing in for the President looked like he might be settling in, so the ruling clan swept him away and has appointed a dauphin

With the installation of his son Noureddin Bongo-Valentin as the 'general coordinator of presidential affairs', recuperating stroke victim President Ali Bongo Ondimba – or th...


Bongo clubbed in Paris

The Paris Club of sovereign state creditors is threatening to derail President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba's government's delicate balancing act on its foreign debt.


IMF to rescue of CFA

The International Monetary Fund's US$642 million bail-out of Gabon has sparked a flurry of emergency loans to countries in the Communauté économique et monétaire de l'Afrique centr...


What Bongo owes

The International Monetary Fund has confirmed the dire state of the Gabonese economy in its Regional Economic Outlook report for sub-Saharan Africa, released on 9 May. Far worse th...


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