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Jean  Ping
Gabon

Jean Ping

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


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Finding Africa on K Street

Ping's PRGabonese opposition leader and former Foreign Minister Jean Ping signed short-term contracts worth $115,000 with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and CD Global Strategies Group (owned by Hearst Group) last summer, before his unsuccessful election challenge to President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba (AC Vol 58 No 2, Vote row threatens economy)...


Professional fouls

Off the pitch, opposition leader Jean Ping maintained a vow of silence until deep into the tournament, while younger activists pressed for a return to the streets...

New Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, installed in September with a mandate to facilitate a more inclusive government, told AC that the dialogue could offer protection to Jean Ping's son Franck Ping, who has faced allegations of receiving commissions for helping Chinese construction company Sinohydro to secure contracts (AC Vol 57 No 17, Bongo's sure bet)...


The scramble for the chair

Dlamini-Zuma's checkered legacy Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's defeat of the incumbent African Union Commission chairperson, Gabonese politician Jean Ping, in 2012 was a bitter fight involving strenuous lobbying behind the scenes by influential members...


Vote row threatens economy

Prominent among them are the former Foreign Minister and African Union Commission Chairman, Jean Ping; the former Speaker of Parliament, Guy Nzouba Ndama; and Casimir Oyé Mba...


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...


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