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Gabon

Omar Bongo Ondimba (Le Grand Camarade)

Date of Birth: 30 December 1935
Place of Birth: Lewai
Died: 8 June 2009


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Obiang's heritage

Gabon's President Omar Bongo currently suffering from embarrassing revelations about his private banking arrangements (AC Vol 40 No 23) also has an interest in oil to the south of Bioko; he hosts many Equatorian dissidents in Libreville (most of the rest are in Madrid and Berlin)...


Digging deeper holes

President Omar Bongo's government also has arrears of CFA 100 bn...

Cases to be examined by the hearings will include those of Raul Salinas (brother of former Mexican President Carlos Salinas) Asif Ali Zardari (Benazir Bhutto's husband) Mohammed Abacha (son of the late Nigerian military ruler) and Omar Bongo...


Danse macabre

One source suggests the recruitment may be financed through FIBA bank which is controlled by Gabonese President Omar Bongo and his Paris-based conseiller Samuel Dossou-Aworet...


Whodunit?

He is certainly less likely to listen to Paris than for example Gabon's Omar Bongo Senegal's Abdou Diouf or Togo's Gnassingbé Eyadéma...


Totally elfin

President Omar Bongo is furious claiming that Jaffré instigated a special investigation by French magistrate Eva Joly into payments made through Elf Gabon under former Elf Chairman Loïk le Floch-Prigent (AC Vol 39 No 4)...


Fighting talk

He's cautious about his son-in-law Gabon's Omar Bongo and like most regional leaders has a low opinion of Congo-Kinshasa's Laurent-Désiré Kabila...


Bongo's lobby fest

President El Hadj Omar Bongo may not have got to see President Bill Clinton or Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (the latter because of an ostensible diary clash) but his 18-21 April visit to the US capital excited Washington's eager lobbyists...


Bongo for Bill

Frenetic efforts are being made by Washington lobbyists to secure a meeting for President El Hadj Omar Bongo with President Bill Clinton with a White House encounter slated for 21 April...


Franc-zone to Euroland

At the insistence of France the CFA was devalued in January 1994 (AC Vol 35 No 2) in the wake of the demise of Francophone Africa’s doyen Félix Houphouët-Boigny and despite strong opposition from Gabon’s President Omar Bongo...


Une autre entente II

They say the Elysée is still sabotaging reforms which threaten Chirac’s relations with ‘dinosaurs’ such as Gnassingbé Eyadéma of Togo and Gabon’s Omar Bongo...


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