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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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Bongo rebounds

President El Hadj Omar Bongo will be one of the grimmer-faced heads of state attending the Francophone Summit in Paris on 26-28 November...


    Vol 39 No 16 |
  • MALI

Money doubling

Several African heads of state including Togo's Gnassingbé Eyadéma Gabon's Omar Bongo and the late Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaïre have included marabouts in their retinue...


Twilight Zone

But Elf's friend President Omar Bongo of Gabon a staunch opponent of the 1994 devaluation now sees the advantages of a further devaluation which would reduce the nominal cost of producing in Africa...


The euro cometh

Even conservative leaders such as Gabon's Omar Bongo and Senegal's Abdou Diouf recognise that Juppé began the reform of cooperation policy that was pushed through by his Socialist successors Jospin and Josselin in early 1998 (AC Vol39 No4)...


Uglier turns

Maïnassara can also probably count on emergency assistance from Gabon's veteran President Omar Bongo an early backer who plugged him into the Franco-African masonic network...


Conflict irresolution

Buyoya has good friends among the Francophones; he has recently met their doyen President Omar Bongo of Gabon and will be in Paris on 6 March at the invitation of President Jacques Chirac...


Patasse´'s problems

The reconciliation meeting is supposed to wind up before Misab' s mandate expires with the chairman's place at its final session filled by four heads of state designated as peacekeepers by their colleagues - Omar Bongo (Gabon) Idriss Déby (Chad) Blaise Compaoré (Burkina Faso) and Alpha Omar Konaré (Mali)...


Rethink

Weakened by his failed attempts to stemtheCongo-Brazzaville crisis Gabon's Omar Bongo still relies on his uneasy relationship with Elf-Aquitaine...


Franco-phoney war

If the ousted President Pascal Lissouba sues Elf in Paris for its alleged role in financing Sassou's militias the revelations may be as startling as those about the company's dealings with Gabon's President Omar Bongo which emerged from an airing before a French magistrate Eva Joly (AC Vol 38 No 15)...


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