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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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Digging Belinga

President Omar Bongo Ondimba had wanted to secure financing terms for the Bélinga project similar to those for the Transgabonais railway which was finished in the 1980s after enormous cost overruns due to corruption and logistical problems...


Rapture not rupture

In Gabon Sarkozy stoutly defended the doyen of African leaders President Omar Bongo Ondimba...


Can't pay, won't pay

These documents could support investigations by the Paris Public Prosecutor into transactions by Sassou Gabon's Omar Bongo Ondimba and others (AC Vol 48 No 14)...


Clipping Taiwan

President Omar Bongo Ondimba a close ally of Beijing appears to have literally clipped the wings of Taiwan's African diplomacy...


Books on the boom

Soares is fascinated by the extraordinary survival skills of the oil-backed ruling class: some of Africa's longest-serving rulers - notably Gabon's Omar Bongo Ondimba and Angola's José Eduardo dos Santos rule over oil-producing countries...

Other characters in Shaxson's dramatis personae include President Omar Bongo and Eva Joly the Norwegian investigating magistrate who broke open the 'l'affaire Elf'...


Long arms

On 22 June a judge in Bordeaux France found Gabon's President Omar Bongo guilty of accepting a bribe to free French citizen René Cardona from gaol in 1996...


L'Avenir c'est Sarko

Gabon's Omar Bongo Ondimba the doyen of African presidents described Sarkozy as a 'boy' (he's two decades younger than Bongo) who 'knows what he wants...


Financial secrecy

They have been involved in probing bank accounts held by (among others) Presidents Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon...


Chirac's last Cannes-Cannes

'For me both of them understand nothing' said with characteristic candour Gabon's President Omar Bongo Ondimba in power since 1967 and the doyen of African leaders...


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