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Gabon

Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba

Date of Birth: 9 February 1959
Place of Birth: Brazzaville, Congo-Brazzaville


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Timber company cuts corners

Now the Water and Forestry Ministry has caught China’s Société Chinoise de Développement des Bois du Gabon (SDBG) exporting illegal unprocessed logs contravening a ban imposed by President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba’s government in January 2010...

Now the Water and Forestry Ministry has caught China’s Société Chinoise de Développement des Bois du Gabon (SDBG) exporting illegal unprocessed logs contravening a ban imposed by President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba’s government in January 2010...


Contracts galore but no delivery

On 1 June President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba sacked Housing Minister Blaise Louembe – who has only had the job since January – and the entire staff of the Housing Ministry for incompetence...

On 1 June President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba sacked Housing Minister Blaise Louembe – who has only had the job since January – and the entire staff of the Housing Ministry for incompetence...


Bélinga bonus, uncertainty for CMEC

When he took power in September 2009 President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba announced that the government would look into unfavourable terms in the contract...

When he took power in September 2009 President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba announced that the government would look into unfavourable terms in the contract...

The Chief Executive of a Spanish-based port empire Jacques Dupuydauby brought President Ali Bongo before international arbitration boards this year over a deal that gave port management contracts to France’s Bolloré when Ali Bongo was the head of the Office des Ports et Rades du Gabon...


Triangular trade

In August Olam’s plans were announced as part of President Ali Bongo Ondimba’s diplomatic offensive to show that Gabon no longer needs a special relationship with France...

In August Olam’s plans were announced as part of President Ali Bongo Ondimba’s diplomatic offensive to show that Gabon no longer needs a special relationship with France...


    Vol 4 (AAC) No 2 |
  • GABON

Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba

Newish President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba aims to end Gabon’s economic dependence on oil along with its traditional ties to France...

Newish President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba aims to end Gabon’s economic dependence on oil along with its traditional ties to France...

Ali Ben Bongo’s father Omar Bongo Ondimba was President of Gabon from 1967 until his death in August 2009 and many Gabonese saw the son – with his privileged overseas upbringing globetrotting and French wife – as an outsider...


The IMF asks the 5 billion euro question

Jean-Pierre Oyiba Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba's Chef de cabinet resigned in November 2009 after cheques in his name worth 100 000 euros drawn on the BEP were discovered...

Jean-Pierre Oyiba Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba's Chef de cabinet resigned in November 2009 after cheques in his name worth 100 000 euros drawn on the BEP were discovered...


Forgotten promises

Last year’s presidential election in Gabon was dubious but ‘Sarko’ rushed to Libreville to show confidence in the dynastic succession of Ali Ben Bongo...


If you sincerely want to be rich

Current President Ali Bongo’s first wife Inge Lynn Collins Bongo also kept substantial funds in the US using a trust to open accounts that masked her connection to the Bongo family and at the same time claimed poverty – and food stamps...


Beleaguered Bélinga

Now that Bongo’s son former Defence Minister El Hadj Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba has replaced him at the presidential palace the government (largely made up of the same Parti Démocratique Gabonais cadres as before) and the chattering classes only have bad things to say about the deal...

Now that Bongo’s son former Defence Minister El Hadj Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba has replaced him at the presidential palace the government (largely made up of the same Parti Démocratique Gabonais cadres as before) and the chattering classes only have bad things to say about the deal...

In early April Vale representative Edouardo Ledsham met with President Ali Ben Bongo to discuss ‘investment opportunities’...


Hurry up, wait and renegotiate

During his first policy pronouncements of a new term in office new President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba's Prime Minister Paul Biyoghé Mba said that the US$3...

During his first policy pronouncements of a new term in office new President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba's Prime Minister Paul Biyoghé Mba said that the US$3...


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