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Omar Bongo Ondimba (Le Grand Camarade)

Date of Birth: 30/12/1935
Place of Birth: Lewai
Died: 8/6/2009


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Bongo's fund embrace

Between them, Ali Ben Bongo and his late father Omar Bongo Ondimba, who died in 2009, spent $125 mn...


Finding Africa on K Street

Ogilvy Public Relations provides a range of services for President Bongo, including 'facilitating media interviews, drafting opinion articles, drafting press releases, providing strategic counsel', as many different K Street firms also did for his father Omar Bongo Ondimba...


Professional fouls

Any meaningful post-AfCON talks, say other opposition leaders, would need to include reform of the electoral commission, the Commission électorale nationale autonome et permanente, the ever-biddable Constitutional Court (headed by Marie-Madeleine Mborantsuo, who has two children by the President's late father, Omar Bongo Ondimba), and presidential term limits (AC Vol 57 No 18, Bongo's incredible win)...


Vote row threatens economy

He may now regret allowing former pillars of his late father Omar Bongo Ondimba's regime to defect and form their own party...


Bongo's incredible win

On 2 September, Ping, once the late President Omar Bongo Ondimba's right-hand man and later, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, declared himself President and demanded a recount...


Bongo's sure bet

Bongo took over after the death in 2009 of his father Omar Bongo Ondimba, who held the Presidency for 42 uninterrupted years...


Party pooper

Ndama was one of the closest allies of Ali Bongo's father, the late President Omar Bongo Ondimba...


Little rain on Bongo's parade

Chambrier is part of a PDG faction opposed to Bongo's continued rule, albeit within the confines of the 42-year legacy of Bongo's late father, President Omar Bongo Ondimba...


Bashing Bongo

Most galling to the presidency is Péan's argument, repeated endlessly before 2009's elections, that Ali is not Gabonese at all but a Biafran orphan adopted during Nigeria's civil war by the late President Omar Bongo Ondimba...


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