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Omar Bongo Ondimba (Le Grand Camarade)

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


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Unfinished business

A new book by Pierre Péan Le Monde selon K (The World according to K) investigates Kouchner's well paid work for Sassou-Nguesso and Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon prior to his joining the French government in May 2007...


Diversions and deviations at the Summit

Ping who is strongly influenced by the close ties of his President Omar Bongo Ondimba with President Omer is trying to persuade European governments to agree to a one-year suspension of the warrant while an African court investigates the case...


Credits crunched

Africa advisor at the Elysée Bruno Joubert will be awaiting a ruling by Paris's parquet on the admissibility of a civil case against Gabon's President Omar Bongo Ondimba Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema for theft of public funds...


Old wounds, new crises

GABON: House of Bongo The Libreville talk is all about an economy after oil and a political system after President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba...


Before and after the voting

Buoyed by his success in negotiating a power-sharing deal between Côte’s d’Ivoire’s President Gbagbo and the northern-based FN rebels Compaoré now styles himself as a regional mediator in Francophone Africa after the fashion of Gabon's Omar Bongo but Liberians and Sierra Leoneans have less happy memories of his regional operations with Liberian warlord Charles Taylor...


Wade's monumental error

Wade's monument stands as a rejection of those lofty goals: instead of commissioning one of Africa's many internationally renowned sculptors to design the monument Wade hired North Korea's Mansudae Overseas Project Group which specialises in building monuments of the neo-Stalinist school for such autocrats as Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Gabon's late Omar Bongo Ondimba and Togo's late Gnassingbé Eyadéma...


Iron in the soul

Having won a dangerous game of brinkmanship President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba is trying to re-excite China's interest in the Bélinga iron ore project...


    Vol 2 (AAC) No 1 |
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Wu Bangguo

Then he spent two days in Gabon discussing minerals and power with President Omar Bongo Ondimba...


Jungle justice

Now for the third time two non-governmental organisations Transparency International and Sherpa launched a case on 2 December to seize assets held in France by Congo-Brazzaville’s President Denis Sassou-Nguesso Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang Nguema and Gabon’s Omar Bongo Ondimba...


Biya's grip

Libya's Moammar el Gadaffi Gabon's Omar Bongo Ondimba and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe have served even longer...


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