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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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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...


On the brink

Gabon’s Omar Bongo Ondimba, Africa’s longest running head of state with 40 years in power, was 71 in December...


No man an island

The conflict lay dormant in the 1970s and restarted when President Omar Bongo Ondimba's son, Ali Ben Bongo, visited the islands in February 2003...


Time's up

Mastery of the political chessboard and lashings of oil revenue have kept President Omar Bongo Ondimba in power for almost four decades and earned him re-election last December...


US hurricane

Having triumphed by massive fraud in November's elections (AC Vol 46 No 24), Africa's longest serving leader, Omar Bongo Ondimba, looks forward to seven more years as President but faces some embarrassing problems on his western flank...


Electoral expectations

at a price GABON: Gabon's President Omar Bongo Ondimba starts the year centre-stage in a political scandal involving allegations that he paid $9 mn...


The next caliph

Now President Omar Bongo Ondimba, 69, is Africa's longest-serving head of state...


Bongo for ever

It is election year again in Gabon and there is no doubt who will win: President Omar Bongo Ondimba, who has presided over the now declining oil power since 1967...


Too many troops

In Gabon, President Omar Bongo Ondimba will win presidential elections due in December...


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