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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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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...


Five years

Even if Taylor were tried in Sierra Leone and evidence implicated Compaoré Paris would still back the Burkinabè as it sees him as a successor in the France-Africa pantheon to Gabon's Omar Bongo who ran his own electoral landslide this week (see Pointer)...


On the runway

The oil on which President Omar Bongo built his power is starting to run out but he carries on as usual after 38 years in the job (AC Vol 46 No 21)...


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Fear changes sides

The government has been pressured not to hand him over with telephone calls from presidents AC understands who include Gabon's Omar Bongo Sudan's Omer el Beshir and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe...


Bongo-gate

Myboto is standing against President Omar Bongo in Gabon's presidential election in November...


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