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Jean Ping

Date of Birth: November 1942
Place of Birth: Omboué, Gabon


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Entente absente

Jacob Zuma rejected Gabon’s proposal that both candidates – Jean Ping, the incumbent and Libreville’s candidate, and South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma – withdraw...


Martial music plays in London

Yet neither he nor his fellow platform occupants – Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and African Union Commission President Jean Ping – could announce any breakthrough (AC Vol 53 No 4, No great expectations)...


Mugabe breaks with the region

Obiang is lobbying for Gabon’s former Foreign Minister Jean Ping to get a second term as Chairman of the AU Commission at a summit meeting in Addis Ababa on 23-30 January...


FOCAC V brings billions more

South Africa now also heads the African Union, with Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President Zuma’s ex-wife, assuming the chair from Gabon’s Jean Ping...


Not so golden jubilee

Missing Moammar Four African Presidents attended the celebrations – Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Guinea’s new President, Alpha Condé, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and Senegal’s Abdoulaye Wade – along with African Union Commission President Jean Ping...


Zuma to the shores of Tripoli

President Zuma spent several hours with Colonel Moammar el Gadaffi in Tripoli in the company of fellow members of the AU delegation – and fellow past recipients of the Libyan leader’s largesse – President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania, President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville, President Amadou Toumani Touré of Mali and the Chairman of the AU Commission, Jean Ping of Gabon...

Jean Ping was a former finance minister, mines minister and head of the late President Omar Bongo Ondimba’s office in Gabon in 1984-2000...


Democracy standoff

The AU has not explicitly ruled out the use of force against Gbagbo as proposed by Ecowas but AU Commission Chairman Jean Ping said the ‘absolute priority’ was a ‘negotiated and peaceful’ resolution...


Rewards and realpolitik

' However, a deferral would be a huge victory for AU Chairman and former Gabonese Foreign Minister Jean Ping, who has led a campaign against the ICC Prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, at times more vitriolic than the Khartoum regime's tactics...


Summitry in a time of revolution

Its membership tilts towards Ouattara: Mauritania (Chair; ADO); Chad (publicly declared for ADO); Burkina Faso (ADO); South Africa (Gbagbo); Tanzania (undeclared); AU Chairman Jean Ping (undeclared, will try to unite Panel); Economic Community of West African States President Victor Gbeho (ADO but his country, Ghana, opposes military action)...


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