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Gabon

Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba

Date of Birth: 09/02/1959
Place of Birth: Brazzaville, Congo-Brazzaville


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The Sahara conflict is back

M6 has dazzled his hosts with his energetic regional diplomacy and lightning tours of the continent, dropping in on old friends, such as President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville and old schoolmate President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, but the lustre threatens to wear thin...


Fear in the franc zone

For several years now, French activists have brought lawsuits against not only the Obiangs, but also the Congo-B's Sassou-Nguesso family and that of President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon for receiving stolen property...


Bongo clubbed in Paris

The Paris Club of sovereign state creditors is threatening to derail President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba's government's delicate balancing act on its foreign debt...


Bongo's fund embrace

Extravagant spending, collapsing oil revenue and a ruling elite that views state funds as its own property have pushed President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba's government into the arms of the International Monetary Fund...


Finding Africa on K Street

Ping's PRGabonese opposition leader and former Foreign Minister Jean Ping signed short-term contracts worth $115,000 with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and CD Global Strategies Group (owned by Hearst Group) last summer, before his unsuccessful election challenge to President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba (AC Vol 58 No 2, Vote row threatens economy)...


Professional fouls

Opponents of President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba hesitated over whether to use the Africa Cup of Nations (AfCON), the continent's football jamboree held every two years, to kick off fresh protests...


Vote row threatens economy

Two crises will dominate Gabon's political landscape in 2017: President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba's legitimacy as President and the economy...


One-man dialogues

After Gabon's shambolic presidential vote in August and the swearing in of Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba on 27 September for a new seven-year term, both government and opposition are offering 'dialogues' to legitimise themselves...


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