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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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Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba

Newish President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba aims to end Gabon’s economic dependence on oil along with its traditional ties to France...


The IMF asks the 5 billion euro question

Jean-Pierre Oyiba Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba's Chef de cabinet resigned in November 2009 after cheques in his name worth 100 000 euros drawn on the BEP were discovered...


Beleaguered Bélinga

Now that Bongo’s son former Defence Minister El Hadj Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba has replaced him at the presidential palace the government (largely made up of the same Parti Démocratique Gabonais cadres as before) and the chattering classes only have bad things to say about the deal...


Hurry up, wait and renegotiate

During his first policy pronouncements of a new term in office new President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba's Prime Minister Paul Biyoghé Mba said that the US$3...


Many rivers to cross

Gabon's new President Ali Bongo Ondimba visited on 21 October offering to continue the mediation with dissidents that his father President Omar Bongo Ondimba once pursued with mixed results...


And throw away the key

Viewed from the outside new President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba peacefully assumed the presidency on 16 October after waiting more than a month for votes to be recounted for the 30 August national elections (AC Vol 50 No 16)...


After Bongo, more Bongo

Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba is using the family name a war chest of petrodollars and a plethora of populist promises to win support in the 30 August presidential election (AC Vol 50 No 13)...

Ali Ben is using the structures of the PDG to run his campaign with help from civil society groups such as Génération Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba...


Après Bongo

Presidential son Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba has never denied presidential ambitions and with his half-sister Pascaline and Prime Minister Jean Eyéghé Ndong wrapping things up after Bongo’s death in Barcelona Ali Ben has been the regime’s sole face...


A filial succession

His son Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba controls the ministry that counts - he has been Defence Minister since 1999...


The next caliph

Bongo's son Ali Bongo Ondimba has been Defence Minister since 1999...


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