Bongo family tightens its grip on security apparatus

Hitherto beyond the influence of first lady Sylvia Bongo and her son Noureddin, who has been acting as the presidency's number two since late last year, the Republican Guard has just been placed under the authority of people who owe their elevated positions to the Bongo family. [...] (258 words)
Issue dated 06/04/2020 Reading time 2 minutes
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