Ali Bongo switches up diplomatic corps in EU
The Gabonese president has embarked on a series of sweeping changes within Gabon's embassies in the EU, with new ambassadors posted to Paris and Belin.
As a sign of the new balance of power in Libreville, the entourage of two of the country's leading women - first lady Sylvia Bongo and president of Gabon's constitutional court Marie-Madeleine Mborantsuo - has come away with the lion share's of the new government positions.
The increasingly frosty relationship between the presidential couple - Ali Bongo and his wife Sylvia Bongo - and the president's elder sister Pascaline Bongo is complicating the management of the family's assets. Nearly a third of these assets are held [.