New deal could end president's wiretap monopoly

As tensions within the Bongo family rose in recent weeks on social media, another battle with more serious consequences was being played out in the corridors of the president's office. At stake is control over Gabon's telephone and internet interception capabilities. [...] (1145 words)
Issue dated 07/03/2022 Reading time 5 minutes
Gabonese President Ali Bongo.
Gabonese President Ali Bongo. © Julien de Rosa/Pool/EPA/MaxPPP
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