Congo Telecom employees threaten to strike over Omar Denis Jr Bongo's new optical fibre concession
The granting of an optical fibre concession to a company controlled by Omar Denis Jr Bongo, son of former Gabonese president Omar Bongo and grandson of Congolese president Denis Sassou Nguesso, has provoked a wave of protest among Congo Telecom employees. [...]
After Ngambia's release, could Laccruche be next?
The ex-public works minister Magloire Ngambia, a symbol of the "Mamba" anti-corruption drive, was released on 24 September. Now another high-profile probe into the affairs of former presidential chief of staff Brice Laccruche Alihanga, is also experiencing setbacks that have been kept carefully secret until now. [...]
The Bongo family's sky-high surprise
Gabon's presidential family had until now been blissfully unaware that it does not actually own the two Boeings and Bombardier Global that it uses to jet around. After recently learning otherwise, it is having trouble working out who does control the planes. [...]