Home central and west africa politics GABON Issue dated 19/12/2012 Republican Guard "made in France" François Hollande's election as French president has not changed security relations between Gabon and France, as the makeup of President Ali Bongo's personal guard demonstrates. [...] (255 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles MOROCCO Business 03/07/2020 ESL & Network lays groundwork for World Bank, IMF gathering in Marrakesh ANGOLA Business 30/06/2020 Lourenço wants to make up for diamond road repair blunder CAMEROON Politics 26/06/2020 Army frustrated over treatment of Israeli-supervised special forces defending Paul Biya's twilight years Access the free section On the same subject Breaking news FRANCE GABON 26/03/2015 Ali Bongo’s Boeing seizure prompts diplomatic row with Paris A diplomatic crisis has erupted between Paris and Libreville over the French police’s seizure of a Gabonese presidential Boeing 777 [...] GABON 04/02/2015 Bongo tries to put fresh spin on Gabon in Paris The Gabonese leader recently dispatched two ministers to France to put a more positive gloss on the country's situation. [...] GABON FRANCE 10/09/2014 DGSE staying put Free Contrary to reports in several French news outlets, France's external [...] GABON 26/03/2014 Bongo to visit Hollande Free Gabon's President Ali Bongo will make a working visit to [...] GABON 05/06/2013 Media coverage prompts spat with Paris President Ali Bongo is unhappy about French media coverage of Gabon's affairs and has snubbed Paris in return. [...] CENTRAL AFRICA 05/03/2013 Iota's high connections in Paris A financial consulting concern named Iota and headed by the son-in-law of a powerful French rightwing politician is working for oil companies. [...] GABON 23/01/2013 Libreville woos Hollande's heartland In a crafty bid to curry favour with François Hollande, Libreville has been taking a close interest in the president's political heartland of Correze in the south west of France. [...] Spotlight GABON 19/12/2012 Ali Bongo takes on all comers Defeating a 40-year-old establishment cannot be easy. In an effort to impose his vision and move forward with his "Emergence" project to develop Gabon, Ali Bongo is constantly having to do battle with his late father Omar Bongo's acolytes, as [. [...] GABON 10/10/2012 Maixent Accrombessi omnipresent Oil, finance, intelligence, mysticism: Ali Bongo’s powerful director of cabinet seems to have a finger in every pie. [...] Spotlight GABON 11/07/2012 Ali Bongo goes to Paris Ali Bongo decided to play it low-key for his first meeting with French President François Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris on July 5. Nearly three years after his return to power in a less-than-transparent poll, Bongo heads a [. [...] Spotlight GABON 14/03/2012 Ali Bongo's unquenchable thirst for power Omar Bongo reigned over Gabon for 42 years. It has taken his son Ali Bongo just three years to put his own, even more hegemonous, stamp on the country. Bongo fils has kept his large family well at arm's length, [. [...] GABON 14/12/2011 Ali Bongo v Omar loyalists Political veterans who held positions of power during his father Omar Bongo's presidency are the biggest challenge to President Ali Bongo in Gabon's forthcoming parliamentary elections. [...] SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com - Region SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 Previous Next Receive prompts for these topics GABON Bernard Squarcini Claude Guéant DGSE Direction Centrale du Renseignement Interieur Francois Holland Frederic Bongo Gregoire Kouna Jean-Charles Lamonica Nicolas Sarkozy SILAM See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?