Home central and west africa politics GABON Issue dated 09/07/2014 Ali's hot air PR machine Spin doctors have cast the Gabonese president as a builder. But the reality on the ground is very different. [...] (302 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 FRANCE GABON 24/01/2018 The Pozzo Di Borgo residence is targeted by opposition leaders… and private creditors! Kontinental has seized assets of the property firm that manages this Parisian townhouse owned by Gabon. Unfortunately, the firm is already being pursued by another creditor… An investigation. [...] GABON 29/03/2017 Somebody is really out for Guido Santullo While Gabon’s government has pledged to pay off part of the debt it owes to the businessmen he’s also the subject of legal procedures launched by the authorities. [...] GABON 10/02/2016 Bongo adds new staff to boost election chances The Gabonese president has taken on some new members of staff to help boost his chances in the forthcoming elections. [...] GABON 28/10/2015 Santullo back to work After meeting President Ali Bongo to discuss his legal battle [...] Breaking news GABON 16/10/2015 Ali Bongo meets Guido Santullo to try to negotiate a settlement After having had seized a residence in Paris belonging to the state of Gabon, Guido Santullo has spent the last [...] GABON 02/09/2015 Omega wants debts paid South African private security company Omega Gabon has signed a [...] GABON 10/03/2015 Race against time for IronRidge After raising cash with an IPO on AIM in London on Feb. 12, IronRidge Resources must now start exploration work [...] Breaking news GABON 26/02/2015 Raymond Ndong Sima settles his scores with the presidency Banalities apart, the principal interest of the case made by Raymond Ndong Sima against Ali Bongo's style of government in [...] GABON 04/02/2015 Yves-Fernand Manfoumbi heads Ali Bongo’s major public works With Gabon’s presidential elections in 2016 looming and in the [...] GABON 04/02/2015 Bongo loyalists keep Ping on tight leash Gabon’s president has friends in the legal system and in military barracks to curb the enthusiasm of opponents. [...] GABON 03/12/2014 Opposition meets in Paris to thrash out platform After its attacks on Ali Bongo, Gabon’s opposition now faces the tough job of coming up with a coherent political programme of its own ahead of 2016. [...] GABON 19/11/2014 Pean: Ali Bongo to sue over Rawiri claims While he might have tolerated the parts of the book [...] Spotlight GABON 19/11/2014 Opposition ups pressure on Ali Bongo French journalist Pierre Pean's damning book on Ali Bongo, "New African Affairs: Lies and Pillaging in Gabon", has rapidly turned into an affair of state in Libreville, particularly its reiteration of an old claim that Bongo may not be Gabonese [. [...] GABON 22/10/2014 Ali Bongo mired in social unrest Five years after coming to power Ali Bongo has been unable to halt the social crises that regularly paralyse the country. [...] GABON 24/09/2014 Heads may roll in Libreville When he gets back to Libreville after attending the UN [...] GABON 27/08/2014 Bongo, Ping warm upforelectoral clash Ali Bongo has been lashing back at Jean Ping's swingeing attacks on his regime. Although it is some way off yet, the 2016 presidential campaign is shaping up to be a dirty fight. [...] GABON 23/07/2014 Unrest stirs in Libreville Ali Bongo is back touring foreign parts again, perhaps in the hope of drawing attention away from Gabon's social and economic woes. [...] GABON 25/06/2014 Accrombessi survives Haut-Ogooue Campaigning to be "reelected" as Gabon's leader, Ali Bongo has taken measures to obtain the support of his native Haut-Ogooue province without going so far as to axe his chief of staff Maixent Accrombessi, as some would have liked. [...] GABON 25/06/2014 Pascaline Bongo appeals to Ping Confirmed on June 10 in the honorary role of Ali [...] GABON 11/06/2014 Bongo's facelift for spy agencies Gabonese president Ali Bongo has overhauled the country's security services in a key move in advance of 2016 elections. [...] Spotlight GABON 28/05/2014 Ali Bongo, Jean Ping square off It had seemed that former opposition leader Pierre Mamboundou's death in 2011 and Andre Mba Obame's failing health would give Ali Bongo a free run at the 2016 presidential elections. But that was before Jean Ping came onto the scene. [...] Breaking news GABON 30/01/2014 Bongo places favorites in top government posts Three close associates of president Ali Bongo are now running the key interior and defense ministries in the extended government [...] Spotlight GABON 29/01/2014 New generation elbows out elders The electoral calendar determines the political timetable in Gabon. Profiting from the recent round of local elections, President Ali Bongo has taken a scalpel to the teams that are supposed to carry out his orders. [...] 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 24/08/2011 Creditors kept waiting Although the Gabonese authorities apparently have the wherewithal to buy up property in various parts of world, they are somewhat slower off the mark in settling their debts. 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