Traditional Ndjobi order gains new master after death of "Papa Andjoua"
On 18 April, Fidel Andjoua Ondimba, the brother of Gabon's former president Omar Bongo and Ndjobi grand master, died and was buried shortly after in Franceville. His son, a presidential advisor, has replaced him at the head of this traditional ritual widely practised in Haut-Ogooué, the Bongo family stronghold. [...]
Bongo sets off on steep, narrow path to reelection
With only six months to go before Gabon’s presidential elections, witch-hunts are the order of the day in Libreville. At the annual conference of the ruling PDG (Parti Democratique Gabonais) in the Gabonese capital on March 12, President Ali Bongo [. [...]