Home central and west africa politics GABON Issue dated 11/05/2016 French advisors increasingly rare at presidential palace During the Omar Bongo era French advisors played a significant role in Gabonese affairs, but only a handful are left. [...] (348 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 GABON 28/08/2019 Eavesdropper-in-chief emerges from shadows The very discreet head of the president's interception service SILAM has been given a role in regulating the country's telecommunications. [...] GABON 12/07/2017 Richard Attias urges Ali Bongo to stump up! Launched with grand pomp in 2012, the NYFA is in trouble. Libreville still hasn't finished paying for the 2015 event… [...] GABON 31/05/2017 Bilie By Nze, Bongo’s real mouthpiece Since his contested election to a new term in office as Gabon’s president last August, Ali Bongo still hasn’t shaken [...] AFRICA FRANCE 21/09/2016 Summit meetings offer rich pickings Free The proliferation of high-level gatherings delivers windfalls for the canny player. [...] GABON 08/06/2016 Bongo's opponents revving up in Paris ahead of election With only some weeks to go before Gabon's presidential elections, Ali Bongo's opponents are mobilizing their supporters in France. [...] GABON 09/03/2016 Segolene Royal to visit Bongo Free Ségolène Royal, the French environment minister, will make an official [...] GABON 27/01/2016 Anne Hommel quits presidential palace It was a short-lived partnership. After being hired last June [...] GABON 09/12/2015 Robert Bourgi makes palace comeback After a wilderness period of several months in the wake [...] Spotlight AFRICA 14/10/2015 French touch for Africa's politicians At a time when many French-speaking African countries are poised to hold elections, incumbent presidents and their challengers have been busy signing up French PR firms to devise media plans and put the appropriate spin on their communication. [...] On our other sites Intelligence Online 26/09/2018 Benalla, Macron's former aide, explores consulting role The disgraced presidential aide who was questioned by the Senate on September 19 is thinking of carving a new career for himself in the private sector. [...] Intelligence Online 05/07/2017 Attias infiltrates Riyadh African summit organiser Richard Attias, the man behind the New [...] 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 Ali Bongo ANPN Bernard Norlain Bernard Squarcini DGSE Eric Chesnel ESJ France-Gabon Association Frederic Bongo Gregoire Kouna Jean-Baptiste Squarcini Junior Acheivement Gabon Laure Bigourd Lee White Louis-Pierre Martin Maixent Accrombessi New York Forum Africa Nicolas Sarkozy Omar Bongo PetroPlus Overseas Radia Radio France internationale Richard Attias Roland Meudec SILAM Vincent Garrigues Vincent Miclet See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?