Home central and west africa politics GABON 14/12/2016 The opposition talks about change While President Ali Bongo’s idea for a national dialogue to calm the tensions resulting from his contested reelection in August [...] (256 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 DRC ZAMBIA Business 27/05/2020 Hungary's Duna Aszfalt talks to leading Katanga businessman about cross-border road project MOROCCO Business 22/05/2020 Private firm Sentinel lands security contract with EU delegation DJIBOUTI UNITED STATES HORN OF AFRICA Diplomacy 19/05/2020 US Air Force beefs drone capacity against al-Shabaab Access the free section On the same subject GABON 25/10/2017 Ali Bongo's strategy to legitimise his second term The president hopes the legislative elections will finally put the turmoil of the presidential election behind him. [...] Spotlight GABON 30/08/2017 Third social tour for Ali‘16! The fruit of the national dialogue launched in May between the government and parts of the opposition, the new 38-member executive formed by Ali Bongo on 21 August is unlikely to calm the tensions which have been coursing through Gabon [. [...] GABON 26/07/2017 Alexandre Barro-Chambrier proposes himself as the third way Having toured Europe in early July to raise awareness of the post-electoral crisis in Gabon, Alexandre Barro Chambrier, the 59-year-old [...] GABON 12/07/2017 Rene Ndemezo'o Obiang, the master of self-reinvention Rene Ndemezo'o Obiang continues at the age of 70 to excel in the art of political reinvention. Previously the election [...] GABON 01/03/2017 Ali Bongo settles his scores with his family! Having taken action against certain of his ministers and advisers, the head of state is now targeting some of his own relatives. Explanations. [...] GABON 15/02/2017 Ali Bongo’s secret weapon: splitting the opposition The head of state is banking on divisions within the ranks of his opponents to govern more freely. [...] GABON 01/02/2017 Bongo wants to keep the ball front and centre With opponents still contesting the election victory that returned him to power, Ali Bongo has taken to extending olive branches. It’s a risky strategy. [...] EQUATORIAL GUINEA FRANCE 04/01/2017 Obiang continues to fly French The deterioration of relations between Paris and Malabo since the [...] GABON 30/11/2016 Mr Ping goes to Washington Jean Ping might be very touchy about his interaction with [...] Breaking news FRANCE GABON 22/11/2016 Jean Ping visits the Elysee Palace but does not see Hollande For the first time since Gabon's controversial presidential elections on August 27, Jean Ping is to have a meeting with [...] GABON 02/11/2016 Etienne Massard is Ali Bongo’s new strong man Few observers expected to see 53-year-old Etienne Massard Kabinda Makaga appointed Minister of Defence in the government formed after Ali [...] GABON 02/11/2016 Country in grip of ever tighter crisis The new government is finding it hard to restore confidence among both public and private concerns. [...] GABON 05/10/2016 Ali Bongo retains most of his old team Having caught the opposition off-guard with his hasty swearing-in in [...] GABON 24/08/2016 How Bongo’s presidential race suddenly became much tougher Thanks to backroom deals, key rivals have rallied behind a single candidate: Jean Ping. [...] GABON 09/03/2016 Bongo outmanoeuvres PDG dissidents over presidential poll In a bid to silence those in his own party who would have him replaced by another candidate, President Ali Bongo has stated publicly that he will run for reelection next year. [...] GABON 15/04/2015 Andre Mba Obame’s passing set to divide opposition The death of Gabonese opposition leader Andre Mba Obame looks likely to spark a power struggle between President Ali Bongo’s rivals. [...] GABON 18/03/2015 Rene Ndemezo’o Obiang launches opposition career Rene Ndemezo’o Obiang, 68, who resigned from Gabon’s ruling Parti Democratique Gabonais (PDG) on February 28, will make his first [...] Receive prompts for these topics GABON African Cup of Nations Ali Bongo Casimir Oye Mba European Union Guy Nzouba Ndama Jean Ping Louis-Gaston Mayila Omar Bongo Paulette Missambo Rene Ndemezo’o Obiang Union nationale Zacharie Myboto See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?