Home central and west africa politics GABON 18/01/2017 Bongo subjects Accrombessi’s machine to a vigorous purge Keen to restore calm to Libreville, the head of state is busy unravelling the network woven by his former chief of staff. [...] (384 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 SENEGAL Business 02/06/2020 Nexeya and Leonardo face stiff competition as Rear Admiral Diagne retires MADAGASCAR Politics 29/05/2020 Mayor of Antananarivo gets capital's waste disposal debt cancelled DRC ZAMBIA Business 27/05/2020 Hungary's Duna Aszfalt talks to leading Katanga businessman about cross-border road project Access the free section On the same subject GABON 13/09/2017 Ali Bongo, still holding out… The president is relying ever more heavily on his teke circle to face down his opponents. [...] 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 [. [...] Special report GABON 10/08/2017 Gabon: Ali Bongo's real challenge lies in financial crisis Gabon's president Ali Bongo got off to a rocky start, winning an election bitterly contested by his opponent Jean Ping and apathetically validated by international courts. A year on, he [...] 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 17/05/2017 Arsène Emvahou,the man who whispers in Bongo’s ear President Ali Bongo’s principal aide de camp, the enigmatic, 45 year old colonel Arsene Emvahou, is the leader’s eyes and [...] GABON 03/05/2017 Implosion of Accombessi’s system just beginning Free The breakdown of a system created to wield influence by the president’s former chief of staff could hit at Ali Bongo’s opponents. [...] GABON 29/03/2017 The newcomers filling Accrombessi’s old job Fresh power circles have formed around Ali Bongo since his powerful chief of staff left office. [...] 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 18/01/2017 The influence of Herve Patrick Opiangah over the president is growing An advisor to Ali Bongo, Herve Patrick Opiangah, who was imprisoned in 2007 for "acts of banditry" during the reign [...] GABON 30/11/2016 With Accrombessi gone, Bongo fixes his Tekeentourage Free The absence of his right-hand man from the presidential palace means Ali Bongo has had to reorganize his team around his own ethnic group. [...] GABON 30/11/2016 Accrombessi recuperating in UK Ali Bongo’s once-powerful chief of staff, Maixent Accrombessi has left [...] GABON 16/11/2016 Why Bongo ditched his spy chief Celestin Embinga did not survive the appointment of the new minister of interior. [...] 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 [...] Receive prompts for these topics GABON Alain-Claude Bilie By Nze Ali Bongo Bank of Central African States Desire Guedon Direction générale de la documentation et de l'immigration Direction générale de la recherche Etienne Dieudonne Ngoubou Etienne Massard Kabinda Makaga Frederic Bongo Garde Republicaine Guy Rossatanga-Rignault Herve Patrick Opiangah Jean-Fidele Otandault Magloire Ngambia Maixent Accrombessi Regis Immongault Yves Fernand Manfoumbi See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?