Home central and west africa politics GABON 28/06/2017 Ben Moubamba plays the part of Bongo's enforcer A former opponent who switched sides, the deputy prime minister has turned out to be Ali Bongo's most effective enforcer against his adversaries. [...] (264 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 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 28/06/2017 Charpentier signs up as adviser to Bongo Co-chief of the architecture firm Concept Design Architecture Ingenierie (CDA) [...] Spotlight GABON 07/09/2016 How Ali Bongo bungled his election gambit We’ve seen it all before, only daddy did it better. By obtaining an unfeasibly large number of votes in Haut-Ogooue, Ali Bongo tried to take a page out of his father Omar Bongo’s book. The late Bongo senior had no [. [...] 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. [...] Spotlight GABON 22/12/2010 Limbering up for legislative ballot in 2011 Like its next-door neighbor Cameroon, Gabon usually appears to be fast asleep. Only cabinet reshuffles and elections seem to shake it out of its general torpor. As a result, next year’s legislative elections, the first time Gabon will be called [. [...] Receive prompts for these topics GABON African Union Alain-Claude Bilie By Nze Ali Bongo Bruno Ben Moubamba Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet Guy Nzouba Ndama International Monetary Fund Jean Ping Parti Democratique Gabonais Pierre Mamboundou Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Union du peuple gabonais Virginia Hubert See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?