Home central and west africa politics GABON 22/11/2017 A war of words within the government The economy minister Regis Immongault is coming in for strong criticism from allies of Jean-Fidele Otandault, the budget minister. [...] (265 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? 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[...] GABON 19/09/2018 Jean-Marie Ogandaga, Bongo's security cordon against social discontent Jean-Marie Ogandaga, who has been minister of the economy, planning and development since May, is one of Ali Bongo's main [...] Spotlight GABON 05/09/2018 Ali Bongo gambles the lot to get back on track Mired in an unprecedented economic and social crisis, the Gabonese president is planning a raft of eye-catching measures after the forthcoming parliamentary elections in the hope of regaining control of a situation that bodes very ill. [...] GABON 22/08/2018 Bongo seeks a majority in the parliamentary elections The president is banking on the 6 October ballot to shore up his position. Analysis. [...] GABON 04/07/2018 Ali Bongo pre-empts the IMF with a drastic austerity drive Presiding over a country hamstrung by a colossal domestic debt, Ali Bongo has introduced draconian measures to reduce state expenditure. [...] GABON 09/05/2018 Ali Bongo, a past master of divide and rule The prime minister stays on at the helm of a new government which is dividing the opposition still further. [...] GABON 04/04/2018 Fabrice Bongo, Ali Bongo's freewheeling Mr Finance Fabrice Andjoua Bongo, the son of Omar Bongo and Marie-Madeleine Mborantsuo, the unbudgeable president of the Constitutional Court, has become [...] Breaking news GABON 22/02/2018 Brice Laccruche Alihanga shows his power in government reshuffle Even though it looks none too far-reaching, the February 20 Gabonese government reshuffle shows the growing influence of presidential chief [...] Breaking news FRANCE GABON 01/02/2018 Maixent Accrombessi and his wife are questioned by magistrates in Paris Ali Bongo's former chief of staff Maixent Accrombessi, now his special high representative, was given a long grilling in Paris [...] GABON 24/01/2018 Liban Soleman set to become head of the ANPI The 32-year-old Liban Soleman, who has been the coordinator of [...] GABON 11/10/2017 Ali Bongo tries to keep Washington sweet The Gabonese president is seeking to reassure the International Monetary Fund by reorganising the country's finance departments, but his relatives continue to occupy the key strategic posts. [...] 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 11/11/2015 Freemasons divided over Ali Bongo Although Ali Bongo is the grand master of the Grand Lodge of Gabon, many members of the lodge think he is not a credible leader. [...] GABON 01/07/2015 Bongo places his cronies as Freemason lodge chiefs Keen to exert greater control over his network of Masonic contacts, Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has appointed loyal allies to lead the country’s main lodges. [...] Spotlight GABON 03/06/2015 Anti-Maixent Accrombessi camp awakens The destruction of the Beninese embassy in Libreville on April 12 has brought into focus the animosity felt by a large segment of the Gabonese population towards President Ali Bongo’s Beninese-born chief-of-staff and spiritual guru Maixent Accrombessi. [...] GABON 20/05/2015 Regis Immongault, the palace favourite Regis Immongault, who was appointed minister for the economy, the promotion of investment and strategic planning in October 2014, is [...] Spotlight GABON 19/12/2012 Ali Bongo takes on all comers Defeating a 40-year-old establishment cannot be easy. In an effort to impose his vision and move forward with his "Emergence" project to develop Gabon, Ali Bongo is constantly having to do battle with his late father Omar Bongo's acolytes, as [. 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