Home central and west africa politics GABON 10/01/2018 Ali Bongo's PDG beset by internal divisions In an indication of the schisms around the president, the ruling party is struggling for unity in the run-up to the legislative elections. [...] (360 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 16/01/2019 Faustin Boukoubi, the anti-Brice Laccruche speaker Elected in October as MP for Pana, his native village in the south-eastern province of Ogooue-Lolo, 65-year-old Faustin Boukoubi was [...] Breaking news GABON 25/10/2018 Who is tipped to become National Assembly president? Having won 80 seats out of a total 143 in the first round of voting in the parliamentary elections on [...] GABON 05/09/2018 Berre, Bongo's new sales rep in Moyen-Ogooue The minister for promoting investment and public-private partnerships since 2016, 51-year-old Madeleine Berre, is Ali Bongo's new representative in Lambarene, [...] 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 18/07/2018 Ali Bongo rains on Laccruche Alihanga's electoral ambitions The president has put a stop to his chief of staff's attempts to position his allies for the general election. [...] GABON 23/05/2018 Pierre-Claver Maganga Moussavou, Ali Bongo's enforcer in the south The former opponent Pierre-Claver Maganga Moussavou, the country's vice president since August 2017, is the president's principal ally in Ngounie [...] GABON 24/01/2018 Ali Bongo's efforts to isolate Jean Ping The foreign travel ban on the former AU head is part of a strategy to progressively sideline him in the run-up to the legislative elections. [...] GABON 10/01/2018 Guy Nzouba Ndama distances himself from Jean Ping On 10 January, the 71-year-old founder and president of the opposition party Les Democrates, Guy Nzouba Ndama (aka ‘Moukombo'), is [...] GABON 08/11/2017 Ali Bongo takes a leaf out of his friend Faure's book The revision of the constitution sought by the president mirrors the path taken by his Togolese counterpart. [...] 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. [...] 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 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. [...] GABON 20/04/2016 Ali Bongo makes Congo visit to undermine rivals Gabon’s president is making efforts to undermine the support of his biggest political rivals - Jean Ping and Guy Nzouba Ndama - in presidential palaces throughout the region ahead of the elections. [...] GABON 09/12/2015 Bongo’s henchmen lock down PDG party Gabon’s President Ali Bongo is trying to get the upper-hand over dissenters inside the ruling PDG party. [...] GABON 08/12/2010 Bongo takes action on YouTube leak The internet video leak of Ali Bongo's inauguration as Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Gabon has prompted the head of state to clean house in the country’s various Masonic lodges, West Africa Newsletter can reveal. [...] Receive prompts for these topics GABON Alexandre Barro-Chambrier Ali Bongo Conseil Economique et Social Emmanuel Ondo Methodo Eric Dodo Bouguendza Grande Loge du Gabon Grande Loge Symbolique du Gabon Guy Nzouba Ndama Heritage et Modernite Jean Ping Joel Ogouma Les Democrates Parti Democratique Gabonais Pastor Ngoua N'neme Patrick Eyogho Edzang Rene Ndemezo'o Obiang Richard Auguste Onouviet See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?