Noureddin Bongo regains control of Gabon's financial institutions
Presidential affairs coordinator Noureddin Bongo, who is also the president's son, has for the last fortnight been campaigning over Gabon's domestic debt, deemed overvalued. He has also been placing his associates at the head of the country's main financial institutions. [...]
Gloves come off in secretive crackdown on Brice Laccruche Alihanga
In the absence of the president Ali Bongo, who returned to Libreville on 27 November after a stay in London, the Gabonese courts swiftly launched an anti-corruption drive that is targeting as a priority the allies of the president's former [. [...]
Shadowy presence of French commando squad unnerves Libreville
In the absence of Ali Bongo, who is convalescing in Morocco after suffering a stroke in Riyadh on 24 October, the Gabonese government has rapidly disintegrated into squabbling factions. And in this already febrile climate, the arrival in Libreville of [. [...]
French intelligence services probe "Libreville commando"
Two weeks before the failed coup to overthrow Gabon's President Ali Bongo, it emerged that a commando of former French soldiers were in the country. In the light of Gabonese concerns over the affair, the French authorities have launched a discreet investigation into the group. [...]