Home central and west africa politics GABON 06/11/2019 President Ali Bongo's private office on verge of implosion Already palpable, the tensions between the chief of staff Brice Laccruche Alihanga and the presidential family have become unbearable and could blow up at any moment. [...] (501 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 18/12/2019 Noureddin Bongo gifted his first political role Barely had he been appointed as general coordinator of presidential affairs on 5 December than Noureddin Bongo, the eldest son [...] Breaking news GABON 08/11/2019 Office of the president keeps it close to the family On the night of November 7, the president's office had to have a second go at publishing the full list [...] Breaking news GABON 07/11/2019 How the Bongo family ushered Brice Laccruche out the back door Tensions? What tensions? Just 48 hours after the West Africa Newsletter reported on the electric atmosphere that had been reigning [...] GABON 28/08/2019 Laccruche's special security detail A few weeks ago, Ali Bongo's chief of staff Brice [...] Spotlight GABON 12/06/2019 How Ali Bongo staged his comeback Above and beyond the announcement of a government reshuffle, the purpose of the two speeches given by Ali Bongo on 8 June was to demonstrate that he was once again in full possession of his faculties, eight months after suffering [. [...] GABON 23/05/2018 Ali Bongo keeps it in the family Despite opening the new government up to the opposition, the president continues to surround himself with a small handful of loyal relatives. Analysis. [...] Receive prompts for these topics GABON Ali Bongo BGFIBank Brice Laccruche Alihanga Gérard Fanou Ismael Osseni Ossa Maixent Accrombessi Marie-Madeleine Mborantsuo Mohamed Ali Saliou Noureddin Bongo Sylvia Bongo See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?