Ali Bongo Ondimba
Brice Laccruche Alihanga, a once-powerful chief of staff under Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison after a high-profile trial sparked by an anti-corruption crackdown.
Nine philanthropic organisations have launched the ‘Protecting Our Planet Challenge’ and pledged $5 billion to protect and conserve 30 per cent of the planet by 2030 through support for protected...
17 Dec 2019
Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba is scheduled to make a comeback on the international diplomatic scene on Wednesday, nearly 14 months after he fell ill with a stroke.
13 Dec 2019
Brice Laccruche Alihanga, former cabinet director of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, was detained Friday on embezzlement charges, his lawyer told AFP.
26 Oct 2018
Gabonese President Ali Bongo has been hospitalised in Riyadh, Saudi state media said, without giving more details.
15 Oct 2018
Amid the urgent and complex global challenge that illegal wildlife trade poses, Nigeria and other African leaders have called on international donors to commit $1 billion over the next 12 years to save continent’s remaining elephants.
12 Aug 2016
President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon wrote off Friday his political opponents' chances in an upcoming presidential election, saying they were "afraid" because they had "no chance of winning".
1 Aug 2016
Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba has warned of possible unrest during the August 27 election which he said was the "strategy" of the opposition challenging his eligibility to seek a second seven-year term.
9 Jul 2016
President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose father ruled oil-rich Gabon for 41 years, said Saturday that he will contest a presidential election in August.