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Ali Bongo affords his first interview since his

"Energy, I have plenty of it!" Ali Bongo explained this to the pan-African weekly Jeune Afrique. The Gabonese president broke a very long silence that he had observed since his stroke in October 2018, and it was for Jeune Afrique that he chose to speak for the first time. The interview is very long, four pages. Ali Bongo talks about everything including his health. "I feel good. I even increased my pace at work. I can not wait to be 100% of my ability again," he replied. ON his opponent wondering Regarding his ability…

Noureddin Bongo, Ali Bongo’s son, speaks

Noureddin Bongo Valentin, the son of Ali Bongo, who holds the post of general coordinator for presidential affairs, gave his first interview. Named for this post in December 2019, Noureddin Bongo, often contacted as his father's successor, has never spoken publicly. He broke the silence. He gave his very first interview to Ecofin, an economic agency with a pan-African calling.…

a UN running crew requires the unencumber of Brice Laccruche Alihanga

A year ago, Brice Laccruche Alihanga, former chief of staff of President Ali Bongo, was arrested and then jailed in Libreville Central Prison for embezzlement of public funds and money laundering. With him also fell more than a dozen former ministers, deputies and other senior officials. Seized by Laccruche Alihanga's lawyer, the UN working group against arbitrary detention calls for the release of him…

the proposed revision of the constitution on the front page of the press

In Gabon, a draft constitution was adopted by the government last week. The main modification, generally commented, consists in the establishment of an interim provided by three personalities in the event of a leave of absence. The presence of the Minister of Defense, together with the Presidents of the two chambers of Parliament, in this new unit raises many questions.…

opponent and businessman Nicolas Nguema has been in custody for 11 days

Opponent and Gabonese businessman Nicolas Nguema, who was arrested since December 4, was presented to an investigating judge for the third time on Monday, December 14. After the hearing, he was taken back to the premises of the military counterattack service for further investigation. Eleven days later, we know a little more about the reasons for the opposition's arrest.…

ECCAS defines its projects for the next five years

Six of the 11 Heads of State attended the Central African Economic Community (ECCAS) Summit on 27 November in Libreville, Gabon. This first face-to-face meeting since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic was devoted to accelerating regional integration in this region, which is very rich in raw materials but which also happens to be less integrated and least developed on the continent.…

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