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Three new Ministers appointed

President Ali Bongo Ondimba has carried out a reshuffle of three of his ministers. The new appointments are as follows: Pascal Houangni Ambourouet; Minister of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons Edgar Anicet […]

Cabinet of Gabon

Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet Prime Minister Bruno Ben Moubamba Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Urban Development,  Social Housing and Housing Paul Biyoghe Mba Minister of State, Minister for Social and Family Development, […]

New Cabinet announced

President Ali Bongo Ondimba has appointed a new 40 member Cabinet led by Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet. The move comes after the disputed presidential election and despite the president […]

Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet invited to form ‘Open Government’

Gabon’s recently re-elected president in a controversial and contested presidential election, Ali Bongo, has asked his Minister of Foreign Affairs, Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet to take the post of Prime Minister […]

Justice Minister resigns over failure to recount ballot

Gabon’s Minister of Justice, Séraphin Moundounga, has resigned after the government decided not to recount votes following the recent controversial presidential election. The electoral commission announced results several days late […]

Parliament set alight as Ali Bongo re-elected

Minister of Interior Pachomius Moubelet Boubeya has announced that President Ali Bongo Ondimba had been re-elected. After a delay of at least two days following the poll, the interior minister […]

Presidential 2016

An election took place on 27 August 2016. Ali Bongo Ondimba (Gabonese Democratic Party) 49.80% Jean Ping (Union of Forces for Change) 48.23% Bruno Ben Moubamba (Independent) 0.53% Raymond Ndong Sima […]

Gabon holds Presidential Election

The west central African state of Gabon will hold its presidential election today. There are 14 registered candidates (although four have dropped out of the race) with incumbent President Ali […]