Ali Bongo

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Ali Bongo Ondimba
human
Sex anaa gendermale Edit
Country wey e be citizenGabon Edit
Name in native languageAli Bongo Ondimba Edit
Given nameAli Edit
Family nameBongo, Ondimba Edit
Date of birth9 February 1959 Edit
Place dem born amBrazzaville Edit
PuppieOmar Bongo Edit
MummiePatience Dabany Edit
SpouseSylvia Bongo Ondimba, Inge Lynn Collins Bongo Edit
KiddieNoureddin Bongo Valentin Edit
RelativePascaline Bongo Ondimba Edit
Languages dem dey speak, wrep anaa signFrench, English Edit
Occupationdiplomat, politician, lawyer, international forum participant Edit
Position dem holdPresident of Gabon, Minister for Foreign Affairs Edit
Educate forUniversity of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne Edit
Political party ein memberGabonese Democratic Party Edit
Candidacy in election2016 Gabonese presidential election, 2009 Gabonese presidential election Edit
Religion anaa worldviewIslam Edit
Participant inFII 5th Edition in Riyadh, World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 Edit
Award dem receiveGrand Officer of the Legion of Honour, honorary doctor of the Wuhan University, Grand Cross of the National Order of Merit Edit
Official website URLhttp://www.presidentalibongo.com Edit

Ali Bongo Ondimba (dem born am Alain-Bernard Bongo; 9 February 1959),[1][2] sanso know am as Ali Bongo den Ali Ben Bongo be Gabonese politician wey serve as Gabon ein Presido after he chop de presidential elections insyd 2009 til de coup against am for August 30, 2023.[3][4][5] Ali Bongo be de son of Omar Bongo, wey na he be Gabon ein Presido from 1967 til ein death for 2009 insyd. During ein puppie ein presidency, he serve as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1989-1991, as deputy for de city of Bongoville for de National Assembly insyd between 1991-1999, den as Minister of Defense between 1999 -2009. He be de vice-presido for de Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG), wey na he be de main candidate give de PDG for de 2009 presidential elections insyd, after ein puppie ein death.[6] According to official results, he chop 42% of de vote.[1]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Dem born Ali Bongo as Alain-Bernard Bongo for Brazzaville insyd,[2] as Albert-Bernard Bongo (later Omar Bongo Ondimba) ein son den Josephine Kama (later Patience Dabany). Na ein mummie dey 18 years old for de tym of ein birth. Dem conceive am 18 months before dem a marriage wey rumors dey wey dem dey talk say he be Bongo ein adopted son, claim wey he dismiss.[1] Alain-Bernard change ein name go Ali wen he den ein puppie convert go Islam for 1973 insyd wey, 2003 insyd, dem both adopt de Obamba patronymic "Ondimba" for memory of Omar ein puppie, Basile Ondimba.[7]

Education den music career[edit | edit source]

Na Bongo educate for private school wey dey Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, den he study law for de Sorbonne.[8] For 2018 insyd, he receive honorary doctorate of law degree from Wuhan University for China insyd.[9] Insyd 1977, as Alain Bongo, he release funk album, A Brand New Man, Charles Bobbit wey produce am.[8][10]

Gabon coup 2023[edit | edit source]

Dem overthrow Presido Ali Bongo by military coup for August 30, 2023, wen group of officers announce for de early morning of Wednesday, August 30, de seizure of power, de closure of borders til further notice, de cancellation of de elections wey take place for August 26 for de same year, wey dem impose house arrest for de presido Ali Bongo. Dem announce de installation of de head of de Gabonese Republican Guard, Brice Olegy, as presido give de transitional period.[11]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Ali Ben Bongo, Monsieur Fils". Le Monde.fr (insyd French). 17 June 2009. Retrieved 30 October 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Africa Intelligence : l'information exclusive sur l'Afrique". Africa Intelligence (insyd French). Retrieved 30 October 2023.
  3. Beaumont, Peter (30 August 2023). "Gabon military officers declare coup after Ali Bongo wins disputed election". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 30 October 2023.
  4. Gabon army claims overthrow of 56-year-old political dynasty after election Template:Webarchive. Washington Post, Retrieved 30 August 2023.
  5. Yeung, Jessie (31 August 2023). "Gabon's military coup has overthrown a powerful political dynasty. Here's what to know". CNN. Archived from the original on 2 September 2023. Retrieved 1 September 2023.
  6. "Bongo's son to be Gabon candidate in August poll" Template:Webarchive, AFP, 16 July 2009.
  7. Gardinier, David E. and Yates, Douglas A. Historical Dictionary of Gabon, (2018) 4th edition, Rowman & Littlefield, ISBN 978-1538110119, pp. 80–83.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Booty, Natasha (30 August 2023). "Ali Bongo: Who is Gabon's president arrested in army coup?". BBC News. Template:Webarchive
  9. "Honorary Doctorate of Law awarded to Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic by Wuhan University-Wuhan University". en.whu.edu.cn. Retrieved 31 October 2023.
  10. Adegoke, Yinka (4 September 2023). "When the (pop) music stopped in Gabon". Semafor Africa. Retrieved 6 September 2023.
  11. Yeung, Jessie (31 August 2023). "Gabon's military coup has overthrown a powerful political dynasty. Here's what to know". CNN. Retrieved 31 October 2023.