Ali Bongo

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Ali Bongo Ondimba (born Alain-Bernard Bongo; 9 February 1959), forby kent as Ali Bongo an Ali Ben Bongo,[1] is a Gabonese umwhile politeecian wha wis the thrid preses o Gabon frae 2009 til 2023.[2] He is a memmer o the Gabonese Democratic Pairty. He is the son o Omar Bongo, wha wis the heid o Gabon frae 1967 til his daith in 2009. In his faither's presesheid, he wis Meinister o Foreign Affairs frae 1989 til 1991, represent Bongoville as a depute i the National Assembly frae 1991 til 1999, an wis the Meinister o the Defense frae 1999 til 2009. Aifter his faither's daith, he buir the gree i the 2009 Gabonese preses wale. He wis reeleckit i 2016, i wales spulyied by a feck o irraiglarities, arreistins, human richt violations, an aifter-wale protests an strouth.[3]

On the 30 August 2023, follaein the eftercasts o the Gabonese general wale, the military remuived him frae the presesheid in a coup d'état due to the scant o transparency in the wale process an estaiblisht a junta cried the Commeettee fur the Transeetion an Sturkenin o Institutions.

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  1. Bernard, Philippe (17 June 2009) "Ali Ben Bongo, Monsieur Fils" Archived 12 Apryle 2022 at the Wayback Machine, Le Monde (in French).
  2. Yeung, Jessie (31 August 2023). "Gabon's military coup has overthrown a powerful political dynasty. Here's what to know". CNN. Archived frae the original on 2 September 2023. Retrieved 1 September 2023.
  3. "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016". Archived frae the original on 14 December 2019. Retrieved 11 Julie 2017.

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