How long has the President of Gabon been in power?
President of Gabon
|President of the Gabonese Republic Président de la République gabonaise|
|Incumbent Ali Bongo Ondimba since 16 October 2009|
|Residence||Presidential Palace, Libreville|
|Term length||7 years|
When did Omar Bongo die?
June 8, 2009
Omar Bongo/Date of death
Where does the Bongo live?
Populations scattered across Africa Bongos are usually found in the lowland forests from Sierra Leone in West Africa, all through Central Africa and as far as southern Sudan in east Africa. Small populations also live in the montane or highland forest of Kenya.
How many bongos are left in the world 2020?
There are thought to be fewer than 150 bongo left in the wild. The biggest threats to them are hunting and the destruction of their habitat (where they live).
Who is the current third president of Gabon?
Ali Bongo Ondimba (born Alain Bernard Bongo; 9 February 1959), sometimes known as Ali Bongo, is a Gabonese politician who has been the third president of Gabon since October 2009. Ali Bongo is the son of Omar Bongo, who was President of Gabon from 1967 until his death in 2009.
When did Ali Bongo Ondimba become president of Gabon?
The Bongo family has ruled the oil-producing country for nearly half a century. Ondimba has been president since succeeding his father, Omar, who died in 2009. His re-election in 2016 was marred by claims of fraud and violent protest. How is the President of Gabon’s health?
When did El Hadj Omar become president of Gabon?
Born Albert-Bernard Bongo, December 30, 1935, in Lewai, Franceville, Gabon; given name changed to El Hadj Omar in 1973. Married first wife, divorced 1988; married Edith Lucie Sassou-Nguesso, 1990; children: Ali (son). Religion: Muslim. Military/Wartime Service: Gabonese Air Force, 1958-60. President of Gabon.
Who are the major tribal groups in Gabon?
Gabon is home to at least 40 distinct tribal groups, the Fang group accounting for roughly 40% of the population. Bongo is a member of the Bateke tribe, which along with the Eshira and Bapounou are other dominant tribal groups in Gabon.