Gabon Analysis

Risk Summary - Gabon Risk Summary - MAY 2014

POLITICAL RISK - Jean Ping Mulls Presidential Run In 2016 Retired diplomat Jean Ping has publically stated that he may challenge President Omar Bongo in presidential elections scheduled for 2016. Ping served in the cabinet of the president's late father Ali Bongo and later as chair of the African Union commission before breaking ties with the ruling party on February 1. The former minister...