Monday, May 25, 2009

The murky world of Gabon's Omar Bongo...

Mr Bongo is one of three African leaders accused of embezzlement by the French arm of the anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International - also under investigation are Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Republic of Congo and Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea. 

It is alleged that the volume of real estate owned by Mr Bongo's family in France could not have been purchased with official salaries alone. In recent weeks this has been followed by the freezing of Mr Bongo's bank accounts in France following bribery allegations. More...

See also:

  1. Is Bongo Ondimba, president of Gabon, milking his country?
  2. Who cares about Equatorial Guinea? Or its president Teodoro Obiang?
  3. A look at some dictators and their awesome excesses!
  4. Singapore's Lee Hsien Loong is the world's highest paid politician...

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