Alain Bongo was once an aspiring funk star releasing albums linked to the superstar James Brown.
A name change and decades in politics later…
Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has appealed for help after the army deposed him in a coup and put him under house arrest.
The BBC’s Irenitemi Somuyiwa tells us some lesser-known facts about Ali Bongo.
Produced by: Sandrine Lungumbu
Filmed and edited by: Ameer Ahmed
- POLL: Americans Most Worried About Biden's Age, U.S. Economy Ahead of 2024 Re-Election Bid
- WOW! NEWLY OBTAINED Evidence Shows Key Signatures Are MISSING on Wayne County’s 2020 General Election…
- Biden White House Poised to Send ATACMS Tactical Ballistic Missile to Ukraine
- House Defense Spending Bill Goes up the Flue
- WATCH: Nancy Pelosi Goes Pants on Fire When Confronted on Her Handling of Trump Impeachment Inquiry
- The cassette tape's cultural and political impact in the Middle East
- Insiders: Biden's Loyalty to Embattled Son Hunter Has 'Created Unexpected Political Peril' for President
- Project Veritas Serves James O’Keefe with Lawsuit One Day After Announcing It Was Suspending All Operations…
- The Worst 9/11 Takes of 2023 Go Forth and Show the Derangement of the Left
- Spike in Violence in Northern Chihuahua
- Westgate attack: Kenyan survivors recount 10 years of pain
- France In Talks With Niger Coup Officials For Troop Withdrawal
- NEW: House Subpoenas Mayorkas, Secret Service Over Hunter Biden Interview Tip-Off
- Biden's 9/11 Speech in Alaska Was a National Embarrassment
- NATO Secretary General Tells The European Parliament That 'We Must Support Ukraine For As Long As It Takes '
- Bill Maher Belabors the Obvious: 'There Is a Lot of Crazy on the Left'
- Loon Who Glued His Feet to the Floor to Protest Climate Change at U.S. Open Whines That He Was Put in a Psych…
- Video: Putin Calls Out ‘Rotten’ Political ‘Persecution’ of Trump
- NEW: Judge Denies Mark Meadows' Bid to Remove Georgia RICO Case to Federal Court
- California Governor Gavin Newsom Claims He is Not Running for President in 2024 (VIDEO)
- Benjamin Netanyahu tells UN Israel is on cusp of Saudi peace deal that would create a 'new Middle East'
- Poland Wants To Have The Strongest Land Force In Europe Within Two Years
- India parliament passes ‘defining’ bill to reserve a third of seats for women
- Gabon Coup Leader Sworn In As 'Interim" President
- Tata jobs fears remain despite funding for Port Talbot steelworks
- ABC News: US Likely To Send Long-Range ATACMS Missiles To Ukraine
- Exclusive: Defiant Trump Co-Defendant Harrison Floyd Tells RedState People Are 'Chasing the Wrong Rabbit'
- BREAKING: Suspect Arrested in Ambush Killing of LA County Sheriff's Deputy (Updated)
- Hillary Clinton Hit With Some Inconvenient Truths After Speech on ‘War on Truth,’ Journalists in America
- 1 for 3: McCarthy Announces Biden Impeachment Inquiry
- Reports Say Ukraine Will Not Get ATACMS Long-Range Missiles 'Anytime Soon'
- Armed Man Arrested at RFK Jr Event in LA Less Than Two Miles From Where His Father Was Assassinated
- WATCH LIVE: Garland Testifies at House Judiciary Hearing on Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice
- President Biden's Son Hunter Biden Has Been Indicted On Gun Charges
- Straw-Hatted South Carolina Retiree Gives the Accounting We All Need of What He Heard During F-35 Crash
- EMERGENCY: RINOs and Democrats Want Trump REMOVED from 2024 Ballots | Elijah Schaffer’s Top 5 (VIDEO)
- Rolling Stone Founder Faces Fiery Backlash Over Racist Remarks About Black Artists
- Gabon coup will not end rule by Bongo clan - presidential source
- New Jersey Mayor Ambushes James O’Keefe After He Outs School Board Officials For Calling Police on Citizens Who…
- RedState Interview: Ohio Freedom Caucus Member Has Questions for Zelensky
- WH Reporters Don't Hold Back Ripping Karine Jean-Pierre's Glam Vogue Profile
- Jordan Calls for Ban on Funds for Censoring Americans, Support of Illegal Aliens in Budget Bill