Marc Ona Essangui faces possible prison time

The charge was filed after Ona allegedly spoke out against possible government corruption involving Soleman Liban, a senior advisor to Gabonese President Ali Bongo, and Olam Gabon, a foreign agricultural company that operates in Gabon.

Olam plans arabica coffee expansion

The company plans to expand its acreage in Laos to 5,000 hectares, grow arabica in Medan, Indonesia, and acquire existing plantations in Brazil, while clearing of land has begun on the 5,000 hectares Olam has leased in Ethiopia.