Gabon’s failed coup
A couple of days ago, a fraction of the Gabonese military attempted to derail the democratic government of their country by a forceful seizure of the reins of power.
Gabon soldiers announce national council, shots heard in capital
Gabon soldiers said on state radio early Monday that a "national restoration council" has been formed, with ailing President Ali Bongo convalescing in Morocco.
Gabon's President Bongo, suffered a stroke
Gabon's President Ali Bongo, out of the country since falling ill in October, suffered a stroke, his vice president said, providing the first official details of his illness. The 59-year-old leader left hospital in Morocco earlier this month and is recovering at a private residence in the capital Rabat after weeks of silence about his…
Gabon president in Morocco to convalesce
Gabon's President Ali Bongo arrived in Morocco on Thursday to convalesce after a month's treatment at a Saudi hospital, a Moroccan diplomatic source said.
Gabon's Ali Bongo to move from Riyadh to Rabat 'to convalesce'
Gabon's Ali Bongo, who has spent a month in treatment at a Saudi hospital, will be transferred next week to Rabat to convalesce, a presidential source told AFP on Friday.
Ten hurt as Gabon police end rally for opposition figure
Ten people were injured in Libreville Tuesday as Gabon police broke up a rally organised to mark the return of opposition leader Jean Ping following a trip to Europe.
Gabon probes threats to leader before ICC visit
Gabon authorities said Saturday that they were investigating threats by a critic of President Ali Bongo, including an ultimatum to step down before the arrival of an International Criminal Court team next week.
Gabon president launches 'dialogue' after election unrest
Gabonese President Ali Bongo launched a forum Tuesday of political and social groups on resolving a crisis sparked by his re-election last year, but the talks are boycotted by his rival Jean Ping.
Gabon's new president pledges 'inclusive government'
Gabon's President Ali Bongo, newly sworn back into power, on Wednesday appointed a prime minister to form what he called an "inclusive government" following disputed elections.