Gabon arrests rebel chief, kills two in failed military coup
The Republic of Gabon yesterday said the chief rebel who led a thwarted coup to end the 50-year rule by President Ali Bongo’s family had been arrested and two of his commandos killed.
Gabon government says 'situation under control,' rebels seized
The government of Gabon declared that it was in control after an attempted coup by army rebels Monday and that it had arrested most of those involved.
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 official websites hacked
The Anonymous hackers collective on Sunday claimed it hacked into more than 70 Gabon government websites, as part of what it called a campaign against dictatorships. Government sites including the ministries of communications and the civil service were inaccessible on Sunday, as were the websites of at least 30 other institutions. The presidency website continued…
Gabon president hospitalized in Riyadh
Gabonese President Ali Bongo has been hospitalised in Riyadh, Saudi state media said, without giving more details.
Gabon votes for first time since violence-marred 2016 election
Oil-rich Gabon, ruled by the same political dynasty for nearly half a century, started voting Saturday in long-delayed legislative and municipal polls, the first since a presidential election two years ago that was marred by deadly violence and allegations of fraud.
Gabon holds first vote since violence-marred 2016 election
Oil-rich Gabon, ruled by the same political dynasty for nearly half a century, votes Saturday in long-delayed legislative and municipal polls after a presidential election two years ago that was marred by deadly violence and allegations of fraud.
Cousin appointed sole Gabon coach after Aubameyang's father rejects job
Former Gabon international Daniel Cousin has become the sole coach of the national team after Pierre-Francois Aubameyang, father of Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, refused an offer to join the set-up.
Master-Of-The-Forest Pygmies Tackle Tough Lifestyle Changes
Ebona is one of the ethnic Baka Pygmies in Gabon whose profound knowledge of the forest is their sole source of income. Just back from the hunt with a choice selection of plants, Ebona feels at home in the endless forest where many Gabonese fear to tread. "Townsfolk paid me to find these leaves," the…