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Gabon students angry at sex-for-grades pressure

In Gabon, they’re called “sexually transmitted grades” — when university teachers use the threat of giving low marks in order to coerce female students into providing sexual favours.

FIFA confirms match officials for Nigeria’s World Cup qualifier against Algeria

FIFA has picked Gabonese and Bukina Faso officials as centre and assistant referees for 2018 World Cup qualifier between Algeria and Nigeria on November 11.

Camroon’s Vincent Aboubakar extends Porto deal until 2021

Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar has extended his contract with Portuguese side Porto until 2021.

Kagawa leads Dortmund ‘fire engine’ back to Bundesliga top spot

Borussia Dortmund returned to the top of the Bundesliga on Wednesday after easing to a 3-0 victory over Hamburg with Japanese star Shinji Kagawa getting the scoring underway.

Gabon lifts travel ban on opposition leaders

Gabon's opposition leaders, including former African Union chief Jean Ping, are free to travel again, the government said on Saturday, nearly a week after banning them from leaving the country.

Gabon bans opposition leaders from leaving the country

Gabon on Sunday announced a ban on opposition leaders, including former top African Union official Jean Ping, from leaving the country in what it said was a “temporary, administrative measure”.

Zambia overcome double blow to beat Algeria

Zambia overcame conceding a goal and having a player sent off inside 60 seconds to score a historic 3-1 World Cup qualifying victory over Algeria in Lusaka Saturday.

Cameroon must take four points from Nigeria to keep World Cup hopes alive –...

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos admits their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign is doomed if they do not take at least four points off Nigeria in back-to-back clashes.

Gabonese minister related to president resigns after 3 days in office

A newly appointed Gabonese minister has been forced to resign over an ongoing corruption probe three days after taking office.

Tensions rage in Gabon, one year after the presidential election

Two opponents still in prison, a newspaper banned for two months are the signs of political tensions which are still palpable in Gabon, one year after the presidential election of 27 August.

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