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Official: New interim government in Gabon

A new interim government was installed in Gabon on Friday, three days after the former administration resigned over delays in holding legislative elections, a presidency official told AFP.

Gabonese government resigns over election delays

Gabonese Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet’s government has resigned after the constitutional court ordered it to step down over election delays, an official statement said.

Cameroon’s isolated anglophones face humanitarian crisis

Cameroonians swept up in a conflict between anglophone separatists and the government are facing a humanitarian crisis, aid groups say as they struggle to reach people in remote areas that have become virtually off-limits.

Gabon to quit UN peacekeeping force in Central African Republic

Gabon is to withdraw its forces from the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, a force known by its initials of MINUSCA

Gabon accuses France’s Veolia of widespread pollution

Gabon has accused French environmental services group, Veolia, of widespread pollution at SEEG, the power and water utility it operates there, amid a growing dispute over the company’s concession.

Alex Iwobi: I am still learning from Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Arsenal and Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi says he is far from the finished product and is still learning from Gunners teammates such as Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

I’ll miss Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rivalry – Robert Lewandowski

Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski says he will miss his rivalry with Gabonese attacker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Former DR Congo army chief accused of coup bid held in Gabon

Democratic Republic of Congo's former military chief, who has been accused by Kinshasa of an attempted coup against President Joseph Kabila in 2011, has been arrested in Gabon, sources told AFP.

Jean Ping banned from leaving Gabon

Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping has been temporarily banned from leaving Gabonese territory.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo defends constitutional change after parliament gives okay

Gabonese President Ali Bongo on Wednesday defended a plan to change the constitution after the fiercely-contested draft cleared a key hurdle.

Equatorial Guinea launches manhunt after coup bid

Equatorial Guinea has launched a dragnet for "mercenaries" behind a bid to overthrow President Theodoro Obiang, Africa's longest-serving leader, a senior government official said on Friday.

Man on trial for bomb attack on Borussia Dortmund team bus

A German-Russian man went on trial Thursday accused of carrying out a bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund football team's bus in an elaborate bid to make a fortune on the stock market.

Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang determined to leave Borussia Dortmund in January

Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly determined to leave Borussia Dortmund in the January transfer window.

Dire Borussia Dortmund results pain boss Peter Bosz

Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz admitted their third straight defeat in the Bundesliga "hurts" as the club's dire form continued ahead of Tuesday's Champions League clash against Tottenham Hotspur.

BBC Award: Lagos council chief mobilises support for Victor Moses

Agege Local Government Council Chairman of Lagos State, Abdulganiyu Egunjobi, on Saturday canvassed support for Super Eagles’ winger, Victor Moses, who was shortlisted for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 award.

Ebonyi fans want erring African referees punished

Football fans in Ebonyi have urged the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to mete stiffer penalties against referees who decide outcome of matches with their biased officiating.

CAF criticises late controversial penalty to Algeria against Nigeria

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have criticised referee Eric Otogo-Castane ‎for awarding a late controversial penalty to Algeria which helped them draw 1-1 against Nigeria.

WCQ: Nigeria forced to draw in Algeria

Nigeria failed to finish their preliminary campaign on a winning note on Friday but got in some good preparation for 2018 World Cup in a feisty 1-1 draw away at Algeria.

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