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Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo calls for new cabinet in comeback speech

Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.
The government of Gabon on Thursday announced a nationwide suspension of classes after high school students protested over plans to cut university grants.

Gabon government shutters schools after grant protests

The government of Gabon on Thursday announced a nationwide suspension of classes after high school students protested over plans to cut university grants.
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Ghana U-23 team escape plane crash in Gabon

Ghana’s under-23 soccer team, the Black Meteors escaped a plan crash on Monday while on their way to Gabon for the return leg of the U-23 Tokyo 2020 qualifier.
Herman Tsinga

Gabonese footballer collapses, dies during a league match

A player in the Gabonese first division, Herman Tsinga, has died after collapsing during a game in Libreville, the local media hass reported.
Ali Bongo

Gabon president Ali Bongo back in Morocco after short stay in Libreville

Gabon President, Ali Bongo, returned to medical leave in Morocco after a brief visit to Libreville where he appeared in a wheelchair on state TV following his stroke in 2018, a government source said on Thursday.

Gabon coup bid highlights country in grip of uncertainty

"Who's in charge?" asked Gaston, a resident of Libreville, a day after Gabon's armed forces quelled an attempted coup.
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Presidency: Gabon rebel chief caught, two killed in failed coup

The chief military rebel who led a failed coup in Gabon on Monday has been arrested and two of his commandos killed after they stormed a public radio station, the presidency said.
Guy Bertrand Mapangou

Gabon arrests four military officers after coup attempt

Government spokesman Guy-Bertrand Mapangou told Reuters that four of the five officers who had taken over the state radio in the capital Libreville were arrested.
Ali Bongo

Gabon: We’ve seized control of govt ‘to restore democracy’ – army

Soldiers in Gabon have appeared on state television saying they have launched a coup in the west African country.

Hosts unknown, but Nations Cup will take centre stage in Africa

An Africa Cup of Nations with new dates and an expanded 24-team line-up will take centre stage this year in the continent, but the hosts have still to be decided.
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Gabon president Ali Bongo leaves Morocco hospital

Gabon's President Ali Bongo has left hospital in Rabat and will stay at a private residence in the Moroccan capital as he recovers from illness, a presidency source said Wednesday.
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Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals.
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Mohamed Salah scores late winner as Egypt beat Tunisia, Morocco sink Cameroon

Mohamed Salah scored a last-minute winner as Egypt came from behind to end Tunisia’s 100 percent record in African Nations Cup qualifying with a 3-2 win in Alexandria on Friday.

Gabon include Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after he missed last match

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named by Gabon coach Daniel Cousin for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at home to Mali.

Gabon opposition figure rallies support as president hospitalised

Gabonese opposition politician Jean Ping on Saturday repeated his claim to have won 2016 elections as President Ali Bongo Ondimba remained in hospital in Saudi Arabia.
A man prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in Libreville during the first round of the country's legislative and municipal elections on October 6, 2018. Oil-rich Gabon, ruled by the same political dynasty for nearly half a century, votes in long-delayed legislative and municipal polls after a presidential election two years ago that was marred by deadly violence and allegations of fraud. / AFP PHOTO / Joel TATOU

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.

Nigerian Navy intercepts vessel with 406 passengers on-board

The Nigerian Navy on Thursday said it had arrested a vessel, MV CHIMBA EXPRESS, with 406 passengers on-board, for unauthorised entry into the country.

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Algon faction urges EFCC, others to probe Ogun local government funds since 2016

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Two workers dead, one injured in quarry accident

Two middle-aged men working at a quarry site in Ibadan, Oyo State, lost their lives yesterday when the excavation suddenly caved in on the workers at Ologuneru, on Eleyele-Eruwa road.