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Pirates kill ship’s captain, kidnap four crew members

Pirates have attacked four ships in the harbor of Gabon's capital, killing a Gabonese captain and kidnapping four Chinese crew members.
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.

Eight detained in Gabon anti-graft crackdown

Oil-rich Gabon has detained eight people for theft and money-laundering as the government intensifies a crackdown on corruption, the prosecutor for the capital Libreville said Thursday.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday hammered Star Plus FC of Ngwo 4-1 to reclaim the Enugu State FA Cup.

Caf Confederation Cup: Rangers’ll progress – coach

Enugu Rangers’ caretaker manager, Benedict Ugwu, has stated his team has placed behind them their Caf Confederation Cup first leg, first-round defeat against AS Pelican and are now fully focused on upturning the deficit in Sunday’s reverse fixture.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday hammered Star Plus FC of Ngwo 4-1 to reclaim the Enugu State FA Cup.

CafCC: We’ll defeat Pelicans over two legs – Rangers captain

Tope Olusesi says Enugu Rangers will edge out Pelicans of Gabon in their CAF Confederation Cup First Round reverse fixture at Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu come September 29 and secure an aggregate win to seal a place in the Second Round of the competition.
Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CafCC: Rangers optimistic of qualification despite Libreville defeat

Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International F.C are full of optimism of qualifying for the next round of the competition despite suffering a 2-1 loss to debutants, A.S Pelican in a first-leg, first round tie in Libreville.
Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers lose to Pelican in Libreville

Enugu Rangers went down to a narrow 2-1 loss against Gabonese club, A.S. Pelican in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup, first round clash in Libreville on Saturday.
Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CafCC: Enugu Rangers earn vital away goal in Libreville

CAF Confederation Cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

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