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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.

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.
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 in London for ‘routine medical checks’ – presidency

Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba is undergoing "routine medical checks" in London during a family trip, the presidency said on Monday, denying his health was deteriorating nearly a year after he suffered a stroke.
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.
This picture taken on August 22, 2009 shows the entrance to the presidential palace in Libreville, one week before the presidential election in Gabon. AFP PHOTO - WILS YANICK MANIENGUI (Photo credit should read WILS YANICK MANIENGUI-AFP-Getty Images)

Gabon announces new government from Morocco after failed coup

Gabon’s prime minister announced a new government in a video message recorded thousands of miles away in Morocco, where ailing Gabonese President Ali Bongo is recovering from a stroke.

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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Gabon: Half a century ruled by Bongo family

Since independence in 1960, Gabon has had only three presidents including a father and son from the Bongo family who between them have held power for more than five decades.

Gabon government says things are in control hours after soldiers ‘seize’ power

The Ali Bongo-led government in Gabon has announced that an attempt to topple the administration had failed and four of the plotters have been arrested and are in custody.

Key things to know about Gabon

Gabon, where the army on Monday called for an uprising, is one of Africa’s top oil producers and has been ruled for more than 50 years by the Bongo family.
This handout picture provided by the Moroccan Royal Palace on December 3, 2018 shows Morocco's King Mohamed VI (L) visiting Gabon's President Ali Bongo at the military hospital in the capital Rabat. AFP

Top Gabon officials join ailing President Bongo in Morocco

Gabon's top government officials gathered Tuesday in Rabat where President Ali Bongo is recovering after treatment for an illness that has not been officially revealed, his office said.
This handout picture provided by the Moroccan Royal Palace on December 3, 2018 shows Morocco's King Mohamed VI (L) visiting Gabon's President Ali Bongo at the military hospital in the capital Rabat. AFP

Morocco king meets Gabon president in hospital

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Monday visited Gabon’s President Ali Bongo at a military hospital in Rabat where the Gabonese leader is recovering from an illness, an official source said.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo leaves Saudi hospital

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, who has spent a month in treatment at a Saudi hospital, has left Riyadh, state media in the kingdom reported, without saying where he went.

Gabon’s ailing Ali Bongo to fly to Rabat Wednesday – wife

Gabon's Ali Bongo, who has spent a month in treatment at a Saudi hospital, will on Wednesday be transferred to Rabat to continue his recovery, his wife said on Tuesday.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo to move from Riyadh to Rabat ‘to convalesce’

Gabon's Ali Bongo, who has spent a month in treatment at a Saudi hospital, will be transferred next week to Rabat to convalesce, a presidential source told AFP on Friday.

Gabon faces constitutional crisis over acting president

Gabon’s Constitutional Court has intervened in a crisis surrounding hospitalised president Ali Bongo, declaring to a storm of criticism that it had modified the constitution to address his “temporary incapacity”.

Gabon opposition wants clarity on Ali Bongo’s health

As the Gabonese people demand for tangible proof that president Ali Bongo has ‘greatly improved’ as claimed by the presidency on Sunday, an opposition party has accused the government of peddling a “lie” over the president’s health.
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Gabon opposition party raises temperature on Ali Bongo’s health

A Gabonese opposition party on Tuesday accused the government of peddling a "lie" over the health of President Ali Bongo after he was hospitalised in Saudi Arabia nearly three weeks ago.

Gabon leader Ali Bongo ‘seriously ill but recovering’

Gabonese President Ali Bongo is seriously ill but on the mend, his spokesman says, ending weeks of official silence on his condition.
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Presidency: Gabon leader Ali Bongo seriously ill

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, hospitalised in Saudi Arabia on October 24, is seriously ill but on the mend, the presidency said Sunday.

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