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Cameroon, Nigeria, E. Guinea And Gabon Brainstorm Over Gulf Of Guinea Security

Experts from Cameroon, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon who are members of the technical committee on maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea started a meeting in Yaounde, the Cameroonian capital on Monday, December 21. The four countries share the Gulf of Guinea which informs their concerns over maritime security in the area that has …

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Gabon To Borrow 100.5 Million Euros To Finance COVID-19 Fight For 45 Days

The Gabonese government has announced it would borrow the sum of 66 billion FCFA (about US$132 million or 100.5 million euros) from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to finance its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic for the next 45 days. The decision was announced during a cabinet meeting in the country’s capital Libreville August 14, …

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Gabon Accuses Security Personnel Of Spreading COVID-19 Through Alcoholism

Law enforcement officers, especially police and gendarmes as well as alcoholism among the people’s are the reasons for the spike in COVID-19 cases in Gabon, the authorities have said. According to Guy-Patrick Obiang, “the spokesperson for Gabon’s Pilot Committee for the Fight Against COVID-19 , known by its French acronym COMPIL, “We have unfortunately noticed …

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Gabon Coup Leaders Arrested For Treason

Gabon’s government has retained control of the West African country after an attempted military coup early Monday, the government said. Five army officers who took over state radio in the coup attempt have been arrested, government spokesman Guy-Betrand Mapangou, told Radio France International. Authorities have regained control of the state broadcasting offices and a major […]

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African Union Condemns Coup Attempt In Gabon

  African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat “strongly condemned” an attempted coup by rebel soldiers in the Gabonese capital on Monday. “The African Union strongly condemns the coup attempt this morning in Gabon. I reaffirm the AU’s total rejection of all unconstitutional change of power,” he wrote on Twitter. AFP

Gabon’s Leader Bongo Suffering From Stroke, Says Presidency

  Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, out of the country since falling ill in October, suffered a stroke, his vice president said, providing the first official details of his illness. The 59-year-old leader left the hospital in Morocco earlier this month and is recovering at a private residence in the capital Rabat after weeks of silence … Continue reading Gabon’s Leader Bongo Suffering From Stroke, Says Presidency

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Electoral fraud in Africa getting trickier – experts

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As Gabon is rocked by violence following the contested re-election of President Ali Bongo, experts says electoral fraud in Africa is becoming harder, thanks to civil society vigilance and spread of mobile technology.

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