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Gabon police helicopter stuck in France

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An AS355 helicopter destined for Gabon’s police service is stuck in France as payment has not been made for the aircraft. Gabon Review in late...

CAR SEA allegations see Gabonese soldiers sent home

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The entire Gabonese contingent attached to the UN Mission in Central African Republic (CAR) are to be “sent home immediately” in the wake of...

Crewmember apparently kidnapped by pirates off Gabon

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Pirates operating off Libreville, Gabon, appear to have kidnapped a crewmember after boarding the offshore supply vessel Tampen. Dryad Global reported that the vessel was...

Two killed as Gabon citizens protest coronavirus restrictions

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Two people have died after demonstrations in Gabon’s two major cities, the prime minister said on Friday, as anger over restrictions aimed at curbing...

Banging pots, facing tear gas, Gabon citizens protest at COVID restrictions

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Residents of Gabon’s two major cities took to the streets banging pots and pans for second night on Thursday, in defiance of coronavirus curfew...

Coronavirus confirmed in Gabon and Ghana

Gabon and Ghana confirmed their first coronavirus cases on Thursday, becoming the ninth and tenth countries in sub-Saharan Africa to register positive cases. The region...

Gabon unveils new VN1 armoured vehicles

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Gabon’s Republican Guard (GR) presented VN1 8×8 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs), manufactured by Chinese company Norinco, for the first time during the country’s Independence...

Gabon gets new maritime operations centre

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Gabon’s navy has accepted a new maritime operations centre (MOC), which was built by the United States Navy’s Seabees. It will support Gabon in...

ISS: Does regime security come ahead of real reform in Gabon?

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Since Gabon’s coup attempt on 7 January, President Ali Bongo Ondimba has been making changes to restore confidence in his government. Bongo, who was...

New Prime Minister for Gabon

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Gabon's President Ali Bongo, who has been out of the country for two months recovering from a stroke, named a new prime minister in...

Gabon arrests four military officers after coup attempt

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Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup attempt early on Monday, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with President Ali...

Gabon state radio seized in apparent coup

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Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup attempt on Monday, seizing the state radio station and declaring dissatisfaction with President Ali Bongo, recovering...

Small US military contingent sent to Gabon

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President Donald Trump said US military personnel had deployed to Gabon in response to possible violent demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo following...

Gabon president’s health ‘greatly improved’

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The health of Gabon's President Ali Ben Bongo greatly improved and he is recovering his physical abilities, his office said, after sources...

Counter illicit trafficking training enhances partnerships, protects wildlife

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According to the U.S. State Department, wildlife trafficking, illegal poaching, and transit and trade of natural resources generates more than $10 billion...

Spanish vessel nabbed for shark fishing off Gabon

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The crew of a Spanish tuna fishing vessel were arrested off the coast of Gabon for illegally catching sharks without the proper...

Tanker missing off Gabon

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A tanker with 19 crew on board, mostly Georgians, is missing in pirate-plagued waters off Gabon in West Africa and no word...

New Gabon cabinet

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Gabon's prime minister announced the composition of a new cabinet, just days after the Constitutional Court ordered him to resign for failing...

Gabon prime minister ordered to resign

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Gabon's Constitutional Court ordered the prime minister to resign and the lower house of parliament dissolved after legislative elections scheduled for the...

Gabon returns suspects to Turkey over Gulen links

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Three Turkish nationals detained in Gabon over links to the Fethullah Gulen movement Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup have been...

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