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French policy shift leaves Gabon’s Bongo in the cold

In the heyday of former President Omar Bongo, Gabon and its oil wealth were a central pillar of "La Francafrique", a shadowy...

Gabon president Bongo sworn in after disputed poll

Gabon President Ali Bongo was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday and called for unity at a low-key ceremony following...

Bongo shrugs off calls for a vote recount

Gabon's re-elected President Ali Bongo shrugged off international calls for a recount of last week's disputed vote saying it was a matter...

Tension eases in Libreville after riots over disputed election

Tension eased in Gabon's capital on Saturday after days of deadly rioting triggered by an announcement that President Ali Bongo narrowly won...

Bongo re-elected Gabon president, parliament set on fire

Demonstrators in Gabon clashed with police and set part of the parliament building on fire on Wednesday amid anger among opposition supporters...