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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...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...