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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...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...