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World - Africa
10/2/2023 9:59:56 AM
Gabon's transitional president, who ousted the leader of the central African country at the end of August, received a show of support from neighbouring Republic of Congo on Sunday after he met his counterpart, aiming to improve relations and ease Gabon's isolation.

World - Africa
9/27/2023 7:47:58 PM
Gabon's military-installed prime minister on Wednesday outlined plans for a "national dialogue" to be organised next year which would pave the way for drawing up a new constitution.

World - Africa
9/27/2023 10:47:02 AM
The Biden administration on Tuesday suspended most non-humanitarian aid to Gabon after a military takeover in the country last month that was at least the second this year in an African nation.

World - Africa
9/11/2023 9:23:25 PM
Gabon's new ruler General Brice Oligui Nguema on Monday appointed former opposition leaders and stalwarts of the ousted regime to both houses of parliament.

World - Africa
9/9/2023 9:46:49 PM
Gabon's interim Prime Minister Raymond Ndong Sima announced his new government team Saturday, including military figures and ex-ministers under ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba, but none of the main opposition figures.

World - Africa
9/7/2023 12:17:14 PM
Central Africa's mediator for Gabon and the country's new military ruler have agreed to draw up a "roadmap" for restoring democratic rule following a coup last week, a regime official said.

World - Africa
9/7/2023 9:46:08 AM
Gabon's former president Ali Bongo, who was ousted in a putsch, is free to leave the country and travel abroad the leader of the coup that toppled him said on Wednesday.

World - Africa
9/4/2023 5:24:11 PM
General Brice Oligui Nguema, who led a coup last week that toppled Gabon's 55-year-old ruling dynasty, took the oath of office as interim president on Monday, promising "free, transparent and credible elections" to restore civilian rule but without giving a timeframe.

World - Africa
9/2/2023 3:09:28 PM
Gabon's army said on Saturday that it would reopen the country's borders, closed in the wake of the military coup that ousted ex-president Ali Bongo.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 10:25:50 PM
The general who overthrew Gabon's 55-year Bongo dynasty will be sworn in on Monday as transitional president, the army said, as the opposition called for its candidate to be recognised as the winner of weekend elections.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 2:16:13 PM
European Union ministers expressed deep concern Thursday at the growing number of military coups across Africa as the bloc draws up sanctions targeting the junta in Niger which overthrew an elected government a month ago.

World - Africa
8/31/2023 12:15:07 PM
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell noted Thursday the military coup in Gabon could not be compared to the crisis in Niger, arguing officers intervened after ousted president Ali Bongo won an unfair election.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 9:48:46 PM
Leaders of the coup in Gabon on Wednesday named a general transitional president after seizing power following disputed elections in which President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has ruled for 55 years, had been declared winner.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/30/2023 8:06:25 PM
Egypt has called on its citizens in Gabon to exercise the utmost caution in light of the current developments, according to a statement by the Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abu Zeid.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 5:15:25 PM
France condemned the toppling of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Wednesday which could represent another setback for Paris in Africa where friendly governments have been falling in an "epidemic" of coups.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 3:25:52 PM
Foreign countries have expressed concern and condemnation following the seizure of power by army officers in Gabon on Wednesday, after disputed elections in which President Ali Bongo Ondimba claimed victory.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 2:31:41 PM
Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose ouster has been announced by rebel officers, came to power in 2009, succeeding his father Omar, the country's ruler for more than four decades.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 1:26:45 PM
The turbulent continent of Africa has experienced seven coups since August 2020, before army officers in the West African country said Wednesday they had deposed President Ali Bongo in Gabon.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 1:07:52 PM
Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba is under house arrest and one of his sons has been arrested for "treason", military officers said Wednesday, hours after announcing they had overthrown the government.

World - Africa
8/30/2023 10:06:35 AM
Five key facts about Gabon, where military officers on Wednesday announced that they had taken power following elections that, according to official results, were won by President Ali Bongo Ondimba.

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