September 22, 2023

Gabon: Residents Say They Support Junta's Arrest of Ousted Bongo Cabinet

[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- The public in Gabon appears to support the military junta's arrest and detention of the son of ousted president Ali Bongo and members of his cabinet. Military officials in the capital, Libreville, charged them this week with crimes, including treason and corruption.
September 21, 2023

Gabon: Son of Deposed Gabon Leader Bongo Charged With Treason, Corruption

[allAfrica] Harare -- The son of former Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, as well as some of his associates, were charged with high treason and corruption, and are being held in detention, AFP reports.
September 20, 2023

Gabon: Gabon Partially Suspended From the Commonwealth Pending Restoration of Democracy

[UK-FCO] The 63rd Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) met in New York this week on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly to discuss developments in member states.
September 12, 2023

Africa: DR Congo, Mauritania Book AFCON Places After Wins

[CAF] Mauritania qualified for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations for the third time after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Gabon on Saturday.
September 11, 2023

Gabon: Authorities Take Down International Ivory Trafficking Network

[RFI] Authorities in Gabon have dismantled a broad network of international ivory traffickers who smuggled the prized elephant product from Gabon to Cameroon and on to lucrative Asian markets.
September 7, 2023

Gabon: Gabon's Ousted President Ali Bongo Cleared to Go Abroad for Medical Checks

[Independent (Kampala)] Libreville -- Ousted Gabonese President Ali Bongo can go abroad for medical checkups, according to the country's transitional government.
September 7, 2023

Central Africa: Coup Leader Meets Regional Envoy, Opposition Leader Following Inauguration

[RFI] Gabon's new military leader has started to give amnesty to dissidents and has met central Africa's mediator for the country, following last week's coup that brought the curtain down on the 55-year reign of the Bongo dynasty.
September 4, 2023

Gabon: Gabon's New Leader Sworn in As Transitional President

[RFI] General Brice Oligui Nguema, who ousted former President Ali Bongo in a coup last week, was sworn in as transitional president this morning in Libreville.
September 4, 2023

Gabon: Junta Out to Protect Bongo Family Interests, Stakeholders Reveal

[Leadership] Stakeholders in Gabon have revealed that the military junta is out to protect the interests of the ousted president's family.
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