Gabon


Ex-African Union head charged with torture

2015-01-16 09:00

Gabon's leading opposition figure and former AU head has been charged with imprisoning and torturing people who attacked his home, risking up to 10 years in prison and possible elimination from the 2016 presidential election.

Bafana gallop past Mali

2015-01-14 18:19

Bafana Bafana have finished their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations preparations with an impressive 3-0 win over Mali in Gabon.

Gabon pays investors over $700m in arrears

2014-11-12 20:03

Gabon has paid back more than $700m in debt owed to private companies and plans to make another payment by the end of 2014, the Presidency says.

Gabon poachers decimate pangolin

2014-08-19 19:56

The scaly-skinned pangolin is under threat in Gabon as demand for the small mammal surges in Asia, where it is used in traditional medicine.

West Africa bets on Brazilian style oil jackpot

2013-11-29 17:00

Investors are stepping up the hunt for hundreds of billions of dollars worth of oil beneath a deep submerged salt crust off West Africa's shore.

Teachers hit out at Gabon government

2013-11-27 11:29

Classrooms stuffed with 100 students, teachers striking over woeful pay and pupils taking to the streets in protest: Gabon’s education system is far from top of the class.

Fake govt employees unmasked

2013-09-05 12:00

A corruption investigation in Gabon has revealed about 3 000 fake civil servants who receive salaries despite holding no official positions, officials say.

Pirates release hijacked oil tanker

2013-07-22 21:02

Turkey's ambassador to Gabon says pirates have released an oil tanker hijacked last week off the West African country's coast, leaving its 24-member crew unharmed.

Gabon moves to tackle child exploitation

2013-07-17 11:10

In 10 years, more than 700 children have been rescued from exploitation as virtual slaves and repatriated in Gabon, according to the UN Children's Fund.

Gabon: 1000s march against killings

2013-05-11 22:43

Thousands of Gabonese people have marched to protest ritual killings, in which people are murdered so their body parts can be used in amulets to bring good luck.

 

Bafana stuck to game plan: Mashaba

2015-01-14 19:02

Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has praised his charges for sticking to their game plan following their impressive win over Mali.

Gabon police break up opposition rally, 1 killed

2014-12-21 14:10

Gabon's prosecutor says one person was killed after opposition protesters went ahead with a banned rally, prompting security forces to respond with tear gas in a bid to disperse the crowd.

No place to hide for Africa's pangolins

2014-09-17 20:02

Alongside dirt roads twisting through the dense tropical forests of Gabon, the scaly bodies of lifeless long-snouted pangolins dangle from sticks stuck in the ground by hunters.

Gabon seeks to diversify economy

2014-05-26 12:07

Gabon wants to lure investors into its mining, manufacturing and tourism sectors as it tries to reduce its dependence on oil exports and court capital.

Gabon looking for SA investors

2013-11-27 13:41

A delegation from the oil rich country of Gabon, which has many bilateral relations with South Africa, is looking for investors during a mission to SA.

All set for Mali president's inauguration

2013-09-18 10:51

Leaders from Morocco to Gabon are set to cheer on the inauguration of Mali’s new president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in a show of African unity as Mali enters a new era of democracy.

Gabon: 3 000 fake govt employees unmasked

2013-09-05 09:30

A corruption investigation in Gabon has revealed the existence of at least 3 000 fake civil servants who receive monthly government salaries despite holding no official positions, officials say.

Pirates hijack tanker off Gabon

2013-07-17 19:51

Pirates have hijacked an oil products tanker with 24 crew on-board off the Gabon coast, the vessel's operator says.

10 dead, 20 missing as Gabon boat sinks

2013-06-21 20:05

Ten people drowned and another 20 remain unaccounted for after a boat carrying West African clandestine migrants sank off the coast of Gabon.

BHP freezes Gabon mining projects

2013-04-02 13:02

BHP Billiton is halting all its projects in Gabon, dashing government hopes for sizeable investments in manganese and iron ore production, a source says.

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