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Gabon's President Ali Bongo has arrived in Morocco to convalesce after a month's treatment at a Saudi hospital for an illness that has not been officially revealed.
A bill to revise Gabon's constitution, which opponents say risks letting President Ali Bongo retain power indefinitely, cleared a hurdle after the country's lower house overwhelmingly approved it, sources have said.
Zimbabwean judge who scratched initial protests ban faces bribe allegations, US orders its nationals to leave DRC and ICC's prosecutors begin probe on Gabon's deadly unrest.
Two opposition heavyweights in Gabon are to back former African Union chief Jean Ping in his bid to oust President Ali Bongo at the ballot box in August.
Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba has warned of possible unrest during the August 27 election which he said was the "strategy" of the opposition challenging his eligibility to seek a second seven-year term.
President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose father ruled oil-rich Gabon for 41 years, will seek a second term.
The Gabonese president’s chief-of-staff has been freed after being briefly detained at a Paris airport on suspicion of corruption as he was about to fly back to Libreville.
Strikes in schools, hospitals and in private business, along with a drop in vital oil revenues, have brought turbulent times for Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba.
Gabon's constitutional court has dissolved the national parliament and called on the government to step down, criticising its failure to organise legislative elections as required.
Scores of Zimbabweans living in SA have stormed the Zimbabwean embassy in Pretoria, and Several African dignitaries are in Botswana for the memorial and funeral service of former president Sir Ketumile Masire.
Gabon is bracing for possible violence as the Constitutional Court id set to rule on a disputed election that President Ali Bongo won by less than 2%.
President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon should take a DNA test to prove his parentage and eligibility to run for re-election later this month, a rival candidate says.
Former top African Union official Jean Ping, who is running in Gabon's upcoming presidential elections, has shunned a police summons.
Gabon President Ali Bongo says he would give "all his share of the inheritance" from his long-ruling father Omar Bongo Ondimba to "the Gabonese youth" in a speech marking the 55th anniversary of independence.
Gabon opposition leader Andre Mba Obame who died last month in Cameroon, has been buried in his home village of Medouneu, a member of his political party says.
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