GABON | GABON

15-Jan-2019 to 21:46

Gabon’s new cabinet takes oath

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The ministers of the new Gabonese government were sworn in Libreville early Tuesday in front of President Omar Bongo, according to local media.

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15-Jan-2019 to 11:56

Gabon: Ali Bongo back for new Cabinet oath-taking

APA-Libreville (Gabon) by Isaac Mackanga — The new government in Libreville led by Julien Nkoghe Bekale, appointed prime minister last weekend, Tuesday morning took the oath of office at the presidential palace before President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who returned to the country from Morocco on Monday evening.

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12-Jan-2019 to 13:52

Gabon’s absentee president appoints PM

APA-Libreville (Gabon) — Gabonese President Ali Bongo has named Julien Nkoghe Bekale as the country’s new Prime Minister.

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10-Jan-2019 to 12:09

Gabon: Putschists face life imprisonment - Prosecutor

APA-Libreville (Gabon) by Makanga Isaac — Six soldiers allegedly involved in the failed coup attempt in Gabon on Monday face life imprisonment, announced the public prosecutor, Olivier N’zahou, without indicating the charges against the reported mutineers.

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09-Jan-2019 to 11:58

Gabon: After coup attempt, state radio demands more security

APA-Libreville (Gabon) by Isaac Mackanga — Radio Gabon and Gabon 1ère and the national television have called for greater security for the Georges Rawiri House (the building housing the two state media institutions), following the storming of the premises by heavily-armed soldiers who attempted to overthrow Ali Bongo’s government early on Monday.

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07-Jan-2019 to 16:52

Gabon: Two killed, mastermind held as coup foiled

APA-Libreville (Gabon) — Two soldiers who attempted to overthrow the government of ailing president Ali Bongo on Monday were shot dead when they were raided by the country’s security forces.

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07-Jan-2019 to 09:35

Gabon: Top coup fugitive 'arrested'

APA-Libreville (Gabon) — The government in Gabon says the situation in the country has normalised and its loyal forces have since arrested the leader of Monday's abortive coup who was on the run.

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