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Gabon insists president 'firmly in control'...

The opposition has claimed that President Bongo is unfit to lead after the stroke in October, and his every move is now scrutinised for signs of his state...

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Gabon leader sacks vice president, forestry...

The president did not give a reason for the sackings of Vice President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou and Forestry and Environment Minister Guy Bertrand...

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Gabon government shutters schools after grant...

Organisations representing high school students called on pupils to demonstrate peacefully on Monday, when a new term began, and to stay on the streets...

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Gabon coup bid highlights country in grip...

Gabon has been without effective government since October, when President Ali Bongo suffered a stroke while visiting Saudi Arabia.

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Key things to know about Gabon

Gabon has enjoyed relative political stability since its independence in 1960 and has had just three presidents over half a century.

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Gabon: half a century ruled by Bongo family...

Following the events of Monday in Gabon's capital, let's have a look at the highlights in the history of the small central African country.

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Gabon says coup bid thwarted as president...

Security forces have been deployed in the capital and will remain there over the coming days in order to maintain order.

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Gabon soldiers announce national council,...

This happens as ailing President Ali Bongo recovers in Morocco.

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Gabon's president speaks for first time after...

The 59-year-old leader has not been home to Gabon since he fell ill in Saudi Arabia more than two months ago.

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Gabon president to speak publicly for first...

A lack of official news on the leader's health after he first fell ill sparked fevered speculation that he was incapacitated or even dead.

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Rukirabasaija Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has occupied the Toro kingdom throne for nearly two-and-a-half decades now. We take a look at how far he has come.