Gabon

Gabon leader sacks vice president, forestry minister

Sackings of Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou and Guy Bertrand Mapangou come amid scandal over timber smuggling.

Gabon President Ali Bongo sacks vice president, forestry minister

Gabon

Gabon vows no mercy over theft of hardwood worth nearly $250m

Government says 353 containers of protected hardwood that was illegally felled have disappeared from its custody.

Gabon vows no mercy over theft of hardwood worth nearly $250m

Africa

Gabon's Ali Bongo set for return after long illness abroad

President convalescing in Morocco will return this weekend for third time since suffering a stroke five months ago.

Gabon's Ali Bongo set for return after long illness abroad

Africa

Gabon's Bongo returns home after months abroad

Gabonese president has rarely been seen since suffering stroke in October, leaving his country leaderless.

Gabon's Bongo returns home after months abroad

Gabon

Internet shut down in Gabon following attempted coup

President's office claims situation under control after killing coup plotters but news blackout still in place.

Internet shut down in Gabon following attempted coup

Africa

'Under control': Gabon foils coup attempt

Gabon's government retains control after security forces kill two suspected plotters and arrest seven others.

Gabon

Who is Gabon's Ali Bongo?

The 59-year-old son of former President Omar Bongo has made few public appearances since suffering a stroke in October.

Who is Gabon's Ali Bongo?

Gabon

What you need to know about the attempted coup in Gabon

Coup plotters claim Gabon's President Ali Bongo is physically and mentally incapable of ruling the country.

What you need to know about the attempted coup in Gabon

Gabon

Gabon soldiers seize state radio in coup attempt

Minister says government in control and plotters detained by elite force after takeover attempt by 'Patriotic Movement'.

Africa

US deploys troops to Gabon amid fears of unrest in DRC

US troops will assist US citizens, personnel in DRC if violent protests over recent elections threaten their security.

US deploys troops to Gabon amid fears of unrest in DRC

Africa

Hospitalised Gabon leader's health 'greatly improved'

President is 'in a phase of recovering all functions' after being admitted in Saudi hospital, spokesperson says.

Hospitalised Gabon leader Ali Bongo greatly improved: presidency

Africa

Gabon President Ali Bongo hospitalised in Saudi Arabia

Bongo's office says president admitted to hospital with 'severe fatigue', while sources tell Reuters he suffered stroke.

Gabon President Ali Bongo hospitalised in Saudi Arabia

Africa

Gabon ruling party claims election win

The ruling Gabonese Democratic Party has won 80 of the 143 seats in the national parliament, the presidency says.

Gabon ruling party claims election win

Gabon

Gabon heads to the polls to elect members of parliament

The polls are the first since a disputed presidential election two years ago that led to deadly violence.

Gabon heads to the polls to elect members of parliament

Reporter's Notebook

Football fails to bring relief to Gabon

The African Cup of Nations tournament was expected to bring relief after the post-election crisis in Gabon.