Ali Bongo Ondimba

African leaders prefer overseas to local health care

Medical facilities at home are seemingly not good enough for people who head African countries

Ailing Bongo expected home from Morocco

Last week, the country put down a coup attempt, capturing the rebel chief and killing two of his men

New Gabon government announced from abroad

Gabon has been without an effective government for months since Bongo suffered the stroke in October during a visit to Saudi Arabia

Three reasons why the Gabon coup failed

The tiny but resource-rich country has remained a pseudo state that is still run from Paris

Gabon says coup bid thwarted as president abroad

Soldiers burst into state radio offices at dawn and called on the public to 'rise up'

Gabon government says ‘situation under control’, army rebels seized

President Ali Bongo is currently in Morocco recovering from a stroke which he suffered in October last year

Bongo speaks for first time after stroke

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

Gabon president to speak publicly for first time since stroke

The Bongo family has governed the oil-rich nation for five decades

Gabon president in Morocco to convalesce

President Ali Bongo arrived in Morocco on Thursday to convalesce after a month's treatment at a Saudi hospital

The silver lining in Ali Bongo’s power grab in Gabon

The country's constitutional changes mirror tre​nds where incumbents have tinkered with their constitutions, but change will come

Dynasties built on the foundation of Western education

Nearly all African leaders who are beneficiaries of dynasty politics have been educated abroad.

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A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

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New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders