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Cameroon’s tomato industry rots

The country usually exports 10 000 tonnes of the crop each year. But Covid-19 rules have stopped the trade and are ruining farmers

Rare Gabon burial cave reveals clues to African history

There are 30 skeletons in the Iroungou cave, and carbon dating has shown they are from the 14th century. It is only the second cave burial site to be unearthed on the continent

Developing countries like Gabon are finding climate solutions

Developing countries such as ours cannot follow the same growth path that Western economies have taken over the last century and a half

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

Power vacuum in Gabon: End of the Bongo dynasty?

Ali Bongo, has been in hospital for more than three weeks. Now the vice president’s powers have been extended to "ensure the continuity of the state"

Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership

Brics has much to learn from Central Africa

Caught on camera: Large mammals are back in Gabon’s Batéké Park

Camera traps in the Batéké Plateau National Park in Gabon are showing some interesting finds.

Gabon students angry at sex-for-grades pressure

"I began refusing him, refusing and refusing ... until the day when he gave me zero for my main piece of work."

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