COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant-Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba
Population: 1, 673,000 (2014)
Land Size: 267,667 sq km (103,347 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Body of Gabon Man Found - Port Elizabeth - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[SAPS] Police in Port Elizabeth recovered the body of David Rene Roger Bellet-Brissaud (48) this afternoon, 19/04 from the Port Elizabeth harbour.
- Thu - Apr 19, 2018: First Ladies Who Gave Birth to Presidents - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[Nairobi News] A rare breed of women who were married to Presidents and gave birth to a presidents is slowly exiting the stage, the latest being former United States First Lady Barbara Bush.
- Tue - Apr 17, 2018: History Beckons Masry Against Mounana - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[CAF] Egyptian side El Masry are eyeing a historical mini-league stage berth when they host to Gabonese side Mounana on Tuesday in Port Said. Masry, who are having their second consecutive appearance in the second-tier continental club competition exited last year's edition at the same stage, and will be hoping to come out unscathed and reach the group stage for the first time.
- Sat - Apr 14, 2018: Gabonese Ironman Contestant Disappears In The Middle of the Night - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[News24Wire] Police are searching for a missing Ironman contestant who went missing in the early morning hours on Friday, ahead of this weekend's Ironman Africa championship in Port Elizabeth.
- Tue - Apr 10, 2018: Bongo's Constitutional 'Power Grab' and the Resistance - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[African Arguments] Sweeping constitutional changes mean Bongo could be president for life. Will Gabon's citizens show their displeasure at the ballot box this month?