COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant-Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba
Population: 2,119,036 (2018)
Land Size: 267,667 sq km (103,347 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Feb 3, 2020: Scorpions Coach Switches Attention to Gabon Clash After European Tour - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[The Point] Scorpions head coach Tom Saintfiet has switched his attention to his side's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers away to Gabon in March in Libreville, after completing his European tour.
- Fri - Jan 31, 2020: Mahumapelo, Zwane in Court Gallery to Support Bongani Bongo in Corruption Case - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[News24Wire] ANC MP Bongani Bongo received support from high-profile ANC politicians on Friday when the Cape Town Magistrate's Court heard that the corruption case against him would be transferred to the Western Cape High Court.
- Tue - Jan 21, 2020: The Palm Oil Paradox - What Asia Can Learn From Gabon - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[Daily Maverick] Palm oil is universally viewed as one of the most destructive monocultures globally, contributing to massive deforestation and wherever it is grown, exacerbating the climate crisis. But the biodiversity-rich African nation of Gabon is developing an innovative approach to offsetting its destructive environmental effects.
- Mon - Jan 20, 2020: Unilateral Decisions of Guinea, Gabon to Open Consulates Can Never Legitimate Territory's Colonization - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[SPS] Algiers -Algeria underlined Saturday that the serious unilateral decisions taken by Guinea and Gabon to open consulates in Western Sahara can under no circumstances legitimate the occupation of this territory nor question the Sahrawi people's right to self-determination.
- Mon - Jan 20, 2020: Amissa Bongo 2020 - Team Rwanda Look for Strong Start - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[New Times] Team Rwanda riders will be looking for a strong start when the 15th La Tropicale Amissa Bongo gets underway in Bitam, Gabon, on Monday.