COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant-Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba
Population: 2,230,908 (2020)
Land Size: 267,667 sq km (103,347 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - May 12, 2021: Appointment of the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies, Fr. Hajjar Mangomo Nanga - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[Agenzia Fides] Vatican City -- On March 19, 2021 Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Fr. Hajjar Mangomo Nanga, of the clergy of the diocese of Franceville as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Gabon for a five-year period (2021-2026).
- Sun - Apr 25, 2021: Five African Presidents Join Global Leaders in Climate Talks - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[East African] President Uhuru Kenyatta is among 40 participants in an ongoing Leaders Summit on Climate convened by United States President Joe Biden.
- Wed - Apr 14, 2021: Global Flexible Workspace Leader, IWG Launches in Togo, Libya, Guinea and Gabon - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[PR Newswire] Zug, Switzerland -- - New markets in Africa take IWG's expanding worldwide portfolio to 120 countries