Gabon's President Ali Bongo, who has been out of the country for two months...
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- Gabon's president Ali Bongo Ondimba named Julien Nkoghe Bekale as the country's new prime minister after a failed coup that happened five days ago.
- Gabon's president Ali Bongo Ondimba names Julien Nkoghe Bekale as the country's new prime minister after a failed coup that happened five days ago.
The government of Gabon quashes a coup d'état by soldiers. The attempt took place while the country's president, Ali Bongo, was undergoing medical treatment in Morocco.
Large explosions and gunfire are reported in the Gabonese capital Libreville as security forces clash with supporters of opposition presidential candidate Jean Ping protesting the election results indicating a narrow victory by President Ali Bongo Ondimba.
Ali Bongo is re-elected President of Gabon.
The president of Gabon Ali Bongo calls for calm following clashes between police and anti-government protesters and a subsequent attack on an opposition television station.
After long delays, voters in Gabon head to the polls for the first time since the controversial 2016 presidential election.