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In a first for Gabon, a US medical charity performs a gender reassignment surgery

21 June 2019, 7:06 AM

For 28 years, Gabonese Dorothee Adjakidjie suffered embarrassment and shame from not knowing whether she was male or female after being born with genitals of both sexes. But, last week she was given the chance she craved of being a women by a US medic.

Gabon seizes haul of ‘sacred’ wood: NGO

6 March 2019, 2:55 PM

Customs officers have seized a major haul of kevazingo, a precious wood whose exploitation is banned in Gabon where it is considered sacred, a report said Wednesday.

Ali Bongo

Attempted coup in Gabon ‘tip of iceberg’

7 January 2019, 9:22 PM

Political analyst Romeo Nkoulou Ella says the attempted coup in Gabon is just a tip of the iceberg regarding the succession of President Ali Bongo.

President Ali Bongo

SA’s mission monitoring developments in Gabon

7 January 2019, 4:22 PM

The International Relations Department says it has taken note of the developments in Gabon and is monitoring developments in Libreville.

Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba arrives for a group picture at the BRICS summit meeting in Johannesburg.

Gabon soldiers seize state radio in apparent coup attempt

7 January 2019, 10:04 AM

A source close to the government said there were gunshots around the national television station, but that the plotters appeared to be a small group of soldiers.



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