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Kanda Bongo-Man takes Ugandans down memory lane

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thousands of music enthusiasts converged at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel to welcome the new year with a musical concert featuring legendary Congolese star Kanda Bongo-Man. The crowd that had filled Sheraton garden was treated to an energetic performance from Team no sleep …

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Gabon’s Bongo re-emerges, attends independence parade

Gabon’s Bongo attends independence parade in rare public appearance Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Gabon’s President Ali Bongo on Saturday made a rare public appearance to attend the country’s independence day celebrations, nearly ten months after suffering a stroke that fuelled speculation about his ability to rule. Bongo, whose every …

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Gabon president Bongo leaves Morocco to fly home

Rabat, Morocco | AFP |  Gabon’s ailing President Ali Bongo left Morocco on Monday to fly home days after security forces there foiled an attempted coup, a source close to the leader said. “Doctors have judged that the journey does not present any danger for his health,” the source said, …

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Gabon president leaves Morocco hospital

Rabat, Morocco | AFP |  Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has left hospital in Rabat and will stay at a private residence in the Moroccan capital as he recovers from illness, a presidency source said Wednesday. The 59-year-old, who fell ill on October 24 at an economic forum, arrived in Morocco …

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Gabon top officials join ailing president in Morocco

Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Gabon’s top government officials gathered Tuesday in Rabat where President Ali Bongo is recovering after treatment for an illness that has not been officially revealed, his office said. The 59-year-old leader, who fell ill on October 24 at an economic forum, arrived in Morocco last …

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