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Gabon bans opposition leaders from leaving the country

Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Gabon on Sunday announced a ban on opposition leaders, including former top African Union official Jean Ping, from leaving the country in what it said was a “temporary, administrative measure”. “This measure follows inflammatory comments by Jean Ping on August 18 when he called for …

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Ten hurt as Gabon police end rally for opposition figure

Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Ten people were injured in Libreville Tuesday as Gabon police broke up a rally organised to mark the return of opposition leader Jean Ping following a trip to Europe. The interior ministry said there were “no deaths and no injuries” during the demonstration, according to …

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Gabon probes threats to leader before ICC visit

Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Gabon authorities said Saturday that they were investigating threats by a critic of President Ali Bongo, including an ultimatum to step down before the arrival of an International Criminal Court team next week. The threats included a warning that government buildings had been set with …

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Aubameyang nets again as Gabon draw, Cameroon eye quarters

Cameroon close on last eight as Aubameyang, Gabon held again FT – Gabon 1 Burkina Faso 1; Guinea-Bissau 1 Cameroon 2 Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Cameroon closed in on the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Guinea-Bissau 2-1 on Wednesday while hosts Gabon were left still waiting …

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Aubameyang scores but hosts Gabon held in AFCON opener

RESULT: Gabon held 1-1 by Guinea-Bissau in Africa Cup of Nations opener. Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the tournament’s opening goal, before Guinea-Bissau equalized in the last minute. FULL TIME | Gabon – Guinea-Bissau 1-1 #CAN2017 #GABGNB — CAF (@CAF_Online) January 14, 2017 **** Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Gabon …

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AFCON: Guinea-Bissau aim to extend Leicester-like run

Today: Guinea-Bissau vs Gabon; Cameroon vs Burkina Faso Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Shock qualifiers Guinea-Bissau face hosts Gabon Saturday in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations opener, hoping to continue a Leicester City-like run in the competition. Traditional underachievers Leicester were the sensational winners of the 2015-2016 English Premier …

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