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Incumbent  Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba greets supporters as he arrives at a public gathering in Moanda on August 23, 2016.
The one round presidential elections in Gabon to be held on August 27, 2016, will oppose Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba to the former president of the Commission of the African Union Jean Ping, who rallied two other heavyweights of politics. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI
August 24, 2016 at 6:13 pm

Gabon head of state Ali Bongo has rejected a call to go head-to-head in a TV debate with his main challenger, triggering a fierce row…

August 24, 2016 at 5:50 pm

BY SAHARAREPORTERS Prior to his appointment, Mr. Oseni served as a General Manager and Chief Risk Officer at the Bank of Industry. Minister of Finance…

August 24, 2016 at 5:17 pm

‘Why we can’t pay at once’ • ‘CBN owes us $3b in unfunded LCs’ Nine of the deposit money banks in the country have been…

August 23, 2016 at 6:52 am

Reports reaching us from Gusau, the State capital, said the assailants broke into a house where the alleged culprit was hiding for safety, and set…

Women mourn the death of their relatives after an airstrike in the rebel held Bab al-Nairab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
5 hours ago on August 25, 2016

By Colin P. Clarke and Chad C. Serena How important is a name to a terrorist group’s identity? When the militant organization Nusra Front announced recently…

Nicolas Sarkozy, former head of the Les Republicains political party and a former French president, attends his first political rally since declaring his intention to run in 2017 for president, in Chateaurenard, France, August 25, 2016.   REUTERS/Philippe Laurenson
5 hours ago on August 25, 2016

By Ingrid Melander | CHATEAURENARD, FRANCE Burkinis must be banned throughout France, ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy said at his first campaign rally for the 2017 presidential…