Gabon: Two killed during protests against COVID restrictions

Curfew violators shot dead amid violent demonstrations in poor neighbourhoods against coronavirus restrictions. Two men have been shot dead in Libreville during curfew violations and protests against coronavirus restrictions, police in Gabon said on Friday. The two were shot late on Thursday as the country was hit by violent demonstrations in poor neighbourhoods against a […]

Gabon approves constitutional change if president incapacitated

Question of constitutional vacuum emerged two years ago when President Ali Bongo Ondimba suffered a stroke. Gabon’s parliament has approved constitutional changes to fill a legal void if the president becomes incapacitated and grant heads of state immunity after they leave office. The question of a constitutional vacuum became a crunch issue in the central […]