Posts Tagged ‘Gabon’

Gabon Sets Bill Decriminalizing Homosexuality Into Motion

A bill to decriminalise homosexual activity is making headway in Gabon, where such contact has been banned for nearly a year, according to AFP. The central African country’s National Assembly voted late Tuesday to adopt an amendment to a legislation which previously criminalized the act of homosexuality. The move on Tuesday saw the deleting of […]

BREAKING| American Actor Samuel L. Jackson now Gabonese citizen

American actor Samuel L. Jackson has become a Gabonese citizen, after tracing his roots back to Gabon. He has also received his Gabon passport and is officially a citizen of Gabon 🇬🇦 in West Africa. See picture below:

BREAKING| Military topple government in Gabon, takeover Presidential Villa

The military in oil-rich central African country, Gabon, has announced it has seized power, effectively ending the 50-year rule of the family of President Ali Bongo. The military said it is seizing power “to restore democracy”, the BBC reports. Citizens of the country were woken to a 3.00 GMT broadcast by the military announcing a […]

South Africa Regains Position as Africa’s Second Biggest Economy

South Africa has some ground to cover in order to catch up to Nigeria as the leader among Africa’s biggest economies. The two countries, along with Egypt, occupy the top three places in the continent, in terms of which country raked in the highest gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017. This is according to the […]

Draw For AFCON 2017 Holds Today

The draw for the African Cup of Nations will be held today in Gabon. The tournaent is expected to kick off on January 14, 2017, with the final match slated for February 5 2017. Gabon will be the hosts of the competition which was won by Cote D’Ivoire at the last edition in 2015. Participating […]

Nothing Special About Egypt, We will Win – Etebor

Super Eagles caretaker coach, Samson Siasia has insisted that Nigeria should not be written off for the 2017 Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) in Gabon, after the Super Eagles 1-1 draw with Egypt at the Ahmadu Bello stadium last Friday. Nigeria, which earlier trailed two points behind the North Africans needed a win from the match […]