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Gabon Says It Busted a Major Ivory Smuggling Network
Officials said they had dismantled an ivory trafficking network with links to Boko Haram in a region where poaching has decimated the elephant population.
A Zika Vaccine, but for Whom?
Far from being a threat unique to the Western Hemisphere, the virus is endemic to Africa. But thatâ€™s not where resources are going.
Constitutional Court in Gabon Upholds Ali Bongo Ondimbaâ€™s Disputed Re-election
Tensions have increased sharply in the country since the Aug. 27 presidential vote, and it remained unclear opposition supporters would accept the ruling.
Presidential Elections in Gabon
An ambassador of the Gabonese Republic defends his countryâ€™s recent disputed presidential vote.
Save Gabon From Election Fraud
When the results finally were announced, a curious set of returns from one province â€” the incumbentâ€™s â€” gave him the slimmest of victories over me.
Violence After Gabon Elections Leaves One Dead
Security forces in the West African nation clashed with opposition supporters after the declaration of a second term for President Ali Bongo Ondimba.
Gabonâ€™s President, Ali Bongo Ondimba, Is Re-Elected in Disputed Result
The Central African nation was bracing for violence after Mr. Bongo won an election that supporters of his opponent, Jean Ping, claimed was fraudulent.
Gabonâ€™s Leader Gives Elephants Free Rein. Rural Voters Donâ€™t Forget.
Though he is expected to win re-election, Ali Bongo Ondimba, who has prioritized protecting wildlife, faces criticism that he worries more about animals than his nationâ€™s people.
The Ever-So-Stylish Newspaper Salesman
Steeve Mackaya, a native of Gabon, sets up shop in Chelsea each morning, always decked out in a colorful, eye-catching suit, to sell newspapers.
Kenya Burns Ivory
President Uhuru Kenyatta burned large piles of ivory on Saturday to show that Kenya is serious about ending the illegal ivory trade. The president of Gabon also attended the ceremony, where he backed Mr. Kenyatta's call for a ban.
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