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AU to send delegation to unrest-hit Gabon

The African Union said Monday it is ready to send a delegation to Gabon where a disputed election has sparked deadly violence in recent days, a statement said.

1,000 arrests in Gabon post-vote violence

Police arrested 1,000 people as security forces fanned out across Gabon`s capital Thursday after a night of riots and looting that erupted when President Ali Bongo was declared winner of disputed polls.

Opposition says Gabon security forces try to storm HQ

Gabon security forces were attempting to storm the opposition headquarters early Thursday, leaving several people injured, party leaders said, hours after President Ali Bongo claimed victory in contested polls.

UN chief calls for peaceful presidential election in Gabon

On the eve of the presidential election in Gabon, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on Gabonese to exercise their civic duty and hold the poll in a peaceful and credible manner.

Gabon President warns of election unrest

Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba has warned of possible unrest during the August 27 election which he said was the "strategy" of the opposition challenging his eligibility to seek a second seven-year term.

UN widens probe of fresh Central Africa sex abuse allegations

The United Nations on Wednesday said it has widened an investigation of allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by foreign peacekeepers in Central African Republic and notified authorities in France, Gabon and Burundi about the charges.

All 54 African countries to attend India-Africa summit

All 54 countries, which have been invited, will be represented at the third India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) that got underway here on Monday, a senior external affairs ministry official said.

Airtel selects Ericsson as LTE network supplier for Gabon

The company said agreement includes transformation of the existing mobile radio access and core network infrastructure.

Airtel selects Ericsson as LTE network supplier for Gabon

The company said agreement includes transformation of the existing mobile radio access and core network infrastructure.