Gabon: Bongo urges “Unity” in first speech to Parliament in 5 years

Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba, Friday made his first appearance to the country’s Parliament to solicit Members of Parliament’s support to unify the oil-rich country. The 62-year-old, who suffered a severe stroke in 2018, became head of state after his father’s demise in 2009. He made his last address to both chambers of Congress in […]

Mali: Protesters demand France to leave, while others want more Russian collaboration

An anti-French military demonstration is staged in Bamako, Mali, with activists demanding that French soldiers be completely withdrawn from their homeland. Some carried Russian flags and placards asking for increased collaboration between Mali and Russia, while others chanted anti-Russian slogans. There was a rather low turnout for the protest organized by Yerewolo Debouts Contre Les […]