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Barely a week later, internet services in Gabon were suspended on 7th January 2019 during an attempted Coup.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 21, 2019

Explainer: 2019 a busy year for African internet shutdowns

Gabon shut off service during an attempted coup, and Sudan earlier blocked social media amid growing calls for its longtime president to step down.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 21, 2019

Its the End Game in Harare, Khartoum and Kinshasa

The Petrol price hike was the proximate cause and ‘’ignited the already dry tinder on the ground’’ [Piers Pigou International Crisis Group] Samm Farai Monro told the Guardian “The government can switch off the internet but not the frustrations of millions of people.” I said to Aljazeera “What we’re watching across this continent - whether it’s Gabon, Sudan, or DR Congo [I should have added Zimbabwe and Chad and Cameroon and others] - is a kind of tipping point moment,” Ryszard Kapuxcinski characterised the revolutionary moment thus ‘’The choice of that moment is the greatest riddle of history’’ and also said “If the crowd disperses, goes home, does not reassemble, we say the revolution is over.” What is clear to me is that Zimbabwe is at a Tipping Point moment.

The Star , Kenya Jan 20, 2019

Aubameyang and Lacazette enjoying partnership

“It was really nice,” the Gabon native told the press.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 20, 2019

Why the South-East will not vote Buhari

If the bridge cuts off, the Easterner should then face southwards towards life in the Cameroons, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, and on to Namibia’s Walvis Bay and the entire Cape of Good Hope.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 19, 2019

Egypt want Cup of Nations to start a day earlier

This will be the fourth CAN staged in Egypt, which has been expanded to 24 teams for the first time, up from 16 in 2017 in Gabon.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 18, 2019

Why Arsenal can't afford any more slip ups

The Gabon international is tied with Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane as the Premier League's top scorer with 14 goals this season.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 17, 2019

Egypt want Cup of Nations to start a day earlier

This will be the fourth CAN staged in Egypt, which has been expanded to 24 teams for the first time, up from 16 in 2017 in Gabon.

EWN , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

Ailing Gabon president returns to Morocco for rehabilitation

Gabon's ailing President Ali Bongo Ondimba has returned to Morocco to continue his recovery after a brief visit home, an official and a relative said on Thursday.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 17, 2019

Gabon president back in Morocco after short stay in Libreville

Gabon President, Ali Bongo, returned to medical leave in Morocco after a brief visit to Libreville where he appeared in a wheelchair on state TV following his stroke in 2018, a government source said on Thursday.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019