You’re Swabbing a Dead Gorilla for Ebola. Then It Gets Worse.
Carrion flies inside your hood. Sweat turns your gloves into water balloons. This is tough work, but it could predict disease outbreaks.
Political Handlers With Trump Ties Take Their Election Playbooks to Africa
American campaign consultants, including one mentored by Paul Manafort, are increasingly being hired by African candidates to help them win at the polls in still fragile democracies.
Coup Attempt in Gabon Is Thwarted, Government Says
Two plotters were killed and eight others arrested after soldiers announced plans for a “national council of restoration.”
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 that’s not where resources are going.
Presidential Elections in Gabon
An ambassador of the Gabonese Republic defends his country’s recent disputed presidential vote.
Save Gabon From Election Fraud
When the results finally were announced, a curious set of returns from one province — the incumbent’s — 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.
Gabon’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.
Gabon’s Leader Gives Elephants Free Rein. Rural Voters Don’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 nation’s people.
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