Since its independence from France in 1960, Gabon has had three presidents. In the early 1990s, Gabon introduced a multi-party system and a new democratic constitution that allowed for a more transparent electoral process and reformed many governmental institutions. Gabon was also a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2010–2011 term.
Low population density, abundant petroleum, and foreign private investment have helped make Gabon one of the most prosperous countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, with the 4th highest HDI and the third highest GDP per capita (PPP) (after Equatorial Guinea and Botswana) in the region. GDP grew by more than 6% per year from 2010 to 2012. However, because of inequality in income distribution, a significant proportion of the population remains poor.
For his part, the Gabonese Foreign Minister said that Gabon and China have a time-honored friendship and have yielded rich fruits through mutually beneficial cooperation ...Chinese enterprises have made important contributions to Gabon's economic development, which the Gabonese government and people will never forget, he added.
The Gabon international forward admitted he was saddened by the news of the German manager's ... In 95 games under Tuchel at Dortmund, the former Arsenal and Barcelona speedster netted 79 times and assisted a further 17 in possibly the Gabon international's most fruitful partnership.
An intriguing report has given some insight into how Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s time at Arsenal ended, and it could serve as a warning for his new club Chelsea. The Gabon international joined Chelsea from Barcelona on Deadline Day and looks an exciting purchase for the club after a prolific career at the highest level for much of the last decade.
During his time at Arsenal, Frank Lampard also advised the club to sign the Gabon international in the summer they bought TimoWerner and Kai Havertz.“I’m, in general, struggling a little bit with bringing players back [to work with me] because there is the ...
'Finally!!!!! Remember the time we spoke about it years ago ...Drogba and Aubameyang are close friends, with the Chelsea legend once describing the latter as his 'little bro' after the Gabon striker did Drogba's trademark celebration after scoring a goal during his time at Arsenal.
But with the benefit of his own experiences, Tuchel dismissed doubts about Aubameyang’s professionalism and time-keeping, insisting he only went against a club rule once in their time together ... The Gabon striker is already familiar with the Premier League from his time at Arsenal.
Motsepe, in a statement released by CAF, said that they “spent time discussing a number of problems and challenges facing football in Gabon and Africa... “Patrice Motsepe arriving in Gabon had no word for the many victims of this scandal,” he told the Guardian ... Pierre-Alain Mounguengui, the president of Gabon’s FA.
See below as Opta man Orbinho shows how Aubameyang’s chance conversion in his time in the Premier League progressed over time. As you can see, the Gabon international made a great start to life at Arsenal, converting 32% of his ...Milan have told this to Chelsea three times now.
The UN Secretary-General has not been able to reach an agreement for quite some time, he added. Gabon, Ghana and Kenya, the so-called A3 members of the UN Security Council, publicly called for the post to be filled ...