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Mon Jan 7, 2019, 10:30 AM

Gabon foils coup attempt by Army rebels

Source: BBC

The political situation in Gabon is "under control" following an attempted military coup, a spokesman for the government has said.

All five of the rebels who tried to take charge have now been arrested by the authorities.

The junior officers claimed they seized power "to restore democracy" in oil-rich Gabon, where the ailing leader's family has ruled for 50 years.

Tanks and armoured vehicles could be seen in the capital Libreville.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-46779854

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Mon Jan 7, 2019, 01:49 PM

1. All 5 of them, huh? Really thought that plan out, didn't they? Jeez. nt

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