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Shadowy presence of French commando squad unnerves Libreville
In the absence of Ali Bongo, who is convalescing in Morocco after suffering a stroke in Riyadh on 24 October, the Gabonese government has rapidly disintegrated into squabbling factions. And in this already febrile climate, the arrival in Libreville of [. [...]
French intelligence services probe "Libreville commando"
Two weeks before the failed coup to overthrow Gabon's President Ali Bongo, it emerged that a commando of former French soldiers were in the country. In the light of Gabonese concerns over the affair, the French authorities have launched a discreet investigation into the group. [...]