Bongo said he was "fiercely determined" to push ahead with a campaign against graft
In recent years, rebels from Sudan's war-torn region of Darfur had crossed into Libya to build up their military capabilities
An army officer who requested anonymity spoke of "around 30 deaths," basing the figure on witness accounts
The campaign aims to vaccinate around 825,000 children in 24 regions, over a period of nine days, the body said.
If traders close their store, they risk being punished by the authorities. But if they keep it open, they face the wrath of separatists
Norway to give Gabon, which is almost 90 percent covered by forest, with $150 million to battle deforestation
Ilunga, who resigned as health minister in July, was detained while hiding in an apartment in Kinshasa
Witnesses at the scene and local media feared a hundred people could have been killed