Gabon names vice-president and new prime minister

  • President of Gabon, Ali Bongo has appointed the country’s first female Prime Minister, Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda (59) as the vice-president of country.
  • She was appointed as the country’s PM in July 2020.
  • She was also named budget minister in 2012 before being elected mayor of Libreville (Capital) in 2014.
  • While, former minister, Alain-Claude Bilie By Nze will replace PM Ossouka Raponda to form a new government.


  • Capital: Libreville
  • Dialing code: +241
  • Currency: Central African CFA franc
  • Population: 23.4 lakhs (2021) World Bank\
  • Continent: Africa
  • Official language: French