Gabon's education minister has resigned due to a scandal after hundreds of students failed the country's high-school exams.
The scaly-skinned pangolin is under threat in Gabon as demand for the small mammal surges in Asia, where it is used in traditional medicine.
Kazakhstan, a Central Asian oil producer, will expand its cooperation with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Gabon is banning large-calibre arms after experiencing a surge in elephant poaching in its national parks.
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