Gabon Opens Up on President Ali Bongo's Health
Presidential Spokesperson Ike Ngouoni says President Ali Bongo is suffering from "severe fatigue", but news from King Faysal Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where he is undergoing treatment is "rather reassuring".
Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon
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