Ossouka Raponda appointed as 1st woman PM of Gabon

Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda has been appointed as the first woman prime minister of Gabon. She is the 12th PM of the country and succeeds Julien Nkoghe Bekale.

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Prior to holding this position, Ossouka Raponda served as Defence Minister since February 2019. Her appointment is the fourth cabinet reshuffle by the President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba since January 2019.

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  • Gabon Capital: Libreville; Currency of Gabon: Central African CFA franc.

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