Gabon coup soldiers arrested

PUBLISHED: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 14:48:56 GMT


Gabon’s Minister of communication announced that the soldiers involved in the coup attempt have been arrested. Earlier today military officers in Gabon tried to stage a coup, seizing the state’s radio station in protest against President Ali Bongo. Could the swift end of the coup secure the country’s economic strength going forward? Charles Robertson, Global chief Economist at Renaissance Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.

Get the best of CNBC Africa sent straight to your inbox with breaking business news, insights and updates from experts across the continent. Sign up here.