Bongo's state of health has been the subject of fierce speculation, as the Gabonese leader has only made a few appearances
The public outings were the first time Gabonese have seen their leader beyond the presidential palace since he fell ill last October
Zibi caused an uproar when he quit his post as an MP in the ruling Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG)
Wood is big money in the Central African nation, which is almost 80 per cent covered by forests.
Lee White, who has lived in Gabon for three decades and is a citizen, takes over one of the most sensitive jobs in the country.
Paul Kagame’s visit to Gabon comes a day after President Ali Bongo's post-stroke return to Gabon.
Ali Bongo last month sacked his vice president and forestry minister following a scandal over the smuggling of precious timber.
With 31 goals after 50 games this season, Gabon’s Aubameyang will be looking to stretch his dominance as the Gunners' top marksman
Sports Minister Alain-Claude Bilie-By-Nze said he had asked the Gabonese Football Federation to investigate.
The forestry ministry is now placed "under the direct authority" of the Prime Minister.