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Gabon’s Ali Bongo sworn in, starts second term as president

September 27, 2016 7:00 pm
Gabon’s Ali Bongo sworn in, starts second term as president

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ali Bongo has been sworn in for a new term as the president of Gabon despite widespread claims that his recent reelection was marred by fraud and vote rigging. Cannons were fired during a ceremony on Tuesday in the seafront presidential palace in Libreville, where Bongo […]

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The Constitutional Court of Gabon upholds incumbent President Ali Bongo’s election victory, rejects opposition

September 24, 2016 7:30 pm
The Constitutional Court of Gabon upholds incumbent President Ali Bongo’s election victory, rejects opposition

President of the Gabonese Constitutional Court Marie-Madeleine Mborantsuo (C) takes her seat ahead of a hearing at the Constitutional Court in the capital, Libreville, on September 22, 2016. (Photo by AFP) The Constitutional Court of Gabon has upheld the narrow victory of incumbent President Ali Bongo, dismissing the appeal of his […]

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Protest erupt as Gabon’s incumbent President Ali Bongo narrowly wins re-election

August 31, 2016 9:51 pm
Protest erupt as Gabon’s incumbent President Ali Bongo narrowly wins re-election

Police take position next to a water cannon as they block the demonstration of supporters of Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping in Libreville, August 31, 2016. (AFP) Clashes have erupted in Gabon following an announcement that incumbent President Ali Bongo is the winner of contested weekend elections. Several hundred supporters […]

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Gabon election commission, Cenap approves President Ali Bongo’s victory

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Gabon election commission, Cenap approves President Ali Bongo’s victory

This photo taken on August 28, 2016, shows Gabon’s incumbent President Ali Bongo speaking to members of his campaign at election offices in Libreville. (AFP) Several members of Gabon’s election commission, known as Cenap, say the supervising body has approved the victory of incumbent President Ali Bongo over challenger Jean […]

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