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 main opponent defeated in the election last month. […]

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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 of Jean Ping, Gabon’s main opposition […]

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