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Tight security after Gabon court upholds Bongo election victory

There was heavy security in Gabon’s capital Libreville on Saturday to deter potential unrest after a court ruling upholding the election victory of President Ali Bongo in…

There was heavy security in Gabon’s capital Libreville on Saturday to deter potential unrest after a court ruling upholding the election victory of President Ali Bongo in…

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Jean Ping challenges Gabon election result in court

France’s foreign minister has said the constitutional court of Gabon must examine a challenge to the country’s presidential election by opposition candidate Jean…

France’s foreign minister has said the constitutional court of Gabon must examine a challenge to the country’s presidential election by opposition candidate Jean…

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Bongo ready for election recount but decision lies with Gabon court

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo says he’s leaving it up to the country’s constitutional court to decide if there should be a recount of vote after last week’s disputed…

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo says he’s leaving it up to the country’s constitutional court to decide if there should be a recount of vote after last week’s disputed…

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Gabon: Bongo hits back at claims he stole disputed election

Accused of cheating at the polls in Gabon, re-elected President Ali Bongo turned the tables on Wednesday, saying that if electoral fraud was committed it was by his challenger Jean…

Accused of cheating at the polls in Gabon, re-elected President Ali Bongo turned the tables on Wednesday, saying that if electoral fraud was committed it was by his challenger Jean…

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Gabon's opposition leader declares himself president after disputed election

Gabonese opposition candidate Jean Ping declared himself president on Friday (September 2), after a disputed election that triggered two days of post-election riots against President Ali…

Gabonese opposition candidate Jean Ping declared himself president on Friday (September 2), after a disputed election that triggered two days of post-election riots against President Ali…

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Gabon rocked by second night of post-election violence

At least three people have died and hundreds have been arrested in a second day of protests in Gabon following the announcement of President Ali Bongo’s re-election, amid accusations that the vote was

At least three people have died and hundreds have been arrested in a second day of protests in Gabon following the announcement of President Ali Bongo’s re-election, amid accusations that the vote was

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Gabon's disputed election plunges it into 'deep crisis'

Riots have erupted in Gabon’s capital Libreville, as anger boils over the country’s disputed presidential election.

Riots have erupted in Gabon’s capital Libreville, as anger boils over the country’s disputed presidential election.

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Gabon post-election crisis: Continued protests and reactions

Over a thousand people have been arrested during two days of post-election violence in Gabon after the announcement of the results for the 2016 presidential election.

Over a thousand people have been arrested during two days of post-election violence in Gabon after the announcement of the results for the 2016 presidential election.

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Bongo declared president-elect of Gabon with 49.80%, Ping polled 48.16%

Incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been declared winner of Gabon's presidential election after polling 49.80% of the votes while his main opponent, Jean Ping polled 48.23 %.

Incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been declared winner of Gabon's presidential election after polling 49.80% of the votes while his main opponent, Jean Ping polled 48.23 %.

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Gabon opposition says people will not accept Bongo's provisional victory

A spokesman for Gabon's main opposition leader, Jean Ping, has said the Gabonese people will not accept figures from the electoral commission suggesting that incumbent Ali Bongo was on course for a se

A spokesman for Gabon's main opposition leader, Jean Ping, has said the Gabonese people will not accept figures from the electoral commission suggesting that incumbent Ali Bongo was on course for a se

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Gabon on edge ahead of official election result

Gabon remains on edge ahead of official presidential election results in which both sides have declared victory and traded accusations of cheating.

Gabon remains on edge ahead of official presidential election results in which both sides have declared victory and traded accusations of cheating.

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Aubameyang named African Footballer of the Year

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was named African Footballer of the Year ending Yaya Touré‘s four year stranglehold on the accolade. The

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was named African Footballer of the Year ending Yaya Touré‘s four year stranglehold on the accolade. The

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Africa maintains growth momentum despite security challenges

Africa is surging ahead with positive economic growth and macro-economic development across the continent. New funds flowing in, innovative financing

Africa is surging ahead with positive economic growth and macro-economic development across the continent. New funds flowing in, innovative financing

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New York Forum Africa opens in Gabon

The New York Forum Africa 2013 is underway in Libreville in Gabon. It’s the second time the Forum has met in Africa since its beginnings in New York

The New York Forum Africa 2013 is underway in Libreville in Gabon. It’s the second time the Forum has met in Africa since its beginnings in New York

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Central African Republic to get unity government

A unity government in the Central African Republic could be formed on Saturday, after the signing of a formal ceasefire. Following three days of

A unity government in the Central African Republic could be formed on Saturday, after the signing of a formal ceasefire. Following three days of

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Central African Republic: rebel advance prompts peace talks

Government sources in the Central African Republic claim rebels are continuing their advance on the capital Bangui, despite agreeing to peace

Government sources in the Central African Republic claim rebels are continuing their advance on the capital Bangui, despite agreeing to peace

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Gabon: anti-government protests ahead of independence day

Gabon’s administration has praised the “measured reaction” of police after clashes with anti-government protesters two days before the country

Gabon’s administration has praised the “measured reaction” of police after clashes with anti-government protesters two days before the country

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Forum calls for investment in Africa

An unprecedented gathering of global movers and shakers in Gabon have ended a conference recommending ways of boosting business opportunities in

An unprecedented gathering of global movers and shakers in Gabon have ended a conference recommending ways of boosting business opportunities in

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Conference aims to boost business in Africa

Hundreds of policymakers and financial experts have converged on Gabon’s capital, Libreville, for a three-day conference aimed at boosting business

Hundreds of policymakers and financial experts have converged on Gabon’s capital, Libreville, for a three-day conference aimed at boosting business

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New York Forum founder talks Africa ahead of Gabon meet

The New York Forum Africa will be held from June 8-10 in Libreville, the capital of Gabon. Hundreds of industry figures, entrepreneurs and political

The New York Forum Africa will be held from June 8-10 in Libreville, the capital of Gabon. Hundreds of industry figures, entrepreneurs and political

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"State of siege" likely in Gabon

Three days of unrest following disputed presidential elections have moved Gabon’s government towards declaring a state of siege in the city of Port

Three days of unrest following disputed presidential elections have moved Gabon’s government towards declaring a state of siege in the city of Port

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Uneasy calm after Gabon elections

The new president of Gabon has appealed for calm after looting and riots greeted his controversial election. Ali Ben Bongo appeared relaxed at a

The new president of Gabon has appealed for calm after looting and riots greeted his controversial election. Ali Ben Bongo appeared relaxed at a

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Gabon lockdown after riots

An uneasy calm has settled across Gabon’s capital Libreville following riots after presidential election results declared Ali Bongo the winner

An uneasy calm has settled across Gabon’s capital Libreville following riots after presidential election results declared Ali Bongo the winner

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Gabon tightens security after post-poll violence

Tension remains high in Gabon after a disputed presidential poll saw Ali Ben Bongo declared the winner. Large parts of the capital Libreville

Tension remains high in Gabon after a disputed presidential poll saw Ali Ben Bongo declared the winner. Large parts of the capital Libreville

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Injury to opposition leader fuels Gabon unrest

Unrest is reported to have intensified in Gabon after election officials gave their verdict on the country’s disputed presidential election. They

Unrest is reported to have intensified in Gabon after election officials gave their verdict on the country’s disputed presidential election. They

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Bongo leads Gabon election

Ali Ben Bongo is on course to follow in his father’s footsteps and become President of Gabon. He reportedly has a commanding lead in the

Ali Ben Bongo is on course to follow in his father’s footsteps and become President of Gabon. He reportedly has a commanding lead in the

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Gabon tense ahead of presidential spoll result

Rival candidate in Gabon’s presidential election are claiming victory as counting nears completion. Preliminary results have been delayed and the

Rival candidate in Gabon’s presidential election are claiming victory as counting nears completion. Preliminary results have been delayed and the

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Gabon votes for new leader

Voters in Gabon have been electing a successor to President Omar Bongo who died in June after leading his country for 41 years. The late leader’s

Voters in Gabon have been electing a successor to President Omar Bongo who died in June after leading his country for 41 years. The late leader’s

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Gabon tense as nation votes for new leader

Voters in Gabon are electing a successor to President Omar Bongo who died in June after leading his country for 41 years. The late leader’s son is

Voters in Gabon are electing a successor to President Omar Bongo who died in June after leading his country for 41 years. The late leader’s son is