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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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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.