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Gabon: half a century ruled by Bongo family

The 2016 vote takes place in a tense climate after strikes and with the regime battling budget problems amid plummeting oil prices.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 15, 2019

Gabon’s failed coup | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

And in an apparent brinkmanship, the Constitutional Court had empowered his vice, Pierre-Claver Maganga Moussavou, to assume presidential responsibilities in the absence of the president to avoid a political vacuum.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 14, 2019

Gabon: Half a century ruled by Bongo family

The 2016 vote takes place in a tense climate after strikes in the private and public sectors, notably in schools and hospitals, and the regime battling budget problems amid plummeting oil prices.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 8, 2019

Key Things To Know About Gabon

An economic crisis since 2015 has led to a rise in unemployment, repeated strike action, companies operating on slowdown, and austerity measures being slapped on workers.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 7, 2019

Gabon: half a century ruled by Bongo family

PIC: Gabon's President Ali Bongo arrives at the congress centre for the opening ceremony of the 13th Summit of Francophone countries attended by some 70 nations in Montreux on October 23, 2010.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 7, 2019

Gabon: Half a century ruled by Bongo family

The 2016 vote takes place in a tense climate after strikes in the private and public sectors, notably in schools and hospitals, and the regime battling budget problems amid plummeting oil prices.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 7, 2019

Gabon: half a century ruled by Bongo family

The 2016 vote takes place in a tense climate after strikes in the private and public sectors, notably in schools and hospitals, and the regime battling budget problems amid plummeting oil prices.

The East African , Kenya Jan 7, 2019

Gabon: half a century ruled by Bongo family

The 2016 vote takes place in a tense climate after strikes in the private and public sectors, notably in schools and hospitals, and the regime battling budget problems amid plummeting oil prices.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 7, 2019

Key things to know about Gabon

After nationalist president Leon M’Ba, Omar Bongo took power in 1967 and ruled for 41 years, making his the third longest reign in modern Africa.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 7, 2019