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Gabonese snub strike call

Many Gabonese snubbed an opposition appeal to stay at home in protest at a disputed presidential election on Monday.

Gabon quiet, opposition vows court fight

Leading Gabon opposition figures said on Friday they would mount a legal challenge to the victory of ruling party candidate Ali Ben Bongo.

Unrest in Gabon as Bongo poll win disputed

Security forces clashed with opposition supporters in Libreville on Thursday after Ali Ben Bongo was declared the winner of a disputed poll.

Gabon’s Bongo declared winner of presidential poll

Ali Ben Bongo, son of Gabon's long-time ruler, Omar Bongo, won an election to succeed his late father, the interior minister announced on Thursday.

Protesters dispersed, Gabon poll result blocked

Security forces in Gabon used tear gas to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters outside the election commission on Thursday.

Gabon urged to stay calm before poll outcome

AU observers called for calm and Gabon's forces stepped up patrols in the capital on Tuesday as election officials further delayed the poll result.

Three Gabon candidates claim poll win ahead of results

The three main candidates in Gabon's presidential election all claimed victory on Monday, though no official results were announced.

Security tight as Gabon eyes post-Bongo era

Gabon's voters will head to closely guarded polling stations on Sunday to choose a successor to Omar Bongo.

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