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Power vacuum in Gabon: End of the Bongo dynasty?

Ali Bongo, has been in hospital for more than three weeks. Now the vice president’s powers have been extended to "ensure the continuity of the state"

Another Bongo takes power in Gabon

With the president out of the country and gravely ill, the government’s intransigence is costing its people a chance of freedom long denied

Gabon’s ruling party claims early parliamentary victory

Gabon's ruling party has claimed winning 114 out of Parliament's 120 seats in a legislative election largely boycotted by the opposition.

Gabon averts oil strike threat for now

Gabon's oil union has relaunched talks with the government about a dispute over the use of expatriate labour, averting the threat of a strike for now.

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