Aug 17th, 2012
Tension reigned Thursday in oil-rich Gabon where the main opposition said its television station was torched after violent clashes between its supporters and police in the capital Libreville. But the government said police gave a “measured reaction” to Wednesday’s unauthorised prote...
Dec 17th, 2011
Opposition parties boycotted a parliamentary election in Gabon on Saturday that was expected to strengthen the hand of President Ali Bongo’s ruling Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG). The PDG currently holds a comfortable majority in the 120- seat assembly of the oil-rich Central African nation. A...
Dec 29th, 2010
Libreville – Gabon’s opposition warned the country had “opened the door to dictatorship” after the parliament on Tuesday approved constitutional changes proposed by President Ali Bongo Ondimba. Luc Marat Abila of Bongo’s ruling PDG party said the changes aimed to address...