Gabon opposition leader files vote fraud complaint with court

Gabon opposition leader files vote fraud complaint with court

Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping on Thursday filed a vote fraud complaint to the country’s highest court following days of deadly clashes over the country’s disputed presidential elections. Results last week showed incumbent president Ali Bongo beat the veteran diplomat Ping by fewer than 6,000 votes in the August 27 poll. Bongo has rejected accusations […]

Gabon’s opposition leader Jean Ping calls for presidential vote recount

Gabon’s opposition leader Jean Ping calls for presidential vote recount

Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping on Friday declared himself the rightful president and called for a vote recount, days after incumbent Ali Bongo was declared the winner of a weekend election that has sparked deadly violence. “I am the president,” Ping told a press conference at his home in Libreville late Friday, calling for a […]

S. Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for medical treatment

S. Sudan opposition leader in Khartoum for medical treatment

South Sudan opposition leader, Riek Machar, is in Khartoum for medical treatment, a Sudanese minister told the state news agency SUNA on Tuesday, after he left the country to escape government forces. President Salva Kiir sacked Machar from his post as vice president after renewed fighting in South Sudan’s capital Juba last month between forces […]