Ali Bongo’s re-election sparks violence in Gabon

Ali Bongo’s re-election sparks violence in Gabon

Gabon’s incumbent President Ali Bongo on Wednesday was declared the winner of a high stakes presidential poll, triggering violent demonstrations in the capital as opposition supporters clashed with security forces. Bongo secured a razor-thin victory against his main challenger Jean Ping, securing 49.8 percent of the vote while Ping got 48.2 percent, according to the […]