Live: Gabon rocked by fresh clashes after Ali Bongo re-elected president

Live: Gabon rocked by fresh clashes after Ali Bongo re-elected president

Loud explosions and gunfire could be heard in Gabon’s capital Libreville on Thursday, as security forces clashed with protesters for a second day following President Ali Bongo’s disputed re-election. Bongo beat opposition candidate Jean Ping with 49.8 percent of the vote, with Ping gaining 48.2 percent. The opposition rejected the results, calling them fraudulent. Since […]