Tag: Ali Bongo
Gabon's Minister of communication announced that the soldiers involved in the coup attempt have been arrested. Earlier today military officers in Gabon tried to stage a coup, seizing the state's radio station in protest against President Ali Bongo. Could the swift end of the coup secure the country's economic strength going forward? Charles Robertson, Global chief Economist at Renaissance Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
Gabon's president Ali Bongo remains incommunicado.
Gabon is about to finally hold its legislative election, a poll that was originally scheduled for December 2016.
President Ali Bongo was inaugurated for a second term after an election whose credibility EU observers seriously called into question.
Ping promised disorder if the constitutional court did not declare him winner. Gabon warns: If he crosses the line, he will be arrested.
Two people were killed and others were wounded in a second day of violent protests against the re-election of Gabon's President Ali Bongo.
With both sides trading accusations after a bitter election campaign, there was concern the results, when they came, would trigger unrest.