· September, 2009

Stories about Gabon from September, 2009

Gabon: Opposition Continues to Fight Election Result

  22 September 2009

Gabon's political opposition present a united front against the August election results, which handed the son of former dictator Omar Bongo the presidency. Politicians and citizens alike speak out against France's meddling in the country's politics.

Françafrique casts shadow in Gabon, Madagascar, and Mauritania

  12 September 2009

Recent violence in Gabon and Madagascar, and a contested election in Mauritania, have added fuel to the idea that France 's influence looms large in the political arenas of her former African colonies, where it still has wide-ranging political and economic interests.

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