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The Gabon Coup and the Crisis of Democracy in Africa

Reports emerged that shortly after Ali Bongo Ondimba, often known as Ali Bongo, was declared the winner of a closely contested election in the Central African nation of Gabon, a military takeover rocked the country, toppling the president whose family had ruled for more than 50 years. The incident occurred when the election authority in the country said Bongo had been re-elected president after…

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