1000 arrested in Gabon post-election violence - eNCA

A supporter of Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping prays in front of security forces blocking a demonstration trying to reach the electoral commission in Libreville on 31 August 2016 as another protester lies on the ground in distress. Photo: MARCO ...

Gabon violence: More than 1000 arrested after disputed election - BBC News

Security forces in Gabon have arrested more than 1,000 people during a second day of violence following disputed presidential elections. Three people were killed in clashes in the capital, Libreville. Protests began after the announcement that ...

Bongo 'must respect the ballot box' - opposition - RFI

Incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba (left) faced off with opposition candidate Jean Ping (R) in a contested election. RFI. Chaos continues in Gabon after President Ali Bongo was re-elected in polls that the oppositions says were fraudulent. On ...

Post Election riots rage in Gabon capital several dead - Mareeg Media

Soldiers patrol a street near opposition campaign headquarters after the election in Libreville, Gabon, August 31, 2016. Life Africa TV/Handout via Reuters. By Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) – Gabon's capital Libreville erupted into a ...

Gabon erupts in post-election violence - CNN

(CNN) Dramatic scenes unfolded this week on the streets of Gabon's capital city of Libreville, as protesters clashed with police following word of the presidential election results. Violence erupted Wednesday after Interior Minister Pacome Moubelet ...

The Violent Post-Election Protests in Gabon - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. NEWS BRIEF At least three people were killed and more than 1,000 arrested in violent protests that broke out after the re-election of President Ali Bongo in Gabon ...

Gabon rocked by violence after Bongo scrapes disputed election - Financial Times

Oil-producing Gabon plunged into political crisis on Thursday after a narrow and disputed election victory for incumbent president Ali Bongo sparked a second day of violence between protesters and security forces in the capital, Libreville. Sample the ...