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Violence erupts after Gabon election as incumbent Ali Bongo named victor - The Guardian

Helicopters patrol the sky as smoke and flames billow from the National Assembly building in Libreville after it was set ablaze. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images. Clashes between opposition supporters and security forces broke out in the ...and more »

Gabon opposition headquarters 'bombed by presidential guard' - The Guardian

Gabon's presidential guard has apparently bombed the opposition party's headquarters during post-election violence that has threatened to split the country apart. Violence erupts after Gabon election as incumbent Ali Bongo named victor. Read more ...and more »

Gabon army deployed before official result of election is announced - The Guardian

Armoured vehicles move through Libreville as Gabon awaits the official results of presidential election that both claim to have won. Photograph: Samir Tounsi/AFP/Getty Images. Police and the army have been deployed on the streets of Libreville, the ...and more »

Gabon election: Huge fire and clashes break out in capital Libreville as President Ali Bongo declares victory - The Independent

Gabon's newly re-elected president sought to assert his authority on Thursday as the presidential guard stormed the opposition candidate's party headquarters overnight, leaving at least one person dead and injuring more than a dozen amid fiery protests ...and more »

Bongo win in Gabon election extends his family's 50-year rule - Financial Times

Protesters took to the streets in the central African nation of Gabon late on Wednesday after Ali Bongo, the incumbent, was declared the winner in a fiercely contested presidential election. Mr Bongo's narrow victory secured the extension of his family ...and more »

Deadly Protests Shake Gabon After Allegations Of Election Fraud - NPR

In the capital of Gabon, Libreville, hundreds of people have been arrested and at least three people have died amid protests after the sitting president was declared the winner of last weekend's disputed election. President Ali Bongo Ondimba received ...and more »

Over 1000 arrested as post-election riots rage in Gabon - Reuters

LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Three people were killed and up to 1,100 were arrested in Gabon on Thursday, the government said, in a second day of rioting over the announcement of President Ali Bongo's re-election and his main rival's accusation that the vote ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Helicopter 'bombs' Gabon opposition HQ after President Bongo claims re-election by 5594 votes -

Parliament burns in Gabon's capital, Libreville, after demonstrations against President Bongo's disputed re-election. Credit: AFP. Aislinn Laing, Johannesburg. 1 September 2016 • 6:16pm. Gabon's opposition leader accused the regime of “bombing” his ...and more »

Gabon election 2016: Clashes as Bongo beats Jean Ping -

Protests in capital Libreville turn violent as supporters of opposition leader Jean Ping say the vote was "stolen". 1 Sept 2016. Violence has erupted in the Gabonese capital after President Ali Bongo was declared winner of a presidential election ...and more »