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  • Gabon's disputed presidential election is getting a recount after weeks of unrest - VICE News

    Gabon's disputed presidential election is getting a recount after weeks of unrest - VICE News;

    The results of Gabon's disputed presidential elections will officially go to the Constitutional Court for a recount after President Ali Bongo's narrow win in August sparked daily demonstrations and violence, with the new government bowing to opposition ...and more »

  • Presidential Elections in Gabon - New York Times

    Re “The Disputed Vote in Gabon,” (Opinion, Sept. 9): Last month's election was conducted in accord with Gabonese law, which requires voters to register using a biometrically secure ID card or birth certificate. At all polling places, an election ...and more »

  • Gabon Court to Recount Disputed Vote Results, Ambassador Says - Bloomberg

    Gabon Court to Recount Disputed Vote Results, Ambassador Says - Bloomberg;

    “A recount of the vote will be completed by the Constitutional Court and the winner confirmed,” Michael Moussa-Adamo said in a letter late Monday to the New York Times. “The State Department and the African Union stated that any challenge to the ...and more »

  • Why Did the Atlantic Council Even Consider Giving African Dictator Ali Bongo Ondimba a 'Global Citizen Award'? - Foreign Policy (blog)

    Why Did the Atlantic Council Even Consider Giving African Dictator Ali Bongo Ondimba a 'Global Citizen Award'? - Foreign Policy (blog);

    Gabon's president is an outlandishly corrupt autocrat who probably just stole an election. Why did a venerated Washington think tank offer to toast him at a black-tie gala? By Alex GladsteinAlex Gladstein is chief strategy officer at the Human Rights ...and more »

  • Gabon's Electoral Recount - The Atlantic

    Gabon's Electoral Recount - The Atlantic;

    Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. NEWS BRIEF The Gabonese government will conduct a recount of the vote from last month's contested presidential election, the country's ambassador to the United ...and more »

  • Gabon's constitutional court 'throws out' AU observer mission - africanews

    Gabon's constitutional court 'throws out' AU observer mission - africanews;

    Gabon's Constitutional Court does not see the need for observers as it prepares to deliver a verdict on the contentious presidential elections of August 27 latest by this Friday, September 23. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads.and more »

  • Disputed Gabon Vote to be Recounted: Ambassador to US - Newsweek

    Disputed Gabon Vote to be Recounted: Ambassador to US - Newsweek;

    Gabon's Constitutional Court will recount the votes and confirm the winner of the disputed August election, according to the country's ambassador to the United States. In a letter to The New York Times published Monday, Ambassador Michael ...and more »

  • Gabon Residents Can Only Use The Internet Between 6 PM and 6 AM Due To Censorship - The Merkle

    Gabon Residents Can Only Use The Internet Between 6 PM and 6 AM Due To Censorship - The Merkle;

    As if the world needed yet another example of governmental censorship, Gan is taking things to a new level. Ever since President Ali Bongo was elected at the end of August, the situation has been tense in the country. Internet access was completely ...and more »

  • The African Union plans to send observers to Gabon election appeal - Mail & Guardian Africa

    The African Union plans to send observers to Gabon election appeal - Mail & Guardian Africa;

    The dispute led to riots that killed at least six people and brought unwelcome international scrutiny for Ali Bongo. The Peace and Security Council of the African Union requested that its executive branch deploy observers from other French-speaking ...and more »

  • Search for Gabon's missing goes on, two weeks after poll violence - Daily Mail

    Search for Gabon's missing goes on, two weeks after poll violence - Daily Mail;

    More than two weeks after the start of violence prompted by a contested presidential election in Gabon, the search for missing loved ones continues, sometimes with grisly results. Olivier's eyes are haggard after his days of scouring Libreville ended ...and more »