Archived posts with tag ‘Gabon’

30.12.09
Gabon Opposition Gets Organized

by DAVID AXE Last summer Gabon’s president Omar Bongo died after more than 40 years in office. Bongo and his huge family had pilfered the once oil-rich West African country while providing a measure of stability and security that had kept anyone from complaining too loudly. Upon Omar’s death, the lesser Bongos scrambled to claim [...]

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