Ali Bongo

Highest court validates Gabon election results, rejects recount

Gabon's Constitutional Court has validated the re-election of President Ali Bongo, rejecting opposition leader Jean Ping's application for a recount of votes, Radio France Internationale reported...

Gabon opposition leader applies for electoral recount

Gabon's opposition leader has applied to the country's Constitutional Court for a recount of last month's contested election, Radio France Internationale reported Friday.

France calls for recount of Gabon presidential election results

There are enough questions about the outcome of last week's Gabonese elections

Thousands of opposition supporters detained in Gabon, official says

Thousands of opposition supports have been arrested in the wake of rioting that erupted over the election victory of President Ali Bongo, according to opposition leader Jean Ping.

Opposition members blocked at party premises are released in Gabon

Twenty-seven Gabonese opposition members were stopped by police from leaving the headquarters of their leader Jean Ping, after rioting erupted over the election victory of rival President Ali...

Gabon government accuses opposition of planning election violence

Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping orchestrated violence that followed the re-election of President Ali Bongo, a government official alleged Thursday.

Gabonese opposition headquarters "attacked" after disputed election

Violence reportedly broke out in Gabon late Wednesday following the re-election of President Ali Bongo, with security forces allegedly attacking the headquarters of the opposition.

Gabon's president wins second term, extending family's 49-year reign

President Ali Bongo Wednesday won presidential elections by a small margin in the central African nation of Gabon, extending his family’s 49-year reign.