Ali Bongo sworn in as Gabon's president
More than a month after being re-elected as president of Gabon, Ali Bongo has been sworn in for his second term. But many African leaders stayed away, with controversy lingering over the contested election result and fears of more violence.
Ali Bongo to be sworn in as Gabon’s president
In Gabon, Ali Bongo is to be sworn into office on Tuesday after the constitutional court confirmed his victory in August’s presidential elections. Opposition leader Jean Ping has criticised the ruling.
Gabon's opposition rejects court ruling on presidential election
Gabon's opposition leader Jean Ping has rejected a ruling by the constitutional court confirming Ali Bongo as the winner of the presidential election. Ping accused the court of bias in its decision to validate Bongo's narrow victory.
Gabon opposition warns of more violence
Gabon's opposition leader Jean Ping is warning the country could slip back into violence if his legal challenge fails to overturn the result of last month's presidential election.
Calm returns to Gabon after election unrest
Calm is returning to parts of Gabon following days of unrest after a contested presidential election. At least four people were killed in the violence.