TITLE

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Gabon;Feb2008, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to government and political conditions in Gabon, which was collated by the Bureau of African Affairs of the U.S. Department of State as of February 2008. A republic with a presidential form of government was established in Gabon under the 1961 constitution. Constitutional amendments were made that added new features to the political system such as the recognition bill of rights and creation of a National Council of Democracy. The principal government officials are presented, including President Al Hadj Omar Bongo.
ACCESSION #
29386085

 

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