The tainted win

Barnes, James
March 1994
Africa Report;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p67
Academic Journal
Reports on the political implications of the result of the first-round presidential elections last December in Gabon. Incumbent President Bongo claiming 51.07 percent of the votes; Reports of fraud and cheating in the polls; Formation of opposition alliance to denounce election abuses; Entrenched backers of Bongo's regime; Derailed economy as highlight of Bongo's government.


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