• For being born in Nigeria Bongo may lose Gabon election

    For being born in Nigeria Bongo may lose Gabon election

    The people of Gabon began casting their ballots Saturday in a vote to decide whether President Ali Bongo will remain in office or be unseated by a career diplomat and close associate of his late father, who ran the country for 41 years.Ali BongoAli Bongo

    The election takes place in a climate of persistent social unrest driven in large part by the economic impact of the slump in the price of oil, which has long dominated Gabon’s economy.

    Bongo, 57, and ex-African […]