• Photos: Gabon Parliament set on fire after President Ali Bongo was declared winner

    Photos: Gabon Parliament set on fire after President Ali Bongo was declared winner

    Angry protesters on Wednesday, set fire to Gabon’s national assembly as thousands of people took to the streets after an announcement that President Ali Bongo had been re-elected.

    The clashes erupted immediately Bongo was declared the winner of Saturday’s presidential poll, with opposition supporters chanting “Ali must go”.

    Two people were killed and dozens injured injured as Gabon security forces stormed the opposition’s headquarters early Thursday morning, a source inside the building said.

    “They attacked around 1:00 am (0000 GMT). It is the […]