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thehill.com 31 Aug, 2023 12:15 am

Gabon election results were a ‘smokescreen’ for soldiers to oust unpopular president, analysts say

Gabon election results were a ‘smokescreen’ for soldiers to oust unpopular president, analysts say
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The ouster of Gabon’s president by mutinous soldiers appears to have been well organized and capitalized on the population’s grievances against the government as an excuse to seize power, analysts said. Soldiers on Wednesday ousted President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose family has ruled the oil-rich country in Central Africa for more…
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