By Eddie Haywood, 11 January 2019
The imposition of a complete blackout of internet and broadcast services has long been utilized as a tool of repression by the Bongo government.
By Eddie Haywood, 9 January 2019
The coup attempt occurred days after the US deployed 80 troops to Gabon to protect “US assets in the event of violent demonstrations” in nearby Congo.
By Ann Talbot, 11 February 2011
In recent weeks, protesters have taken to the streets in the African nation of Gabon, demanding that President Ali Ben Bongo Odimba resign.
A tool of French imperialism in Africa
By Olivier Laurent, 5 September 2009
Gabonese President Omar Bongo died on June 7 after spending nearly 42 years in power defending French imperialism's interests in sub-Saharan Africa.