12 Things You Didn’t Know About President Ali Bongo Of Gabon

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Written by Lillian Mutiso

Ali Bongo was re-elected as the president of Gabon on Saturday, 27 August 2016. The results were disputed by Jean Ping, his closest rival who had declared himself the winner before the result announcement.

Post election violence has since erupted in the West-African nation of about 1.5 million people as opposition supporters clash with security forces.

Below are 12 things to know about Ali Bongo.

Sources: SAHARA REPORTERS, BBC, THE IRISH TIMESThe Daily MailAFRICAN HIPHOPForeign Policy, Africa NewsRevolvy