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Vol 50 No 23

Published 20th November 2009


And throw away the key

Viewed from the outside, new President Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba peacefully assumed the presidency on 16 October, after waiting more than a month for votes to be recounted for the 30 August national elections (AC Vol 50 No 16). However, in military barracks in Libreville and amongst soldiers from Bongo's home region of Haut-Ogooué, trouble was brewing under the surface.

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