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Vol 52 No 6

Published 18th March 2011


Gabon

Au revoir, la République

On 27 February, Sammy Kum Buo, Africa Director in the United Nations Secretary General’s office, helped negotiate the dissolution of Andre Mba Obame’s short-lived republic, which he had set up in the UN Development Programme’s office in Libreville. Obame represents Medouneu in Woleu-Ntem Province. After he declared himself the winner of the August 2009 presidential elections (AC Vol 52 No 4), Interior Minister Jean-François Ndongou dissolved Obame’s party, the Union Nationale, and began legal proceedings against him.

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