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Vol 39 No 23

Published 20th November 1998


Gabon

Bongo rebounds

President El Hadj Omar Bongo will be one of the grimmer-faced heads of state attending the Francophone Summit in Paris on 26-28 November. He is still favoured to win the presidential election on 6 December (and a possible second round on 20 December) but campaigning has been made tougher by infighting in the ruling Parti Démocratique Gabonais and growing economic troubles.

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