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Gabon (Vol 1, 2004)
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Contents Volume 1, 2004.

Omar Bongo ‘Ondimba’ (b. 1935) was Africa's second-longest serving head of state, and after 37 years in power showed no interest in stepping down. His family members held key government posts and his ruling ‘Parti Démocratique Gabonais’ (PDG) held 72% of the seats in the National Assembly. With unusually high …

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Yates, Douglas, “Gabon (Vol 1, 2004)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2004_COM_0027>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004144620, ISSN: 1871-2525



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