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Gabon (Vol 14, 2017)
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Contents Volume 14, 2017.

In response to mounting tensions, President Bongo endeavoured to fight corruption, reform the Constitution and conduct a national dialogue with his opponents. But his real challenger was the world commodity crisis, as low prices for oil and other primary exports increased the burden of his costly Gabon Emergent programme.

Domestic Politics

In January, President A…

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Yates, Douglas, “Gabon (Vol 14, 2017)”, 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_ayb2017_COM_0027>
First published online: 2018



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