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Gabon (Vol 4, 2007)
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Contents Volume 4, 2007.

On 2 December, President Omar Bongo Ondimba celebrated his 40th year in power, making him the longest-serving African head of state and second-longest in the world (after Fidel Castro). Having skilfully eliminated political opponents through a combination of cooption and repression, and installing a dozen of his family …

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Yates, Douglas, “Gabon (Vol 4, 2007)”, 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_ayb2007_COM_0027>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168053, ISSN: 1871-2525



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