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Gabon (Vol 6, 2009)
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See also Gabon 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019.

Contents Volume 6, 2009.

This was a landmark year in the history of the political system of Gabon as it marked the end of over four decades of uninterrupted rule by President Omar Bongo Ondimba, who died quite unexpectedly of a heart attack in June at the age of 73. Bongo had been a powerful patrimonial ruler until the very end, so select…

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Yates, Douglas A., “Gabon (Vol 6, 2009)”, 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_ayb2009_COM_0028>
First published online: 2010
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004185593, ISSN: 1871-2525



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