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Gabon: Gabon Celebrates 60 Years of Independence, Mostly Under Bongo Family Rule


[RFI] Gabon celebrates 60 years of independence on Monday, marked by a military parade in the capital Libreville attended by President Ali Bongo. The oil-rich country gained its independence from France in 1960 and has been ruled by the Bongo family dynasty since 1967, when Omar Bongo came to power.

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