Gabonese Opposition Disputes Bongo’s Candidacy for Re-Election

  • Bongo among about 20 presidential candidates for August poll
  • Opposition claims Bongo born outside oil-rich nation

Gabonese opposition parties submitted more than 2,500 complaints over President Ali Bongo’s decision to run for re-election next month, including allegations that he was adopted and born abroad, and therefore not eligible to lead the oil-producing nation.

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