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Clashes as Gabon's Bongo narrowly wins re-election

Gabonese President Ali Bongo casts his vote at a polling station in Libreville during the presidential election on August 27, 2016Gabon’s president Ali Bongo was declared winner Wednesday of contested weekend elections, extending half-a-century of rule by the Bongo family which sparked clashes in the Central African nation. Protesters shouting “Ali must go!” tried to storm the offices of the election commission shortly after authorities announced his re-election by a narrow majority. Bongo won 49.80 of the vote against 48.23 percent for his rival Jean Ping, or a razor-thin 5,594 votes of a total 627,805 registered voters, Interior Minister Pacome Moubelet-Boubeya.

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