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Date:26 Aug 2016
Can Gabon's opposition unseat President Bongo?

The opposition in Gabon is presenting a slightly more united front than usual in this Saturday's presidential election, raising expectations that the vote could be closer than in previous years.

President Ali Bongo Ondimba is standing for a second seven-year term, having won the hotly disputed 2009 election after the death of his predecessor and father, Omar Bongo.

It is the candidate with the most votes that wins - a system which favours President Bongo, whose main rival is veteran diplomat Jean Ping.

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Source: BBC 



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