Ali Bongo is re-elected President of Gabon.
Photos of protests in Gabon emerge after election results were released Wednesday.
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- Ali Bongo Ondimba rejects calls for a recount.
- Large explosions and gunfire are reported in the Gabonese capital Libreville as security forces clash with supporters of opposition presidential candidate Jean Ping protesting the election results indicating a narrow victory by President Ali Bongo Ondimba.
- Both President Ali Bongo Ondimba and his main challenger, former Foreign Minister Jean Ping, say they won yesterday's election for a seven-year term as president. Official results are expected Tuesday.
- The president of Gabon Ali Bongo calls for calm following clashes between police and anti-government protesters and a subsequent attack on an opposition television station.
- At least 45 people drown and 60 are missing after a boat carrying Nigerian migrants capsizes and sinks off shore from Libreville, Gabon.
- Ten people are injured following clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Gabon.
- The African Union choose Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of South Africa as its leader, making her the first woman to occupy the post, in a hard fought battle with incumbent Jean Ping of Gabon.
- Police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters in Gabon two days after opposition leader Andre Mba Obame declares himself president.
- Gabon dissolves the country's main opposition party, accusing one of its leaders of treason.
- One of the largest hauls of illegal chimpanzee and gorilla parts is seized by officials in Gabon.