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|Dispute intensifies over Gabon presidential election|
LIBREVILLE, Gabon — The dispute over Gabon's presidential election intensified Thursday as opposition candidate Jean Ping mounted a legal challenge, accusing the incumbent leader of fraud.The filing at the constitutional court was lodged by the Thursday deadline, according to a Ping lawyer, Jean Remy Bantsantsa.Ping, who seeks to unseat the family that has ruled this oil-rich Central African country for more than four decades, already has publicly declared himself the winner.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Voting Democracy Election President of the United States Ali Bongo Ondimba Omar Bongo Elections Voter turnout
|Gabon election: Jean Ping challenges result in court|
Jean Ping lodges complaint with Constitutional Court contesting the official results of last month's presidential vote.
258 points by Al Jazeera English | Voting Ali Bongo Ondimba Gabon Constitution Fraud European Union Democracy Prime minister
|Gabon justice minister resigns over Bongo re-election|
Seraphin Moundoung resigns over government's failure to organise recount as President Bongo's win touches off riots.
473 points by Al Jazeera English | New Zealand France Africa President Ali Bongo Ondimba Gabon Idriss Déby Welfare state
|Gabon says African Union's mediation mission is delayed|
LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon's political crisis deepened on Thursday after the postponement of a planned mission by the African Union (AU) to mediate between two opposing candidates who both claim to have won last month's presidential election.
23 points by Reuters | Omar Bongo Ali Bongo Ondimba Thomson Reuters Reuters Elections Gabon Pascaline Bongo Ondimba Franceville
|Gabon's Ali Bongo hits back at EU over poll 'anomalies'|
President accuses EU observation mission of bias and insists that only the country's top court can order a recount.
38 points by Al Jazeera English | Voting United Kingdom Leader of the Opposition Italy Franceville Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba Rose Francine Rogombé
|Gabon: EU monitor flags 'clear anomaly' in vote results|
Election observers say "integrity" of result has been compromised by "clear anomaly" in country's Haut-Ogooue province.
97 points by Al Jazeera English | Voting Ali Bongo Ondimba European Union Leader of the Opposition Election Gabon Omar Bongo Democracy
|Gabon leader under scrutiny as EU questions election win|
LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon's re-elected President Ali Bongo came under international scrutiny on Tuesday, as a European Union mission questioned the validity of his narrow win, France recommended a recount and the African Union said it would send mediators.
40 points by Reuters | Africa Gabon African Union Sudan French language Chad Madagascar Ali Bongo Ondimba