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Gabon election: Protests as Ali Bongo beats Jean Ping

Clashes broke out in the Gabonese capital after after President Ali Bongo was declared winner of the presidential election. Gabon’s opposition leader Jean Ping said on Thursday two people were killed and many injured when the presidential guard and police attacked his party’s headquarters overnight in the wake of an[…]

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Brazil: Michel Temer sworn in as new president

Michel Temer, Brazil’s former vice president, has been sworn in as the country’s new president, a few hours after the country’s Senate voted to remove Dilma Rousseff from office. Temer, 75, raised his hand and swore to uphold the constitution, drawing loud applause from his conservative supporters at Wednesday’s ceremony[…]

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