The Coup in Gabon: Just Another Incident in a Global Powershift?

The overthrow of yet another African government following a suspect election is not unusual these days. The overthrow of Gabon’s president, Ali Bongo Ondimba (also known as “Ali Bongo” or just “Bongo”), 64, is the eighth military takeover to hit sub-Saharan Africa in just three years.  Niger, Guinea, Chad, and Burkina Faso have all experienced recent military … Continue reading The Coup in Gabon: Just Another Incident in a Global Powershift?