Gabon’s leader takes oath of office

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President of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba departs at the conclusion of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit on March 25, 2014 in The Hague, Netherlands.

Gabon’s President Ali Bongo has been sworn in for a second seven-year term following disputed elections in which a number of people died.

The inauguration comes three days after the Constitutional Court rejected the opposition’s demands for a recount.

Ali Bongo – whose father, Omar Bongo, was president for four decades – officially won the poll by fewer than 6,000 votes.

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