Gabonese soldiers on state radio call on the people to “rise up” and announce a “national restoration council” will be formed, as an ailing President Ali Bongo is out of the country.
Gabon’s President Ali Bongo votes in municipal and legislative elections, boycotted by opposition leader Jean Ping, who still claims to be president-elect two years after the presidential election. IMAGES
South Africa’s Jacob Zuma, Ali Bongo of Gabon and Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya were among the presidents arriving at the 30th annual African Union summit on Monday. IMAGES