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Gabon opposition candidate calls on President Bongo to 'acknowledge his defeat'

Gabon opposition candidate Jean Ping on Monday called on President Ali Bongo to "acknowledge his defeat" in a weekend presidential election, telling reporters in the capital Libreville that unofficial tallies give him a clear edge.

Technology can boost active citizenship – if it’s chosen well

Civic technology initiatives are on the rise. They are using new information and communication technologies to improve transparency, accountability and governance – faster and more cheaply than before.

Bongo's fate in the balance as Gabon goes to the polls

The people of Gabon began casting their ballots Saturday in a vote to decide whether President Ali Bongo will remain in office or be unseated by a career diplomat and close associate of his late father, who ran the country for 41 years.

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas, beat anti-Mugabe marchers

Riot police in Zimbabwe fired tear gas, beat up several people and blocked off the site of an opposition demonstration on Friday, an AFP correspondent said, the latest in a string of protests to hit the country.

Seven killed in Mogadishu beach restaurant attack

Seven people were killed in an attack by Shabaab jihadists on a beachfront restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a spokesman for the city authorities said on Friday.

Eskom executives blocking Gupta coal probe says Treasury

Executives at Eskom have resisted attempts to investigate coal contracts entered into by the state-owned power utility and Tegeta Exploration & Resources Ltd, a company controlled by the Gupta family, South Africa's Treasury said on Monday.