The attempted coup in Gabon is a reminder to the Bongo family—who have ruled for decades—that their reign is fragile, and will need serious reforms to survive.
President Ali Bongo has been hospitalised for more than three weeks in Saudi Arabia, and his absence could trigger significant changes in the tiny nation.
Despite President Ali Bongo's promises to give more cabinet seats to the opposition, they only received one seat in the Gabonese government.
Gabon opposition leader says two people were killed and others wounded by security forces as violent protests continue in opposition of the re-election of President Ali Bongo in the country's capital.
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