Military officers announce coup in Gabon: President Ali Bongo Under House Arrest

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The recent coup in Gabon, a nation renowned for its oil wealth and historical stability, has ignited discussions across the African continent about the preservation of democracy, sovereignty, and the shadow of colonial influence. As military officers took control and ousted President Ali Bongo, concerns surrounding not only Gabon's political fate but also the broader implications for African governance have emerged. This article explores the intricacies of the recent coup through a Pan-African lens, delving into historical echoes and France's role in the region.