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By David E. Gardinier

Provides the result of new examine at the interval among 1914 and 1940. additionally synthesizes facts in regards to the modifications that experience happened when you consider that 1967 below President Omar Bongo, together with the upheavals of 1990-91.

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30, 1988 Opening of minerals port at Owendo. May 1989 Father Paul Mba-Abessolé returns after 12 years in exile for talks with Bongo. Aug. 1989 Ending of the schism in the Evangelical Church of Gabon. -Nov. 1989 Uncovering of two related plots to assassinate the president and overturn his regime. Jan. 14, 1990 Third Extraordinary Congress of PDG Central Committee reaffirms necessity of oneparty regime but creates special commission on democracy. Jan. 16-20, 1990 Student protests at the Omar Bongo University leave dozens wounded and spark pillaging in the popular quarters of Libreville.

May 23, 1990 Death in suspicious circumstances of opposition leader Joseph Rendjambe produces violent reactions, particularly at PortGentil. May 24, 1990 French military intervention at Port-Gentil to protect French lives and property. May 29, 1990 Presidential Guard restores order among the African population of Port-Gentil. June 20-24, 1990 First Congress of MORENA elects Paul Mba president. Sept. 16, Oct. 21 Elections for a new National Assembly, and 28, 1990 marred by widespread irregularities, result in slight PDG majority.

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