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Gabon Opposition Newspaper Says Officials Detain 20 of Its Staff

Gabonese officials detained 20 employees at the headquarters of the Echos du Nord opposition newspaper on Thursday and took them away for questioning, staff at the paper told Reuters. OPEC member Gabon has faced international scrutiny, including from former colonial power France, since President Ali Bongo was declared winner of a disputed August 27 election. Echos du Nord's Editor-in-Chief Desire Ename said that officials from Gabon's DGDI, a government department that...

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