Opposition supporters celebrate ahead of official presidential results in Gabon

Supporters of Gabon opposition candidate Jean Ping celebrated in the Gabon capital, Liberville, after initial results from the countries presidential election showed him in the lead. Ping claimed victory over current President Ali Bongo, who has also said he expected to emerge victorious. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged both sides to accept the results and EU observers had reportedly said the election was carried out in a way that lacked transparency. Aug 30, 2016