As announced at a press conference, the new head of the country, General Brice Oligui Nguema, has ordered the reconnection of the international radio and television networks.
The putschists of Gabon They reconnect to the world. As announced at a press conference, the new head of the country, the General Brice Oligui Nguema, has ordered the reconnection of international radio and television networks. Appointed transition president, Nguema has not appeared in public in the three statements made so far by the board.
The one who has appeared is the Deposed President Ali Bongo, who is under house arrest and has been accused of high treason against State institutions. In a video released by an anonymous source, the president asks his friends from all over the world to make noise against the coup plotters.
Meanwhile, on the streets there are signs of euphoria. Thousands of people express their support for the coup d’état that has put an end to the Bongo dynasty, in power since 1967.
The coup, the second in Africa in a month, followed the disputed re-election of Ali Bongo as the country’s president.