Africa’s Longest-Serving Ruler Dies

Earlier today, Omar Bongo Ondimba, president of Gabon and Africa’s longest-serving ruler, died in a hospital in Barcelona, Spain.   Below is a link to his obituary that was published by the BBC.  It might be interesting to those not familiar with Gabon’s history and politics.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8088339.stm

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