Gabon President elected Ali Bongo Ondimba addresses his guests during the swearing in ceremony in Libreville on September 27, 2016. / AFP / STEVE JORDAN
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Gabon's President Ali Bongo, newly sworn back into power, Wednesday appointed a prime minister to form what he called an "inclusive government" following disputed elections.Bongo was installed for a second time as president Tuesday, three days after the Constitutional Court dismissed his rival Jean Ping's fraud claims.Bongo's family has exercised a long grip on power in Gabon with Ali Bongo taking over from his father Omar Bongo, who ruled for four decades, after his death seven years ago.In its final tally, the court ruled Bongo had won 50.66 percent of the vote and Ping 47.24 percent, extending Bongo's lead to 11,000 votes over his opponent.
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