WATCH: Gabonese nationals in SA protest against election results

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Gabonese residents in Cape Town protesting against the disputed elections.
Gabonese residents in Cape Town protesting against the disputed elections.

Cape Town - At least 400 Gabonese nationals living in South Africa staged a demonstration at the French Consulate in Cape Town on Thursday over disputed election results back home.

According to official results made public on Wednesday, incumbent President Ali Bongo, 57, won Saturday's presidential poll by just 5 594 votes. He got 49.80% of the votes, compared to 48.23% for his rival Jean Ping, a veteran diplomat and former top African Union official.

The protesters held banners, as they sang the national anthem of their country.

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