One-man-rule through successive winnings in multi-party elections can therefore only happen through a botched democratic process transforming any such democracy into a nominal democracy.
The African story is a sad one. A billion Africans are trapped in the hands of a few mad men who have taken the continent hostage. A good example is Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia.
Gabon is one of only two countries in the Central African sub-region that has not experienced armed civil conflict since gaining independence. But what explains the recent post-election violence?