Gabon is one of Africa’s largest oil producers. Its gross domestic product (GDP) per capita an indication of the countrys wealth stands at a healthy $14,000.
But, as the recent elections have shown, some residents feel that the benefits have failed to trickle down. Three-fifths of the population still live on less than $2 a day.
Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow has this report from the Gabon capital, Libreville.