Video: No equal wealth for Gabonese

Many people in Gabon live below the poverty line despite country being large oil producer.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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