|Gabon - Africa's Pride of Stability
Gabon gained independence from France in 1960.
Ruled by Leon Mba at the beginning, Gabon has succesfully pass transition process since the death of former President Omar Bongo. Vision to Emergence is the new deal of actual legal authorities.
Gabon introduced a multi-party system and a new constitution in the early 1990s that allowed for a more transparent electoral process and for reforms of governmental institutions.
The small population, abundant natural resources, and foreign private investment have helped make Gabon one of the more prosperous black African countries.
Gabon enjoys a per capita income four times that of most nations of sub-Saharan Africa. This has supported a sharp decline in extreme poverty.Gabon best days seem not to be behind but still further to come.