Africa with Ade Adepitan TV -
I’m in Central Africa: I’ll be travelling from the coast of Gabon through the giant Democratic Republic of Congo and on to Uganda. It’s a region of chaos and colour where Africans are fighting to protect their environment, and people are struggling to overcome corruption and conflict and decades of dictatorship. Africa with Ade Adepitan II, BBC 2019
Palm oil is big business. Thousands of people work on Gabon’s oil palm plantations. ibid.
He may be green but Ali Bongo is a controversial character. His father, Omar Bongo, was a dictator here for over forty years after the country became independent from France. The family has been accused of massive corruption and stealing Gabon’s vast oil wealth. ibid.
One of the worst employment rates on the whole continent. ibid.
For such a poor country there’s a surprising number of people who call themselves sapeurs: dressing up in outrageous catwalk clothes. ibid.