Africa with Ade Adepitan TV -
124,670. 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 & Gabon) Africa with Ade Adepitan II, BBC 2019
124,671. Palm oil is big business. Thousands of people work on Gabon’s oil palm plantations. (Africa & Gabon) ibid.
124,672. 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. (Africa & Gabon) ibid.
124,673. One of the worst employment rates on the whole continent. (Africa & Gabon) ibid.
124,674. For such a poor country there’s a surprising number of people who call themselves sapeurs: dressing up in outrageous catwalk clothes. (Africa & Gabon) ibid.