Gabon. In April, the government announced that the
country's railways and production and distribution of
electricity and water should be privatized.
In June, the country withdrew from the oil exporting
countries' organization, OPEC, where it has been a member
Countryaah.com, the ruling party, Parti démocratique gabonais (PDG) won
the parliamentary elections in December. The party was the
only one allowed until 1990, when multi-party systems were