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  1. Amara TourA - an enigmatic exemplar of Afro-Cuban A musicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    Senegal's Amara TourA 's passionate wails prompt questions about how such sensual music could sink without a trace until now. Beat master: Amara TourA was a prolific performer and recording artist from the late 1950s to the late 1970s, but he has not been seen since 1980 and no one now seems to know where to find the elusive singer and A percussionist.

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  2. Acting Assistant Secretary Bond Travel to Benin, Gabon, and GuineaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    She will visit the U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin, July 7-9, and meet with the Director of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Madame Myrina Amoussouga, and the Minister of Family, Honorine Atikpa, to discuss consular issues, including adoptions, visas, and passports. In addition, she will join Under Secretary for Management Patrick Kennedy in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the New Embassy Compound.

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  3. Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster won EUR 75 million worth of dredging contracts in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | MBendi

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded three dredging-related contracts on the African subcontinent with a combined value of approximately EUR 75 million. In Angola, Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Angola LNG Ltd. for dredging activities related to maintaining the access channel and turning basins of the Soyo LNG port.

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  4. Gabon: What Can Be Done to Allow Better Distribution of Fuel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | AllAfrica.com

    Daily Union reports today that in recent weeks, the fuel supply is difficult in Libreville and inside the country. Several companies are stigmatized: Gabon Marketing, Petro Gabon, Oilybia and Engen.

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  5. Boskalis Secures Dredging Work in AfricaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Marine News

    In Angola, Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Angola LNG Ltd. for dredging activities related to maintaining the access channel and turning basins of the Soyo LNG port. The project will be executed in joint venture and involves the removal of approximately 11 million cubic meters of sand and silt by medium-sized trailing suction hopper dredgers.

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  6. Gabon villagers troubled by 'sacred' tree being cut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The China Post

    "Nobody should sell this wood. It protects the forest. But those who sell it will be hunted by the spirits of the forest," warns Daniel Messa-Abaga, a guardian of Gabon's Kevazingo trees.

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  7. Nigeria: Nigerian Emerges African Export-Import Bank PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Afreximbank is the continental multilateral trade finance institution and Mr. Oramah is the third president to serve the bank since it was established in 1993. He holds a doctorate degree in Agricultural Economics and replaces the former President, Jean-Louis Ekra, who had been the bank's chief executive officer since 2005.

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  8. Ton of ivory crushed in Times Square to highlight poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | SFGate

    A century ago some 5 million wild elephants roamed Africa. Today fewer than 500,000 remain, a result of poaching for meat and ivory as well as habitat loss due to expanding human development.

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  9. Raymond Domenech, Giovanni Trapattoni and Dave Jones all candidates ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Daily Mail

    Former France manager Raymond Domenech and well-travelled Giovanni Trapattoni are on a list of 60 coaches named as candidates to take over as national coach of the Ivory Coast. The African champions are looking for a coach to replace Herve Renard, who led them to the African Nations Cup title in February but has since taken over at Ligue 1 club Lille.

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  10. New study identifies elephant poaching hotspots in AfricaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, a Maasai boy and his dog stand near the skeleton of an elephant killed by poachers outside of Arusha, Tanzania. Investigators who collected DNA from the tusks of slain elephants and painstakingly looked for matches in the vast African continent have identified two large areas where the slaughter has been occurring on an industrial scale, Tanzania in the east and a cross-border region encompassing several nations in the central-western part of Africa, according to a study published on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

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  11. Government officials on safari suffer without air conditioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Washington Post

    We follow U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe on Twitter, where he regularly posts beautiful photos of, naturally, wildlife. So we have checked from time to time recently to see pics of that great African trip he, his wife, and two aides took last month.

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  12. Morocco: HM the King and Gabonese President Launch in Libreville...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | AllAfrica.com

    HM King Mohammed VI and Gabonese president HE Ali Bongo Ondimba launched, on Friday in Libreville, construction of a vocational training center in transports and logistics professions, illustrating once more Morocco's African calling and the Sovereign's permanent commitment for robust south-south cooperation.

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  13. Central African Republic: Documents and BloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | AllAfrica.com

    On a Monday in late March 2013, after his Slka rebels had seized control of Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic , Michel Djotodia made his first public address. In a recorded radio statement, he told the nation that deposed President Francois Boziz, who had been in power for ten years, had turned the republic into a dictatorship.

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  14. Yaya out of Ivory Coast squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Umupira

    Ivory Coast interim coach Ibrahim Kamara has released his list of 23 players to face Gabon in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier set for June 13 in Libreville. The Elephants' captain Yaya Toure is absent from the list due to injury, according to the coach, while Paris Saint Germain defender Serge Aurier did not give a positive response to his invitation, sources close to the football association said.

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  15. Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure ruled out of Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Daily Mail

    Just six years ago, Ings was a 16-year-old wannabe looking for big break at Bournemouth by showing off his skills on Soccer AM... now, the new Liverpool signing will be hoping to dazzle at Anfield Manchester United become first club to smash through $1BILLION brand barrier... beating Bayern Munich and Real to No 1 spot Pirlo to meet with Sydney officials as agent tries to convince Juve star to choose Australia over New York City West Ham close in on new manager as club reveal Allardyce's successor will be announced 'in the next 48 hours' United to reject Valencia's advances for Valdes as City set to open bidding war for Liverpool's A 60m-rated Sterling Champions League LOSERS XI... so, who joins Buffon in our team of stars who have failed to lift European Cup? Lazio are NOT interested in signing Van Persie from Manchester United and are set to keep Klose at the club Meet City's teenager ... (more)

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  16. Angola: Rafael Marques De Morais Settles Defamation Case Over Blood Diamonds BookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Charges of defamation against journalist Marques de Morais were dropped on May 21 following an out-of-court settlement. The case stemmed from his 2011 book, "Blood Diamonds: Torture and Corruption in Angola," in which he documented the torture and murder of villagers by private security forces that controlled the diamond mines.

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  17. Juggler Jordaan's balancing actRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Danny Jordaan has shown great success at the helm of Safa. Now it is hoped he can also put the Nelson Mandela Bay metro on a winning course.

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  18. Banyana to focus on Olympic qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Having completed their qualification for the All Africa Games which will be held in Congo Brazzaville in September this year, Banyana Banyana will now shift their focus to the 2016 Olympic qualifiers. The qualifiers start this month with only the top two teams in Africa getting a chance to compete at the world stage.

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  19. .com | Gabon opposition leader buried in home villageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | News24

    Gabon opposition leader Andre Mba Obame, who died last month in Cameroon, was on Monday buried in his home village of Medouneu near the country's border with Equatorial Guinea, a member of his political party said. Around 1 000 people, including former prime minister Casimir Oye Mba and ex-African Union commission president Jean Ping, attended a mass, which was followed by the funeral, according to Jean-Pierre Owono, a senator and a member of Mba Obame's political party.

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  20. North Gabon town awaits body of late politicianRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Peninsula

    With songs, tears and scuffles, citizens of Oyem in northern Gabon are waiting to bury their beloved opposition leader Andre Mba Obame in native soil, but his coffin was detained Friday in Libreville by other fans. Mba Obame, whose challenge to President Ali Bongo Ondimba at the polls in 2009 led other foes of the regime to stand down in his favour, died in Cameroon on April 12 aged 57. After tens of thousands of his backers turned out in the capital to greet the plane returning the body of "AMO", as he was generally known, the authorities intended on Wednesday to fly him on north to ethnic "Fang country", where he was hugely popular.

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