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  1. .com | Gabon police charge at protesters, beat cameramanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Libreville - Security forces in Gabon violently charged at demonstrators gathering on Saturday in Libreville in the lead-up to presidential elections and beat an AFP cameraman covering the protest, a colleague said. Defying a heavy police presence, hundreds of protesters took to the streets in opposition to President Ali Bongo Ondimba's candidacy for re-election on August 26, the AFP correspondent said.

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  2. Gabon police charge at protesters, beat AFP cameramanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Members of the Gabonese opposition hold a banner reading "Tribute to the martyrs brutally murdered as they demonstrate in Libreville on July 23, 2016. / AFP / CELIA LEBUR

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  3. Gabon 2017 to feature fan parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | BBC News

    The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will feature fan parks for the first time, the Confederation of African Football has confirmed. Gabon will host January's finals, with the capital Libreville and Port Gentil set to stage fan parks, which were first introduced by Fifa for the 2006 World Cup.

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  4. Gabon Telecom unveils FTTH, FTTB connectivity in LibrevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    In copper tail, the telco notes. While no prices are quoted on the company website, Gabon Telecom notes that it charges XAF200,000 for an

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  5. Central Accord 16 focuses on training basicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Regiment soldiers attended an awards ceremony June 24 on the French military base Camp de Gaulle in Libreville, Gabon, where they were pinned with the French jungle warfare badge for completing the course. After a few days of academics during ...

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  6. Qatar Airways Quadruples Profit on Lower Fuel Costs, New RoutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Bloomberg

    Qatar Airways Ltd. full-year profit more than quadrupled as the carrier expanded its wide-body jet fleet, added routes and benefited from a drop in fuel costs along with oil prices. Net income rose to 1.6 billion Riyals in the 12 months through March, the Persian Gulf's second-largest carrier said in its first published full-year results on Monday.

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  7. Olam Pushes Farms in Africa Oil Producer to Stem Income FallRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Washington Post

    Gabon and Olam International Ltd. are trying to persuade young people to take up farming in a nation that faces dwindling crude revenue and imports almost all of its food. As part of a government plan to develop cash crops, Singapore-based Olam offers to send aspiring Gabonese farmers on training courses in countries ranging from Morocco to Malaysia.

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  8. OGMA submits Hercules upgrade bid to GabonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Flight Global

    Gabon is considering whether to bring an elderly B-model variant of the Lockheed Martin C-130 back to flyable condition, in order to double the size of its air force's transport fleet. The 1976-built aircraft is currently at the Alverca facility of Portuguese maintenance and overhaul specialist OGMA, following its recovery from the African state.It had not flown for about eight years and needed to be transported by road and ship, arriving in Portugal on 24 December 2015.

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  9. June 27, 2016 Central Accord 16's force behind the exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The United States Army

    U.S. Army Spc. Benjamin Thompson , a Land Combat Electronic Missile Repairer with the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, works alongside a member of the Gabonese Armed Forces to transport supplies for this year's Central Accord exercise in Libreville, Gabon, June 11, 2016.

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  10. Geographic distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Customize.org

    ... but it has become a first language in some urban areas, such as the region of Abidjan, Ivory Coast and in Libreville, Gabon. There is not a single African French, but multiple forms that diverged through contact with various indigenous African ...

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  11. Dispatch 4: The great water and airborne adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Coastal Courier

    Paratroopers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division exit a C-17 aircraft after flying to Gabon from Fort Bragg, N.C., during exercise Central Accord 16 on Monday. 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team in Poland and 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Gabon, I've had a few strenuous days.

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  12. Pre-PlungeRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Paratroopers hold onto their jump lines before exiting a C-130 Hercules during the Central Accord exercise in Libreville, Gabon, June 22, 2016. Central Accord is an annual military exercise that brings together partner nations to practice and demonstrate proficiency in peacekeeping operations.

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  13. Soldiers learn about Gabonese cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    To showcase Central Accord's host nation, Sunday was Cultural Day. Participants were allowed to wear civilian clothes, and several soldiers wore Gabonese clothing they had purchased at a market on a previous occasion.

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  14. June 22 Briefing with Gabonese Armed Forces Brig. Gen. Olame Ndong...Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | World News Report

    ... other partner nations are conducting Central Accord 2016, a command post and field training exercise, in Libreville, Gabon, June 10-24. Central Accord, formerly known as Atlas Drop and then Atlas Accord, was initiated in 1996 as a U.S. European ...

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  15. PECB Signs a Partnership Agreement with EQualiSE ConsultingRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | PR.com

    ... mission and values, please visit www.pecb.com. About EQualiSE Consulting EQualiSE Consulting, based in Libreville, Gabon, is specialized in consulting, training and auditing of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems. Our ...

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  16. New Permanent Representative of Equatorial Guinea presents...Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | World News Report

    ... in Lagos, Nigeria in 2000 as Administrative Attache, then moved to the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in Libreville, Gabon the next year, also as Administrative Attache. Mr. Ekua Avomo was born on 20 February 1966 in Mokom-Esangui. He has a degree in ...

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  17. Rwanda knocked out of Zambia 2017 final QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Umukino

    Skipper Dominique-Savio Nshuti missed the first penalty kick as Rwanda bowed out 3-2 against Egypt on Friday night. Rwanda's U20 national team's dream of qualifying for Zambia 2017 Afcon final hit a dead end over the weekend as they lost 0-1 to Egypt in the Second Round, Second Leg tie played at Cairo International Stadium on Saturday.

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  18. West Africa: Ecowas, Ecobank, Asky Airline, and Africa's IntegrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The success of Economic Community of West African States was highly acknowledged at an intellectual gathering in Libreville, Gabon. It was also a moment to acknowledge the leadership of Nigeria in ECOWAS as against leadership in other integration endeavours in East, Central and South Africa.

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  19. .com | Gabon's mentally ill 'treated like animals'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | News24

    The buildings are decrepit, the lawns unkempt, the patients left to shuffle alone and unwatched among weeds - welcome to Gabon's sole psychiatric hospital. Built in 1982 on the outskirts of the capital Libreville, the facility was supposed to serve as a model for a continent where modern psychiatric treatment is in its infancy.

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  20. Gabon's mentally ill 'treated like animals'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    The buildings are decrepit, the lawns unkempt, the patients left to shuffle alone and unwatched among weeds -- welcome to Gabon's sole psychiatric hospital. A patient tries to cover her chest as she sits in a decrepit room in Gabon's sole psychiatric hospital, the National Centre for Mental Health in Melen Built in 1982 on the outskirts of the capital Libreville, the facility was supposed to serve as a model for a continent where modern psychiatric treatment is in its infancy.

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