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  1. Belgium A343 enroute on Jun 12th 2018, hydraulic leakRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 19 | AVHerald

    An Air Belgium Airbus A340-300 on behalf of Air France, registration OO-ABB performing flight AF-926 from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Libreville , was enroute at FL350 about two hours into the flight when the crew detected a leak at the blue hydraulic system. The crew continued the flight to Libreville, requested emergency services on standby for the landing and performed a safe landing on Libreville's runway 16 about 6.5 hours after departure.

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  2. Grozny is a World Cup home away from home for Egypt squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | USA Today

    ... African Cup of Nations semifinal soccer match between Burkina Faso and Egypt at the Stade de l'Amitie, in Libreville, Gabon. The Egypt squad in Russia for its first World Cup since 1990 has a nickname besides the Pharaohs. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, ...

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  3. Egypt's hopes rest on Mohamed Salah's recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Daily Herald

    ... African Cup of Nations semifinal soccer match between Burkina Faso and Egypt at the Stade de l'Amitie, in Libreville, Gabon. Egyptian national team soccer player and Liverpool's star striker Mohammed Salah smiles as he greets fans during the final ...

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  4. WORLD CUP: Egypt's hopes rest on Mohamed Salah's recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... African Cup of Nations semifinal soccer match between Burkina Faso and Egypt at the Stade de l'Amitie, in Libreville, Gabon. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File) Egyptian national team soccer player and Liverpool's star striker Mohammed Salah smiles as he ...

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  5. Smart Growth America announces award-winning zoning codesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | CE News

    The Form-Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America announced the winners of the tenth annual award for achievement in the writing and implementation of form-based zoning codes: the Akanda SmartCode for the Akanda Commune in Gabon, Africa; and the Beaufort Code, for the City of Beaufort, S.C. Sometimes invisible to the average person, zoning plays an important role in shaping the way communities grow and change over time. Form-based codes can be a powerful way for cities to reform their zoning, incorporating smart growth principles to foster mixed-use, walkable communities that preserve their unique look and feel.

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  6. Bongo Bids to Entrench Power in Gabon Before Parliamentary VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Bloomberg

    Gabon's Ali Bongo almost lost his grip on the oil-producing central African nation in its closest-ever presidential elections in 2016. Signs are that he's trying to make sure it won't happen again.

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  7. UBA Foundation expands Read Africa Initiative to Gabon, MozambiqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Ghanamma.com

    As part of its mission to improve the lives of the communities in which the United Bank for Africa operates, UBA Foundation continues to encourage African youths to adopt the culture of reading through its 'Read Africa' initiative.? Read Africa aims to rekindle the reading culture amongst young Africans. Designed and introduced in 2011 by the UBA Foundation, the initiative has donated hundreds of thousands of books to African schools since its inception.

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  8. Ebola outbreak in DR Congo: Gabon on alertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Crofs Blogs

    Following the outbreak of a new Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, where this very deadly disease has already arisen many times and killed many people in the past, has taken seriously the threat of a possible spread of the epidemic from the DRC. The country has decided to reactivate its Ebola Response Committee to be ready.

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  9. 20 African countries on track to implementing Malabo commitmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    ... and added, "It is not a tool to shame countries, but a tool support member countries." Fotabong spoke in Libreville, Gabon, at the 14th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Progam(CAADP) Private Partnership conference with the theme, ...

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  10. Gabon embarks on ambitious agric plan to became emerging country 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | IPPMEDIA

    The country aims to increase the contribution of agriculture to its economy to 15 percent, from current levels of 1 percent by 2020, as part of its strategy to become an emerging country by 2025. During the 14th CAADP PP that was held in Libreville recently, Gabon Agriculture Minister Biendi Maganga explained how the government is developing its cash crop sector through international investment.

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  11. Gabon Court Dissolves Parliament Over Legislative Vote DelayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Gabon's Constitutional Court dissolved the central African nation's parliament and urged the president to name a transitional government because a deadline to hold legislative elections by April 30 wasn't met. Parliament's functions will be taken over by the Senate until the vote, initially scheduled for December 2016, is held, the Libreville-based news site GabonActu reported, citing a statement Monday by Marie-Madeleine Mborantsuo, the president of the Constitutional Court.

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  12. Extra Time: Kalusha Bwalya pays tribute to Zambia's lost legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Sporting News

    The Zambian team's plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from Libreville, Gabon. They were aiming to attend a Fifa World Cup Qualifier against Senegal in Dakar.

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  13. Zambia's 2012 Afcon triumph owes much to its tragic Golden GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Goal.com

    For the anniversary of the Zambian football air disaster, Goal look back on that great side, and the effect they have had on the country's football Life is what one makes of it. So, in fact, is death; on the 12th of February, 2012, Zambia rode the current of one of the most tragic disasters to hit African football and emerged as African Cup of Nations winners for the first time in their history.

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  14. Africa:14th CAADP Partnership PlatformRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Every day that passes, we are learning and getting more convinced on the inevitability of ensuring our agricultural systems are investment worthy and accelerating the Implementation of National Agricultural Investment Plans to Achieve the Malabo goals and targets. This was the sentiment at the 14th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform, currently convened in Libreville, Gabon.

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  15. Christopher Katongo: Zambia must do more for crash familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Newsday

    Former Zambia captain Christopher Katongo says his country needs to make families of the 1993 crash victims feel truly honoured Christopher Katongo, who captained Zambia to the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, says his country should do more to recognise the players and officials who died in 1993 in a plane crash off the coast of Gabon. The exact cause of the fatal crash on the night of 27 into 28 April has never been fully established.

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  16. Salah can rouse Egypt after 28-year waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | USA Today

    WORLD CUP: Salah can rouse Egypt after 28-year wait Egypt is in Group A at the World Cup alongside host Russia, Uruguay and Saudi Arabia Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2HscR8T FILE- In this Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 file photo, Egypt's Mohamed Salah, left, controls the ball in front of Cameroon's Ambroise Oyongo during the African Cup of Nations final soccer match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie, in Libreville, Gabon. The Liverpool striker has been in superb form this season, but playing at the World Cup will be a new experience for him.

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  17. Gabon to invest USD280m in fibre-optic network over three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The Gabonese minister of communication and digital economy, Alain-Claude Bilie-By-Nze, has stated this week that the country will invest XAF150 billion over a three-year period to expand its fibre-optic network, reports Reuters.

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  18. Gabon to invest $277 million in fibre optic networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Reuters

    Gabon will invest 150 billion CFA francs over three years to expand its fiber optic telecoms network to improve digital connections, the country minister of communication and digital economy said on Thursday. The first step of the project is already completed, linking the seaside capital Libreville to Franceville, said Alain-Claude Bilie-By-NZE on the sidelines of a telecoms forum in the commercial capital Abidjan.

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  19. Al-Masry hosts Mounana in CAF Confederation CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Egypt Today

    Al-Masry players hope to reach the competition group stage for the first time in their history, having been eliminated from the play-off round last year after losing to Uganda's Kampala Capital City. Al-Masry enters the game with an away goal advantage, as the first leg ended with a 1-1 draw, and a barren draw will be enough for the Egyptian side to go through.

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  20. Afrijet is launch customer for Cabinstream Wi-Fi on ATRsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Air Transport World

    ATR has a launch customer for the "bring your own device" IFE option it is offering with onboard Wi-Fi specialist Phitek. Libreville, Gabon-based Afrijet will put Phitek's Cabinstream system into service by the end of 2018, ATR said April 10 at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg this week.

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