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  1. Africa Cup of Nations: Wins for Egypt, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | BBC News

    Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah scored a stunning individual goal to help Egypt beat eSwatini 4-1 in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Cairo. Salah took a corner-kick on the stroke of half-time and curled it directly into the net to put the Pharaohs 4-0 up going into the break.

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  2. Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his father: The curious ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Islington Gazette

    The former Borussia Dortmund striker has hit six goals in nine games this season including a late brace in the 5-1 rout of Fulham on Sunday, earning a call-up to Gabon's 23-man squad. The 29-year-old who signed for Arsenal in a A 56 million deal in January has been selected by new Panthers coach Daniel Cousin.

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  3. Gabon holds first vote since violence-marred 2016 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | New Vision

    The controversial re-election of President Ali Bongo in August 2016 by just a few thousand votes led opposition leader Jean Ping to claim that victory had been stolen from him. The controversial re-election of President Ali Bongo in August 2016 by just a few thousand votes led opposition leader Jean Ping to claim that victory had been stolen from him.

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  4. New Gabon coach Daniel Cousin makes few changes to squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | BBC News

    Newly appointed Gabon coach Daniel Cousin has largely maintained the squad of his predecessor Jose Antonio Camacho for his first match in charge of the Panthers. He has named 23-man provisional squad for their back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Sudan, on October 12 in Juba and in Libreville four days later.

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  5. Aubameyang saga ends as Gabon turn to ex-Gers strikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | RTE.ie

    Former Hull City and Rangers striker Daniel Cousin is the new Gabon coach after the father of the country's leading player, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, turned down the job. Cousin's appointment has been confirmed by the Gabon Football Federation , who were last week heavily criticised by Aubameyang for the arbitrary appointment of his father Pierre Aubame as co-coach alongside Cousin.

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  6. Aubameyang slams Gabon decision to name his father as managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Gabon captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has criticised the football federation decision to appoint his father as national team coach and said Pierre Aubame did not want the job. FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - African Cup of Nations - Gabon v Guinea-Bissau - Stade de l'Amitie - Libreville, Gabon - 14/1/17 - Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring a goal.

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  7. ICC will not investigate post-poll violence in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | New Vision

    "The legal requirements for opening an investigation into the situation in the Gabonese Republic have not been satisfied," the statement concluded. After Gabon's President Ali Bongo, pictured in March 2017, was reelected August 2016 by a margin of just a few thousand votes, his administration was accused of voter fraud and violence broke out.

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  8. Samuel Fabin denies claims of receiving $50,000 from ...Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Samuel Kwasi Fabin, coach of Ghana during the 2017 Under 17 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Ghana press conference at the Libreville Stadium in Gabon on 19 May 2017 A Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix Former Asante Kotoko coach Samuel Kwesi Fabian has hinted he may take legal action against the club's chief executive George Amoako over claims he took a signing on fee of $50,000 from an unnamed South African club - leading to his premature exit from the Ghanaian powerhouse. Amoako told Accra-based Asempa FM on Thursday that the former Ghana Under-17 coach took the amount to force his way out of the club.

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  9. Revealed: Paa Kwesi Fabin resigned as Kotoko coach...Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Samuel Kwasi Fabin, coach of Ghana during the 2017 Under 17 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Ghana press conference at the Libreville Stadium in Gabon on 19 May 2017 A Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix Dodgy-dealing Paa Kwesi Fabin had no option but to resign as Asante Kotoko coach after a video of him negotiating with a club in South Africa got leaked. The former Ghana U17 coach was caught pleading to the president of the club to advance some cash for his signing on fee.

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  10. Zambia starting from 'year zero' says coach Sven VandenbroeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | BBC News

    Belgian coach Sven Vandenbroeck worked as an assistant with his compatriot Hugo Broos when Cameroon won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations His stance offered a clean slate to previously exiled players and saw him recalling the likes of Rainford Kalaba and Nathan Sinkala. The duo played in the Belgian's first competitive game on Saturday, a 1-1 draw in Namibia in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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  11. Africa:Kenya Shock Ghana, Comoros Hold CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Ten-man Kenya held on to beat Ghana 1-0 in Nairobi Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. In other results yesterday, next year's Nations Cup hosts Cameroon were held to a 1-1 draw away to Comoros.

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  12. 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Kenya secure shock win over Ghana in qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Newsday

    Ten-man Kenya held on to beat Ghana 1-0 in Nairobi on Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. In other results on Saturday, Nigeria were emphatic 3-0 winners in their game at Seychelles and next year's Nations Cup hosts Cameroon were held to a 1-1 draw away to Comoros.

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  13. Fifa grants Cameroon's interim football federation an extensionRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2018 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Cameroon celebrates being crowned Champions during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Afcon Final match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Libreville in Gabon on 05 February 2017 A Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix Fifa has granted Cameroon's five-man Normalisation Committee a three-month extension to continue managing the country's football federation . Fifa says this second extension will enable Cameroon's caretaker body to hold elections and manage Fecafoot's affairs before 16 December 2018 when the mandate expires.

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  14. UPDATE 1-China's TBEA to invest in 180 mln euro Gabon hydropower project - Gabon officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Reuters

    Chinese energy firm TBEA will invest in a 180 million euro hydropower project in Gabon alongside the West African country's sovereign wealth fund, a Gabonese official said on Saturday. Construction will begin "pretty soon" on the project, which will have a power generation capacity of 70 megawatts in the first phase, Liban Soleman, general coordinator of the Bureau of Coordination and Planning for an Emerging Gabon, told Reuters in an interview in Beijing.

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  15. Missing tanker docks in Togo after suspected hijackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Vanguard

    A tanker with 19 crew members on board has docked at a port in Togo after going missing for over a week in a suspected hijacking off the West African coast, the crew's agency said on Friday. According to Reuters, the Ialkani agency and the ship's managers lost communication with the Panama-registered Pantelena on August 14, when it was about 17 miles from the port of Libreville, in Gabon.

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  16. The most endangered animal you've never heard of - and how...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... known as "in-situ conservation." Dead pangolins are sold with other animals at the Owendo market in Libreville, Gabon, on Aug. 8, 2014. (Celia Lebur/Getty-AFP) "That's where they survive best," said Adam Peyman, programs and operations manager for ...

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  17. Panama-registered tanker missing in West African watersRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    A tanker vessel has gone missing off the coast of Gabon in West Africa - an area notorious for piracy - and no word has been heard from its crew for a week, the ship's managers said on Tuesday. The Georgian government said 17 of its citizens were on board the Pantelena serving as crew.

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  18. Tanker With Georgian, Russian Crew Missing Off Coast Of West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Weekday Magazine

    An oil tanker with 19 crew members on board, most of them Georgians, has gone missing in waters off West Africa frequently plied by pirates, and no word has been heard from it for a week, the ship's managers said. Officials said on August 23 that communication was lost with the Panama-registered Pantelena on August 14 when it was near the port of Libreville in Gabon.

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  19. Panama-Registered Tanker Missing in Piracy-Plagued West African WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Voice of America

    A tanker vessel has gone missing off the coast of Gabon in West Africa - an area notorious for piracy - and no word has been heard from its crew for a week, the ship's managers said on Tuesday. Communication was lost with the Panama-registered tanker at about 2 a.m. local time on Aug. 14, at which time it was about 17 miles from the port of Libreville, in Gabon, Athens-based Lotus Shipping said in a statement.

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  20. Tanker with 19 Crew Missing in Piracy-Plagued West African WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Marine News

    A tanker vessel with 19 crew members on board, most of them Georgians, has gone missing in pirate-plagued waters off Gabon in West Africa and no word has been heard from it for a week, the ship's managers and the crew agency said on Wednesday. Communication was lost with the Panama-registered Pantelena at about 2 a.m. local time on Aug. 14, at which time it was about 17 miles from the port of Libreville, in Gabon, Athens-based Lotus Shipping said in a statement.

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