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  1. Gabon boy hits high note with Dion coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    A 17-year-old from Gabon has said he is "overwhelmed" after the Canadian pop star Celine Dion shared a video of him performing one of her hits. The video of the boy, Samuel, singing The Power of Love while sitting on a staircase in Libreville, has attracted millions of views on Facebook.

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  2. Gabon teenager hits high note after Celine Dion shares coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | BBC News

    A 17-year-old from Gabon has said he is "overwhelmed" after the Canadian pop star Celine Dion shared online a video of him performing one of her hits. The video of the boy, Samuel, singing The Power of Love while sitting on a staircase in Libreville, has attracted millions of views on Facebook.

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  3. This African Teen's Cover Of Celine Dion Will Leave You SpeechlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Essence Magazine

    ... you come across someone that gives the artist they're imitating a run for their money. Seventeen-year-old Libreville, Gabon resident Samuel (no last name given) recently posted a video of himself covering Celine Dion's classic single, "The Power of ...

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  4. Teenager's Stunning Celine Dion Covers Will Make Your Jaw DropRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Switched

    ... these videos of a teenager covering Celine Dion certainly will. Meet Samuel, a 17-year-old living in Libreville, Gabon, Africa , according to Mashable. He's amassed nearly a million views for his breathtaking covers of two Celine Dion songs. Blogger ...

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  5. African teen's Celine Dion cover will make your heart go onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Mashable

    ... to hear it. And he was right -the clip has been viewed nearly 1 million times on Facebook. Samuel lives in Libreville, Gabon. His staircase cover of the Dion classic was performed a cappella, mostly in French and partly in English. According to ...

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

    Sunday Jul 24 | 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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  7. Gabon police charge at protesters, beat AFP cameramanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | 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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  8. Armies find accord in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Coastal Courier

    Soldiers from the Republic of Congo sing and dance after a successful training exercise in Ayeme, Gabon, on June 23 during U.S. Army Africa's Central Accord 16 exercise. This summer, U.S. Army Africa held its largest, most complex exercise yet on the African continent, in Gabon.

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  9. 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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  10. Visit of United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs ...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | World News Report

    The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, concluded his two-day visit to the Gabonese Republic today. During the visit, on which he was joined by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa, Mr. Aboulaye Bathily, Mr. Feltman inaugurated the new premises of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa on behalf of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in the presence of Minister-Delegate to the Minister of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Francophonie, and Regional Integration, Mr. Calixte Isidore Nsie Edang.

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  11. 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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  12. Africa: President Kagame Calls African Countries to Join the 'Smart Africa Alliance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | AllAfrica.com

    ... projects and the way forward for the continent to move to another level. During the event, President Paul Kagame and Gabon's President Ali Bongo launched the One Area Network linking the two countries. The move is expected to create a conducive ...

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

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Coastal Courier

    Soldiers from Cameroon participate in a field training exercise June 21 in Ayeme, Gabon, during Central Accord 16. Participants of the U.S. Army Africa exercise were taught soldier fundamentals, including weapons training and international law. In the jungle of Gabon, soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were trained in jungle warfare tactics and led training on basic soldier skills for participants of Central Accord 16. The U.S. Army Africa exercise positioned more than 500 soldiers just outside the village of Ayeme, where they lived, ate and trained together on everything from weapons, tactics and international law.

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  14. Africa: Rwanda, Gabon Launch One Area NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | AllAfrica.com

    Call rates to Gabon from Rwanda are set to go down significantly following the launch of a one area network between the two countries, yesterday. The initiative, launched by President Paul Kagame and his Gabonese counterpart Ali Bongo, will see both countries scrap roaming charges, thus allowing their citizens enjoy reduced call rates.

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  15. Cma CGM to Upgrade its Euraf ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Marine News

    In a continued effort to provide increased reliability and quality service in a challenging environment, CMA CGM Group is strengthening its coverage of Europe to West Africa with the addition of the direct call in Cameroon on its EURAF 5 service and the EURAF 4 service upgrade connecting Europe to West Africa strategic markets. Direct service from North Europe to Douala with a fortnightly frequency combined with a shortened transit time by 7 days.

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  16. Gabon's ARCEP outlines new universal service plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... ed connectivity has been named as the Ogooue-Ivindo province, which is the north-eastern-most of the nine provinces of Gabon.

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

    Monday Jul 11 | Bloomberg

    ... company said. New African destinations to be added this year include Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, and Libreville in Gabon. South America and China continue to see "strong underlying growth," the airline said. Qatar Airways, along with Gulf peers ...

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  18. .com | Gabon's Bongo to stand for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | News24

    President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose father ruled oil-rich Gabon for 41 years, said Saturday that he will contest a presidential election in August. Bongo was elected for a first term in a disputed 2009 vote following the death of his father Omar Bongo Ondimba, who had steered Gabon from 1967 and was described by critics as a corrupt despot.

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  19. Gabon's Bongo to stand for re-election in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The China Post

    President Ali Bongo Ondimba, whose father ruled oil-rich Gabon for 41 years, said Saturday that he will contest a presidential election in August. Bongo was elected for a first term in a disputed 2009 vote following the death of his father Omar Bongo Ondimba, who had steered Gabon from 1967 and was described by critics as a corrupt despot.

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  20. In The New Vision, Friday, July 8, 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | New Vision

    ... found out during his tour of the prison. Speciosa Kazibwe must be a lucky and impressive woman. President Ali Bongo of Gabon has offered to campaign for her in the West African region in her bid to win the African Union top seat. Get the full story ...

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