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  1. Officials happy after Agoa meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    South Africa and the United States are a bit closer to reaching consensus on chicken and pork imports from the US, the trade and industry ministry said on Thursday. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and the US Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman met in Libreville, Gabon on the sidelines of the African Growth and Opportunity Act on Wednesday.

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  2. Moving to Sustainable U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | State Department

    ... have convened for AGOA Forums annually since the program began nearly 15 years ago. This year's Forum in Libreville, Gabon, taking place from August 24- 27, comes at a particularly good time. The AGOA program was due to expire on September 30, but ...

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  3. African Nations Hope to Benefit From Renewed US LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    The United States and African nations hold the first conference this week in Gabon on the African Growth and Opportunities Act since Congress recently renewed a zero tariff deal for another 10 years. Mariama Diallo reports on how African nations can better exploit preferential access when most analysts say AGOA has been under-utilized.

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  4. Africa: Five Things You Should Know About the 2015 AGOA ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | AllAfrica.com

    August 24-27, 2015, Gabon and the United States will co-host the U.S.-sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum, commonly known as the African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum. AGOA is the centerpiece of the United States government's trade policy with sub-Saharan Africa.

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  5. Africa: AGOA Background ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | AllAfrica.com

    We are providing a few links below to background information on the African Growth and Opportunity Act from US Government sources. The AGOA 2015 Forum takes place August 24-27 in Libreville, Gabon.

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  6. 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in GabonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | San Diego NewsCape

    On August 24-27, the United States and Gabon will co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum in Libreville, Gabon. Recently reauthorized by the U.S. Congress for an additional ten years, AGOA has been the cornerstone of the U.S. government's trade policy with sub-Saharan Africa since 2000.

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  7. Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | AllAfrica.com

    On August 24-27, 2015, the government of Gabon and the United States will co-host the 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum in Libreville, under the theme "AGOA at 15: Charting a Course for a Sustainable U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment Partnership." Gabon will be the first central African country to host the AGOA Forum.

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  8. Collected Department Releases: 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | State Department

    On August 24-27, the United States and Gabon will co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum in Libreville, Gabon. Recently reauthorized by the U.S. Congress for an additional ten years, AGOA has been the cornerstone of the U.S. government's trade policy with sub-Saharan Africa since 2000.

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  9. Africa: AGOA 2015 Forum PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... for Africa Affairs for African Affairs Florie Liser about the upcoming AGOA Forum which will take place in Libreville, Gabon next week. Before I turn it over to our guests, I'd like to make a couple of housekeeping notes. We're providing ...

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  10. The African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum Libreville, Gabon - August 24-27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | State Department

    On August 24-27, 2015, the Government of Gabon and the United States will co-host the 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum in Libreville, under the theme "AGOA at 15: Charting a Course for a Sustainable U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment Partnership." Gabon will be the first central African country to host the AGOA Forum.

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  11. Giving back in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Economist

    ALI BONGO, the Gabonese president, has declared that he will share with his countrymen a sliver of the vast wealth he inherited from his father, Omar Bongo, who was coincidentally also president of the country, in his case for 41 years. In a televised address, marking the central African country's 55th anniversary of independence from France, Mr Bongo pledged to donate part of his inheritance to "Gabon's youth".

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  12. 19 aspirants pick nominations forms for 2016 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | New Vision

    ... of the districts was this afternoon presented before Parliament by local government minister Adolf Mwesigye.... Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba said late Monday he would give "all his share of the inheritance" from his long-ruling father Omar ...

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  13. Go hang! Tanga Odoi tells NRM historicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | New Vision

    ... of the districts was this afternoon presented before Parliament by local government minister Adolf Mwesigye.... Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba said late Monday he would give "all his share of the inheritance" from his long-ruling father Omar ...

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  14. Gabon: President Vows to Give Inheritance to CharityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | AllAfrica.com

    Gabon's President Ali Bongo has pledged to give his share of the inheritance from his father to charity and said his family was also handing over properties including a villa in the capital and two homes in Paris to the state. Bongo has led the central African country since winning a 2009 election that followed the death of his father Omar Bongo, who was one of the world's longest-serving presidents.

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  15. Drug to boost women's sex drive is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | New Vision

    ... of the districts was this afternoon presented before Parliament by local government minister Adolf Mwesigye.... Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba said late Monday he would give "all his share of the inheritance" from his long-ruling father Omar ...

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  16. She Cranes receive a heroes welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | New Vision

    ... of the districts was this afternoon presented before Parliament by local government minister Adolf Mwesigye.... Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba said late Monday he would give "all his share of the inheritance" from his long-ruling father Omar ...

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  17. Cabinet approves creation of 22 new districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | New Vision

    ... team returned home on Tuesday. Family members and netball supporters thronged Entebbe Airport to receive the team... Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba said late Monday he would give "all his share of the inheritance" from his long-ruling father Omar ...

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  18. Gabon's President Bongo gives inheritance to charityRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Reuters

    Gabon's President Ali Bongo has pledged to give his share of the inheritance from his father to charity and said his family was also handing over properties including a villa in the capital and two homes in Paris to the state. Bongo has led the central African oil producer since winning a 2009 election that followed the death of his father, longtime President Omar Bongo.

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  19. Wood Group wins major Shell Gabon contractRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | World Oil

    Wood Group has received a letter of award for a new five year, multi-million dollar contract with Shell, to provide services to four onshore oil fields in Gabon. Wood Group PSN will deliver integrated engineering, construction, maintenance and industrial services to the Rabi, Gamba, Toucan and Koula assets.

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  20. Gabon leader in inheritance pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | BBC News

    Gabon's President Ali Bongo has pledged to give away all the money he inherits from his father, to set up a foundation for the country's youth. The will of his father, who ruled for 41 years until his death in 2009, is yet to be settled.

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