Gabon Newswire (Page 6)

Gabon Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Missing tanker docks in Togo after suspected hijackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    TBILISI: 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. The Ialkani agency and the ship's managers lost communication with the Panama-registered Pantelena on Aug. 14, when it was about 17 miles from the port of Libreville, in Gabon.

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  4. 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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  5. Tanker with Georgian and Russian crew found off GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Today.Az

    The oil tanker, the Pantelena flying the Panamanian flag, which went missing off Gabon's coast on August 14, has been spotted by the multinational coordination center in Pointe Noire, Congo and taken to Gabon's port of Owendo, TASS reported citing Africanews. According to the portal, the 121-meter tanker carrying about 7,000 tonnes of fuel, with 19 crew members, 17 Georgian and two Russian nationals, was spotted while patrolling the maritime area in the Gulf of Guinea.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew left out of Ghana ...Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Jordan Ayew of Ghana during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football match between Ghana and Uganda at the Port Gentil Stadium in Gabon on 17 January 2017 Chris Ricco/BackpagePix Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew has been left out of Ghana's squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya on September 8. It's unclear the reasons for the decision to axe the Crystal Palace new-boy but its widely reported the Ghanaian coach wants to build a new team ahead of the Nations Cup in Cameroon next year.

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  10. Tanker - disappears' in waters notorious for piratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    The Gulf of Guinea has become an epicentre of piracy since 2016 after the pirate threat diminished off the coast of Somalia A tanker with 17 Georgian sailors on-board has been missing for a week off the coast of Gabon in the Gulf of Guinea, a notorious area for sea piracy, officials said. The ship "disappeared" from tracking screens on August 14, and the potential search area was between the Gabonese coast and the Sao Tome and Principe archipelago, a regional military source said Tuesday.

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  11. .com | Tanker missing off Gabon with 17 sailors onboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | News24

    ... Georgian sailors onboard and a search operation was being conducted with the help of the British maritime authorities. Gabon lies on the southern part of the Gulf of Guinea - the great bend in the coastline of West African - where pirates are a ...

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  12. Press Releases: Gabon National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | State Department

    ... Initiative and the International Visitor Leadership Program. The United States stands ready to work directly with Gabon as it strives to diversify its economy, strengthen its maritime security, and counter illicit trafficking of its natural ...

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  13. Ghana reaches deal with FIFA to avert dissolution of FARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Vanguard

    Ghana's forward Asamoah Gyan celebrates with team staff at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Ghana and Mali in Port-Gentil on January 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO Ghana on Thursday backed away from controversial plans to dissolve its graft-ridden football federation, as it reached a deal with FIFA to clean up football administration in the country.

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  14. VIDEO: Kotoko coach Samuel Fabin speaks ahead of...Read the original story

    Aug 7, 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 Asante Kotoko coach Samuel Kwesi Fabin has been speaking in Tanzanian ahead of the side's high-profile international friendly against Simba FC on Wednesday. The Tanzanian champions have invited the Ghana Premier League side to engage them in an international friendly as the club celebrates its annual Simba Day anniversary on August 8 at the Uhuru Stadium in Dar es salaam.

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  15. ENGIEENGIE to build 8 hybrid solar power plants in GabonThe project...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Electric Energy Online

    ENGIE to build 8 hybrid solar power plants in Gabon The project will save the country 1 million litres of fuel oil per year, or 2,600 tonnes of CO2, and reduce generation costs by 30% ENGIE has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des Depots et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in Gabon, representing a combined capacity of 2.2 MW. The implemented solution was developed by ENGIE's subsidiary, Ausar Energy in collaboration with CDC, the Gabonese Ministry of Energy, and the Gabonese energy and water company Societe d'Energie et d'Eau du Gabon and means that solar energy can be used in eight locations that are currently supplied by oil-fired thermal power stations.

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  16. ENGIE to build 8 hybrid solar power plants in GabonRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2018 | World News Report

    ENGIE has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des DA pA ts et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in Gabon, representing a combined capacity of 2.2 MW. The implemented solution was developed by ENGIE's subsidiary, Ausar Energy in collaboration with CDC, the Gabonese Ministry of Energy, and the Gabonese energy and water company SociA tA d'A With construction set to begin in a few weeks, this project will contribute to the Gabonese Republic's proactive policy of using renewable energy - solar and hydropower - to increase the country's energy capacities.

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  17. Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Mail & Guardian

    ... We are making progress in diversifying our economies and reducing dependence on oil revenues. My own nation, Gabon, has been engaged in a process of economic diversification since 2009, driving industrialisation in our forest sector, as well as ...

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  18. BRICS summit: Here's the scheduleRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    ... in the BRICS-Africa Outreach, are: Dr. Hage G. Geingo, President of Namibia, Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon Joao Manuel Goncalves, President of Angola Macky Sall, President of Senegal Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda Faure Essozimna ...

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  19. The Latest: Umtiti's goal gives France 1-0 lead in semifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Jagger in the crowd as official are Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Ali Bongo Ondimba, the President of Gabon. The World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium has kicked off at St. Petersburg Stadium, with France President Emmanuel ...

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  20. The Latest: Pogba dedicates France win to freed Thai playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Jagger in the crowd as official are Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Ali Bongo Ondimba, the President of Gabon. The World Cup semifinal between France and Belgium has kicked off at St. Petersburg Stadium, with France President Emmanuel ...

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