Gabon Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. New study sheds light on illegal global trade of pangolinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    ... study to investigate how criminals are sourcing pangolins from African forests, experts found that local hunters in Gabon are selling increasing numbers of the animals to Asian workers stationed on the continent for major logging, oil exploration ...

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  2. UPDATE 1-Gabon seizes Veolia's SEEG water and power unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Reuters

    Gabon's government said on Friday it had temporarily seized French environmental services group Veolia's SEEG unit and intends to terminate its contract to distribute water and electricity in the Central African country. The government has complained for years about frequent water cuts in the capital Libreville and threatened to freeze Veolia's concession.

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  3. Laser technology reveals the weight of some of UKs and worlds biggest treesRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    ... at Oxford University, and the Gabonese National Parks Agency, used the technology to measure a 45m tall Moabi tree in Gabon with its 60m crown. They estimated its weight at about 100 tons, making it the largest tree ever measured like this in the ...

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  4. New process allows tailor-made malaria researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Science, Industry and Business

    Model of infection from Tubingen successfully tested in Africa: volunteers are being infected with malaria parasites in a controlled manner - New findings on naturally acquired immunity and resistance to malaria Scientists at the Institute of Tropical Medicine of the University of Tubingen, the German Center for Infection Research , and of Sanaria Inc. have developed an infection system that allows malaria to be studied directly on humans: Volunteers are being infected with malaria parasites in a controlled manner. The method has now been used for the first time in a clinical study at the Center de Recherches Medicales de Lambarene in Gabon to investigate the naturally acquired immunity to malaria and the effect of the sickle cell gene.

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  5. Gabon: Baby freed after hospital bill paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Ghanamma.com

    A mother has spoken of her relief after a private clinic in Gabon finally released her baby, who was held for months over an unpaid medical bill. Baby Angel's mother told the BBC her milk had run dry after being separated from the child for the first five months of her life.

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  6. Mother's relief after baby held over unpaid medical bill is finally freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    The hefty medical bill was for the 35 days baby Angel spent in an incubator after she was born prematurely. A mother in Gabon has expressed her relief after a private clinic finally released her child - five months after she was born - following a dispute over an unpaid medical bill.

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  7. Rwanda:Kagame, Bongo Discuss AU and ECCAS DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... To facilitate the reforms and look into the security situation, there are a set of meetings scheduled to take place in Gabon. Also on the agenda was the soon-to-be launched Continental Free Trade Agreement which will be inked on March 21. The ...

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  8. This Baby Was Held as Collateral for an Unpaid Medical Bill. 'Angel' Has Finally Returned HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Time

    A baby in Gabon has been returned to her family after being held for five months over an unpaid hospital bill. Angel was freed after the bill of roughly $3,630 was settled by a public campaign launched on the family's behalf, the BBC reports.

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  9. Rwanda:The Rise of CyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Republic of Congo. This year, Areruya again won two major international races; La Tropicale Amissa Bongo in Gabon and then the inaugural Under-23 UCI Tour de l'Espoir on the African soil. Many observers say cycling is making other sports discipline ...

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  10. .com | Gabon fights elephant poachers with hi-tech tracker collarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | News24

    Well in Gabon conservationists have begun trying to use the devices on elephants; tracking and drugging the animals, before attaching the high-tech gadgets in a bid to stop poachers and ivory trafficking. Each operation needs around five to seven men, including a vet, scouts and trackers, to guide the group through dense jungle and locate the often shy animals.

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  11. Gabon:Gabon - Industrial Manganese Exports ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Gabon's economy is expected to receive fillip in the coming months when the country begins industrial exports of locally-processed manganese after more than 50 years of artisan mining. In a bid to diversify its economy, take greater advantage of its natural resources and create jobs, the government on June 15, 2015 inaugurated its pioneer manganese processing plant at Moanda, Haut-Ogoou Province in the country's southeast.

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  12. Opioid high: Painkiller abuse sparks fears for Gabon's youngRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | PhysOrg Weblog

    This market stall on a Libreville street is piled high with rat poison, but some vendors readily sell kobolo under the table-a cheap, easy but potentially dangerous high Misuse of a powerful painkiller has spread like wildfire among schools in the west African state of Gabon, where teachers blame it for violent changes in mood among normally placid and motivated teenagers. Known as "kobolo" by local youths, the drug comprises high doses of anti-inflammatory medicine, usually washed down with soda or alcohol.

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  13. Cameroon:CEMAC - Common Stock Exchange EnvisagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The new structure will be the result of a merger between the central African stock exchange in Libreville and the Douala stock exchange. The Cemac conference of ministers meeting in Douala on Friday February 2nd, has adopted a proposal from the experts of the sub region to merge the central African stock exchange in Libreville-Gabon and that of Douala to create one common stock exchange to be based in Douala.

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  14. Africa eyes a new path to clean governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... But a top-down approach may not work, as Nigeria is learning. Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, left, laughs with Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba, at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan. 28. Africa's leaders ended a summit ...

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  15. UN, African Union leaders praise international cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | SFGate

    ... of the United Nations and the African Union urged ... more Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, left, laughs with Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba, right, at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. The leaders of ...

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  16. Interview: Gabon ruling party says CPC experience in demandRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Gabon's ruling Gabonese Democratic Party said it wishes to draw experience from the Communist Party of China , including its "inspiring" cadre schools. In a recent interview with Xinhua, Eric Dodo Bounguendza, Secretary General of PDG, hailed the long-time interactive exchanges between the two parties.

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  17. Researchers test new anti-malaria medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Medical News

    ... The study was conducted at the Centre de Recherches Medicales de Lambarene (CERMEL) in the African country of Gabon; CERMEL has close ties with the University of Tubingen. Financial support came from the nonprofit organization Medicines for Malaria ...

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  18. Liberia:Eight Heads of State, Others to Attend Weah's InaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    African heads of state to grace Weah's inauguration : Jacob Zuma, South Africa; Ernest Bai Koroma, Sierra Leone; Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria; Nana Akufo-Addo, Ghana; Ali Bongo Ondimba, Gabon; Faure Gnassingbe, Togo; Alpha Conde, Guinea; and Jose Mario Vaz, Guinea Bissau Jarvis Witherspoon, Chief of Protocol, has confirmed the impending arrival of eight African heads of state, a special delegation of the Federation of International Football Association , and special envoys from the U.S., France and the United Nations .

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  19. Gabon Says It Busted a Major Ivory Smuggling NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The New York Times

    Officials in Gabon say they have dismantled the Central African nation's largest ivory trafficking network, which last year alone was responsible for trading, selling and shipping six tons of ivory across the continent. A two-year investigation, called Operation Nzok - which means elephant in a local language - resulted in the arrests of a Chadian man, Abdoulaye Mohamoud Ibrahim, and eight others, including his wife and other family members.

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  20. Human African Trypanosomiasis in Emigrant Returning to China from Gabon, 2017Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Xinyu Wang 1 , Qiaoling Ruan 1 , Bin Xu 1 , Jianfei Gu, Yiyi Qian, Muxin Chen, Qin Liu, Qing Lu, and Wenhong Zhang Wang X, Ruan Q, Xu B, Gu J, Qian Y, Chen M, et al. Human African Trypanosomiasis in Emigrant Returning to China from Gabon, 2017. Emerg Infect Dis.

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