Gabon Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. 2018 African handball championship: Cameroon lost their first gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | CRTV

    Cameroon's national volleyball team has lost in their first group game against Algeria in the ongoing 2018 African Men's Handball Championship in Gabon. The handball Lions were beaten by 23 - 31 by seven times African Champion, Algeria in a highly tactical encounter.

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  2. .com | Former DRC army chief accused of coup bid held in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | News24

    Democratic Republic of Congo's former military chief, who has been accused by Kinshasa of an attempted coup against President Joseph Kabila in 2011, has been arrested in Gabon, sources told AFP. "General Faustin Munene has been arrested since Wednesday, January 10... in Gabon," said a statement from a party created by Munene, the Convention of the People for Progress and Democracy party , on Tuesday.

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  3. SAA to surrender flights to MangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    ... flights to Kinshasa. In September, SAA said, "flights to Brazzaville, Pointe Noir [Republic of Congo] and Libreville [Gabon] with connections onward to Cotonou and Douala are under review". Domestically, the cut down on flights means that SAA and BA ...

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  4. Column: A World Cup fix & flaws in referee integrity checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | USA Today

    FIFA ordered a World Cup qualifier to be replayed after establishing goals were scored as a result of crooked refereeing FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 file photo, Portugal players including Pepe, center left, argue with referee Joseph Lamptey during their international friendly soccer match against Gabon in Libreville, Gabon. A FIFA investigation linked a referee accused of match-fixing a World Cup qualifier in 2016 to "numerous publicly documented scandals" in the previous six years.

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  5. Gabon appreciates China's long-term, sincere support: FMRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Gabon's Foreign Minister Noel Nelson Messone on Monday expressed appreciation for China's long-term and sincere support for his country's development, hailing China as a reliable friend. In a meeting with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Messone said Gabon and China agreed to lift their relations to a comprehensive cooperative partnership during President Ali Bongo Ondimba's visit to China in 2016, ushering bilateral relations into a historic new stage.

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  6. Gabon hopes China will continue to support its development: presidentRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    ... said that his visit has strengthened his determination and confidence in deepening Sino-Gabonese ties. He said that Gabon has rich resources and huge economic potentials and the country has ratified the strategy of economic diversification, and ...

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  7. Referee Joseph Lamptey had 6-year match-fixing history- FIFARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Ghanamma.com

    ... about how Lamptey came to be selected for the South Africa-Senegal qualifier in November 2016. Portugal's 2-2 draw in Gabon in a 2012 friendly, which included three penalties scored, was among six games identified as suspicious that Lamptey handled ...

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  8. .com | Gabon opposition leader prevented from flying to FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | News24

    Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping was prevented from taking a flight to France late on Saturday by security forces who said he needed to stay over a judicial matter, he told AFP. Ping, a 75-year-old career diplomat, was narrowly defeated by incumbent Ali Bongo in last year's presidential election, a victory that he claims was tainted by electoral fraud.

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  9. Gabon opposition leader prevented from flying to FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Daily Times

    Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping was on Saturday prevented by the security forces from taking a flight to France over a judicial matter, he told AFP. "I was supposed to travel this evening but the security forces prevented me," the former African Union chief told AFP.

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  10. Dortmund drop Aubameyang again for indisciplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Vanguard

    Borussia Dortmund dropped star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Sunday for failing to attend a team meeting - the third time he has been disciplined by the club in two seasons. Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group A football match between Cameroon and Gabon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on January 22, 2017.

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  11. Today's Birthday: Albert SchweitzerRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2018 | Infoplease

    ... he obtained a doctorate in medicine at the Univ. of Strasbourg and in 1913 established a hospital at Lambarene, Gabon (then in French Equatorial Africa). Except for frequent trips to Europe to raise money and a visit to the United States in 1949 to ...

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  12. .com | Gabon president defends constitutional change after parliament gives okayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | News24

    ... to have taken place in December 2016 but have been postponed twice. The latest date given for them is April this year. Gabon is a major oil producer and has mineral and tropical timber resources, but about a third of its 1.8 million population still ...

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  13. Gabon president, Bongo defends constitutional change after parliament gives okayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Vanguard

    ... to have taken place in December 2016 but have been postponed twice. The latest date given for them is April this year. Gabon is a major oil producer and has mineral and tropical timber resources, but about a third of its 1.8 million population still ...

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  14. If VAALCO Is Really For Sale, Then I See A Tight Race Between Assala And PerencoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Seeking Alpha

    ... character of its business model, which is based on only one producing field called the Etame Marin field offshore Gabon. The stock can be considered as attractive for investors who like high-risk oil assets with a high-potential return. However, the ...

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  15. African Handball Championship: Nigeria is ready for successful outing - OchehoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Vanguard

    S am Ocheho, President of Handball Federation of Nigeria , says the senior national team is ready for successful outing at the 23rd Senior Men's African Nations Cup in Libreville, Gabon. Ocheho said yesterday in Lagos that the team would play friendly matches in Benin Republic and Togo before leaving for Gabon on Jan. 14 via Benin Republic.

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  16. Nigeria target gold at African handball National CupRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    The Handball Federation of Nigeria on Monday said they target a gold medal at the 23rd edition of the Senior Men's African Nations Cup in Gabon. President of the Handball Federation of Nigeria Sam Ocheho told reporters in Lagos that the team was ready and committed to doing well at the championship.

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  17. Brenton Jones aiming for 'ripper' of a season with Delko Marseille Provence KTMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Cycling News

    ... Sunday's road race, Jones will link up with his new teammates later this month at the Tropicale Amissa Bongo in Gabon. Jones is looking to add to his six career wins in the west African country before his European race programme and major goals. "I ...

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  18. Tiny airport in the middle of the bushRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | TrekEarth

    Still working through my archive of photos... but this is by far the lamest excuse I have for uploading a photo... I just want to add the country to my map :P I shot this from inside the very tiny airport terminal at Gamba airport in southern Gabon, a location I visited due to work in Port Gentil further north. Not counting the bench I was sitting on, the bench in the photo is the only bench inside the airport terminal.

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  19. Tough choice to decide African Footballer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    ... three candidates for the 2017 African Footballer of the Year award. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and Gabon goes up against Liverpool's Senegalese Sadio Mane and Egyptian Mohamed Salah with none of the final three candidates having ...

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  20. .com | Gabon leader pledges 'radical change' in New Year messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | News24

    Gabon's President Ali Bongo vowed "radical change in governance" in the coming year and pledged to foster social cohesion among his citizens in his televised end-of-year speech on Sunday. "I am determined to do everything possible to strengthen our unity, regain our cohesion," he said.

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