Gabon Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Top moments in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Daily Monitor

    Winner's smile: Rugumayo smiles for the cameras moments after holding off rival Ronald Otile in a playoff to win the Open. PHOTO BY Eddie Chicco Many armchair observers couldn't fathom what Micho saw in an overweight player who was at the time unattached to a club.

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  2. Al Ahly, Zamalek win at Handball Federation CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Egypt Today

    ... without the international players who prepared with the national team for the African Men's Handball Championship in Gabon. Egypt, the reigning champions hope to win their seventh title in the competition at their 21st participation. The draw held ...

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  3. How 2017 claimed the lives of two Ghanaian CoachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | GhanaWeb

    ... United, Samartex FC, Gamba All Blacks, Pure Joy, Wassaman, and Inter Allies. On the continent, guided Shell FC in Gabon to win their domestic cup - and Maranatha FC (Togo), but his most salient achievement in Africa came in the 1996/97 African Clubs ...

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  4. .com | Danes stabbed in Gabon had been stalked: prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | News24

    Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has had his travel and security expenses drastically cut but has been allowed to keep the presidential limo and a wing in State House, a newspaper reports. Libreville - A grocer from Niger who knifed a Danish couple in Gabon shouting "Allahu akbar" came to the capital just two days before the attack and had been stalking the pair, a prosecutor said Monday.

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  5. Danes stabbed in Gabon over US Jerusalem recognition had been stalkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    A grocer from Niger who knifed a Danish couple in Gabon shouting "Allahu akbar" came to the capital just two days before the attack and had been stalking the pair, a prosecutor said Monday. Saturday's attack on the Danes, who were in the West African state filming for National Geographic, was "premeditated," Libreville prosecutor Steeve Ndong Essame Ndong said, adding that the man had lived in Gabon for 19 years.

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  6. Nigerien stabs two Dutch journalists over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Vanguard

    A Nigerien man stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon, allegedly saying it was a revenge attack against the United States for recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The assailant wounded the reporters for the National Geographic channel at a market popular with tourists in Libreville, the capital of the central African country, according to the Gabon defence minister, Etienne Kabinda Makaga.

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  7. A Planet Enraged: Nigerian Avenges US Jerusalem Call by Stabbing Danish Journalists in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    A Nigerian man shouting "Allahu Akbar" stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon, as revenge for the United States' recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to the News Agency of Nigeria . The report also noted that the two journalists work for the National Geographic channel.

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  8. .com | Top Africa stories: Zanu-PF seals Mugabe exit, Mnangagwa, LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | News24

    ... a white shirt and black trousers, and accompanied by eight people, AFP journalists said. Libreville - A bill to revise Gabon's constitution, which opponents say risks letting President Ali Bongo retain power indefinitely, cleared a hurdle after the ...

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  9. Outlook: The GOP's Most Important WeekRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2017 | National Journal

    House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady talks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans signed the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill on Friday. After months of chaos and disappointment, Republicans in Congress hope to end the first year of the Trump administration in triumph, with passage of the most sweeping tax overhaul since 1986.

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  10. Two Journalists With National Geographic Ties Stabbed in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | National Geographic

    Police officers arrive at an artisanal market on December 17, 2017, in Libreville, Gabon. Two Danish journalists were wounded in a knife attack in the city on Saturday.

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  11. Attacker stabs two reporters as revenge for US Jerusalem decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    An attacker from Niger wounded two reporters for the National Geographic channel at a market in Gabon, saying it was a revenge attack against the United States for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The attacker, 53, who has lived in Gabon for the last 20 years, according to Reuters, shouted Allahu Akbar, Arabic for God is Great, before stabbing the two Danish journalists at the market popular with tourists in the capital of Libreville, on Saturday.

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  12. Two Danish journalists wounded in Islamist knife attack in GabonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2017 | UAport

    The suspect said he was carrying out a revenge attack against America for recognising Israel's capital as Jerusalem An attacker wielding a knife and crying "Allahu Akbar" has wounded two Danish journalists in Gabon's capital Libreville, the Gabonese defence minister said.

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  13. Stabbings in Africa response to Trump's Jerusalem announcement?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Police in the African country of Gabon arrested dozens of people following a stabbing attack in the capital of Libreville which was allegedly carried out in response to US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, AFP reported.

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  14. Gabon arrests dozens after stabbing over Trump Jerusalem moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    Police in Gabon arrested dozens of people on Sunday over a knife attack in the capital apparently committed in retribution for "US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital," officials said. The men detained were mostly traders and sellers in the popular market in Libreville where the attack occurred on Saturday - and all are from west Africa, according to an AFP correspondent.

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  15. Muslim market stall owners detained after a knife attack on two Danish nationals. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Police in Gabon arrested dozens of people on Sunday after a knife attack in the capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims", officials said. The men detained were mostly traders and sellers in the popular market in Libreville where the attack happened on Saturday.

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  16. 2 Danish Journalists Violently Attacked in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Voice of America

    A man stabbed two Danish journalists in Gabon's capital, declaring it was in retaliation for U.S. attacks against Muslims and leaving one reporter in serious condition, Gabon's defense minister said. The attack Saturday occurred while the journalists were shopping at an artisanal market, a site popular with tourists.

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  17. .com | Attacker 'shouting Allahu Akbar' wounds two Danes in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | News24

    Two Danish nationals were wounded on Saturday in a knife attack in Gabon's capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims", a rare assault in a Central African nation that has escaped Islamist violence. The two men, who were working for the National Geographic channel, were stabbed while shopping in a market popular with tourists, said defence minister Etienne Massard, adding that the attack appeared to be politically motivated.

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  18. Danish reporters knifed in Gabon over Trump Jerusalem recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    One man in serious condition after attack in popular tourist area of Libreville by Nigerien who also wanted retribution for US attacks on Muslims Two Danish nationals were wounded Saturday in a knife attack in Gabon's capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims," a minister said. The two men, who were reporters for the National Geographic magazine, were stabbed while shopping in a popular tourist area, said defense minister Etienne Massard.

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  19. WHO certifies Gabon as polio-freeRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    LIBREVILLE: The World Health Organization has declared Gabon a "polio-free country", given the lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country. According to a WHO statement obtained by AFP on Saturday , the UN health agency nonetheless recommended taking the necessary steps to continue monitoring for possible signs of the disease.

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  20. .com | Gabon MPs pass disputed constitutional textRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | News24

    A bill to revise Gabon's constitution, which opponents say risks letting President Ali Bongo retain power indefinitely, cleared a hurdle after the country's lower house overwhelmingly approved it, sources said on Friday. State media made no mention of the development but two lawmakers present told AFP the bill was passed in a plenary session on Thursday and an official source who declined to give his name confirmed as much.

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