Gabon Newswire (Page 9)

Gabon Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Azerbaijani FM meets Gabonese counterpartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | Today.Az

    Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov met with Noel Nelson Messone, Foreign Minister of the Gabonese Republic, on the sidelines of Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement in Baku April 6, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said in a message. Gabonese minister expressed satisfaction for being in Azerbaijan and expressed gratitude for the high level organization of the NAM Ministerial Meeting in Baku.

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  2. Exercise Obangame Express 2018 StartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Exercise Obangame Express 2018, which is sponsored by U.S. Africa Command , is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to enhance the collective capabilities of Gulf of Guinea and West African nations to counter sea-based illicit activity. Participating African forces and international partners attend the exercise Obangame Express 2018 opening ceremony in Libreville, Gabon, March 21, 2018.

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  3. Smithsonian Channel Hooks Some Of The World's Most Notorious...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... rod and line to catch a heavyweight fighting fish.< Andy travels to the murky and inhospitable waters off the coast of Gabon's Port Gentil on a quest to come face-to-face with the legendary Guinean Giant Barracuda. An oil-boom town, Port Gentil's ...

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  4. TRANSCRIPT: Briefing on the Obangame Express 2018 Exercise with U.S. & Gabonese Navy Senior OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | State Department

    ... exercise Obangame Express 2018. Captain Conzen and Lieutenant Commander Moussavou are speaking to us from Libreville, Gabon. We will begin today's call with opening remarks from Captain Conzen and Lieutenant Commander Moussavou, and then we will ...

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  5. .com | Young township riding team join Cape Town Cycle TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | News24

    ... in 2012. He was elected best combative rider and came fourth at the Ninth Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2014 (Tour du Gabon). "I have done some of the big events in the world Giro d'Italia (2016) and Vuelta a Espana (2015)... The things I have done are ...

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  6. .com | Gabon to quit UN peacekeeping force in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | News24

    Ex-Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly flown to SA, and Zimbabwe's recently formed political party, the NPF, is not likely to threaten President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rule, an analyst says. Libreville - Gabon is to withdraw its forces from the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, a force known by its initials of MINUSCA The cabinet on Thursday endorsed a request by the defence ministry to pull out the country's troops in MINUSCA, "given the progressive return to peace and stability" there, according to a report of the meeting issued on Friday.

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  7. Why Labels Are Looking to Africa to Find the Next Global Pop StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Billboard

    ... that was controlling the [said] country," says entertainment attorney Joel Katz , who represented the country of Gabon in a deal four years ago with Berklee College of Music to establish the African Music Institute in Gabon's capital city, ...

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  8. .com | Veolia seeks World Bank ruling in Gabon contract disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | News24

    French water and waste giant Veolia is to seek World Bank arbitration in a bitter dispute after Gabon cancelled its contract, the group said on Friday, as Libreville has accused the firm of polluting the country. The decision to seek international mediation was taken by Veolia's Gabon-based SEEG unit, which has provided water and electricity distribution services in this small central African country since 1997 but lost its contract in February with the government seizing control of its facilities.

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  9. Veolia Seeks Gabon Arbitration as Russia, China HoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Veolia Environnement SA's Gabonese unit is seeking arbitration after the government seized its assets in the central African nation, moving away from decades-old ties with former colonial ruler France. The dispute about Veolia's water and electricity utility in Gabon comes as the cash-strapped government of President Ali Bongo is looking east to woo investors from China to Russia, while several French companies are on the way out.

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  10. Gabon:Why There May Be a Silver Lining to Ali Bongo's Power GrabRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Despite Gabon's vast oil wealth a third of its citizens live on $1.25 a day or less. In fact, the country is best known for having had one of the longest serving leaders in modern times outside of a monarch.

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  11. .com | Off West Africa, navies team up in fight against piracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | News24

    ... piracy and hostage-taking haunt the vast bay lying off West Africa, whose coastline runs from Liberia in the west to Gabon in the south. According to the European Union, the Gulf of Guinea is the "worst-affected region" in the world for unauthorised ...

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  12. Africa:Drunk With Power, Presidents Who Fight Term LimitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Hu Sen (34 years). In the multi-party era, 15 of Africa's 54 heads of State and government - in Ethiopia, Libya, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, The Gambia, Zimbabwe, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, the Republic of Congo, Uganda, Swaziland, Sudan, Chad ...

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  13. Central Africa:Central Africa's Gathering StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... regime is in Chad where President Idriss Dby has held power for 28 years. The Bongo family have been in power in Gabon since 1967. In Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon and the Republic of Congo the same presidents have ruled for 38, 35 and 33 ...

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  14. Al Ahly to start their African journey against MounanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Egypt Today

    6 March 2018: Al Ahly will host Gabon's Mounana on Tuesday night at Cairo Stadium at the CAF Champions League round of 32 first leg. Abdallah el Said and Saad Samir will return to Al Ahly squad after they recovered from the injuries that forced them ...

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  15. Drunk with power: African presidents fight term limitsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    ... Hu Sen (34 years). In the multi-party era, 15 of Africa's 54 heads of state and government - in Ethiopia, Libya, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, The Gambia, Zimbabwe, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, the Republic of Congo, Uganda, Swaziland, Sudan, Chad ...

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  16. .com | Why there may be a silver lining to Ali Bongo's power grab in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | News24

    Despite Gabon's vast oil wealth , a third of its citizens live on $1.25 a day or less. In fact, the country is best known for having had one of the longest serving leaders in modern times outside of a monarch.

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  17. Cma CGM Bianca, Largest Ship to Call in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Marine News

    The CMA CGM Group, a leader in maritime transport, announced the start of its commercial operations at the Kribi Container Terminal. On this occasion, the CMA CGM BIANCA, 8721 TEUs and 335 meters long, became the largest container ship to call in Cameroon on 2 March 2018.

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  18. .com | French NGO asks Canada to probe African leaders' real estate purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | News24

    ... currently probing the wealth amassed in the country by relatives of Denis Sassou Nguesso (Congo), the late Omar Bongo (Gabon) and deposed Central African president Francois Bozize.

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  19. Gabon accuses France's Veolia of polluting amid concession disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Reuters

    Gabon accused French environmental services group Veolia on Tuesday of widespread pollution at SEEG, the power and water utility it operates there, amid a growing dispute over the company's concession. Veolia, which has already threatened legal action after the government seized SEEG earlier this month and said it would cancel its concession, rejected the accusations.

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  20. OFFICIAL: Asante Kotoko appoint Paa Kwesi Fabin as new coach head coach for the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Samuel Kwasi Fabin, Ghana press conference at the Libreville Stadium in Gabon on 19 May 2017 A Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko have confirmed the signing of Paa Kwesi Fabin as their new head coach, eight years after his dismissal for non-performance. He replaces Englishman Steve Pollack who had his contract terminated last Friday following the team's elimination from the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup.

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