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  1. Total solar eclipse in Faroe Islands, Norway on March 20: Here are 8 facts about the rare phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Straits Times

    A young girl is silhouetted by the setting sun at dusk in Sieversdorf, Germany, on March 18, 2015. On Friday, people in the Faroe Islands, an archipelago southwest of Scotland, and those in Svalbard, Norway, will get to see a total solar eclipse.


  2. Giresse named Mail coach for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 |

    Frenchman Alain Giresse has been appointed for a second stint as Mali coach and will sign a two-year contract on Thursday, the country's football federation said. Mali head coach Alain Giresse reacts during their African Nations Cup semi-final soccer match against Ivory Coast at the Stade De L'Amitie Stadium in Gabon's capital Libreville February 8, 2012.


  3. .com | Unrest spreads in Gabon ahead of presidential pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | News24

    Strikes in schools, hospitals and in private business, along with a drop in vital oil revenues, have brought turbulent times for Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba. Rallied by a score of trade unions in the public sector, teachers and health workers have stayed off work since the beginning of February to press home their wage claims, prompting the administration to dock pay.


  4. Gabon: Anger After Wood Company Sacks Protesting WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 |

    There is rising anger among trade unionists, environmentalists and civil society groups in Gabon after a wood company, Rain Forest Management , sacked 38 fixed-term workers last month in Mbomao, Ogoou-Ivindo province. RFM, a Gabonese wood processing company with Malaysian investment, is one of several exploiting the rich natural forests in Gabon.


  5. .com | Lion spotted in Gabon for first time in 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | News24

    A lion has been spotted in Gabon for the first time in nearly 20 years, raising hopes the animals long feared extinct in the country could be returning, conservationists said on Thursday. Lions used to roam Central Africa in their hundreds in the middle of the last century.


  6. Lion spotted in Gabon for first time in 20 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Reuters

    A lion has been spotted in Gabon for the first time in nearly 20 years, raising hopes the animals long feared extinct in the country could be returning, conservationists said on Thursday. Lions used to roam Central Africa in their hundreds in the middle of the last century.


  7. Gabon travel and tourism market reported improved revenues in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 |

    Two prestigious international airlines brought new vitality to travel and tourism with the introduction of increased flight schedules. This resulted in improved performance for the Gabonese travel and tourism market.


  8. Thinking ahead: Africans must consider long-term impacts of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | CNN

    As a continent, Africa's susceptibility to climate change is often overlooked by the wider world. Because so much of the climate change debate revolves around reducing carbon emissions from industrialized regions like the United States, China and the European Union, many developing nations who don't contribute many emissions are cast aside.


  9. Caf Confed Cup: Kwesi Appiah faces Zambian opposition SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 |

    Former Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah faces a stiff battle to keep his side Al-Khartoum of Sudan in the CAF Confederations Cup when they take on experienced campaigners Power Dynamos of Zambia away on Sunday. Al-Khartoum won the first leg 1-0 at home two weeks ago and are under pressure not to get knocked out in the preliminary round, but Appiah says he has learned to deal with situations like this.


  10. Africa in pictures: 20-26 February 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newsday

    South African artists perform during the celebration of the Chinese New Year on Saturday in the main city Johannesburg. South Africa is said to have the largest Chinese population in Africa, with many of them arriving after apartheid ended in 1994... The festival was held in the "original" Chinatown in the city centre, where third- and fourth-generation Chinese families started businesses many years ago... Four days later, onlookers gather to look at a public transport bus that drove over the side of Johannesburg's Queen Elizabeth bridge.


  11. Le Gabon accueille le sommet des chefs d' Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | CRTV

    Plusieurs fois reporte a cause d'un calendrier tres charge des chefs d'Etats de cette institution d'integration sous regionale, ce 12e sommet se tiendra finalement le 2 mars 2015 a Libreville Les chefs d'tats de la Communaut conomique et Montaire d'Afrique Centrale vont plancher sur les questions relatives l 'intgration sous rgionale mais aussi sur des problmatiques d 'intrt commun , avec en trame de fond, la scurit inter-tats . Le projet avort de la libre circulation des personnes et des biens en zone Cemac ds janvier 2014 devrait aussi tre inscrit l'ordre du jour de cette rencontre.


  12. President Obama Announces More Key Administration PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The White House

    Anne Elizabeth Wall Deputy Under Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of the Treasury, upon appointment to be designated Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs President Obama said, "I am honored that these talented individuals have decided to serve our country. They bring their years of experience and expertise to this Administration, and I look forward to working with them."


  13. Cape Town Marathon joins world eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 |

    The Cape Town Marathon has become the first race in Africa to secure Silver Label status from the International Association of Athletics Federations , organisers confirmed. The annual event, relaunched last year, achieved the necessary criteria to be listed among 22 road races around the world with second-tier status.


  14. Zambia lie in wait for Dream TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Vanguard

    Zambia's U-23 side will be the Dream Team's next opponents in the race to the 11th All-Africa Games after they must have seen off Gabon, following the withdrawal of Madagascar. Siasia's wards lashed the Gabonese 4-1 in Libreville on Saturday with the return leg set for Abuja on March 7. The winner of the two-leg fixture is billed to play the winner between Zambia and Madagascar, but the Indian Ocean islanders withdrew from the race, handing an automatic final round ticket to the Zambians.


  15. Football: Nigeria impress in All-Africa Games qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Johannesburg--Nigeria began their 2015 All-Africa Games football qualifying campaign impressively with a 4-1 away triumph over Gabon at the weekend Junior Ajayi scored early in each half, Oghenekaro Etebo converted a penalty for a two-goal half-time lead and Peter Onyekachi completed the Libreville rout A profitable weekend for away teams saw Sudan win 2-1 in Ethiopia, Burundi win 1-0 in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda draw 0-0 in Mozambique Ali Osman and Athar Al-Tahir gave Sudan a two-goal half-time lead in eastern city Dire Dawa and Dawa Hutessa converted a late Ethiopian penalty DR Congo dominated Burundi in Kinshasa only to fall behind on 50 minutes when Badi Shimirimana punished a defensive blunder


  16. Chtioui Wins 10th Tour of GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | WSB-TV

    Tunisia's Rafaa Chtioui, riding for the Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team, won the 10th Tour of Gabon in Libreville, finishing the eighth and final stage in the peloton to beat Gi Channel 2 WSB-TV launches the new Channel 2 Action News iPad App, download for free in the iTunes App Store.


  17. Crews Free Entangled Whale Stuck In Fishing Line Off HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Switched

    Officials say a 45-ton humpback whale entangled with fishing line in Hawaii waters for more than a week is finally free. The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary said Saturday that its craft got within 10 feet of the mammal a day earlier and the crew used a pole equipped with a knife to saw the line free.


  18. Siasia seeks win in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Vanguard

    C oach Samson Siasia has urged the U-23 team to beat Gabon in today's All Africa Games qualifying game in Libreville to convince Nigerians that they are the next Super Eagles.Speaking to the players yesterday, Siasia said with the quality of players at his beck and call that he was not expecting anything less than a win against the Gabonese. "Nigerians expect nothing short of victory from you guys come Saturday, you guys should put in mind that you are the next generation of Super Eagles players, but for Nigerians to accept you as such, you all must show that on the field of play, that is the only way that you can convince the nation that you have what it takes to take over," Siasia said.


  19. Dream Team VI to play Kogi United in friendly matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Vanguard

    The National Under-23 will play top rated Nigeria National League outfit, Kogi United in a friendly match in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the match would likely be the last tune up game before the team travels out for the All African Games qualifier against Gabon U-23.


  20. Experimental spaceplane completes research flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Astronomy

    Vega VV04 carrying ESA's experimental spaceplane, IXV, lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on February 11, 2015. An experimental vehicle to develop an autonomous European re-entry capability for future reusable space transportation has completed its mission.