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  1. Gabon opposition figures summoned over deadly demoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Peninsula

    Leaders of Gabon's political opposition were summoned for questioning Wednesday following violent weekend protests against President Ali Bongo Ondimba that left at least one person dead, an official said. The summons to appear before judicial authorities came four days after banned demonstrations in Libreville on Saturday erupted in violence between protesters and a large police deployment, resulting in scores of injuries, widespread property damage and around 100 arrests.

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  2. Food, glorious food in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Star Online

    Employees of the Alanza oyster farm clean oysters on Dec 20, 2014 at Cape Esterias, north of Libreville, Gabon. Oysters will be packed and delivered to Libreville restaurants and supermarkets, to the economic capital of Port-Gentil, where many expatriates are living, as the Christmas holidays are in Gabon as important as Europe, with 70% of sales taking place in December.

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  3. Constantine not interested in India jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Umukino

    Rwanda's national football team head coach Stephen Constantine has said that he is happy with the Rwanda's Amavubi head coach job and will never leave for India as indicated in the media reports recently. Constantine joined the Amavubi in May this year and has enjoyed tremendous success with the national team achieving a record 68th position in the latest Fifa rankings, the highest in the history of football in Rwanda.

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  4. local pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Daily Standard

    New Bremen church members are giving a woman from Africa a life-changing gift this holiday season. Faith Alliance Church brought Marie Gabrielle Tsomo, 38, from Libreville, Gabon, to the area to have surgery and ph . . .

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  5. Church aids woman's surgeryRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | The Daily Standard

    Faith Alliance Church brought Marie Gabrielle Tsomo, 38, from Libreville, Gabon, to the area to have surgery and physical therapy for her left hip. Tsomo, who had suffered damage to her right leg after a childhood bout of polio, injured her hip after years of overcompensating while walking.

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  6. Watch These Humpback Whales Perform A Deadly Song And Dance While HuntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Switched

    The whale ballet seen in the video above is actually a complex group hunting technique called "bubble net feeding." According to NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center , it only occurs during certain seasons in waters off southeast Alaska.

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  7. Gabon's government seeks to calm tensions after deadly demoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | HawaiiNews

    Gabon's government sought to douse tensions Sunday, a day after three people died in a demonstration against President Ali Bongo Ondimba according to the opposition. The opposition had called for a new protest on Sunday afternoon but there were no signs of a gathering as security forces fanned out across the seaside capital Libreville.

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  8. Protests set in Gabon after deadly demoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Iol.co.za

    Gabon braced for new protests on Sunday, the day after three people were killed in a demonstration against President Ali Bongo Ondimba, according to the opposition. "In response to a peaceful demonstration... the head of state mobilised special units of the gendarmerie and the police and directed the weapons of the republic against peaceful, unarmed Gabonese," the opposition statement said.

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  9. Gabon police break up opposition rally, 1 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Newsday

    Gabon's prosecutor says one person was killed after opposition protesters went ahead with a banned rally, prompting security forces to respond with tear gas in a bid to disperse the crowd. Opposition leaders said three people were killed, but Sidonie Flore Ouwe said only one death was confirmed.

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  10. Clinical, Environmental, and Serologic Surveillance Studies of Melioidosis in Gabon, 2012 - "2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Reports of B. pseudomallei isolation from soil and animals in East and West Africa suggest that melioidosis might be more widely distributed than previously thought. Because it has been found in equatorial areas with tropical climates, we hypothesized that B. pseudomallei could exist in Gabon.

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  11. AFCON 2015: Burkina Faso's Biggest Obstacles in Advancing from Group ARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | BleacherReport

    After dazzling their way to the final in the last edition of the tournament, will be evaluating how they can produce similar success this time round - without the "surprise" factor they had last time. federation must have been rubbing their hands together at the draw their country received, as they missed out on all the big guns to garner themselves a relatively easy group.

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  12. .com | SAA passengers warned of festive season baggage backlogRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | News24

    Load shedding is not at the heart of luggage woes befalling South African Airways passengers travelling to central Africa, the airline said on Friday. SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali said that passengers travelling to mainly, Kinshasa in the DRC, Libreville in Gabon and Douala in Cameroon are to expect luggage delays due to an abnormal amount of luggage needing to be transported to these countries at this time of year.

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  13. .com | No baggage arrival for passengers on SA086 to LibrevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | News24

    SAA flight SA086 to Gabon libreville yesterday arrived and passengers were left stranded with no baggage .At least 40 passengers did not receive there bags from Johannesburg on the SA 086 flight.Passengers waited for there bags and after at least 1 hour question were being asked where was the baggage.The baggages handling company said that only bags from last week flight were brought up as there is a back log of bags not arriving and we might have to wait at least 7daysWe were told to report our lost baggage and to get a ref number and that they would be in contact with us.Poor delivery for a major airline in Africa-this will cost them inconvience of 75$ a day per passenger ,can SAA afford this?

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  14. Cargolux B748 at Libreville on Nov 24th 2014, hard landingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | AVHerald

    A Cargolux Boeing 747-800 freighter, registration LX-VCC performing freight flight CV-7101 from Luxembourg to Libreville , landed in Libreville at about 19:30L but touched down hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron.

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  15. Mike Argento: It wasn't Ebola, but it was just as scaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The York Daily Record

    "The aviation 'bug' bit me as a teenager during a flight in a '48 Taylorcraft taildragger, piloted by my older brother," he told "Flight International," a monthly aviation magazine. "Early, on a clear, crisp fall morning in Pennsylvania, before I had to be at school, we lifted off a grass strip and toured the skies above Happy Valley.

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  16. Amunike warns Siasia on Gabon's anticsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | In-depth Africa

    Golden Eaglets' gaffer Emmanuel Amuneke has warned the Dream Team VI Chief Coach, Samson Siasia, to beware of the antics of Gabon and also prepare well for their All African Games qualification match slated for February, 2015. The former Super Eagles forward said that his warning to the Siasia-led team was based on his experience when he led the Golden Eaglets to Gabon in an African qualifying match where the team faced all kinds of humiliation including being denied entry to Gabon as a result of Nigeria being tagged an 'Ebola' country.

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  17. SeaWorld CEO Jim Atchison To Step Down As Park Attendance DropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Switched

    Jim Atchison speaks during a news conference at the killer whale underwater viewing area of SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Feb. 26, 2010. PORTLAND, Ore.

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  18. Pelican Gets Trapped In Whale's Mouth, All For The Love Of AnchoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Switched

    Photographer Kate Cummings captured the moment a pelican got caught in the mouth of a humpback whale as both converged on a school of anchovies last month in Monterey Bay, California. The school of anchovies attracted a gathering of whales, sea lions and birds.

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  19. 7 Sperm Whales Die In Rare, 'Horrific' Mass BeachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Switched

    Six were discovered on shore Monday, and a seventh was spotted several kilometers away. According to the Advertiser in Adelaide, an eighth whale was at risk of being stranded but was ushered into deeper waters by marine officials.

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  20. Stop the carving: How China can help end elephant poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Globe and Mail

    Soldiers arrange a pyre of elephant tusks and thousands of pieces of worked ivory as they prepare to burn ivory stocks corresponding to roughly 850 dead elephants, in Libreville, Gabon, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Soldiers arrange a pyre of elephant tusks and thousands of pieces of worked ivory as they prepare to burn ivory stocks corresponding to roughly 850 dead elephants, in Libreville, Gabon, Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

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