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  1. Juggler Jordaan's balancing actRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Danny Jordaan has shown great success at the helm of Safa. Now it is hoped he can also put the Nelson Mandela Bay metro on a winning course.

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  2. Banyana to focus on Olympic qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Iol.co.za

    Having completed their qualification for the All Africa Games which will be held in Congo Brazzaville in September this year, Banyana Banyana will now shift their focus to the 2016 Olympic qualifiers. The qualifiers start this month with only the top two teams in Africa getting a chance to compete at the world stage.

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  3. .com | Gabon opposition leader buried in home villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | News24

    Gabon opposition leader Andre Mba Obame, who died last month in Cameroon, was on Monday buried in his home village of Medouneu near the country's border with Equatorial Guinea, a member of his political party said. Around 1 000 people, including former prime minister Casimir Oye Mba and ex-African Union commission president Jean Ping, attended a mass, which was followed by the funeral, according to Jean-Pierre Owono, a senator and a member of Mba Obame's political party.

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  4. North Gabon town awaits body of late politicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Peninsula

    With songs, tears and scuffles, citizens of Oyem in northern Gabon are waiting to bury their beloved opposition leader Andre Mba Obame in native soil, but his coffin was detained Friday in Libreville by other fans. Mba Obame, whose challenge to President Ali Bongo Ondimba at the polls in 2009 led other foes of the regime to stand down in his favour, died in Cameroon on April 12 aged 57. After tens of thousands of his backers turned out in the capital to greet the plane returning the body of "AMO", as he was generally known, the authorities intended on Wednesday to fly him on north to ethnic "Fang country", where he was hugely popular.

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  5. .com | Crowds prevent Gabon opposition leader's body being flown homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | News24

    Gabonese authorities were unable on Wednesday to transfer the body of long-time opposition figure Andre Mba Obame from Libreville to his stronghold in the north due to the huge crowd of supporters thronging the capital, a source close to the presidency said. Obame's remains were due to have been transferred by plane to the town Oyem in his native region of Woleu-Ntem, where hundreds of mourners awaited the coffin.

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  6. Mimi Mungedi and the American DreamRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Swish Appeal

    I spoke with newly-minted WNBA player Mimi Mungedi to talk basketball, family, and how she is adjusting to life away from home. This young woman is accomplishing the impossible, one goal at a time.

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  7. Gabon: Gabon to Host World-Leading Symposium for Global ICT Regulatory CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Media accreditation is open for ITU's annual Global Symposium for Regulators, the world's pre-eminent gathering of the global ICT regulatory community. Taking place from 9-11 June in Libreville at the invitation of the Government of Gabon, the symposium welcomes world-class speakers with a dynamic programme focused around the hot topics challenging today's ICT regulators.

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  8. Oralndo Pirates turn the tide to draw in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    Orlando Pirates conceded two goals before hitting back to force a 2-2 draw against Gabonese Mounana Sunday in a CAF Confederation Cup last-16 clash. A first-half goal by Burkinabe Bassirou Ouedraogo gave the hosts a 1-0 half-time lead in the first leg at the 7 000-seat Stade Augustine Monedan de Sibang in coastal city Libreville.

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  9. Zambia: Power Price Tag ShockerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    PROHIBITIVE transfer fees being demanded by local clubs will remain a stumbling block for Zambian players wishing to clinch professional football deals abroad. Zambia is endowed with massive football talent which mostly go to waste as these desperate promising players end up not realising their full potential.

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  10. Axione awarded Gabonese fibre management contractRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    French infrastructure provider Axione, part of the Bouygues Energies and Services group, has been awarded a contract by the Gabonese government to maintain and operate the country's undersea and terrestrial fibre-optic networks. The network, which is currently under deployment, will eventually comprise a fibre spur running along the Transgabonnais railway network and linking the cities of Franceville and Libreville to the 1,140km African Coast Europe submarine cable system.

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  11. Gabon apologizes, condemns burning of Beninese EmbassyRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Gabon's government has apologized to Benin's government and strongly condemned Sunday's destruction of the latter's embassy in Libreville, diplomatic sources in Cotonou said Tuesday. The Beninese Embassy in Libreville was burnt down by protesters following the announcement of the death of Gabon's opposition leader Andre Mba Obame.

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  12. Benin's embassy in Gabon burnt in chaosRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Photo taken on April 13, 2015 shows the damaged Beninese Embassy in Libreville, Gabon. Beninese Embassy in Gabon and three vehicles were razed down after violence broke out on Sunday in Libreville following the death of radical opposition leader Andre Mba Obame, the spokesman for Presidency Alain Claude Bilie By Nze told Xinhua.

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  13. .com | Benin demands answers after embassy gets torched in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | News24

    Benin demanded Monday an "official explanation" of the torching of its embassy in Gabon during unrest that broke out after the announcement that a senior Gabonese opposition leader had died. Opposition supporters rampaged through Gabon's capital Libreville on Sunday, setting fire to cars and buildings, including Benin's embassy as word spread of the death of Andre Mba Obame, a longtime Gabonese opposition figure.

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  14. Beninese embassy in Gabon torched after opposition leader deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | UPI

    The announcement of his death prompted riots in the capital of Libreville. Protesters razed the Beninese embassy and multiple vehicles.

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  15. Benin: Riots Break Out in Benin After Opposition Leader DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Riots broke out in the capital of the Central African nation of Gabon, with opposition supporters rampaging through the streets setting buildings and vehicles on fire, following the death of a senior opposition leader. Many rioters on the streets of Libreville accuse the government of murdering Andre Mba Obame, who had contested in the disputed 2009 presidential election.

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  16. Benin demands answers after embassy torched in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Benin demanded Monday an "official explanation" of the torching of its embassy in neighbouring Gabon during unrest that broke out after the announcement that a senior Gabonese opposition leader had died. Opposition supporters rampaged through Gabon's capital Libreville on Sunday, setting fire to cars and buildings, including Benin's embassy as word spread of the death of Andre Mba Obame, a longtime Gabonese opposition figure.

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  17. Riots break out in Benin after opposition leader diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Riots broke out in the capital of the Central African nation of Gabon, with opposition supporters rampaging through the streets setting buildings and vehicles on fire, following the death of a senior opposition leader. Many rioters on the streets of Libreville accuse the government of murdering Andre Mba Obame, who had contested in the disputed 2009 presidential election.

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  18. Leading Gabonese opposition figure dies, supporters riotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | AlertNet

    Andre Mba Obame died in Yaounde, capital of neighbouring Cameroon, at around noon , his National Union political party announced. He was 57 years old.

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  19. Violence in Gabon after Obame deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | BBC News

    Opposition supporters in Gabon have set fire to the embassy of Benin and burnt cars in the streets of the capital Libreville. His National Union party was dissolved by the government as a result, and Mr Obame was accused of treason.

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  20. Why Gabon won Afcon 2017 bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Umupira

    Gabon hammered on their legacy of hosting in 2012 to win the rights to host Afcon 2017, supersport.com sources say. The Central African nation was chosen to host the 2017 event after co-hosting in 2012.

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