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  1. The advance of dynastic 'democracy' around the worldRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... assassination in 2001, tried to succeed himself through amending the constitution. The brave Congolese stopped him. In Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba succeeded his father, President Omar Bongo Ondimba, who died in Spain in 2009. In Togo, President Faure ...

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  2. Loa loa Infection in Pregnant Women, GabonRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... the Centre de Recherches MA dicales de LambarA nA , Albert Schweitzer Hospital, LambarA nA , Gabon, and at the NgouniA Medical Research Centre, Fougamou, Gabon, during September 2009-April 2012 ( 3 ). The filarial ...

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

    18 hrs ago | 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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  4. Zambia: Power Price Tag ShockerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    ... market issues. This past week, the local transfer news was on Power Dynamos striker Alex Ng'onga, who headed to Gabon in search of 'greener' pasture at CF Mounana, the club that empted the Zambian side from the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup ...

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  5. Igbo and the fallacy of Mbaka's God's vindicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Vanguard

    ... of Presidents Houphouet-Boigny of Cote d'Voire, Julius Nyerere of Tanzania, Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia, Omar Bongo of Gabon, Papa Doc of Haiti and to some extent Siaka Stevens of Sierra Leone, Jomo Kenyata of Kenya, William Tolbert of Liberia, and the ...

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  6. Axione awarded Gabonese fibre management contractRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... fibre-optic network. As previously reported by TeleGeography's CommsUpdate, in October 2014 the government of Gabon signed a USD58 million agreement with the World Bank paving the way for the deployment of a fibre-optic network connecting the ...

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

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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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  8. VAALCO brings Gabon's Etame 12-H well onlineRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | World Oil

    VAALCO Energy has announced first production from Etame 12-H, a development well drilled from the Etame platform offshore Gabon. Etame 12-H was drilled to a measured depth of approximately 3,450 m targeting the recently discovered, untapped lower lobe of the Gamba reservoir.

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

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  10. Vaalco Energy Announces Continued Success At Its Etame Marin Block In GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Energy, today announced first production from Etame 12-H, a development well drilled from the Etame platform offshore Gabon. Etame 12-H was drilled to a measured depth of approximately 3,450 meters targeting the recently discovered, untapped lower ...

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

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  12. Beninese embassy in Gabon torched after opposition leader deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | UPI

    ... the Beninese embassy and multiple vehicles. Obame, a member of the National Union party, came in third in 2009 in Gabon's presidential election, which was won by Ali Bongo Ondimba. Obame said he was the rightful president and in 2011 set up a ...

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  13. Sebastian Shakespeare: Wills' African ally Ali Bongo wages war on Uk oil firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Daily Mail

    He is Prince William's closest ally in the fight against ivory poaching in Africa, but President Ali Bongo Ondimba could become a source of acute embarrassment to our future king. For the leader of oil-rich Gabon has just issued a declaration of war against two of Britain's biggest companies, leading the Foreign Office to intervene.

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  14. Obame supporters vow to avenge his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Iol.co.za

    Opposition supporters in Gabon rampaged through the streets of the capital, burning cars and setting fire to the embassy of Benin, following the death on Sunday of a senior opposition leader, a Reuters witness said. Andre Mba Obame died in Yaounde, capital of neighbouring Cameroon, at around noon , his National Union political party announced.

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

    Monday Apr 13 | 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

    Monday Apr 13 | 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

    Monday Apr 13 | 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

    Sunday Apr 12 | AlertNet

    ... capital (Adds comments from opposition party youth member and spokesman, statement by Interior minister, background on Gabon's political situation) LIBREVILLE, April 12 (Reuters) - Opposition supporters in Gabon rampaged through the streets of the ...

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

    Sunday Apr 12 | 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. Leading Gabonese opposition figure diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | AlertNet

    Andre Mba Obame, once one of Gabon's leading opposition figures, has died in neighbouring Cameroon following a prolonged illness, his National Union political party said on Sunday. Mba Obame served as an advisor to longtime President Omar Bongo, eventually rising to the post of minister of the interior.

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