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  1. Multiple trials of VSV Ebola vaccine accelerated by international collaborativeRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    Trials of one of the most promising candidate Ebola vaccines are to begin swiftly in healthy volunteers in Europe, Gabon and Kenya, as funds from the Wellcome Trust enable an international consortium to accelerate development of the VSV Ebola vaccine, rVSV-EBOV. This is the latest of several international commitments to fast-track early tests of candidate Ebola vaccines so they could be available for trial in West Africa by the end of the year, and if successful deployed more widely in 2015.

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  2. Gabon inks 'historic and vital' USD58m fibre-optic agreement with World BankRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    BiztechAfrica reports that the government of Gabon has signed a USD58 million agreement with the World Bank paving the way for the deployment of a fibre-optic network connecting the oil-rich country's five provinces via broadband, and linking to neighbouring Republic of Congo via a cross-border connection. The agreement, which has been described by industry watchers as 'historic and vital', will comprise an optical 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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  3. Air France Seeks to Add Direct Flights to Mozambique and GabonRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Bloomberg

    Air France-KLM Group has started talks with the governments of Mozambique and Gabon to open two new direct flights from Paris within the next two years. The routes would be to Maputo, Mozambique, and Port Gentil, one of the centers for oil in Gabon, Senior Vice President Frank Legre said in an interview in Ivory Coast's commercial capital, Abidjan, today.

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  4. VAALCO Energy enters subsequent exploration phase on Block 5 offshore AngolaRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Theflyonthewall.com

    ... of Angola before the November 30, 2014 expiration date. VAALCO Energy commences new drilling campaign offshore Gabon VAALCO Energy announced the commencement of a new six well drilling campaign offshore Gabon on its Etame Marin block. The ...

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  5. China to raise energy resource tax, Xinhua reportsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Shell announces Gabon deep-water gas discovery Shell announced a frontier exploration discovery offshore Gabon, West Africa. The well Leopard-1 encountered a substantial gas column with around 200 metres net gas pay in a pre-salt reservoir.

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  6. Shell strikes substantial gas offshore GabonRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Big News Network.com

    ... has made a substantial natural gas discovery at well Leopard-1 in the deep waters off the coast of West African nation Gabon with around 200 meters net gas pay in a pre-salt reservoir. Leopard-1 was drilled in license BCD10, operated by Shell, which ...

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  7. Shell announces Gabon deep-water gas discoveryRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Shell announces Gabon deep-water gas discovery Shell announced a frontier exploration discovery offshore Gabon, West Africa. The well Leopard-1 encountered a substantial gas column with around 200 metres net gas pay in a pre-salt reservoir.

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    Wednesday Oct 22 | Al Bawaba

    The latest in the Nawras 'More' offers for customers has seen the launch of 'More International', giving prepaid customers extra credit on international calls. For the next three months, customers can receive up to 25% bonus credit for calls overseas every time they recharge their Nawras service by 1, 2, 5 and 10 Omani Rials.

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  9. Tanzania: Airtel partners with UNESCO to impart IT training in Gabon [Pan African News Agency]Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Bharti Airtel, India's leading provider of mobile services, has partnered with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation to impart technological skills to 5,000 people in Gabon, ETTelecom.com daily newsletter reported Wednesday. Airtel said the three-year initiative, dubbed "Train My Generation: Gabon 5,000", is the first of its kind that UNESCO has partnered with a private organisation in sub-Saharan Africa.

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  10. Airtel Partners With UNESCO to Impart IT TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Outlook

    Bharti Airtel today said it has partnered with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation to impart technological skills to 5,000 people in sub-Saharan African nation Gabon. Airtel said the three-year initiative, dubbed "Train My Generation: Gabon 5,000", is the first of its kind that UNESCO has partnered with a private organisation in sub-Saharan Africa.

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  11. Cardiff City defender Bruno Manga a smash hit with team-mates after impressive startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | IcNetwork

    Gabon international Manga , a tough uncompromising central defender has impressed from the start - but last Saturday went above and beyond the call of duty for new boss Russell Slade's first game in charge of the Bluebirds. He was comfortably man of the match during the 2-1 win against Nottingham Forest even though he only arrived back in South Wales after a long haul trip back from West Africa around 6pm on Friday.

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  12. VAALCO Energy commences new drilling campaign offshore GabonRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Theflyonthewall.com

    VAALCO Energy commences new drilling campaign offshore Gabon VAALCO Energy announced the commencement of a new six well drilling campaign offshore Gabon on its Etame Marin block. The development drilling campaign follows the recent on-schedule installation of the Etame platform and the Southeast Etame/North Tchibala platform.

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  13. Maroc Telecom CEO granted audience with Ali Bongo ahead of Gabon Telecom 4G launchRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Following the meeting, Mr Ahizoune told journalists: 'Large investments have been made in order to realise this project, which was the subject of an agreement signed between the two countries during the last royal visit to Libreville. It is part of our efforts to contribute to the development of Gabon, on particular terms of telecommunications and According to TeleGeography's GlobalComms Database, alongside market leader Airtel Gabon, Gabon Telecom received a combined 3G/4G licence from the government in March this year.

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  14. Sleeping Humpback Whale Captured In Rare FootageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Switched

    ... in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) A whale jumps to the surface off the coast of Libreville in Gabon on August 19, 2013. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE BERRY A Southern Right Whale breaches on September 5, 2013 in Hermanus, which has ...

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  15. 58-Foot Dead Whale Washes Ashore On Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Switched

    ... in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) A whale jumps to the surface off the coast of Libreville in Gabon on August 19, 2013. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE BERRY A Southern Right Whale breaches on September 5, 2013 in Hermanus, which has ...

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  16. Nigeria President Welcomes Regional Effort to Combat TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Voice of America

    ... Boko Haram, according to presidential spokesman Reuben Abati. His comments came following a meeting with an envoy of Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba in the capital, Abuja. In a message delivered by the envoy, Gabon's leader pledged his ...

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  17. AFCON 2015: Lesotho hold Angola to goalless draw in MaseruRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... but his effort sailed just wide of the target. Burkina Faso lead the group with points from two matches, followed by Gabon with four points and both sides will have an opportunity to stretch their advantage when they meet in Libreville on Saturday ...

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  18. El-Nenny goal steers Egypt to crucial winRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Yahoo!

    ... little good. Burkina Faso, runners-up to Nigeria in the 2013 Cup of Nations, top the table with six points followed by Gabon with four, Lesotho two and Angola one. Gabon host Burkina Faso in Libreville Saturday and they are the countries looking ...

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  19. Football: Morocco want Africa Cup postponed over EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... little good. Burkina Faso, runners-up to Nigeria in the 2013 Cup of Nations, top the table with six points followed by Gabon with four, Lesotho two and Angola one. Gabon host Burkina Faso in Libreville Saturday and they are the countries looking ...

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  20. Football: El-Nenny goal steers Egypt to crucial winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... little good. Burkina Faso, runners-up to Nigeria in the 2013 Cup of Nations, top the table with six points followed by Gabon with four, Lesotho two and Angola one. Gabon host Burkina Faso in Libreville Saturday and they are the countries looking ...

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