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

    12 hrs ago | 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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  2. Cargolux B748 at Libreville on Nov 24th 2014, hard landingRead the original story

    Tuesday | AVHerald

    ... 747-800 freighter, registration LX-VCC performing freight flight CV-7101 from Luxembourg (Luxembourg) to Libreville (Gabon), landed in Libreville at about 19:30L (18:30Z) but touched down hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and ...

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

    Tuesday | The York Daily Record

    ... Missionary and Alliance Church. In 2007, he was looking for a way to serve his church and his God, and he found it in Gabon on the west coast of Central Africa. He studied the language - French, a leftover from colonial times - and moved his family ...

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

    Thursday Dec 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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  6. Pelican Gets Trapped In Whale's Mouth, All For The Love Of AnchoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 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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  7. 7 Sperm Whales Die In Rare, 'Horrific' Mass BeachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  8. Fitch Revises Gabon's Outlook to Negative; Affirms at 'BB-'Read the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Reuters

    LONDON, December 05 Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Gabon's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings to Negative from Stable and affirmed the IDRs at 'BB-'. The issue ratings on the Gabon's senior unsecured foreign and local currency bonds have also been affirmed at 'BB-'.

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  9. 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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  10. Park Inn by Radisson Libreville Opens in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Hotel News Resource

    The contemporary and colourful mid-market hotel enjoys a brilliant location just 2 km away from airport and city centre, and features 140 bright rooms with stunning views of the Atlantic or Libreville City. Carlson Rezidor has opened the first Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Gabon the Park Inn by Radisson Libreville.

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  11. South Africa in AFCON group of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | New Vision

    ... that runs from January 17 to February 8 in Rquatorial Guinea. Equatorial Guinea -- who co-hosted the 2012 edition with Gabon -- are fortunate to be even involved as they were originally disqualified for fielding an ineligible player in a match. ...

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  12. South Africa face uphill task after CAN drawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | West Australian

    Equatorial Guinea -- who co-hosted the 2012 edition with Gabon -- are fortunate to be even involved as they were originally disqualified for fielding an ineligible player in a match. However, they regained African football's governing body CAF's favour when they offered to step in and host the tournament after original hosts Morocco were themselves disqualified as hosts when they said they wanted to postpone the tournament because of fears over the spreading of the deadly Ebola virus.

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  13. Algeria handed tough Nations Cup drawRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Ghanamma.com

    ... before the final in Equatorial Guinea. Tunisia were also at the 2012 finals but played their games in neighbouring Gabon while DR Congo and Cape Verde did not qualify. In Group C , Senegal will be hoping to forget their last trip to Equatorial ...

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  14. Doha Goals: social change through sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | CNN

    The annual Doha Goals forum ended in Qatar this month with a message stronger than ever of the role that sport can play in bringing about social change across the world. Hosted at the Aspire Academy in the Qatari capital, the three-day event revolved around engaging youth innovation and creativity, empowering people, and the role of sport in the Middle East and North Africa.

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  15. Vaalco Energy: Third-Quarter Results And CommentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Seeking Alpha

    ... was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas USA. The company has 111 full-time employees (59 in Gabon). EGY is an independent crude oil and natural gas mid-tier company. The company's main business is located in both onshore and ...

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  16. Prince Alwaleed attends Formula-1 in Abu Dhabi with Sheikh Mohammed Bin ZayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | AME Info

    HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company , attended the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with HH General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. The Formula-1 racing event was also attended by HM King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein, King of Jordan, HE Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus, HE Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, HE Ramzan Kadyrov, President of Chechnya, HE Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Tatarstan, HRH Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain, HE Lee Myung-bak, Former President of Korea, HE Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon, HE Atifete Jajaga, President of Kosovo and representatives of states.

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  17. Cal WBB vs. Nevada: Preview & GamethreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | California Golden Blogs

    ... could potential contend in a solid Mountain West conference. Their feature player? 6'8'' Mimi Mungedi, from Libreville Gabon. The senior opened the season with a 24 point performance in a win over UC Santa Barbara after averaging around 10 points, 6 ...

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  18. Security in the Gulf of Guinea: Gabon seeks Cameroon's military superiorityRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | CRTV

    ... illegal activities exercised in the Gulf cease. Both parties evaluated the level of friendship between Cameroon and Gabon, promising to extend it to other domains in the socio-economic fields, so as to strengthen corporation ties. The Gabonese ...

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  19. Gabon: Identity Politics At Work in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | AllAfrica.com

    ... candidate in next year's elections because his parents are from Scotland. Last week, clashes broke out in Libreville, Gabon, between the police and protesters during a march against President Ali Bongo Ondimba, son of late president Omar Bongo ...

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  20. UN official wants international support in fight against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Indian Express

    The UN's special representative for central Africa has called on increased international support in the struggle against Boko Haram, with thousands of Nigerians having fled and cross-border attacks on the rise. "Deadly attacks by Boko Haram have gone beyond Nigeria's borders and now constitute a threat for neighbouring countries," Abdoulaye Bathily told reporters in the Gabon capital Libreville yesterday.

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