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  1. Caf Confed Cup: Kwesi Appiah faces Zambian opposition SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Ghanamma.com

    ... od game," Appiah said in an interview with Africanfootball.com . The winner of this tie on aggregate is likely to face Gabon's CS Mounana who lead Zanzibar's Polisi 5-0 from the first leg in Libreville. Story by Ghana/Joy Sports/Gary Al-Smith

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  2. Africa in pictures: 20-26 February 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newsday

    ... revolutionary Che Guevara on a minibus. Government efforts to ban graffiti on minibuses have mostly failed. In Gabon's capital Libreville on Saturday, local artist Patrick Essono, also known as Pahe, released his new comic book, entitled 5 years ...

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  3. Le Gabon accueille le sommet des chefs d' Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | CRTV

    ... du jour de cette rencontre. Six au total, les pays membres de la Cemac sont le Cameroun, la Centrafrique, le Congo, le Gabon, la Guine quatoriale et le Tchad. La prsidence tournante de l'institution est assure depuis deux ans dj par le Gabon. The ...

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  4. President Obama Announces More Key Administration PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The White House

    ... of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe from 2007 to 2010 as well as at the U.S. Embassy in Libreville, Gabon from 2005 to 2007. Additionally, she was the Political and Economic Section Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia from ...

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  5. Cape Town Marathon joins world eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Iol.co.za

    ... set their sights on becoming one of the top 30 road races around the globe by achieving Gold Label status. While the Gabon Marathon in Libreville had achieved Bronze Label status, no road race in Africa held Silver or Gold Label recognition from the ...

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  6. Zambia lie in wait for Dream TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Vanguard

    Zambia's U-23 side will be the Dream Team's next opponents in the race to the 11th All-Africa Games after they must have seen off Gabon, following the withdrawal of Madagascar. Siasia's wards lashed the Gabonese 4-1 in Libreville on Saturday with the return leg set for Abuja on March 7. The winner of the two-leg fixture is billed to play the winner between Zambia and Madagascar, but the Indian Ocean islanders withdrew from the race, handing an automatic final round ticket to the Zambians.

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  7. Hinault sees non-white Tour de France winner in near futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Cycling News

    For the past eight years, Bernard Hinault has acted as ambassador for the Tropicale Amissa Bongo event in Gabon and admits that over that period he has witnessed a rapid rise in the level of competition at what is Africa's biggest stage race. In the wake of a second victory in a row by an African rider, with Tunisia's Rafaa Chtioui succeeding Eritrea's Natnael Berhane, Hinault believes African riders are getting ever closer to capturing the biggest titles on the calendar, including the Tour de France .

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  8. Football: Nigeria impress in All-Africa Games qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Peninsula

    Johannesburg--Nigeria began their 2015 All-Africa Games football qualifying campaign impressively with a 4-1 away triumph over Gabon at the weekend Junior Ajayi scored early in each half, Oghenekaro Etebo converted a penalty for a two-goal half-time lead and Peter Onyekachi completed the Libreville rout A profitable weekend for away teams saw Sudan win 2-1 in Ethiopia, Burundi win 1-0 in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda draw 0-0 in Mozambique Ali Osman and Athar Al-Tahir gave Sudan a two-goal half-time lead in eastern city Dire Dawa and Dawa Hutessa converted a late Ethiopian penalty DR Congo dominated Burundi in Kinshasa only to fall behind on 50 minutes when Badi Shimirimana punished a defensive blunder

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  9. Chtioui Wins 10th Tour of GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | WSB-TV

    Tunisia's Rafaa Chtioui, riding for the Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team, won the 10th Tour of Gabon in Libreville, finishing the eighth and final stage in the peloton to beat Gi Channel 2 WSB-TV launches the new Channel 2 Action News iPad App, download for free in the iTunes App Store.

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  10. African ambassador calls for 'peace, love, and understanding' in D.C. speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Examiner.com

    ... progress for everyone, including themselves." He referred to Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba's program called "Gabon Emergent," which posits that the country "must move beyond its reliance on a few natural resources - mostly oil, timber, and ...

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  11. Crews Free Entangled Whale Stuck In Fishing Line Off HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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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  12. Siasia seeks win in GabonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Vanguard

    C oach Samson Siasia has urged the U-23 team to beat Gabon in today's All Africa Games qualifying game in Libreville to convince Nigerians that they are the next Super Eagles.Speaking to the players yesterday, Siasia said with the quality of players at his beck and call that he was not expecting anything less than a win against the Gabonese. "Nigerians expect nothing short of victory from you guys come Saturday, you guys should put in mind that you are the next generation of Super Eagles players, but for Nigerians to accept you as such, you all must show that on the field of play, that is the only way that you can convince the nation that you have what it takes to take over," Siasia said.

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  13. McLay takes first pro winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Sky Sports

    Britain's Dan McLay claimed his first win as a professional on stage three of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo in Gabon.

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  14. Maroc Telecom boss informs Ali Bongo of Gabonese fibre, VoD plansRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Maroc Telecom-backed Gabon Telecom is set to deploy a nationwide fibre-optic network, enabling it to introduce video-on-demand services for end-users. The plans were revealed by Maroc Telecom chairman Abdeslam Ahizoune after a one-on-one meeting with Gabonese president Ali Bongo Ondimba last week.

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  15. Cameroon army kills 86 Boko Haram militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | ABC News

    ... from the CEEAC and I decided to create an emergency fund of 50 billion CFA francs ($110 million) to fight Boko Haram," Gabon's president Ali Bongo said on his personal Twitter account.

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  16. COPAX leaders express satisfaction upon departureRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | CRTV

    ... after the state dinner though others opted to spend one more night with their host. President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, Theodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasongo of Equatorial Guinea and Chadian President, Idriss Deby Itno all left Yaounde shortly after the ...

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  17. Dream Team VI to play Kogi United in friendly matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Vanguard

    The National Under-23 will play top rated Nigeria National League outfit, Kogi United in a friendly match in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the match would likely be the last tune up game before the team travels out for the All African Games qualifier against Gabon U-23.

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  18. African presidents create $87 mln emergency fund to fight Boko HaramRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Reuters

    Presidents from the 10-nation Economic Community of Central African States pledged in an extraordinary meeting on Monday to create an $87 million emergency fund to fight the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. "My counterparts from the CEEAC and I decided to create an emergency fund of 50 billion CFA francs to fight Boko Haram," Gabon's President Ali Bongo, who attended the one-day summit in Cameroon, said on his personal Twitter account.

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  19. Rwanda at the crossroads over lifting of term limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Daily Monitor

    ... the rules. In Togo, term limits were scrapped in 2002 to allow Gnassingbe Eyadema a third term. The same happened in Gabon in 2003 when the constitution was changed to allow president Omar Bongo after approaching his fourth decade in power to run ...

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  20. Experimental spaceplane completes research flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Astronomy

    ... flight and instrument data from the entire ground network, including the fixed ground stations in Libreville, Gabon, and Malindi, Kenya, and the station on the Nos Aries recovery ship in the Pacific. Balloons are now keeping IXV afloat while the ...

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