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  1. Angola: Rafael Marques De Morais Settles Defamation Case Over Blood Diamonds BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 |

    ... book never came into question, he added. The senior women's team of 1 de Agosto won on Sunday afternoon in Libreville, Gabon, Africa Handball Championship see more>>


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

    Sunday May 24 |

    ... started their attempt to earn their ticket to Brazil, having played their first-round, first-leg qualifier against Gabon in Libreville yesterday. His administration, he pointed out, was hell-bent on doing away with the generally held notion that to ...


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

    Wednesday May 13 |

    ... been exempted from the first round and are set to get their qualification campaign underway when they lock horns with Gabon in the first leg of round two. The match is scheduled for Saturday, May 23 in Libreville, Gabon with the return leg set to be ...


  4. Executive election rules in dictatorships matter. Herea s why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Washington Post

    President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon and President Jikwaya Kikwete of Tanzania photographed at the London Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade, Feb. 13, 2014. Ali Bongo Ondimba has been president of Gabon since 2009.


  5. Gabon to open embassy in Ankara in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba has said his country will open an embassy in the Turkish capital this year, in a move to further improve bilateral relations with Turkey. "We are aware of the significance of your support to the African people and nations and we are grateful for this.


  6. VAALCO Energy's (EGY) CEO Steven Guidry on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Seeking Alpha

    ... then Russell Scheirman, the company's President and Chief Operating Officer will provide a review of our operations in Gabon, Angola and Equatorial Guinea. Following all three presentations, we will be pleased to answer any questions you may have. ...


  7. VAALCO Energy Announces First Quarter 2015 ResultsRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Business Wire

    Successfully drilled and completed two development wells on the new Etame platform, offshore Gabon. First production from the Etame 10-H and Etame 12-H wells occurred in February and April 2015, respectively.


  8. .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.


  9. 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.


  10. A top fundraiser for Obama turns from Wall Street to dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Miami Herald

    ... wouldn't name any paying U.S. clients. Still, the 53-year-old chairman of Measure envisions a future stretching from Gabon to Australia. Instead of building or owning drones, Measure wants to advise clients and be the middleman arranging flights. ...


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

    Thursday Apr 30 | News24

    ... been plagued by serious health problems, died in Cameroon on April 12, five years after mounting a major challenge to Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba in elections in 2009. A powerful former interior minister, Mba Obame joined the opposition ...


  12. A Top Fundraiser for Obama Turns From Wall Street to DronesRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... wouldn't name any paying U.S. clients. Still, the 53-year-old chairman of Measure envisions a future stretching from Gabon to Australia. Instead of building or owning drones, Measure wants to advise clients and be the middleman arranging flights. ...


  13. Mimi Mungedi and the American DreamRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Swish Appeal

    ... she simply plugged ahead in her nonchalant way and checked off her goals, one at time. Hailing from Libreville, Gabon in West Africa, Mungedi's journey is one that truly embodies the American Dream. Determined to find a way to use her athletic 6'8" ...


  14. I.Coast's Ouattara nominated to seek re-election as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Peninsula

    The ruling coalition in Ivory Coast on Saturday nominated incumbent President Alassane Ouattara for re-election in October's presidential poll as the country seeks to move on from years of political turmoil. Ouattara's official nomination was announced by former Ivorian head of state Henri Konan Bedie, with Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba also attending a grand ceremony held in the country's biggest stadium in Abidjan.


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

    Apr 21, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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 ...


  18. 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.


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

    Apr 19, 2015 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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 ...