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  1. Leading suspect in Tunisia museum attack killedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    From left, Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba , Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, French President Francois Hollande, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, and former Tunisian prime minister Mehdi Jomaa listen to a musical homage in Tunis, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Tens of thousands of Tunisians attended a march in their country's capital, Tunis, on Sunday to denounce extremist violence following the attack on the National Bardo Museum.

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  2. Library Marks 50th Anniversary of Albert Schweitzer DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Westport Now

    In observance of the 50th anniversary of the death of Albert Schweitzer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, philosopher and medical missionary, the Westport Library today presented a program that included Westporters Clarinda Higgins and her husband, William G. Armstrong, Jr. authors of "Against the Current.How Albert Schweitzer Inspired a Young Man's Journey." They spoke of Mark Higgins, a cousin of Clarinda's, who went to Gabon and later was brutally murdered at age 20 in 1960 in the last violent days of the struggle for independence in the Belgian Congo.

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  3. Now Available: GoldStone Resources Ltd. (GRL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | PR-inside.com

    ... Ashanti's Obuasi mine within the well mineralized Ashanti Gold Belt in Ghana. The company's Ngoutou permit in eastern Gabon covers an area of 515 square kilometers. Its Manso Amenfi permit is situated in the Wasa Amenfi West District of the Western ...

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  4. Total solar eclipse in Faroe Islands, Norway on March 20: Here are 8 facts about the rare phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Straits Times

    ... get to see a total solar eclipse. -- PHOTO: EPA The extent of the 2013 total solar eclipse as seen from Libreville, Gabon on Nov 3 that year. -- PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS On Friday, people in the Faroe Islands, an archipelago southwest of Scotland, ...

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  5. Giresse named Mail coach for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Frenchman Alain Giresse has been appointed for a second stint as Mali coach and will sign a two-year contract on Thursday, the country's football federation said. Mali head coach Alain Giresse reacts during their African Nations Cup semi-final soccer match against Ivory Coast at the Stade De L'Amitie Stadium in Gabon's capital Libreville February 8, 2012.

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  6. President Ali Bongo has proved to be a much more active economic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | PR-inside.com

    President Ali Bongo has proved to be a much more active economic reformer benfiting Gabon's food and drink market. 2015-03-17 18:41:01 - Gabon Food and Drink Report Q1 2015 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com President Ali Bongo has proved to be a much more active economic reformer than his father, working hard to court foreign investors into Gabon and diversify the economy away from stagnating oil production.

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  7. .com | Unrest spreads in Gabon ahead of presidential pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | News24

    Strikes in schools, hospitals and in private business, along with a drop in vital oil revenues, have brought turbulent times for Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba. Rallied by a score of trade unions in the public sector, teachers and health workers have stayed off work since the beginning of February to press home their wage claims, prompting the administration to dock pay.

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  8. Gabon: Anger After Wood Company Sacks Protesting WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | AllAfrica.com

    There is rising anger among trade unionists, environmentalists and civil society groups in Gabon after a wood company, Rain Forest Management , sacked 38 fixed-term workers last month in Mbomao, Ogoou-Ivindo province. RFM, a Gabonese wood processing company with Malaysian investment, is one of several exploiting the rich natural forests in Gabon.

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  9. Searching for answers in death of young Worcester man in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Clarinda Higgins is pictured with children in the leper village at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Lambarene, Gabon, in May 2014. She traveled there to follow in the footsteps of her cousin, Mark Higgins, who worked at the hospital and was later murdered in 1960.

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  10. Market Report, "Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (HNR) - Financial and ...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | PR-inside.com

    ... projects in hydrocarbon basins in Venezuela, and the US Rocky Mountains. HNR has discovered hydrocarbons in Gabon that include 42 feet of oil pay within the Gamba formation and 123 feet of oil pay in stacked reservoirs within the Dentale Formation. ...

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  11. .com | Lion spotted in Gabon for first time in 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | News24

    A lion has been spotted in Gabon for the first time in nearly 20 years, raising hopes the animals long feared extinct in the country could be returning, conservationists said on Thursday. Lions used to roam Central Africa in their hundreds in the middle of the last century.

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  12. Lion spotted in Gabon for first time in 20 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Reuters

    A lion has been spotted in Gabon for the first time in nearly 20 years, raising hopes the animals long feared extinct in the country could be returning, conservationists said on Thursday. Lions used to roam Central Africa in their hundreds in the middle of the last century.

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  13. Gabon travel and tourism market reported improved revenues in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | PR-inside.com

    ... of countries across the world, added the 97th country to its network by offering flights to Libreville, the capital of Gabon, and its largest city. Click for report details: .. Browse ...

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  14. Thinking ahead: Africans must consider long-term impacts of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | CNN

    ... will address that need in a few short months. The Climate South Initiative, which will take place in Libreville, Gabon on May 28-29, 2015, was organized by Richard Attias & Associates in hopes that the African continent could start taking control of ...

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

    Sunday Mar 1 | 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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  16. 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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  17. Le Gabon accueille le sommet des chefs d' Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  18. President Obama Announces More Key Administration PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  19. Cape Town Marathon joins world eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  20. Zambia lie in wait for Dream TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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