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France tries to rewrite its role in Africa
Internally displaced people gather in the Don Bosco Center outside Banghi, Central African Republic, Saturday Dec. 7, 2013, fearing reprisal attacks from the Muslim ex-rebels who control Central African Republic.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
French C. Africa operation begins with patrols
A French military operation in the Central African Republic has started with French soldiers patrolling in the capital Bangui, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Gabon expects to raise USD750m of new cash through 2024 bond
The Gabonese Republic expects to raise USD750m of new cash through its upcoming issue of a 2024 amortising bond, according to one of the lead managers.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Photos of the Day: Dec. 4
READY, AIM: A protester threw a projectile toward police on Wednesday in Libreville, Gabon, during a demonstration by high-school students against recent education reforms.
Africa: Gabon - New York Forum Africa returns to Libreville
Libreville, the capital of Gabon, will again host the New York Forum AFRICA , this time from 23-25 May, 2014, official sources said on Tuesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
UPDATE 2-Gabon sees faster growth, higher mining output-document
Gabon expects economic growth to accelerate to 7.8 percent and a budget back in surplus in 2014 as higher gold and manganese output adds to oil revenue, according to a bond issue prospectus.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Gabon to issue new Eurobond, buy back portion of 2017 issue
Gabon plans to buy back up to $140 million of its 2017 Eurobond and to raise at least $500 million in a new 10-year issue to fund infrastructure investment, according to a preliminary prospectus seen by Reuters.
Gabon sets minimum yield on new 2024 Eurobond
The Gabonese Republic, rated BB-/BB-, has set a minimum yield of 6.125% on its upcoming issue of a benchmark-sized US dollar-denominated 2024 Eurobond, according to market sources.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
International Business Times
Reilly Mboumba: Will She be Africa's First Miss International? [PHOTOS/ VIDEOS]
Reilly Mboumba is the bold and beautiful delegate from the comparatively rich Western African country of Gabon, is representing her nation at Miss International 2013 pageant.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Teachers hit out at Gabon government
Classrooms stuffed with 100 students, teachers striking over woeful pay and pupils taking to the streets in protest: Gabon's education system is far from top of the class.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Kuwait pledges $2 billion in low-interest loans and investments to African
Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah kicked off the third Africa - Arab summit Tuesday by pledging $1 billion in low-interest loans and the same amount in investments to African states.The two-day summit in Kuwait is exploring ways to promote economic ties between the Arab world, which includes wealthy Gulf states, and investment-thirsty ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Emirates News Agency
Mohamed bin Zayed receives President of Gabon
WAM ABU DHABI, 21st November, 2013 -- His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, who is currently visiting the country.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Collected Department Releases: Crisis in the Central African Republic
Thank you very much Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and Members of the Subcommittee for the opportunity to testify before you today on this most important subject.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Gabon: The Resurgence of Ritual Crimes
She was 12 years old and her name was Catherine Ekovone . She was killed few days ago by the regime for ritual crimes.
A whale was found dead on the banks of the Gabonese capital called Libreville.
A whale was found dead on the banks of the Gabonese capital called Libreville. The beach of Libreville is known for the discovery of the human bodies most are children who are victims of the ritual crimes .
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Market Report, "Gabon Oil & Gas Report Q4 2013", published
However, we expect output to peak near the middle of the decade, limiting the extent of recent gains.