IndexMundi Home

Gabon News Headlines

Gabon police break up banned anti-government rally, 1 killed
Gabon's prosecutor says one person was killed after opposition protesters went ahead with a banned rally, prompting security forces to respond with tear gas in a bid to disperse the crowd.(12/21/2014 4:23:47 AM)
Gabon Police Break up Opposition Rally, 1 Killed
Gabon police break up banned anti-government rally, 1 killed(12/21/2014 4:15:17 AM)
At least one killed in clashes at Gabon opposition rally
A student was killed in clashes at an opposition rally in Gabon's capital, where police fired tear gas to disperse protesters demanding the resignation of President Ali Bongo Ondimba. At least 20 people were arrested in scuffles between police and demonstrators, an AFP journalist saw. Public prosecutor Sidonie Flore Ouwe, who told reporters shops "were ransacked" and cars set on fire in the ...(12/20/2014 5:05:04 PM)
Gabon's oil sector workers start general strike
LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Oil workers in Gabon began an open-ended, industry-wide strike on Monday night after talks with the government collapsed, union ONEP said, and long queues formed at gas stations on Tuesday on fear of shortages. The trade union had been in negotiations with authorities of the Central African country for several weeks, demanding the reinstatement of some workers who had been ...(12/2/2014 5:31:06 AM)
Fitch Revises Gabon's Outlook to Negative; Affirms at 'BB-'
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 ...(12/5/2014 4:04:27 PM)
OPEC Batters Nigeria to Gabon Bonds as Crude Oil Drops
A pedestrian waits by an oil tanker waiting in a queue of traffic outside the Port of Luanda in Luanda, Angola.(12/3/2014 6:31:34 PM)
Gabon shuts oil refinery as strike enters second day
LIBREVILLE/DAKAR (Reuters) - Gabon's only oil refinery, the 21,000-barrel-per-day Sogara plant, has been forced to halt output as a sector-wide strike entered its second day, union and industry sources said on Wednesday. "Sogara stopped production yesterday at about 1400," said Sylvain Mayabi Bine, deputy secretary general at the union ONEP. Two union sources said that the strike, over jobs and ...(12/3/2014 7:56:30 AM)
Le backbone à fibre optique du Gabon prend forme
Les efforts visant à accélérer le développement numérique du Gabon ont été intensifiés au mois d’octobre, avec l’octroi par les autorités d’un contrat portant sur la mise en place du premier réseau par fibre optique transnational du pays, attendu de longue date.(12/4/2014 12:43:54 PM)
Gabon strike cuts oil output, shutters refinery -union
Top international oil producers in Gabon were forced to cut output while Gabon's sole refinery was shuttered as more workers joined an industry-wide strike in the former French colony, union ONEP said ...(12/3/2014 3:20:23 PM)
Gabon's Oil Workers Start Strike, Petrol Queues Appear
LIBREVILLE, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Oil workers in Gabon began an open-ended, industry-wide strike on Monday night after talks with the government collapsed, union ONEP said, and long queues formed at gas stations on Tuesday on fear of shortages.(12/4/2014 2:57:52 PM)
Source: Yahoo