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Gabon ends ban on outlawed opposition party
Gabon lifted its ban Wednesday on the main opposition party National Union (UN), which was outlawed after its leader declared himself president of the oil-rich west African nation in 2011. Gabon banned the party when its head Andre Mba Obame left Gabon in 2011 after declaring himself elected head of state, refusing to recognise the election victory of President Ali Bongo Ondimba in 2009. Once ...(2/4/2015 10:59:24 AM)
Gabon lifts ban on main opposition party
Gabon lifted a ban on the main opposition party, the Union Nationale, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, enabling it to put forward a candidate against President Ali Bongo in next year's election. The Union Nationale's former leader Andre Mba Obame refused to recognise Bongo's victory in a 2009 vote which followed the death of long-ruling President Omar Bongo, Ali's father. Instead, he ...(2/5/2015 1:49:21 AM)
Maurel & Prom : Positive results of production tests on exploration wells in Gabon
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Gabon unions declare general strike over minimum wage
Trade unions in oil producer Gabon declared an indefinite general strike this week, with state workers seeking a huge pay rise just as the government prepares austerity measures. State workers are seeking to more than treble their salaries to 300,000 CFA francs ($517) at a time when President Ali Bongo is grappling with a sharp drop in oil prices. The new minimum wage is far above the regional ...(2/11/2015 10:35:03 AM)
Gabon's new mining code to boost investments, state share in deals
Gabon's newly approved mining code, which seeks to attract investors and increase the state's share in projects in an oft-neglected sector, will take effect in a few days, the head of state mining firm said on Tuesday. Gabon's President Ali Bongo signed the new code into law on Jan. 30 and it will become applicable once published in the country's official journal in a few days, said Fabrice Nze ...(2/10/2015 10:50:46 AM)
Caped Aubameyang strikes as Dortmund down Schalke
Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was happy to play Borussia Dortmund's 'superhero' on Saturday by netting in their 3-0 home win over Schalke 04 in the Ruhr Valley derby. Dortmund climbed to tenth in the table after picking up their fourth consecutive league win after starting February bottom of the table. After wasted a string of chances, Dortmund got the breakthrough when Aubameyang -- who ...(2/28/2015 2:43:10 PM)
Dortmund derby win like an orgasm! - Aubameyang
The Gabon international forward was ecstatic after Jurgen Klopp's side claimed the bragging rights over rivals Schalke with a 3-0 victory in the Bundesliga on Saturday(3/1/2015 9:15:00 AM)
Siasia wary of Gabon threat
National Under-23 team coach Samson Siasia has told his charges that they must be at their best to beat Gabon in their first leg of Brazzaville 2015 All Africa Games qualifier in Libreville on Saturday. According to the former Super Eagles forward is victory is possible if the players play to his instructions. “Nigerians expect...  [Read More...](2/20/2015 9:13:16 PM)
Nigeria’s U-23 team hammer Gabon 4-1 in AAG qualifier
The U-23 national team began their final qualifying round for the Men’s Football Tournament of the 11th All-Africa Games on a bright note after hammering Gabon 4-1 in Libreville on Saturday. Junior Ajayi scored in the very first minute before Warri Wolves FC striker Etebo Oghenekaro increased the tally from the penalty spot two minutes...  [Read More...](2/21/2015 6:15:52 PM)
Visa and Airtel Extend Mobile Payments to Seven African Countries
BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services to seven markets in Africa including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania. Visa and Airtel will build on the existing ...(3/2/2015 1:00:00 AM)
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