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Westerners head to Gabon for drug-fueled 'spiritual' tourism
Libreville (Gabon) (AFP) - Some in Gabon believe the bitter iboga root comes from the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden. Today a growing number of Westerners are travelling to the central African country to sample it themselves as part of an ancestral rite called Bwiti, one of Gabon's official religions. Among them is Remy Causse, who at 45 made the long journey from France in hopes that ...(4/7/2014 7:09:04 AM)
Maurel & Prom can talk to buyers after Gabon drops veto
French oil and gas explorer Maurel & Prom signalled it would talk to potential buyers and partners after striking a deal which means Gabon no longer has the right to veto any change in its shareholding. Maurel & Prom, created 200 years ago as a trading company between Bordeaux and the French colonies, has long been the subject of takeover talk as analysts believe it lacks the scale to fulfill ...(3/27/2014 7:25:10 AM)
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Some in Gabon believe the bitter iboga root comes from the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden. Others elsewhere have derided it as a dangerous drug. Today a growing number of Westerners are travelling to the central African country to sample it themselves as part of an ancestral rite called Bwiti, one of Gabon's official religions....(4/9/2014 12:30:25 AM)
Gabon still in talks with China over Belinga mine | Business Recorder
Gabon is still negotiating with its Chinese partner to develop the giant Belinga iron ore deposit, a project key to diversifying the country's oil-reliant economy, but it will likely bring in other miners and could break up the vast concession.(4/2/2014 7:47:06 PM)
#Scene* Westerners head to Gabon, Africa in search of answers and clarity
SOME in Gabon believe the bitter iboga root comes from the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden. Others...(4/10/2014 12:06:50 AM)
Westerners head to Gabon for ‘spiritual’ tourism
Some in Gabon believe the bitter iboga root comes from the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden. Others deride it as a dangerous drug.(4/7/2014 5:09:03 PM)
Ebola virus circulating in Guinea is new strain
The virus that has caused a deadly Ebola epidemic in Guinea is a new strain that emerged locally, possibly transmitted by fruit bats, virologists have said. The outbreak is the first to be recorded in west Africa, but researchers said the virus causing it did not come from other countries where Ebola already circulates. An international team of scientists unravelled the genome of the virus and ...(4/17/2014 3:22:17 PM)
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Earth Day with World Premiere Special "Africa's Wild Coast"
The special premieres on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22 at 8:00/7:00c.(4/10/2014 1:06:05 PM)
Cameroon Guns for Sustainable Fisheries
Cameroon joined Nigeria and Gabon to participate in a Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) regional workshop held in Lagos Nigeria this week to make a push for sustainable fisheries.(4/3/2014 10:07:16 AM)
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