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Eaglets lose 2-1 to Gabon
The Golden Eaglets lost 2-1 to Gabon on Sunday in their 2015 African Junior Championship qualifier in Libreville. The match was delayed by a day after the Nigerians were held back in Lome, Togo on the orders of Gabonese authorities. Victor Osimhen opened the scoring for the Eaglets in the fourth minute before Moubouhy Ngouba...  [Read More...](9/14/2014 7:40:54 PM)
Pangolins under threat in Gabon as demand surges in Asia
Hunted for generations for its tasty meat, the scaly-skinned pangolin is under threat in Gabon as demand for the small mammal surges in Asia, where it is used in traditional medicine. "People hunt the pangolin like any other meat because the forest is often the only resource" for people in Gabon, more than 80 percent of which is covered by woodland, said Gaspard Abitsi, managing director of the ...(8/19/2014 2:19:48 PM)
Gabon education minister resigns over exam row
Gabon's education minister has resigned due to a scandal after hundreds of students failed the country's high-school exams, local media reported on Monday. Prime Minister Daniel Ona Ondo "acknowledges the resignation of the Minister of Education and Technical Education, Leon Nzouba," said government spokeswoman Denise Mekamne. He was heavily criticised for his handling of a dispute involving 900 ...(9/1/2014 3:46:36 PM)
Economic Update
Après des mois de négociations, le Gabon a signé en août sept contrats d’exploration et de production pétrolière, espérant ainsi inciter de nouvelles campagnes d’exploration en offshore profond et générer jusqu’à 1,1 milliard de dollars d’investissements, selon les estimations du ministère gabonais du pétrole.(9/4/2014 11:37:12 AM)
Eni chomping at Gabonese bit
Daniel J. Graeber LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Italian energy company Eni said Monday it updated the government of Gabon on emerging commercial prospects of offshore natural gas reserves.(8/18/2014 9:31:00 AM)
Gabon rules out closing border over Ebola
Gabon will not close its border over the threat of Ebola virus, but will remain vigilant, the country’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba said on Sunday. The president was speaking in Libreville during celebrations to mark Gabon’s 54th independence anniversary. “We have prepared ourselves very well, in case an Ebola case will be confirmed in the...  [Read More...](8/18/2014 7:14:18 AM)
Niger 2015: Gabon beats Golden Eaglets 2-1
Nigeria’s Under-17 team, Golden Eaglets, were beaten 2-1 by Gabon on Sunday in their Final Round-First Leg 2015 African Under-17 Championship qualifier at the Stade Augustin Monedan de Sibang in Libreville. Victor Osimhen gave the Golden Eaglets an early fourth minute goal while the home side levelled up through.(9/15/2014 6:55:14 AM)
Maurel & Prom : Results for the first half of 2014
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Tunisia: Gabon's President to Pay Official Visit to Tunisia September 5-7
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage -Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba is paying an official visit to Tunisia from September 5 to 7, at the invitation of Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki.(9/4/2014 12:26:12 PM)
Angola/Gabon: Can2015 - Gabon Defend Honour, Angola Stand for Stay
[ANGOP]Libreville -The national football teams of Gabon and Angola will be playing Saturday afternoon in Libreville for the qualifiers of the African Cup of Nations of 2015 in Morocco.(9/6/2014 12:56:02 PM)
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