Latest News for: Gabon


Total Eren to build 50-MWp solar park in Gabon

Renewables Now 22 Jul 2021
Independent power producer Total Eren intends to construct a 50-MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) park near the capital of Gabon, Libreville ... The pact was signed by Alain-Claude Bilie By Nze, Gabon’s minister of ...

Gabon becomes first African country to get paid for protecting its forests

Mongabay 20 Jul 2021
In 2019, Norway committed to pay $150 million to Gabon to protect its forests under the Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI). After independent verification of the country’s deforestation rates in 2016 and 2017, Gabon recently received its first $17 million payment, ...
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Gabon on its way to containing Covid-19, say health officials

Independent online (SA) 14 Jul 2021
Cape TownGabon’s Steering Committee of the monitoring and response plan against the coronavirus epidemic (Copil-coronavirus) has said that the Central African country is on its way to taming the Covid-19 pandemic ... According to the latest figures, Gabon has recorded 25,198 Covid-19 cases, including 24,941 recoveries and 162 deaths.

Gabon Becomes First Country on Continent to Receive Payment for Reducing CO2 Emissions

All Africa 13 Jul 2021
Gabon is the first country in Africa to receive results-based payments for reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation ....

Reception held for Gabon's African Taekwondo Championships medallists

Inside The Games 13 Jul 2021
Their feats saw Gabon finish sixth in the overall medals table for the event in Senegal's capital Dakar ... Joannick Ngomo Obiang, the director general of the ONDSC, praised the athletes' efforts at the ceremony on July 8, and wished them well for their future endeavours representing Gabon, as reported by Gabon Media Time.

Loïse Tamalgo appointed Eramet's General Delegate in Gabon (Eramet SA)

Public Technologies 12 Jul 2021
Eramet - Loïse Tamalgo appointed General Delegate in Gabon. Loïse Tamalgo has been appointed Eramet's General Delegate in Gabon, effective July 12, 2021 ... He will represent the Eramet group in Gabon and will actively work to maintain close relations with the country's authorities, government departments, NGOs and international missions.

VIDEO: First Baby Gorilla Born To Captive-Bred Parents In Wild In Gabon

The Tennessee Tribune 09 Jul 2021
The Aspinall Foundation that helped arrange for captive gorillas from France and Kent to be released back to the wild is celebrating the birth of the first gorilla offspring of captivity-bred parents ever be born in the wild in Gabon ... in Gabon alongside his father, Djala, in 2013.

African Development Bank to provide EUR39 million loan package for Gabon's first independent hydropower project

APO 09 Jul 2021
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group ( has approved a €39 million loan package for the construction of the Kinguélé Aval hydroelectric project in Gabon ... “We are delighted to support the first IPP project in Gabon”, said Mr.

Ancient evidence of body modification found during archeological dig in Gabon

CTV 08 Jul 2021
Archeologists working in Gabon have discovered a cave with human remains that show evidence of ancient body modification that is unique to the area, according to a new study ... .

Treesy Money: Tiny Gabon Wins $17 Million Payout For Forest Conservation

The Tennessee Tribune 08 Jul 2021
YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon — The central African nation of Gabon is the first country in Africa to receive a $17 million financial reward for successfully cutting carbon emissions ... Countries involved in the project are Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of Congo.

Turkey, Gabon sign MoUs on cooperation in education

Anadolu Agency 07 Jul 2021
Turkey and Gabon inked two agreements on Wednesday regarding cooperation in education, according to Turkish authorities.​​​​​​​ ... *Writing by Sena Guler​​​​​​​ .

Going to waste: The children who survive on Gabon’s garbage dumps

The Philadelphia Inquirer 06 Jul 2021
LIBREVILLE, Gabon -- Larry, a scrawny eight-year-old, struggles to haul along a sack that is bigger than he is, crammed with bits of metal ...