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GABON : Libreville and Accra win right to vie for UN Secruity Council seat

Africa Intelligence 04 Mar 2021
Although the Congolese president and current African Union chairperson, F�lix ....
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Gabon opposition chief faces treason case

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
André Mba Obame, Gabon's main opposition leader, has been stripped of parliamentary immunity as government prepares a treason case against him. Mr Obame leads the one-year-old National Union party, uniting many of Gabon's main opposition parties.
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Gabon officials seize chimpanzee body parts

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
Wildlife officers in Gabon have arrested five men accused of possessing illegal animal products, including those of endangered species. As there are traditions of bushmeat consumption in Gabon, the arrests signal a stricter law enforcement ... In Gabon, bushmeat from for example apes is a traditional food source, key to many local dishes.
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Gabon copycat revolution fails

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
An attempt by Gabon's opposition leader André Mba Obame to stage a revolution inspired by Tunisia and the chaos in Côte d'Ivoire has failed to gather enough popular and international support. The National Union party was only founded in Libreville in March last year and legalised in April, uniting many of Gabon's main opposition parties.
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Improved outlook for Gabon economy

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
As oil revenues are decreasing, Gabon is successfully is diversifying its economy ... The IMF, after meeting Economy Minister Magloire Ngambia in Libreville, has strongly adjusted upwards its GDP growth projections for Gabon ... Gabon's President Ali Bongo (r) netted large investments in Singapore last week. © Gouv du Gabon/afrol News.
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Gabon nets US$1.7bn Singaporean investments

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
The announcement was made today by the office of the President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba ... "The climax of the visit was on Saturday 13 November when two deals were signed between the Republic of Gabon and Olam International Limited, a Singaporean multinational and leader in the agro-food sector," the statement said.
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Vaalco closes Etame Marin block stake buy from Sasol

Offshore Energy Today 26 Feb 2021
Houston-based oil and gas company Vaalco Energy has closed the acquisition of Sasol’s 27.8 per cent working interest in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon. The post Vaalco closes Etame Marin block.. ... .
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GABON : The imam behind the ambassador to Riyadh's appointment

Africa Intelligence 25 Feb 2021
Guy Ibrahim Membourou, a member of the Myene ethnic group from Libreville, was named Gabon's ambassador to Saudi Arabia at ....
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GABON : Ali Bongo sends his former tutor to the Vatican

Africa Intelligence 24 Feb 2021
An immovable figure of the presidential seaside palace will soon represent Libreville at the Vatican, even if he remains a ....
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GABON/DRC : Tshisekedi tries to muscle his way onto UN Security Council

Africa Intelligence 22 Feb 2021
The matter of the non-permanent seats reserved for Africa on the UN Security Council sparked a heated debate at the ....
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DRC/GABON : Tshisekedi tries to muscle his way onto UN Security Council

Africa Intelligence 22 Feb 2021
The matter of the non-permanent seats reserved for Africa on the UN Security Council sparked a heated debate at the ....

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