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Gabon's President Bongo has made the Case for Inclusive Energy Transition

APO 27 Sep 2021
At the same time, Gabon recently reached a milestone in the fight against climate change ... For more than 50 years, oil and gas production has provided an economic base for the government and citizens of Gabon ... Over the past five years, Gabon’s oil sector has represented on average 45% of GDP and 60% of fiscal revenue.
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Coronavirus: United States Donates More Than 100,620 Vaccines to Gabon

APO 24 Sep 2021
U.S. Embassy Libreville announces the donation by the United States Government of 100,620 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as part of the Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The United States has already donated more than 160 million doses from its domestic supply to over 100 countries. The U.S ... Embassy in Gabon ... .
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Wärtsilä to build and operate 120MW gas power plant in Gabon

Power Technology 24 Sep 2021
Finnish energy company Wärtsilä and Gabon Power Company (GPC) have signed a concession agreement with the Government of Gabon to develop, supply, build, operate and maintain a 120MW gas power plant ... The power plant will be built at an industrial site of Owendo near Libreville, the capital of Gabon.
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Wärtsilä signs Concession Agreement to develop, supply, construct, operate and maintain major 120 MW power plant project in Gabon (Wärtsilä Oyj)

Public Technologies 23 Sep 2021
The technology group Wärtsilä and Gabon Power Company (GPC), the subsidiary of the Sovereign Fund of the Gabonese Republic (FGIS) dedicated to energy and water, have on 22 September 2021 signed a Concession Agreement with the Government of Gabon for the development, supply, construction, operation and maintenance of a 120 MW gas power plant.
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Presidential Election - New Eligibility Conditions Afoot

All Africa 22 Sep 2021
A new bill modifying certain electoral articles has been proposed by the National Assembly ....
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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC : UN decision to send Gabon peacekeepers home flusters Libreville and rattles MINUSCA

Africa Intelligence 21 Sep 2021
MINUSCA wanted its message to be swift and clear. After receiving what it deemed to be credible reports of five ....
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GABON : Noureddin Bongo's new clothes

Africa Intelligence 21 Sep 2021
The official announcement on 13 September of Noureddin Bongo's departure from the presidential affairs coordination unit, which he ran for ....
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GABON : State teams up with private sector to tackle growing piracy

Africa Intelligence 20 Sep 2021
Since the beginning of the month, the private sector in Gabon has been working intensely with the navy and the ....
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CONGO/GABON : Bongo's high-stakes carbon gamble ahead of COP26

Africa Intelligence 17 Sep 2021
Just two months before COP26, which will be held ...
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Alarm raised on expired HIV/AIDS anti-retroviral drugs in Gabon

Ghana Web 17 Sep 2021
While Gabon is still under a health emergency plan due to covid-19, the use of expired ARVs is of even greater concern to people with HIV ... Jessye Ella Ekogha, spokesperson for the Presidency of Gabon.
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UN withdraws Gabon peacekeepers from Central Africa over sex abuse claims

News24 16 Sep 2021
The United Nations on Wednesday ordered the withdrawal of Gabon's 450-strong peacekeeping contingent from the Central African Republic over sexual abuse allegations, a scourge that has long tarnished UN interventions ... .
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UN pulls Gabon soldiers over sexual abuse claims

Taipei Times 16 Sep 2021
The UN on Wednesday ordered the withdrawal of Gabon’s 450-person peacekeeping contingent from the Central African Republic (CAR) over sexual abuse allegations, a scourge that has long tarnished UN interventions ... Gabon said it had opened an investigation following the UN decision ...
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UN withdraws Gabon peacekeepers from CAR after sex abuse claims

France24 15 Sep 2021
The United Nations has decided to withdraw some 450 Gabonese peacekeepers from the Central African Republic (CAR) over allegations of sexual abuse, Gabon's defence ministry announced Wednesday ... .
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