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News Gabon: Anti-corruption drive in Gabon reshuffles political pack

Published on: Sunday 01 December 2019
Anti-corruption drive in Gabon reshuffles political pack
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/anti-corruption-drive-gabon-reshuffles-political-pack-132839131.html

The oil-rich central African state of Gabon has carried out a string of top-level arrests and reassignments as it ramps up a drive against corruption. A leading figure is President Ali Bongo Ondimba's chief of staff, Brice Laccruche Alihanga, who has been dismissed from his job. Others are the

News Gabon: Gabon striker Bouanga thriving with Saint-Etienne under Puel

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Gabon striker Bouanga thriving with Saint-Etienne under Puel
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2019/12/05/gabon-striker-bouanga-thriving-with-saint-etienne-under-puel/40764933/

The 4.5 million euros ($4.9 million) deal has, however, proved to be one of the most astute purchases of the transfer window, with the Gabon international blossoming into a consistent and decisive ...

News Gabon: Gabon's anti-corruption operation underway [Morning Call]

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Gabon's anti-corruption operation underway [Morning Call]
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/11/27/gabon-s-anti-corruption-operation-underway-morning-call/

About 20 officials have been held in police custody as part of an anti-corruption investigation, including the spokesman of the Gabonese presidency, Ike Ngouoni. However, some are of the view that ...

News Gabon: Eight detained in Gabon anti-graft crackdown

Published on: Thursday 28 November 2019
Eight detained in Gabon anti-graft crackdown
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/eight-detained-gabon-anti-graft-crackdown-020851542.html

Oil-rich Gabon has detained eight people for theft and money-laundering as the government intensifies a crackdown on corruption, the prosecutor for the capital Libreville said Thursday. Pro-government newspaper L'Union reported this week that more than 85 billion CFA francs ($142 million) have &

News Gabon: Gabon: Several top officials arrested [Morning Call]

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Gabon: Several top officials arrested [Morning Call]
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/11/20/gabon-several-top-officials-arrested-morning-call/

In Gabon, president Ali Bongo is determined to rid his administration of corruption. A new “clean hands” operation under way, has led to the arrests of several top officials. Their names and exact ...

News Gabon: Neil On Africa: Gabon, home of a ‘free city’ and gorillas

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Neil On Africa: Gabon, home of a ‘free city’ and gorillas
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/opinion/neil-on-africa-gabon-home-of-a-free-city-and-gorillas-37662840

CAPE TOWN – With 85 percent of its land being covered by rainforests, the Central African country of Gabon is nestled on the Gulf of Guinea. It's home to 80 percent of Africa's gorilla population, 50 ...

News Gabon: Wednesday night TV: ‘Gorillas of Gabon’ premieres on Smithsonian Channel

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Wednesday night TV: ‘Gorillas of Gabon’ premieres on Smithsonian Channel
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/tv/wednesday-night-tv-gorillas-of-gabon-premieres-on-smithsonian-channel/2019/10/15/b9309d80-ef63-11e9-b648-76bcf86eb67e_story.html

The Goldbergs (ABC at 8) Barry decides to rush a fraternity. Riverdale (CW at 8) Archie encourages Mad Dog to attend Riverdale High. Chicago Fire (NBC at 8) A rare, deadly bacteria spreads across the ...

News Gabon: Historic Payment to Gabon Seeks to Preserve 'Earth’s Lungs'

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Historic Payment to Gabon Seeks to Preserve 'Earth’s Lungs'
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/historic-payment-gabon-seeks-preserve-earths-lungs

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - Gabon is one of the greenest countries in the world, with 88 percent of its land covered by forest. A historic agreement between Gabon and Norway is seeking to ensure it stays ...

News Gabon: Gabon could earn up to $150 million for forest conservation

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Gabon could earn up to $150 million for forest conservation
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/09/gabon-could-earn-up-to-150-million-for-forest-conservation/

Home to 12 percent of the Congo Basin’s forests, the African nation has an established conservation and sustainable management practices track record. Since the early 2000s, Gabon has worked to ...

News Gabon: Gabon’s sole railway is a lifeline for its people and economy

Published on: Saturday 21 September 2019
Gabon’s sole railway is a lifeline for its people and economy
News source: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/biz/archives/2019/09/22/2003722686

The sky turned from indigo to ebony as the tropical night fell, and the train patiently thrust through the jungle toward its destination, still hundreds of kilometers away. The trek has the hallmarks ...

News Gabon: Kenya Airways stops flying to Gabon, Benin

Published on: Wednesday 18 September 2019
Kenya Airways stops flying to Gabon, Benin
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2001342566/kenya-airways-stops-flying-to-gabon-benin

Kenya Airways has pulled out from two West African countries, Gabon and Benin effective October 14, 2019. Reasons for the withdrawal is the routes are no longer profitable to the firm which is already ...

News Gabon: Rangers lose in Gabon

Published on: Saturday 14 September 2019
Rangers lose in Gabon
News source: https://punchng.com/rangers-lose-in-gabon/

CAF Confederation Cup campaigners Enugu Rangers lost 2-1 to Pelican of Gabon in their round first leg fixture of the competition in Libreville on Saturday. Nnamdi Egbujuo scored Rangers only goal ...

News Gabon: Gabon's sole train a lifeline for its people and economy

Published on: Saturday 14 September 2019
Gabon's sole train a lifeline for its people and economy
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/gabons-sole-train-lifeline-people-economy-030332969.html

The sky turns from indigo to ebony as the tropical night falls, and the train patiently thrusts through the jungle towards its destination, still hundreds of kilometres (miles) away. The train is the brainchild of Gabon's former president, Omar Bongo, who ruled for 42 years until his death in 2009

News Gabon: Smithsonian Channel Announces ISLE OF CHIMPS and GORILLAS OF GABON

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
Smithsonian Channel Announces ISLE OF CHIMPS and GORILLAS OF GABON
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Smithsonian-Channel-Announces-ISLE-OF-CHIMPS-and-GORILLAS-OF-GABON-20190910

Smithsonian Channel is spotlighting the incredible conservation work being done to save great apes in two new films to debut as part of the network's signature Wild Wednesday lineup. From an island sanctuary giving orphaned and rescued chimpanzees a second chance to a journey through a distant land to save a silverback gorilla and his rainforest, both programs will share the heartwarming yet difficult paths to safeguard these endangered species. Viewers can follow these extraordinary animals and their human allies on Smithsonian Channel's ISLE OF CHIMPS (October 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT) and GORILLAS OF GABON (October 16 at 8 p.m.  ET/PT).

News Gabon: Tokyo 2020 qualifier: Black Queens take on Gabon in second leg today

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
Tokyo 2020 qualifier: Black Queens take on Gabon in second leg today
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/SportsArchive/Tokyo-2020-qualifier-Black-Queens-take-on-Gabon-in-second-leg-today-777998

Ghana’s National women’s team the Black Queens are primed to progress to the next phase of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers when they welcome their counterparts from Les Pantheres of Gabon in the second ...

News Gabon: Accra Sports Stadium to host Ghana/Gabon reverse fixture

Published on: Friday 30 August 2019
Accra Sports Stadium to host Ghana/Gabon reverse fixture
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/SportsArchive/Accra-Sports-Stadium-to-host-Ghana-Gabon-reverse-fixture-777051

The Accra Sports Stadium will host the reverse fixture involving Ghana’s Black Queens and the Panthers of Gabon in the 2020 Olympic qualifiers on Tuesday, September 3. The crunch encounter, initially ...

News Gabon: Gabon court refuses to hear petition for tests of Bongo's health

Published on: Monday 02 September 2019
Gabon court refuses to hear petition for tests of Bongo's health
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/gabon-court-refuses-hear-petition-tests-bongos-health-143256994.html

Gabon's Court of Appeal on Monday refused to hear a petition for President Ali Bongo Ondimba to undergo medical tests to assess his fitness to govern after suffering a stroke almost a year ago. The appeals court has "buried" the case, said Jean-Paul Moumbembe, a lawyer for the petitioners

News Gabon: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Talks Nicolas Pepe Linkup, Golden Boot Ambitions

Published on: Sunday 11 August 2019
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Talks Nicolas Pepe Linkup, Golden Boot Ambitions
News source: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2849343-pierre-emerick-aubameyang-talks-nicolas-pepe-linkup-golden-boot-ambitions

"I'm looking forward to it, because he's a really great player," said the Gabon striker. "He's already shown in training that he's capable of doing great things with us. Hopefully he will start soon." ...