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French-speaking Gabon joins the Commonwealth: Gabonese President

Xinhua 25 Jun 2022
Gabon's entry into the Commonwealth was approved at the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Rwanda's capital city Kigali, which runs from June 20 to 25 ... Gabon's willingness to join the Commonwealth is not a decision taken lightly ... French-speaking Gabon joins the Commonwealth.

Togo sees Commonwealth entry as pivot to English-speaking world

FX Empire 24 Jun 2022
Francophone Togo’s application to join the 54-nation club made up mostly of former British colonies is expected to be approved by Commonwealth leaders meeting in Rwanda on Friday and Saturday, along with that of Gabon, also a former French colony ... On the streets of the Togolese capital Lome, some citizens were supportive of the pivot.

Gulf, African sovereign funds sign deal to spur investment

Arab News 20 Jun 2022
The African sovereign funds which signed the deal include Morocco’s Ithmar Capital, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund, Gabon’s FGIS, Rwanda’s AGACIRO, Angloga’s Fundo Soberano, the Sovereign Fund of Egypt, ...

Three Gulf, nine African sovereign funds sign deal for investment

Al Jazeera 20 Jun 2022
The African sovereign funds that signed the deal include Morocco’s Ithmar Capital, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund, Gabon’s Fonds Gabonais d’Investissements Stratégiques (FGIS), Rwanda’s Agaciro Development Fund, Angola’s Fundo ...

Gabon holds "Chinese Bridge" preliminary contest

Xinhua 17 Jun 2022
LIBREVILLE, June 17 (Xinhua) -- The 21st "Chinese Bridge" Chinese proficiency competition for the Gabonese college students was held Friday in the Confucius Institute of Omar Bongo University in Libreville, the capital of Gabon ... Adjato, the 2022 champion of Gabon is a student in the Department of Iberian Languages at the Omar Bongo University.

Tortured by husband in Gabon for a month, Bhayander woman manages to return home

The Times of India 11 Jun 2022
In May, the Bhayander woman along with her husband left for Gabon, where he is employed in a private company ... In her video call, the woman told her mother she had been kept captive in their home from the day they landed in Gabon ... The woman was rescued and moved to a safe location in Libreville, Gabon’s capital.

Gabon espouses grassroots approach to fight poaching

Taipei Times 31 May 2022
AFP, LASTOURVILLE, Gabon ... A team from Gabon’s anti-poaching brigade then searches the vehicle from top to bottom, looking in every cranny for guns or game ... Two men cut down a tree in the forest near Bambidi, Gabon, on March 29. The unit’s task is to help guard Gabon’s rich biodiversity ... Elephants graze in Gabon’s Loango Park on March 15.

Gabon bans planned anti-French protests

Business Ghana 25 May 2022
... the defence agreements Gabon has signed with France ... The Gabonese Patriotic Front had planned a "peaceful march" on Tuesday starting from the French military base in Gabon's capital Libreville.

Cameroon, Gabon discuss border demarcation

Xinhua 25 May 2022
YAOUNDE, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Officials from Cameroon and Gabon began meeting on Tuesday in Cameroonian capital Yaounde to discuss the border demarcation between the two countries ... Cameroon and Gabon share a border of about 300 km. ■ ... News ... Cameroon, Gabon discuss border demarcation. .

Failure to save the Congo Basin forest ‘would mean world loses climate fight’

Belfast Telegraph 20 May 2022
Forest elephants in Gabon (Alamy/PA) ... Forest elephants in Gabon (Alamy/PA) ... The vast, sprawling Nkok site outside the capital Libreville includes factories to create veneers, plywood and furniture from Gabon’s versatile Okoume tree and other species, as well as activated charcoal made from wood waste products.

GABON : Libreville hopes to lure foreign investors with new financial vehicle for major infrastructure projects

Africa Intelligence 16 May 2022
On 10 May, Libreville registered in Mauritius the company Inpax Africa, a financial vehicle for foreign investors interested in two major infrastructure works around Gabon's capital ....

'This is the final straw': Gabonese activists outraged by yet another oil spill by Perenco

The Observers 04 May 2022
A leak was detected on April 28 in a petrol terminal run by the French-British petrol company Perenco near Port-Gentil, the economic capital of Gabon ... The Cape Lopez petrol terminal, located a few kilometres north of Port-Gentil on Mandji Island, is the largest in Gabon.

'This is the final straw': Gabonese activists outraged at yet another oil spill by Perenco

France24 04 May 2022
... company Perenco near Port-Gentil, the economic capital of Gabon.

Operations suspended at Gabon oil terminal after leak 29 Apr 2022
LIBREVILLE, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Operations have been halted following a major crude oil leak at Cap Lopez terminal, near Port-Gentil, Gabon's economic capital, the terminal's operator said on Friday ... Gabon producers 11 million to 12 ...

‘Explaining this is not easy’: how sexual abuse allegations rocked football in Gabon

The Guardian 13 Apr 2022
“I was only a teenager at the time, but like almost all my teammates, we saw this take over our football.” Born in Libreville, Gabon’s capital, Ossey, a ...

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