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News: Gabon

We have started to collect the most important news related to Gabon in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Gabon: news

Chimpanzee heads seized in Gabon

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 11:26

One of the biggest hauls of illegal ape parts in Central Africa is seized by officials in Gabon, the global campaign group WWF says.
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Trafficked Gabon children rescued

Monday, December 20th 2010, 18:30

More than 140 children have been rescued after being forced to work in markets in Gabon, says international police agency Interpol.
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Activists win 'integrity' award

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:34
related countries: Russia Russia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan journalist, a Russian lawyer and a Gabonese activist are commended by anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International.
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Gabon moves to diversify economy

Monday, August 16th 2010, 10:32

Gabon signs deals to diversify its economy in an attempt to be less reliable on its dwindling oil reserves.
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Gabon oil strike causes shortages

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 15:00

Gabon's main oil workers' union begins a strike, causing fuel shortages and testing new President Ali Ben Bongo.
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Zambia into Cup of Nations last eight

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 19:29
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Zambia qualify for the quarter-finals of the Nations Cup with a 2-1 win over Gabon.
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Cameroon stunned by Gabon

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 20:07
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Gabon shock four-time champions Cameroon, beating them 1-0 in Africa Cup of Nations Group D.
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Gabon workers lose long lunches

Monday, January 4th 2010, 9:57

New working hours are introduced for civil servants in Gabon, with lunch-breaks slashed from three hours to 30 minutes.
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France halts African leaders case

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 13:26
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, France France

A French appeals court halts an embezzlement case against the leaders of Congo and Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon's ex-leader.
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Bongo calls for 'elite renewal'

Friday, October 16th 2009, 15:31

New President Ali Ben Bongo, son of long-time leader Omar Bongo, says Gabon's elites should be renewed.
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