Gabon Off to Flier At Cemac Tourney
[CAF]Hosts Gabon crushed Cameroon 3-0 in the opening match of the 2013 edition of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) Cup on Monday (December 9) in Franceville.
Summit Pledges Action to Save Elephants
[Deutsche Welle]African states in which the illegal ivory trade flourishes have agreed to take urgent measures to try and contain it, promising to secure elephant populations across the continent.
Gabon - New York Forum Africa returns to Libreville
[Infos Plus Gabon]Libreville -Libreville, the capital of Gabon, will again host the New York Forum AFRICA (NYFA), this time from 23-25 May, 2014, official sources said on Tuesday. They said that the theme of the Forum - the third to be held in the country - will be the "Transformation of a Continent".
Mounana Wins Gabon Super Cup
[CAF]CF Mounana have been crowned winners of the 2012/2013 Gabon Super Cup, beating rivals US Bitam 1-0 on Sunday (December 1) in Libreville.
UN to send a team of 225 officers in Libya
[Infos Plus Gabon]Libreville -The UN Security Council has agreed in principle to a demand by its General Secretary to strengthen security measures at its Office in Libya, by sending a team of 225 officers in the North African country, the UN Office in Libya announced on Friday in a communiquÃ©.
Brouhaha Over Oil Drill Ship Sale, WC Trophy, Zuma Visit Reported in Ghana
[Infos Plus Gabon]Libreville -The controversial sale of an oil drill ship in 2001, the tour of Ghana of the World Cup trophy and a three-day visit of South African president Jacob Zuma were some of the stories reported by the media in Ghana this week, Pana reports.
Pneumonia still responsible for 1/5th of child deaths
[Infos Plus Gabon]Libreville -As the 5th World Pneumonia Day is marked 12 Nov., the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that the disease remains the single biggest killer of children under five globally, claiming the lives of more than one million girls and boys every year.
CAR - US to provide US$40m assistance to AU-led peacekeeping force
[Infos Plus Gabon]Libreville -US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced plans by his country to provide $40 million in assistance to the African Union International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), MISCA, to help protect civilians and provide security throughout the country.
In Bongo Everyone Is Made to Play the Fool Sometimes
[Daily News]THE first time I ran into the word 'gentleman' wasn't while perusing a dictionary but rather from one of my 'O' level teachers who coined the phrase that a gentleman knows no weather.