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Gabon probes threats to leader before ICC visit

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Gabon probes threats to leader before ICC visit

- Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Gabon authorities said Saturday that they were investigating threats by a critic of President Ali Bongo, including an ultimatum to step down before the arrival of an International Criminal Court team next week. The threats included a warning that government buildings had been set with explosives, and came as armed men stormed the offices of several media outlets on Friday demanding the broadcast of an audio and video message urging Gabonese citizens to revolt

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Calabar, des marchés d'esclaves au trafic de migrants

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Calabar, des marchés d'esclaves au trafic de migrants

- Symphorien Hounkanrin, 35 ans, est originaire de Ketonou, un village pauvre du Bénin. Hormis la pêche, "il n'y a rien à faire là-bas" pour les jeunes qui comme lui, ont arrêté l'école en CM2. Ses frères sont tous partis à Libreville (Gabon) ou Malabo (Guinée Equatoriale). "Il y a le travail, tu peux gagner beaucoup là-bas", s'enflamme le jeune homme, qui rêve de les rejoindre

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Europe beckons for U17 trio

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Europe beckons for U17 trio

- Dar es Salaam. They may be out of the tournament, but the national Under-17 soccer team players won many a heart at the 2017 Africa Youth Cup of Nations in Libreville, Gabon for the artistic way they approached the game. European club scouts are among those who were impressed by the Tanzanian boys during their Group B matches, according to the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF)

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Places: Tanzania |  Gabon |  Europe |  Dar es Salaam |  Dar | 

Serengeti Boys Watakata AFCON U17

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Serengeti Boys Watakata AFCON U17

- Serengeti Boys wametakata katika michuano ya AFCON chini ya umri wa miaka 17 baada ya kuifunga Angola kufikisha pointi 4 katika kundi B. Serengeti Boys wamefanikiwa kupata ushindi wa kwanza kwenye michuano ya AFCON U17 baada ya kuifunga Angola kwa mabao 2-1 kwenye mchezo wa Kundi B uliochezwa Alhamisi Mei 18, 2017 Uwanja wa L’Amittee mjini Libreville, Gabon. Ushindi huo unaifanya Serengeti Boys ifikishe pointi nne na kukaa juu ya Kundi B, baada ya kucheza mechi mbili, ya kwanza ikitoa sare ya 0-0 na Angola Jumatatu wiki hii

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Tags: AFCON |  Association football |  Africa |  Tournaments | 
Places: Tanzania |  E. Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  Africa |  Gabon |  C Africa | 

Serengeti Boys yatupwa Libreville

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Serengeti Boys yatupwa Libreville

- Dar es salaam. Serengeti Boys imebadilishiwa kituo kutoka Port Gentil na sasa itakuwa mjini Libreville katika mashindano ya Mataifa ya Afrika kwa vijana U17 nchini Gabon. Serengeti Boys ipo Kundi B pamoja naNiger, Angola na Mali watakayofungua nayo mchezo Mei 15. Mabadiliko hayo, Kundi A lenye timu za Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea pamoja na wenyeji Gabon, litakuwa Port Gentil. Serengeti Boys ipo Cameroon kwa sasa kambi ya wiki moja iliyoanza Aprili 29, tayari imecheza mechi moja na wenyeji Cameroon na kushinda bao 1-0 jijini Yauonde

Places: Tanzania |  Gabon |  Dar es Salaam |  Dar | 

Au Gabon, sauver les éléphants en protégeant les hommes

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Au Gabon, sauver les éléphants en protégeant les hommes

- Le Gabon, pays forestier abritant la moitié de la population mondiale d'éléphants de forêt, a présenté vendredi avec la Banque mondiale un programme pour protéger à la fois les pachydermes menacés par le braconnage et les populations victimes de leurs dégâts. «On fait face à une augmentation du braconnage menaçant les éléphants, qui cherchent refuge en zone rurale et détruisent l'agriculture vivrière», a expliqué Christian Mbina, directeur technique de l'Agence nationale des parc nationaux (ANPN) lors du lancement du projet à Libreville

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Serengeti kujipima kwa Gabon

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Serengeti kujipima kwa Gabon

- Dar es Salaam.Timu ya Taifa ya Vijana 'Serengeti Boys' iliyoko kambini nchini Morocco wiki ijayo itacheza mchezo wa kwanza wa kirafiki dhidi ya Gabon. Serengeti Boys inajiandaa kushiriki fainali za Afrika kwa vijana zitakazofanyika mwezi ujao nchini Gabon. Ofisa Habari na Mawasiliano wa Shirikisho la Soka Tanzania (TFF), Alfred Lucas alisema mchezo huo utachezwa baada ya Gabon kuomba mechi hiyo. "Hii ni nafasi nyingine kwetu

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un fan du PSG tue son ami excédé par ses moqueries | Guinee7.com

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un fan du PSG tue son ami excédé par ses moqueries | Guinee7.com

- Le jeune supporteur gabonais du PSG a, selon une source judiciaire, poignardé la victime au cou à Libreville lors d’une rixe. Un jeune supporteur gabonais du Paris Saint-Germain a tué un de ses amis, qui l’avait excédé par ses moqueries après la débâcle mercredi soir du club parisien face au FC Barcelone en Ligue des champions de football, a indiqué vendredi une source judiciaire. Le supporteur gabonais, âgé de 18 ans, a poignardé la victime au cou dans la nuit de mercredi à jeudi à Libreville, selon cette source, confirmant à l’AFP une information publiée en une du quotidien L’Union

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PSG fan kills friend over mockery

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PSG fan kills friend over mockery

- LIBREVILLE (AFP) - A Paris Saint-Germain fan in Gabon killed his friend after getting fed up with being mocked about the French club's Champions League defeat over post-match drinks, a judicial source said Friday (March 10). The 18-year-old stabbed his friend in the neck after watching the match late Wednesday in Libreville, the judicial source told AFP, confirming a front-page report in the daily L'Union. The young man, visibly intoxicated, could not take it when his friend kept teasing him over PSG's humiliating 6-1 loss to Barcelona, which they had watched while drinking in a working-class district of the capital, L'Union reported

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Gabon: le "dialogue politique" voulu par Bongo s'ouvre le 28 mars

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Gabon: le "dialogue politique" voulu par Bongo s'ouvre le 28 mars

- Le "dialogue politique" pouvoir-opposition, voulu par le président du Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba après sa réélection contestée en août, s'ouvrira le 28 mars, sans son principal rival Jean Ping qui a d'ores et déjà annoncé qu'il boycotterait ce forum. Ce dialogue portera sur "la réforme des institutions et la consolidation de l'Etat de droit démocratique", "les réformes électorales" et "la modernisation de la vie publique", selon un décret adopté vendredi en Conseil des ministres et publié samedi par le quotidien nationa l'Union

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Ex-Liverpool player salutes U-17 team

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Ex-Liverpool player salutes U-17 team

- Dar es Salaam. Former Liverpool winger John Barnes has showered praise on the national Under-17 soccer team, Serengeti Boys, for booking a place in the 2017 Africa Youth Championship finals in Libreville, Gabon. Tanzania is in Group B together with Mali, Niger and Angola in the finals scheduled for May. Group A comprises Ghana, Cameroon and a host nation, Gabon. Barnes arrived in the country yesterday under the auspices of

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Serengeti Boys 2017 AYC mission to cost Sh1bn

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Serengeti Boys 2017 AYC mission to cost Sh1bn

- Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) needs Sh1 billion to facilitate the national U-17 soccer team’s smooth preparations for the 2017 Africa Youth Championship finals. Among the key components of the federation’s schedule is a month-long camp in a country yet to be identified before heading to Libreville, Gabon for the finals in May, this year. Serengeti Boys, as the youth team is popularly known, will play at least

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Places: Tanzania |  Gabon |  Dar es Salaam |  Dar | 

AFCON 2019 kicks off in March

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AFCON 2019 kicks off in March

- The winner's trophy is on display prior to the start of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO As the curtain fell Sunday on the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, teams were already preparing for the first 2019 qualifiers next month. Minnows Comoros, Djibouti, Madagascar,

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Tumeshaona Gabon, safari ya Cameroon 2019 ipo?

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Tumeshaona Gabon, safari ya Cameroon 2019 ipo?

- Fainali za Mataifa ya Afrika kwa mwaka huu, Afcon 2017 zimemalizika jana usiku kwa Misri na Cameroon kuonyesha kazi na matokeo kama yalivyokuwa. Kumalizika kwa fainali hizo zilizokuwa za aina yake nchini Gabon, ndio mwanzo wa safari ya Cameroon 2019, itakayokuwa mwenyeji kwa fainali hizo. Kumekuwa na mijadala mbalimbali kwenye mitandao ya kijamii kuhusu nafasi ya Tanznaia, kabla, wakati na sasa baada ya michuano hiyo ya Gabon kumalizika. Wapo waliosema

Places: Tanzania |  Cameroon |  Gabon | 

Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

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Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

- Libreville (AFP) - Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half and Egypt looked to be on course to win an unrivalled eighth Cup of Nations crown in their first appearance

Places: Cameroon |  Gabon |  France | 

Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

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Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon

- Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon Libreville, Gabon | AFP | FT Cameroon 2 Egypt 1: Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half and Egypt looked to

Places: Uganda |  Cameroon |  Gabon | 

Cameroon layak rangkul Piala Negara-Negara Afrika: Broos

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Cameroon layak rangkul Piala Negara-Negara Afrika: Broos

- LIBREVILLE: Jurulatih Cameroon, Hugo Broos memuji kejayaan pasukannya merangkul kejuaraan Piala Negara-Negara Afrika awal pagi tadi, selain menganggap gelaran diraih itu sebagai permulaan masa depan cerah buat negara berkenaan. Broos berdepan halangan berliku apabila beberapa pemain tonggak pasukan menolak panggilan ke Piala Negara-Negara Afrika namun skuad baharu dimilikinya berjaya mengatasi jangkaan ke final, pentas yang menyaksikan mereka menewaskan Mesir 2-1. "Benar, saya tiba di Cameroon kira-kira setahun lalu, saya dapati

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Gabon: un journaliste arrêté pour l'interview d'un syndicaliste
Libreville - Un journaliste a été arrêté au Gabon suite à la diffusion de l'interview d'un leader syndical lui-même en détention, a appris l'AFP lundi de sources concordantes. Juldas Biviga de radio Massanga, un média local de Tchibanga (sud-ouest), a été arrêté samedi après la diffusion d'une interview du syndicaliste Marcel Libama, détenu depuis le 15 juin, a appris l'AFP auprès d'un leader syndical et d'une journaliste du même média   Read More ...
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Gabon probes threats to leader before ICC visit
Gabon probes threats to leader before ICC visit Libreville - Gabon authorities said on Saturday that they were investigating threats by a critic of President Ali Bongo, including an ultimatum to step down before the arrival of an international criminal court team next week. The threats included a warning that government buildings had been set with explosives, and came as armed men stormed the offices of several media outlets on Friday demanding the broadcast of an audio and video message urging Gabonese citizens to revolt   Read More ...
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Gabon probes threats to leader before ICC visit
Gabon probes threats to leader before ICC visit Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Gabon authorities said Saturday that they were investigating threats by a critic of President Ali Bongo, including an ultimatum to step down before the arrival of an International Criminal Court team next week. The threats included a warning that government buildings had been set with explosives, and came as armed men stormed the offices of several media outlets on Friday demanding the broadcast of an audio and video message urging Gabonese citizens to revolt   Read More ...
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Gabon TV host suspended after Bongo 'death' blunder
Gabon TV host suspended after Bongo 'death' blunder Libreville - A newsreader for Gabon state television has been taken off the air after mistakenly announcing the death of President Ali Bongo, the channel said on Saturday. Journalist Wivine Ovandong made the error during a Gabon Television news bulletin on Thursday when she read from notes saying that Bongo had died in Barcelona. In fact, on Thursday was the eighth anniversary of the death of Bongo's father and predecessor, Omar, who did die in Barcelona on June 8 2009, after more than four decades in power   Read More ...
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Gabon TV host suspended after Bongo ‘death’ blunder
Gabon TV host suspended after Bongo ‘death’ blunder A newsreader for Gabon state television has been taken off the air after mistakenly announcing the death of President Ali Bongo, the channel said on Saturday. Journalist Wivine Ovandong made the error during a Gabon Television news bulletin on Thursday when she read from notes saying that Bongo had died in Barcelona. In fact, Thursday was the eighth anniversary of the death of Bongo’s father and predecessor, Omar, who did die in Barcelona on June 8, 2009, after more than four decades in power   Read More ...
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UN chief 'concerned' over renewed Central African unrest
UN chief 'concerned' over renewed Central African unrest Libreville - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres voiced concern on Friday over the "widespread instability" and attacks on UN troops in the Central African Republic, which has been wracked by renewed sectarian violence since last month. One of the world's poorest nations, the Central African Republic has been struggling to recover from a three-year civil war between the Muslim and Christian militias that started after the 2013 overthrow of leader Francois Bozize   Read More ...
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Coupe de la CAF : courte victoire du Horoya AC au Gabon
Coupe de la CAF : courte victoire du Horoya AC au Gabon Le Horoya AC, en voyage au Gabon, a battu, ce dimanche au stade de l’amitie de Libreville, le CF Mounana (1-0). C’est Sekou Amadou Camara, le nouvel entrant, qui a marque l’unique but pendant la seconde explication. Ce match entre dans le cadre de la troisieme 3e de la coupe de la CAF. Ce dimanche, les deux leaders du groupe s’affrontent a Lumumbashi   Read More ...
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Coupe de la CAF : une petite dispute éclate dans les rangs du du Horoya AC
Coupe de la CAF : une petite dispute éclate dans les rangs du du Horoya AC Dans un stade de 50 mille places quasi vide, le Horoya AC affronte le CF Mounana du Gabon ce samedi au stade de l’amitié de Libreville dans un contexte tendu. Un match comptant pour la troisième journée de la phase des poules de la Coupe de la Confédération entre la lanterne rouge et le troisième du groupe. Mais selon des sources concordantes, l’ambiance était tendue dans les rangs du club de Matam lors de la séance de projection vidéo au point que le coach français, Victor Zvunka et l’ancien international, Chérif Souleymane auraient failli en venir aux mains, s’ils ne l’ont d’ailleurs pas fait   Read More ...
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George Weah calls on Gabon's Ali Bongo ahead of Liberia's election
George Weah calls on Gabon's Ali Bongo ahead of Liberia's election Presidential hopeful and former football player Senator George Weah has called on Gabonese President Ali Bongo in Libreville ahead of Liberia’s October elections. Weah, who is leading a three-party coalition in the elections, said his visit to Libreville on Thursday was to discuss “basic politics” with Bongo who is “a man of peace”. “I am honoured to be in Gabon for the first time and I am happy for this visit as we discussed peace … We discussed basic politics and the peace and stability in our countries,” he told Gabonese media after the meeting   Read More ...
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Senator George Weah Visits President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon
Senator George Weah Visits President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon Liberville — Montserrado County Senator George M. Weah, political leader of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) and Standard Bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change along with his Vice Standard Bearer and Senator Jewel Howard Taylor of Bong County, Thursday paid a courtesy visit on the President of Gabon, His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba at the presidential palace in Liberville, Gabon   Read More ...
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Calabar, des marchés d'esclaves au trafic de migrants
Calabar, des marchés d'esclaves au trafic de migrants Symphorien Hounkanrin, 35 ans, est originaire de Ketonou, un village pauvre du Bénin. Hormis la pêche, "il n'y a rien à faire là-bas" pour les jeunes qui comme lui, ont arrêté l'école en CM2. Ses frères sont tous partis à Libreville (Gabon) ou Malabo (Guinée Equatoriale). "Il y a le travail, tu peux gagner beaucoup là-bas", s'enflamme le jeune homme, qui rêve de les rejoindre   Read More ...
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Coupe de la CAF : le Horoya AC à Libreville, gagner ou se compliquer la tâche
Coupe de la CAF : le Horoya AC à Libreville, gagner ou se compliquer la tâche Troisième de son groupe avec deux points, le Horoya AC de Conarry est finalement arrivé au Gabon, en vue de disputer son troisième match de la phase des poules de la Coupe de la Confédération contre le CF Mounana du Gabon, prévu ce samedi à Libreville. Fondé en 2006, le champion du Gabon est leader du championnat local avec 50 points contre 47 pour le FC 105   Read More ...
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Demi-finales CAN U-17 : Guinée-Mali , dos à dos (1ère mi-temps)
Demi-finales CAN U-17 : Guinée-Mali , dos à dos (1ère mi-temps) LIBREVILLE-Après sa brillante qualification pour le second tour face au Gabon pays hôte et le Cameroun, le syli National cadet joue ce mercredi 24 mai 2017 la demi-finale de la 12ème édition de la CAN-U 17 face aux aigles du Mali, a constaté africaguinée.com. Ce remake de la dernière édition de la ‘’CAN cadette Niger 2015’’ sonne comme un match de revanche pour le syli Yorè qui s’était fait éliminé par les Aiglons du Mali à ce stade de la compétition   Read More ...
Places: Guinea |  Gabon | 
China, Gabon pledge to deepen legislature cooperation
China and Gabon have pledged to deepen exchanges and cooperation of their legislative bodies. The commitment was made as senior Chinese legislator Ji Bingxuan visited Gabon on May 21-23, where he met President of the Republic of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba, National Assembly President Richard Auguste Onouviet and Senate Speaker Lucie Milebou. Ji, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, hailed the deep-rooted friendship and fruitful cooperation in multiple areas between China and Gabon   Read More ...
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SuperSport win eight-goal thriller in Libreville
SuperSport win eight-goal thriller in Libreville Cape Town - SuperSport United made fairly light work of their trip to Gabon with a 5-3 CAF Confederation Cup Group D win over Mounana at the Stade d'Angondje on Tuesday. Matsatsantsa got off to the perfect start when following a corner, Bradley Grobler's flick reached Grant Kekana at the far post, who fired home from 12-yards out. Following the early setback, the Gabon club came storming back and SuperSport keeper Reyad Pieterse had to be on top of his game to keep out a couple of efforts from Abdul Atchabao and Guylain Kisombe   Read More ...
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Europe beckons for U17 trio
Europe beckons for U17 trio Dar es Salaam. They may be out of the tournament, but the national Under-17 soccer team players won many a heart at the 2017 Africa Youth Cup of Nations in Libreville, Gabon for the artistic way they approached the game. European club scouts are among those who were impressed by the Tanzanian boys during their Group B matches, according to the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF)   Read More ...
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Places: Tanzania |  Gabon |  Europe |  Dar es Salaam |  Dar | 
CAN U17 : Guinée-Mali et Ghana- Niger en demi-finales
CAN U17 : Guinée-Mali et Ghana- Niger en demi-finales Guinée-Mali à Libreville et Ghana- Niger à Port-Gentil sont les affiches des demi-finales de la CAN des moins de 17 ans (U17), qui vont se jouer ce mercredi au Gabon. Au compte de la troisième et dernière journée du Groupe B, le Niger a dominé la Tanzanie, pourtant leader du groupe avant le match (1-0), ce dimanche à Port-Gentil, alors qu’à Libreville, les Maliens, champions en titre, ont été sans pitié face à l’Angola (6-1)   Read More ...
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Mali and Niger reach U-17 semi-finals to qualify for World Cup
Mali and Niger reach U-17 semi-finals to qualify for World Cup Niger and Mali secured their place in the semi-finals of the Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday in Gabon, to qualify for the Fifa World Cup in India in October. In the final Group B matches, Niger beat Tanzania 1-0 in a tense encounter in Port Gentil to go second in the group, above Tanzania on goal-difference. In Libreville, group leaders and defending African champions Mali booked their place with a 6-1 win over Angola   Read More ...
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Guinea join Ghana in U-17 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals
Guinea join Ghana in U-17 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals Guinea joined Ghana in the semi-finals of the Under 17 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after a 0-0 draw between both sides in their final match of Group A in Libreville. The point was enough for Guinea to finish as group runners-up and secure a place at the World Cup in India in October. In the other Group A game, Cameroon beat hosts Gabon 1-0 in Port Gentil courtesy of a goal from Stephane Thierry Zobo   Read More ...
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CAN U17 : le Ghana et la Guinée premiers qualifiés pour les demi et le mondial – Guinéenews
CAN U17 : le Ghana et la Guinée premiers qualifiés pour les demi et le mondial – Guinéenews Ça y est, c’est finalement fait. Le Syli national cadet de Guinée a arraché sa qualification pour non seulement les demi-finales de la Coupe d’Afrique des nations, qui se dispute actuellement au Gabon et la prochaine coupe du monde de sa catégorie. Opposé au Ghana ce samedi à Libreville, au compte de la troisième et dernière journée du Groupe A, le Syli cadet a arraché le nul vierge (0-0)   Read More ...
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Serengeti Boys Watakata AFCON U17
Serengeti Boys Watakata AFCON U17 Serengeti Boys wametakata katika michuano ya AFCON chini ya umri wa miaka 17 baada ya kuifunga Angola kufikisha pointi 4 katika kundi B. Serengeti Boys wamefanikiwa kupata ushindi wa kwanza kwenye michuano ya AFCON U17 baada ya kuifunga Angola kwa mabao 2-1 kwenye mchezo wa Kundi B uliochezwa Alhamisi Mei 18, 2017 Uwanja wa L’Amittee mjini Libreville, Gabon. Ushindi huo unaifanya Serengeti Boys ifikishe pointi nne na kukaa juu ya Kundi B, baada ya kucheza mechi mbili, ya kwanza ikitoa sare ya 0-0 na Angola Jumatatu wiki hii   Read More ...
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Serengeti Boys yakata utepe na Mali
Serengeti Boys yakata utepe na Mali Tanzania itatupa karata yake ya kwanza kwa kuwavaa mabingwa watetezi Mali jioni ya leo, huku wenyeji Gabon ikianza kwa kichapo cha mabao 5-1 kutoka kwa Guinea. Katika mechi za Kundi B zitakazofanyika mjini Libreville Tanzania inahitaji ushindi dhidi ya Mali ili kujiweka vizuri katika kundi lake huku mechi nyingine itawakutanisha Angola dhidi ya Niger. Timu nne zitakazofuzu kwa nusu fainali zinakata tiketi ya moja kwa moja kucheza fainali za Kombe la Dunia kwa vijana U17 litalofanyika India, Oktoba   Read More ...
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TZ boys plot Mali ambush
TZ boys plot Mali ambush Dar es Salaam. The national Under-17 soccer team, Serengeti Boys, will be looking to get their 2017 Africa Youth Championship off to a flying start when they take on defending champions Mali in Libreville, Gabon today. The Group B match kicks off at 5.30pm at the Stade De L’Amitié Sino in Libreville and the team’s technical advisor, Kim Poulsen, brims with confidence ahead of the eagerly awaited clash   Read More ...
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Gabon prepares to host Under 17 Africa Cup of Nations
Gabon prepares to host Under 17 Africa Cup of Nations Gabon will be looking for home success as the country prepares to host the Under 17 Africa Cup of Nations, just three months after staging the men's senior tournament. The competition will open on Sunday with Gabon taking on Guinea in the opening game in Port Gentil. Later on Sunday, Cameroon will face Ghana in the other Group A match. Group B's opening matches take place in Libreville on Monday with Mali facing Tanzania and Angola taking on Niger   Read More ...
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Gabon goalkeeper Ovono retires from international football
Gabon goalkeeper Ovono retires from international football Gabon goalkeeper Didier Ovono has announced his retirement from international football aged 34. The K.V Oostende keeper won 106 caps over 14 years and was part of Gabon's Africa Cup of Nations squads in 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2017. Announcing his decision to the the Port-Gentil native said: "After 14 years as an international I think the time has come to step aside from the team, and allow younger players to come through   Read More ...
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CAN U17 : « panthéreaux » du Gabon et éléphanteaux de Guinée en ouverture
CAN U17 : « panthéreaux » du Gabon et éléphanteaux de Guinée en ouverture En match d’ouverture de la Coupe d’Afrique des nations réservée aux moins de 17 ans (U17), la Guinée affronte, ce dimanche à Port-Gentil, le Gabon, le pays hôte, en présence du président gabonais, Ali Bongo et du président de la CAF, Ahmad. Avant le coup d’envoi de ce match entre les panthères cadettes du Gabon et les éléphanteaux (Syli) de Guinée, une minute du silence sera observée à la mémoire de Moïse Brou Apanga, ancien international Gabonais, qui a disputé les CAN 2010 et 2012, et qui est emporté par une crise cardiaque le 27 avril dernier, à l’âge de 35 ans, au cours d’une séance d’entrainement avec son club, le FC 105 de Libreville   Read More ...
Places: Guinea |  Gabon | 
Yihua plans massive $1b invest in Gabon
Yihua Enterprise (Group) Co Ltd, the bellwether of the country's listed timber companies that ventured overseas for forest resources, said it is going to aggressively expand its business in Africa with a $1 billion investment in Gabon, on the west coast of the continent. The Guangdong-based company signed an agreement on the joint development of Gabon's timber industry with its government last month   Read More ...
Categories: Business | 
Tags: Finance |  Investments | 
Places: Sub-Saharan |  C Africa |  Gabon |  Asia |  E. Asia |  China | 
Serengeti Boys given all-clear after tests
Serengeti Boys given all-clear after tests Coaches breathed a sigh of relief yesterday as Serengeti Boys players were sanctioned to compete at the 2017 African Youth Championship (AYC) in Libreville, Gabon. The Under-17 team players, who will launch their campaign against Mali in Group B on Monday, underwent tests (MRI) to confirm their ages on Tuesday and the organisers cleared them last evening. Speaking with The Citizen from Gabon yesterday, the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Youth Football Development chairman, Ayoub Nyenzi said all players were confirmed to be in the ages after the second round tests   Read More ...
Places: Tanzania |  Gabon | 
DNA fingerprinting throws doubt on malaria vaccines
DNA fingerprinting throws doubt on malaria vaccines Libreville. Groundbreaking research has shown the potentially deadly malaria parasite has greater genetic diversity than scientists previously understood, a finding that throws doubt on the efficacy of vaccines in development by companies such GlaxoSmithKline Plc. A study involving more than 600 children from a single village in the West African nation of Gabon found that each had malaria caused by a different strain of the Plasmodium parasite or a different composite of as many as 60 genes   Read More ...
Categories: Health | 
Places: Tanzania |  Gabon | 
Nyota Serengeti Boys wataka ubingwa Gabon
Nyota Serengeti Boys wataka ubingwa Gabon Dar es Salaam. Nyota wa Serengeti Boys watoa ahadi kwa Watanzania ya kufanya vizuri katika mashindano ya Mataifa ya Afrika kwa Vijana walio na umri chini ya miaka 17 itakayochezwa Gabon kuanzia Mei 15-28. Serengeti Boys ipo kambini Cameroon ikijiandaa na mashindano hayo kwa lengo la kuingia nusu fainali ili ipate tiketi ya kucheza Kombe la Dunia nchini India, Oktoba 6 hadi 28   Read More ...
Places: Tanzania |  Gabon |  Dar es Salaam |  Dar | 
Serengeti Boys yatupwa Libreville
Serengeti Boys yatupwa Libreville Dar es salaam. Serengeti Boys imebadilishiwa kituo kutoka Port Gentil na sasa itakuwa mjini Libreville katika mashindano ya Mataifa ya Afrika kwa vijana U17 nchini Gabon. Serengeti Boys ipo Kundi B pamoja naNiger, Angola na Mali watakayofungua nayo mchezo Mei 15. Mabadiliko hayo, Kundi A lenye timu za Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea pamoja na wenyeji Gabon, litakuwa Port Gentil. Serengeti Boys ipo Cameroon kwa sasa kambi ya wiki moja iliyoanza Aprili 29, tayari imecheza mechi moja na wenyeji Cameroon na kushinda bao 1-0 jijini Yauonde   Read More ...
Places: Tanzania |  Gabon |  Dar es Salaam |  Dar | 
Former Gabon defender Moise Brou Apanga collapses and dies
Former Gabon defender Moise Brou Apanga collapses and dies Tributes have been paid to former Gabon international Moise Brou Apanga who died on Wednesday from a suspected heart attack. The 35-year-old collapsed during a training session with his Gabonese club FC 105 Libreville. He played for the Panthers at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2010 and 2012. "The country has lost a brave son who has always given the best of him for Gabonese flag," "All our condolences to his family and team-mates   Read More ...
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Attacco cardiaco in allenamento: morto Apanga, ex Brescia e Perugia
Attacco cardiaco in allenamento: morto Apanga, ex Brescia e Perugia Moise Brou Apanga, difensore del Gabon ex di Brescia, Perugia e Sambenedettese, ha perso la vita a 35 anni per un infarto in allenamento. Una triste notizia sconvolge il mondo del calcio. Moise Brou Apanga, con un passato anche in Italia, ha perso la vita a 35 anni durante un allenamento. Il difensore del Gabon, che in carriera ha indossato tra le altre le maglie di Brescia, Perugia e Sambenedettese, è venuto a mancare in seguito ad un attacco cardiaco accusato mentre stava lavorando col suo club a Libreville: il   Read More ...
Places: Gabon |  Italy |  Perugia | 
US troops hunting LRA warlord Kony begin Central Africa pullout
US troops hunting LRA warlord Kony begin Central Africa pullout Libreville - US special forces on Wednesday began to pull out from Central Africa, ending a five-year hunt for brutal LRA warlord Joseph Kony, who is wanted for crimes against humanity. The departure of the troops sent in to support an African Union regional force "will be completed a short while after it begins on April 26", Charles Prichard, spokesperson for the US Africa Command (AFRICOM), told AFP   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Military |  Soldiers | 
Places: Africa |  C Africa |  Gabon |  South Africa | 
'The LRA and Kony have never attacked US interests, why do we care?'
'The LRA and Kony have never attacked US interests, why do we care?' ‘The LRA and Kony have never attacked US interests, why do we care?’ After six years, US troops end hunt for LRA warlord Kony. Libreville, Gabon | AFP | US special forces on Wednesday begin pulling out of Central African Republic where they deployed in 2011 to help hunt the brutal LRA warlord Joseph Kony. The move, which was announced last month, will see US troops pulling out of the country’s east where they have been helping Ugandan forces track down rebels from the feared Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)   Read More ...
Places: Uganda |  Gabon | 
Gabon: un forum du "dialogue" tente d'arracher paix civile et sociale
Gabon: un forum du "dialogue" tente d'arracher paix civile et sociale Libreville - Longs discours aux allures de monologues, boycotts et polémiques: au Gabon, après 15 jours de tables rondes ouvertes à la société civile, le "dialogue" voulu par le président Ali Bongo Ondimba pour ressouder un pays divisé par sa réélection contestée entre dans sa phase politique. Prenant le relais d'innombrables associations et autorités religieuses qui viennent de remettre leurs propositions, 188 représentants politiques participeront du 18 avril au 10 mai à ce dialogue "national inclusif et sans tabou"   Read More ...
Places: Gabon |  France | 
Au Gabon, sauver les éléphants en protégeant les hommes
Au Gabon, sauver les éléphants en protégeant les hommes Le Gabon, pays forestier abritant la moitié de la population mondiale d'éléphants de forêt, a présenté vendredi avec la Banque mondiale un programme pour protéger à la fois les pachydermes menacés par le braconnage et les populations victimes de leurs dégâts. «On fait face à une augmentation du braconnage menaçant les éléphants, qui cherchent refuge en zone rurale et détruisent l'agriculture vivrière», a expliqué Christian Mbina, directeur technique de l'Agence nationale des parc nationaux (ANPN) lors du lancement du projet à Libreville   Read More ...
Places: Gabon |  France | 
Serengeti kujipima kwa Gabon
Serengeti kujipima kwa Gabon Dar es Salaam.Timu ya Taifa ya Vijana 'Serengeti Boys' iliyoko kambini nchini Morocco wiki ijayo itacheza mchezo wa kwanza wa kirafiki dhidi ya Gabon. Serengeti Boys inajiandaa kushiriki fainali za Afrika kwa vijana zitakazofanyika mwezi ujao nchini Gabon. Ofisa Habari na Mawasiliano wa Shirikisho la Soka Tanzania (TFF), Alfred Lucas alisema mchezo huo utachezwa baada ya Gabon kuomba mechi hiyo. "Hii ni nafasi nyingine kwetu   Read More ...
Places: Tanzania |  Gabon |  Dar es Salaam |  Dar | 
Smell helps primates flee parasites
Smell helps primates flee parasites Researchers from the CNRS have discovered that mandrills use their sense of smell to avoid contamination by intestinal protozoans through contact with infected members of their group. Their work, published in Science Advances, shows that parasites shape the social behavior of these primates, leading them to develop a strategy of parasite avoidance through smell. The Mandrillus Project was launched in 2012, in southern Gabon, to study the ecology of the world's sole population of wild mandrills habituated to human presence   Read More ...
Categories: Health | 
Tags: Infections |  Parasites | 
Places: Gabon | 
Gabon president launches 'dialogue' after election unrest
Gabon president launches 'dialogue' after election unrest Libreville - Gabonese President Ali Bongo launched a forum Tuesday of political and social groups on resolving a crisis sparked by his re-election last year, but the talks are boycotted by his rival Jean Ping. Ceremonies to launch Bongo's promised "dialogue" took place at the presidential palace, attended by representatives from 1 200 groups from civil society, around 50 political parties and government officials and diplomats   Read More ...
Categories: Politics & Government | 
Tags: Elections | 
Places: Gabon |  South Africa |