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Humewood detectives in Port Elizabeth on Friday said that they are urgently trying to trace a 48-year-old man from Gabon, who went missing during the early hours of Friday morning. According to police information, on Thursday, at about 15: 20, David Rene Roger Bellet-Brissaud and his wife booked into ...
South African Police Service (SAPS) detectives attached to the Humewood police station in Port Elizabeth are urgently trying to find a 48-year-old man from Gabon who went missing during the early hours of Friday morning, Eastern Cape police said. According to police information, David Rene Roger ...

HOUSTON – VAALCO Energy's production offshore Gabon improved to 3,957 b/d during 4Q 2017, following a maintenance turnaround in the previous quarter. Last November, the company completed workover operations on the South Tchibala 2-H and the South Tchibala 1-HB wells on the Avouma ...
This new interconnection infrastructure with Gabon gives the Republic of Congo a second fiber-optic connection point that will allow the country to ensure a relay connection in the event of a new breakdown of its submarine cable, which was commissioned in 2012, or of the Matombi connection point in ...
OSLO, Norway – The first development well has been completed on the Tortue field in the Dussafu PSC offshore Gabon, according to partner Panoro Energy. Drilling of the DTM-2H oil production well started in late January. Logging results suggest the well was consistent with the pre-drill prognosis and ...
Gabon: New hydrocarbon code. A panel of legal, economic and tax experts met in Gabon to look at ways of improving the existing law, which was put in place in 2014. Gabon plans to update its hydrocarbons law in order to attract new investment to the cash-strapped OPEC member's oil sector.

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The cabinet on Thursday endorsed a request by the defence ministry to pull out the country's troops in MINUSCA, "given the progressive return to peace and stability" there, according to a report of the meeting issued on Friday. Gabon contributes 444 troops to the 12 500 in MINUSCA, one of the UN's ...
And now, like a number of other African countries, Gabon is dabbling in controversial constitutional reforms. Recent constitutional changes have marked a consolidation of what the opposition has called a “power grab”. The changes remove presidential term limits, effectively allowing President Ali Bongo ...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia's state-owned oil company Petronas on Monday announced a new oil and gas discovery from its Boudji-1 exploration well in Block F14 (Likuale), located in south Gabon. The energy firm said in a statement, the ultra-deepwater exploration well, drilled in ...
Executive Vice President & Upstream CEO Datuk Mohd Anuar Taib said: “The discovery in Gabon is an encouraging development for Petronas, as we continue to pursue growth activities beyond Malaysia, in line with the strategy to expand our core oil and gas business by growing our resource base.”.
In a move to combat the growing scourge of elephant poaching in Gabon, the country's National Parks Agency (ANPN) has taken to fitting elephants with GPS-enabled tracking collars. The collars, according to the agency, will not only assist with tracking the elephants in order to fight poaching but also with ...
The government of Gabon have accused the multi-national environmental services group Veolia of widespread pollution in the country, terminating the company's contract to distribute water and electricity. Veolia, which owns 51% of Gabonese firm SEEG, has rejected the accusations and threatened legal ...
Gabon's Ministry for Water and Energy said that it had temporarily requisitioned the country's energy and water company, SEEG, which is majority owned by France's Veolia Environnement SA (VIE.FR). The ministry said on Friday that it was terminating SEEG's water-and-electricity concession, in part due to ...
A baby in Gabon has been returned to her family after being held for five months over an unpaid hospital bill. Angel was freed after the bill of roughly $3,630 was settled by a public campaign launched on the family's behalf, the BBC reports. The unpaid bill was for the 35 days she spent in an incubator after ...
Gabon's parliament building was set on fire. The police's response to the demonstrations led to several deaths and hundreds of arrests. Despite concerns over the judiciary's independence, Ping challenged the results in the Constitutional Court. In late-September, the judges decided to uphold Bongo's ...
Civil society groups in Gabon are demanding the unconditional release of all political prisoners and kidnapped persons in the country. An Amnesty International report published in February condemned the lack of freedom of expression in the Central African nation. The report also cited arbitrary arrests and ...

Libreville - Gabon on Tuesday accused Veolia of polluting in the country as the government and the French company wage an increasingly bitter dispute in public over the cancellation of a contract for water and electricity distribution. "There is considerable environmental damage at almost all of the sites ...
Shares of Total Gabon (EPA:EC) last traded at 149.5, representing a move of 1.01%, or 1.5 per share, on volume of 332 shares. After opening the trading day at 148, shares of Total Gabon traded in a close range. Total Gabon currently has a total float of 4.50 million shares and on average sees 883 shares ...
The break-up follows years of poor service delivery by the French company, which has been present in Gabon since 1997. More recently, in the context of negotiations about renewing the first 20-year contract, consumers have been more visible: groups of consumer rights advocates have held sit ins in front ...
(Business in Cameroon) - This day February 21, 2018, Cameroon and Gabon are once again trying to raise CFA20 billion on the public securities market of BEAC, official sources reveal. The two countries are trying to raise CFA7 billion and CFA13 billion respectively by issuing a 13-week maturity fungible ...
A mother has spoken of her relief after a private clinic in Gabon finally released her baby, who was held for months over an unpaid medical bill. Baby Angel's mother told the BBC her milk had run dry after being separated from the child for the first five months of her life. The case shocked the country, and ...
"They have to fit one or two GPS collars a day," says Jean-Baptiste Squarcini, general secretary of Gabon's national parks agency (ANPN). "It's very dangerous with our men repeatedly being charged by elephants." Once an elephant is spotted, a vet will move forward and use a compressed air rifle to fire a ...
(CNN) In a pitch black, bat-ridden cave in the central African country of Gabon, scientist Olivier Testa came face to face with a terrifying creature with bright red eyes and orange scales. "It was maybe two or three meters from me and the eyes were bright red, reflecting my light. I was so frightened," Testa, ...
OSLO, Norway – Borr Drilling's jackup Borr Norve has spudded the DTM-2H production well on the Tortue oil field offshore southern Gabon, according to Panoro Energy. Tortue, part of the Dussafu Marin production-sharing contract (PSC), is 50 km (31 mi) offshore in a water depth of around 116 m (380 ft).
Led by the EFF President Juneidi Basha and the country's sports minister, Ethiopia received the CAF flag amidst excitement. The horn of African nation embarked on preparations three years ago to host a successful tournament which only accomodates locally based players plying in the respective ...
At least 500 jobs are to be created as the country aims to become a global player. Gabon's economy is expected to receive fillip in the coming months when the country begins industrial exports of locally-processed manganese after more than 50 years of artisan mining. In a bid to diversify its economy, take ...
A street market in Libreville, Gabon, on January 31, 2018. The consumption of an emblematic painkiller by teenagers is getting very popular in schools in Gabon. It is easily purchased from markets. PHOTO | STEVE JORDAN | AFP ...
The crocodiles are known to feast on bats and soak in guano that tans their skin orange. Weird orange crocodiles found gorging on bats in Gabon's caves https://t.co/JvHuHQ5xTH pic.twitter.com/FkBNYDEqCv. — New Scientist (@newscientist) October 5, 2016. A 2016 study profiled how the crocodiles live.
DAKAR, Senegal — Officials in Gabon say they have dismantled the Central African nation's largest ivory trafficking network, which last year alone was responsible for trading, selling and shipping six tons of ivory across the continent. A two-year investigation, called Operation Nzok — which means ...
On January 15, 2018 local time, President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Presidential Palace in Libreville. Ali Bongo Ondimba asked Wang Yi to convey his greetings and wishes to President Xi Jinping and thanked President Xi Jinping and the Chinese people again ...
Zhang Dejiang (R), chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress, meets with President of the Senate of Gabon Lucie Milebou in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Duo). BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese top legislator Zhang Dejiang met with President ...
Libreville - Democratic Republic of Congo's former military chief, who has been accused by Kinshasa of an attempted coup against President Joseph Kabila in 2011, has been arrested in Gabon, sources told AFP. "General Faustin Munene has been arrested since Wednesday, January 10... in Gabon," said ...
The national men's senior handball team on Wednesday began their campaign at the 2018 African Handball Championship in Gabon with a 29-16 loss to Angola. The team led by coach Michael Taanghar arrived in Gabon on Monday for the competition which ends on January 28. After losing the first half ...
Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), meets with President of the Senate of Gabon Lucie Milebou, in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 16, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Duo). BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese top political advisor ...
Gabonese opposition Leader Jean Ping barred from leaving Gabon [The Morning Call]. Gabonese opposition Leader Jean Ping barred from leaving Gabon [The Morning Call]. with Jerry Bambi. 15/01 - 10:24 ...
He said that Gabon has rich resources and huge economic potentials and the country has ratified the strategy of economic diversification, and hoped that China, as Gabon's reliable cooperative partner, will continue to support the country's development, and carry out cooperation with Gabon in areas such ...
Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping was on Saturday prevented by the security forces from taking a flight to France over a judicial matter, he told AFP. "I was supposed to travel this evening but the security forces prevented me," the former African Union chief told AFP. A career diplomat, the 75-year-old was ...
SINGAPORE - Olam International announced on Monday (Jan 15) that its joint venture with the Republic of Gabon has achieved the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification for the Bilala palm oil mill and concessions in Mouila, Gabon. This marks the next milestone in the development of ...
Gabon's President Ali Bongo vowed "radical change in governance" in the coming year and pledged to foster social cohesion among his citizens in his televised end-of-year speech on Sunday. "I am determined to do everything possible to strengthen our unity, regain our cohesion," he said. "Cohesion is ...
Libreville - Gabon's President Ali Bongo vowed "radical change in governance" in the coming year and pledged to foster social cohesion among his citizens in his televised end-of-year speech on Sunday. "I am determined to do everything possible to strengthen our unity, regain our cohesion," he said.
"Here you're in the heart of precarious living," one of Gabon's first medical responders says in Kolo Ngoum, a grubby shanty suburb of Libreville that has seen no doctors in ages. Residents initially express surprise at the arrival of an ambulance belonging to the SAMU-Social (Service for Urgent Medical ...
IMF Executive Board completes the first review of Gabon's Extended Arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility arrangement, which enables the disbursement of about US$ 101.1 million. Gabon's economic situation continues to be difficult, but there are signs that the country is coming out of the trough ...
Gabon spends about 400 billion CFA francs a year on food imports,a shortfall for the economy. And so, the government has decided to focus on an ambitious agricultural program based on four food crops banana,plantain, cassava, chilli and tomato, which will now be produced in industrial quantities.
Libreville - A grocer from Niger who knifed a Danish couple in Gabon shouting "Allahu akbar" came to the capital just two days before the attack and had been stalking the pair, a prosecutor said Monday. Saturday's attack on the Danes, who were in the west African state filming for National Geographic, was ...
Two Danish journalists who have worked for National Geographic were stabbed in Gabon on Saturday, in an attack that left one in critical condition, ... for the attacks of the United States against the Muslims and the American recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel," said Gabon's Minister of Defense, ...
A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by the Deputy Head of Africa Division, Alex Segura Ubiergo, has since Wednesday been in Libreville to take stock the program concluded with Gabon in 2017.Segura Ubiergo, accompanied by the IMF Resident Representative in Gabon, met with ...
Gabon's Ministry for Water and Energy said that it had temporarily requisitioned the country's energy and water company, SEEG, which is majority owned by France's Veolia Environnement SA (VIE.FR). The ministry said on Friday that it was terminating SEEG's water-and-electricity concession, in part due to ...
The Gabonese government has recalled five brands of imported oil from the national market over wrong labelling, a statement from the country's food safety agency revealed.In a statement on Friday, AGASA said it found it necessary to remove refined vegetable oils imported from Asia for the most part, with ...
Arsenal have confirmed the transfer of Gabonese international, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, from Borussia Dortmund for a club record fee of £60m. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The 28 year old who scored 98 goals in 144 Bundesliga becomes Arsenal's third signing of the January transfer ...


 

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