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The suspects, identified as Osman Ozpinar, Ibrahim Akbas and Adnan Demironal, were involved in the administration of schools run by Gulen's network, Anadolu said, adding they were also users of ByLock, an encrypted messaging app government says is used by the cleric's supporters. Turkey
Gabon's government is keen to continue attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). In July 2012, Gabon released President Ali Bongo Ondimba's Strategic Plan for an Emerging Gabon (PSGE), an ambitious blueprint for developing Gabon into an emerging economy by 2025, by diversifying the country ...

The government said its intelligence agency had brought back from abroad a total of 80 suspected members of the Gulen movement, without elaborating further on the countries. Erdogan has vowed to hunt down Gulenists inside and outside Turkey, saying on Monday: "We will never allow those vile ... Gabon
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told supporters that his government will not stop pursuing those it claims are responsible for the 2016 failed ... It emerged the first week in April that at least three Gulen-affiliated teachers had been detained in the West African nation of Gabon on the grounds ...
Despite being in power for over half a century, the Bongo dynasty in Gabon does not look like it will come to a close any time soon - in fact, the prospect of its end may be receding even further into the future. After 42 years under Omar Bongo Ondimba and 9 years under his son, Ali, the government ...
Ambouroue said the Gabon is among Africa's safest oil-producing countries. "At the moment most of the oil wells that are producing are mature, which is why the Gabonese government has put in place a set of measures, such as the revisions to the hydrocarbon code, to improve production from ...
His tweet included a link to the French government's Foreign Ministry website which had a detailed security alert on Cameroon. Except the southern border with Gabon and Congo republic, all other borders were classified no-go areas. The Anglophone regions of the country have been volatile since ...
An important meeting is set to take place next week in Gabon, where government officials are expected to update industry players on plans for a licensing round and a much needed revamp of the country's petroleum law. Upstream understands that Gabon Hydrocarbons Minister Pascal Ambouroue was in ...
Gabon's government is working to introduce much-needed changes to its upstream oil and gas regulations to reverse the country's declining production. However, a combination of rising oil prices and uncertainty over policy direction within the petroleum ministry could harm the prospects for meaningful improvement.
... defence, security and law and order forces'',said Eliane Oyougou,who is a member of the civil society group. The committee, made up of the defenders of political detainees in Gabon, want the cases referred to international bodies. For them, the Gabonese justice system only favors government officials.
Petronas and the Gabon Government would assess the commerciality of the resource volume. “Aside from boosting Gabon's oil and gas industry, this discovery will also spur further growth activities in the region, and complements our achievements towards building a significant deepwater portfolio globally ...
It will also limit the role of the opposition in holding the government to account. The net effect of these changes is to give the president the powers of an absolute monarch. How will Gabon cope with a constitutional autocracy? And what impact will an unconstrained presidency have on the tiny West African ...
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 ...
Veolia in turn blamed the government for failing to live up to its investment obligations, and on Tuesday said the state owed SEEG over 29 billion CFA francs in consumption charges and unpaid value-added tax reimbursements. Gabon spokesman Bilie by Nze said the government had called for an audit of ...
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 ...

The government cancelled Veolia's concession in Gabon on February 16 and took control of SEEG facilities. Veolia has denounced the move as a “brutal expropriation”. Since then the government and firm have engaged in a communications battle via the media. “Is it possible in France that Veolia dumps ...
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 new project has funding of $100 million and aims to assist Gabon's government in furthering its infrastructure and local development. The project leaders also hope to improve the access to urban infrastructure and services in underdeveloped areas to build the capabilities of city management in these ...
This IMF program with Gabon aims to support the government in its Economic Recovery Plan (ERP) put in place in the wake of the re-election of Ali Bongo Ondimba for another seven-year term in 2016. This mission of the IMF will also review the growth prospects, analyze the fiscal outlook, the balance of ...
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 ...
According to Mr Eyogo Edzang, Veolia had threatened the government with water cuts; he told the trade union leaders at SEEG: “They told us: 'If it's like that, if you don't do it our way, we'll cut the power in Gabon. You can see what you're going to do.' It was intolerable.” The Gabonese State's move is a bold ...
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 new project has funding of $100 million and aims to assist Gabon's government in furthering its infrastructure and local development. The project leaders also hope to improve the access to urban infrastructure and services in underdeveloped areas to build the capabilities of city management in these ...
In order to achieve fully sustainable agriculture in Gabon, the dependence on imports must be decreased. However, this can only be accomplished with an increase in subsistence crop farming. To enhance subsistence crop farming, the Gabonese government has adopted a self-sufficiency plan focusing on ...
President Paul Kagame and his Gabonese counterpart, Ali Bongo Ondimba, yesterday met to deliberate on a range of issues including African Union, ... The meeting will be preceded by a meeting of African business community with Heads of State and Government with an aim to foster public-private ...
Foreign affairs minister (C) Louise Mushikiwabo Introduces government officials to the President of Gabon Ali Bongo on his arrival at Kigali International Airport. Timothy Kisambira. The President of Gabon, Ali Bongo, arrived in the Rwandan capital of Kigali on Tuesday for a one-day working visit.
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 greater advantage of its natural resources and create jobs, the government on ...
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 ...
Poaching decimated wildlife species, including lions and hyenas, in the 2,034-square-kilometer (785-square-mile) park, which the government of Gabon established in 2002. But since then, reintroduced western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla), listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, have taken ...
Libreville, Jan 23.- The government of Gabon joined the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI), created to implement measures to deal with losses and damages in Africa, the national press reported today. The agreement to manage the contribution of Gabon to the operation of the AAI was signed by the Minister ...
In 2012, the government of Gabon and Shell Gabon contracted a company to build a new road between Loubomo and Moungagara. Shell Gabon requested that SCBI's Center for Conservation and Sustainability (CCS) conduct a large-scale biodiversity assessment of the area to be impacted by the future ...
Ramaphosa, 65, joined Zuma's Cabinet as deputy in 2014 and replaced the president as head of the African National Congress in December, providing political cover for his increasing attacks on corruption at top levels of government. He has faced criticism for previously keeping a low profile on the issue for much of his ...
In recent years, the rates of inflation have been at generally low levels (less than 3 percent) due to Government subsidies on many basic goods (including food staples) and the relatively strong local currency which exerts downward pressure on prices of imported goods. According to the International ...
The government announced the results of its investigation on Monday night with a documentary on a local television station; the arrests had been made in November. Officials said the ivory network stretched across Gabon's nine provinces, and across its borders. Besides ivory, the network is also suspected ...
The 23rd edition of the African Men's Handball Championship kicks off in Gabon today, January 17, 2018. For two weeks the best teams on the continent will be vying for the prestigious trophy held by Egypt. The competition is taking place under the auspices of the African Handball Confederation and is a ...
Gabonese government has decided to equip colleges and high schools with computers rooms with broadband internet, reports Ecofin. In this framework, the related school's buildings will be restored. They will also purchase and distribute computers in the schools, implement a security and maintenance ...
Libreville — Gabon's Foreign Minister Noel Nelson Messone on Monday expressed appreciation for China's long-term and sincere support for his country's development, hailing China as a reliable friend. In a meeting with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Messone said Gabon and China agreed ...
Ping had faced a similar ban on leaving Gabon in September after the government accused him of making "inflammatory comments", but it was lifted about a week later. Gabon's parliament on Wednesday approved a raft of changes to the constitution which was denounced by the opposition as a power ...
Under the changes, the president will "determine the policy of the nation," whereas the previous text stated only that he or she would govern "in consultation with the government". Rejecting an opposition campaign to limit Bongo's time in office, the new constitution like its predecessor sets no restrictions on ...
(Ecofin Agency) - Gabonese government decided to equip colleges and high schools with computers rooms with broadband internet. This was on last January 10, during a council of minister. In this framework, the related school's buildings will be restored. They will also purchase and distribute computers in ...
Under the changes, the president will “determine the policy of the nation,” whereas the previous text stated only that he or she would govern “in consultation with the government”. Rejecting an opposition campaign to limit Bongo's time in office, the new constitution like its predecessor sets no restrictions on ...
Equatorial Guinea Foreign Foreign Minister Agapito Mba Mokuy said an attempted coup against the country's government was organised in France. ... also said Equatorial Guinea was suspending its part in an agreement with five other francophone states - Cameroon, CAR, Chad, Gabon and the Republic ...
FEATURE | Alice Aterianus-Owanga | In Gabon as in other African states, rap has become instrumental in constructing political identity. On August 17, Gabon celebrated ... In the early 1990s, Gabon's government was shut down by violent demonstrations and a general strike. It forced dictator Omar Bongo, ...
In late December, Teodoro Obiang's government reported a border crossing by foreign mercenaries. ... "Cameroon, Chad and Gabon all have governance [issues] and other problems that are not so dissimilar to those that we see in Equatorial Guinea, so it wouldn't be a state-in-state interest to support a ...
"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 ... "The idea was for the government to get as close as possible to those living in precarious conditions," the minister for national solidarity, Paul Biyoghe ...
Gabon's three-year, SDR 464.4 million extended arrangement (about US$ 642 million at the time of approval, the equivalent of 215 percent of Gabon's quota) was approved by the Executive Board on June 19, 2017 (see Press Release No. 17/233). The government's reform program, supported by the IMF, ...
Gabon's three-year, SDR 464.4 million extended arrangement (about US$ 642 million at the time of approval, the equivalent of 215 percent of Gabon's quota) was approved by the Executive Board on June 19, 2017 (see Press Release No. 17/233). The government's reform program, supported by the IMF, ...
Last month, Jean Ping, who narrowly lost the 2016 presidential election to Bongo, told his supporters that the government's endeavor “carries the seeds of the republic's liquidation.” He and other opposition politicians have claimed the bill would establish a monarchy in place of Gabon's young, fragile ...


 

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