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Gabonese President meets Chinese FM on stronger bilateral ties

Libreville, Gabon | Xinhua | Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Thursday met with Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang in Libreville, the Gabonese capital. Qin conveyed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s warm greetings to the Gabonese president, noting that the China-Gabon relations, which were jointly forged by leaders of older generations of …

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Gabon, Togo join Commonwealth at Kigali summit

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commonwealth has admitted Gabon and Togo as its 55th and 56th members respectively. Both countries are former French colonies. Leaders accepted applications by the two west African countries at the closing session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda. It …

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Ghana held, crucial wins for Malawi and Morocco

✳ Ghana 1 Gabon 1 ✳ Morocco 2 Comoros 0 ✳ Zimbabwe 1 Malawi 2 Yaounde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | Ngowet Allevinah scored a late equaliser to earn Gabon an important 1-1 draw against Ghana in a TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations match in Yaoundé on Friday. The Black Stars came into the match …

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Gabon to be paid $150 million to fight deforestation

Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday. Norway will provide Gabon, which is almost 90 …

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Gabon’s Bongo re-emerges, attends independence parade

Gabon’s Bongo attends independence parade in rare public appearance Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Gabon’s President Ali Bongo on Saturday made a rare public appearance to attend the country’s independence day celebrations, nearly ten months after suffering a stroke that fuelled speculation about his ability to rule. Bongo, whose every …

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