[State Department] Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Gabonese Foreign Minister Michael Moussa Adamo today in Libreville. Deputy Secretary Sherman and Minister Moussa Adamo discussed the strong U.S.-Gabonese bilateral relationship, regional security issues, collaboration in multilateral institutions including the UN Security Council, and shared commitment to address health and climate challenges.
[State Department] Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Gabonese Minister of Defense Félicité Ongouori Ngoubili today in Libreville. Deputy Secretary Sherman and Minister Ngoubili discussed opportunities to strengthen maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, continue joint training programs with the Gabonese military, and deepen peace and security in the region and globally.
[State Department] Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba today in Libreville. Deputy Secretary Sherman and President Bongo Ondimba had a productive conversation on potential new avenues for deepening our strong relations. They discussed environmental protection and climate resilience, Congo Basin conservation efforts, and public health initiatives on COVID-19. They expressed their support for the people of Ukraine and the principles enshrined in the United Nations and African U
[State Department] Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will travel to South Africa, Angola, Gabon, and France from May 2 to 7. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Molly Phee and National Security Council Senior Director for Africa Dana Banks will join the Deputy Secretary's delegation.
[RFI] A carved mask from Central Africa, dating from the 19th century, was sold in France for 4.2 million euros on Saturday, despite Gabonese protesters in the auction house calling for the item's "restitution".
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The student fair, which was organised by Conect International in collaboration with the educational and linguistic centre ShopUniversities, started on Thursday in Libreville (Gabon) and will continue until March 19, 2022.
[Premium Times] On February 2, the United Nations General Assembly convened in an emergency session, the first in a quarter of a century, to consider the Russian invasion of Ukraine. At the end of the debate, the states in the General Assembly voted to adopt a resolution condemning Russia's conduct as an unlawful act of aggression "in violation of Article 2 (4) of the (United Nations) Charter" and demanded Russia to "immediately, completely and unconditionally withdraw all of its military forces from the territory of Ukra
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisian public and private academic institutions will take part in the international student fair in Libreville, Gabon, which will be held from March 17 to 19 on the initiative of the "Centre Pédagogique et Linguistique ShopUniversities."
[The Conversation Africa] Across the African continent the populations of both species of African elephants - forest and savanna - have been declining due to habitat loss, poaching and human-wildlife conflict.
[OHCHR] GENEVA (4 February 2022) -- The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) will hold its upcoming session from 7-25 February, during which it will review Gabon, Panama, Senegal, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Peru, Lebanon and the Dominican Republic.
[VOA] Yaoundé -- Cameroon says that within four days, at least 1,500 football supporters have entered the country from neighboring Equatorial Guinea and Gabon to support their teams that have advanced to Round 16 in the Africa Football Cup of Nations, or AFCON. Gabon battles Burkina Faso Sunday, while Equatorial Guinea plays against Mali Wednesday. Tournament organizers require all fans to have COVID-19 tests before entering stadiums.]
[Ghanaian Times] Gabon came from behind to draw 1-1 with Ghana after scoring a controversial equalizer in the 88th minute through Jim Allevinah in their second Group C match of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
[Ghanaian Times] Former Ghana international, Yaw Preko, has urged the Black Stars to go all out against The Panthers of Gabon in their group C game of the ongoing AFCON 2021 championship at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaoundé.
[CAF] The Comoros' unprecedented qualification to the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021, was undoubtedly an authentic surprise to the most septic king-sport lovers, having crossed paths with giants such as Egypt, Togo and Kenya in the qualifiers. It will be up to Gabon to perform the baptism to this daring rookie, this Sunday, in a match to count for Group C.
[CAF] The Panthers of Gabon are confident of a positive campaign at the upcoming 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations despite their humiliation against Burkina Faso in an international friendly on Sunday.