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Did You Know President of Gabon Was Once A Funk Master?

Did You Know President of Gabon Was Once A Funk Master?

French magazine Jeune Afrique has revealed the secrets of some African presidents before they took power, reports Cameroon Info. One of stories follows the activities of Ali Bongo, President of Gabon. As a young man he dreamt of becoming a music star, following in the footsteps of American funk stars like James Brown. He always […]

‘Security vacuum’ in Central Africa may be exploited by armed groups

‘Security vacuum’ in Central Africa may be exploited by armed groups

The United Nations envoy for Central Africa today expressed his concern that the withdrawal of troops from the regional force by some contributing countries would create a security vacuum that may be exploited by an armed group. “The continued threat by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) to regional stability should not be underestimated, in particular […]

Three Serengeti Boys Scouted by European Clubs

Three Serengeti Boys Scouted by European Clubs

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, […]

End of the Road for Local Coaches at Afcon 2017

End of the Road for Local Coaches at Afcon 2017

An overseas coach will once again carry the day come February 5 in Libreville. That will be the 16th time they have lifted the trophy in 31 editions, one more than their African counterparts. That will also be the third time an overseas coach is winning it in the most recent four Nations Cup editions, […]

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

African Christian Preachers Converge on Gabon for Africa Cup of Nations

Some fans approach football with near religious fervor, and Christian preachers in Africa have been converging on Gabon, hoping to capitalize on the excitement surrounding the Africa Cup of Nations tournament and send out a message for peace. One hundred singers from seven Pentecostal churches lead people to dance at the Boulevard Triomphal in Libreville. […]

‘Gabon Opposition Planning to Disrupt AFCON’

‘Gabon Opposition Planning to Disrupt AFCON’

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) says it is aware that Gabon opposition is planning to disrupt the 2017 African Cup of Nations, which will kicks off this afternoon in Libreville, the nation’s capital. But the African football body added yesterday it was confident the tournament would be a success. CAF Secretary General, Hicham Al […]

State visit to the People’s Republic of China by His Excellency Ali BONGO, President of the Gabonese Republic

State visit to the People’s Republic of China by His Excellency Ali BONGO, President of the Gabonese Republic

The President of the Gabonese Republic, His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, has completed a state visit to the People’s Republic of China, from 6 to 9 December 2016, at the invitation of the Chinese President, His Excellency Xi Jinping. During the trip – Mr Bongo Ondimba’s first outside of Africa following his reelection and also […]

Humans are destroying the world; wildlife populations plunge 60% in just two generations

Humans are destroying the world; wildlife populations plunge 60% in just two generations

When you take a look at the Earth as a whole, people are responsible for the vast majority of its problems. From all of the pollution, to the terrorism and destruction, human beings do not treat our planet with the respect that it deserves. While it is easy to pass off these issues as not […]

A Cure For AIDS? New Drug Gammora Is ‘The Death Of HIV Cells,’ Israel Doctor Says

A Cure For AIDS? New Drug Gammora Is ‘The Death Of HIV Cells,’ Israel Doctor Says

A new drug could soon lead to a cure for AIDS, according to evidence gleaned from recent experiments in Israel. The drug, which is named Gammora, has been effectively killing high amounts of the cells that cause the debilitating disease that breaks down the body’s immune system, the Jewish Press reported Tuesday. Gammora was credited […]

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector Invests in Gabon and Central Africa

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector Invests in Gabon and Central Africa

Mr. Khaled Al-Aboodi, the CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (ICD-PS.org), a member of Islamic Development Bank Group, and Mr. Alain Ditona Moussavou CEO of Deposit and Consignments Fund (DCF), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch an investment fund to support the financing of SMEs in […]

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