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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 […]

The Nature conservancy and how its providing a safer and progressive community for animals, people and its natural habitat

The Nature conservancy and how its providing a safer and progressive community for animals, people and its natural habitat

The dwindling numbers of the Elephant is in need of serious protection. Not only could we lose the largest living land animal on the planet. The elephant is an empathic and intelligent creature and its existence is vital for nature, mankind and more notably for other animals in its surrounding habitat.   To celebrate world […]

Gabon Launches technical support programme for the national health development plan

Gabon Launches technical support programme for the national health development plan

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Gabonofficially launched its Technical Support Programme for the National Health Development Plan NHDP in Gabon, for which the American non-profit organisation, Management Science for Health (MSH), will provide technical support. Held in the presence of the First Deputy Prime Minister Paul Biyoghe Mba, in charge of Health, […]

10 African Countries About Which We Know Little

10 African Countries About Which We Know Little

Reliable data on many African countries simply isn’t available – not even for their governments! Why? It costs too much! Even African heads of state are ignorant about what us going on in their own countries. They lack elementary data on birth, mortality and unemployment rates, economic performance, taxation and government spending. No country can […]

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