Tag Archives: Gabon

06Feb/17

Cameroonians jubilant after Indomitable Lions win African Nations Cup title

Cameroon celebrates fifth African Cup of Nations title after beating Egypt 2-1 triggering wild celebrations in the streets.

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07Jan/17

Soccer-African Footballer of the Year winners

ABUJA, Jan 5 (Reuters) – List of African Footballer of the
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06Jan/17

Gabon in final preparations to host 2017 Cup of Nations

Gabon prepares to host the 2017 African Nations Cup set to kick off on January 14. For months last year, the build up to the tournament was overshadowed by doubts on where it would be staged, as the aftershocks of Gabons controversial presidential elections continued to be felt.

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26Dec/16

A look back at the elections that shaped Africa in 2016

There were close to 20 elections in Africa in 2016. Ghana and Benin stood out as the most peaceful and democratic, while countries like Uganda were mired by violence as Gabon and Gambia had disputed outcomes. Continue reading

29Nov/16
Theo van Seggelen, Secretary General of FIFPro

Worldwide soccer players face modest wages, late payment and initimidation shows survey

The world soccer players’ union FIFPro publishes a survey that highlights low wages, few holidays and other poor working conditions faced by players around the world.

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08Jan/16
Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Aubameyang wins African Player of Year award

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named African Footballer of the Year, narrowly edging out Yaya Toure at the Confederation of African Football award ceremony.

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03Jan/16

A retrospective look at Africa’s music scene in 2015

2015 saw Africa’s musicians use their songs to spread awareness about Boko Haram, promote peace and reconciliation and challenge stereotypes. It was a year where the continent’s diversity and eclectic musical traditions were on display.

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27Nov/15

World Bank sets out plan to bolster Africa against climate change

The World Bank Group has unveiled a new plan that calls for 16 billion U.S. dollars in funding to help African people and countries adapt to climate change and build up the continent’s resilience to climate shocks.

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25Aug/15

Africa keeps duty-free access to U.S.

This production line is making top range BMWs – but it’s not in Germany, it’s in Pretoria.

The auto industry in South Africa is a key one – it accounts for around 6 percent of the economy and 12 per cent of exports.

That could be about to rise – thanks to the renewal of a key trade programme.
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14Apr/15

Gabon will host next Africa Cup of Nations and draw is made

(CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL, 2017 TOURNAMENT) – Gabon was named on Wednesday (April 8) as the host of the next African Cup of Nations finals in 2017.

The Gabonese beat rival bids from Algeria and Ghana in a vote by the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee at a meeting in Cairo.
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