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Chinese FM to Visit Africa During First New Year Trip

[Focac] Beijing -Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Rwanda, Angola, Gabon, and Sao Tome and Principe from Jan. 12 to 16, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Tuesday in Beijing. (AllAfrica)

Areruya to Lead Team Rwanda at La Tropicale Amissa Bongo

[New Times] Tour du Rwanda reigning champion Joseph Areruya and two-time winner Valens Ndayisenga will lead a star-studded Team Rwanda at the 2018 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo cycling race. (AllAfrica)

Ratings Agency Warns of Borrowing Difficulties

[Moody's] London -The risk of sovereign financing stress is building in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as the peak of maturing international debt approaches and countries contend with deteriorating credit quality, rising interest rates and an untested institutional capacity to take mitigating action, Moody's Investors Service said in a report today. (AllAfrica)

IMF - Debt Service to Account for Over 60 Percent of Govt Revenue in Nigeria, Gabon, Angola

[This Day] Abuja -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that debt servicing costs are becoming a burden, especially in oil-producing countries, noting that such costs were expected to absorb over 60 per cent of government revenues in 2017 in Nigeria, Angola and Gabon. (AllAfrica)

Canal+ Launches Triple Play in Gabon - Vivendi Africa Group Makes a Grab for Fixed Bandwidth Ftth Customers

[Balancing Act] London -Vivendi Africa Group is about to make its first big push in its strategy to position itself in francophone Africa as an FTTH provider. In alliance with French Pay TV provider Canal+ it is just starting to offer a Triple Play service in one of Africa's wealthier francophone countries, Gabon. (AllAfrica)

Inauguration 2017 - President of Gabon Arrives in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -Gabon's president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, arrived at mid-morning this Tuesday to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President - elect, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço. (AllAfrica)

World Cup Qualifiers - Coach Unveils 26-Man Squad to Play Against Gabon

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco's coach Herve Renard on Tuesday unveiled the list of the 26 players who will play against Gabon on October 7th in Casablanca during the 5th round of African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup (Group C), the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) said. Cote d'Ivoire top Group C with 7 points, ahead of Morocco (6 pts) and Gabon (5pts), while Mali is in last place with 2 points. (AllAfrica)

Speech By High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini At the European Parliament Urgency Debate On Gabon

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Mr President, one year after the heavily contested presidential elections in Gabon, the situation has reached a stalemate, with no prospect of a political solution to the country's divisions and to the crisis. (AllAfrica)

Bongo DCE Welcomes First-Timers to School

[Ghana Govt.] The District Chief Executive [DCE] for Bongo in the Upper East Region, Hon. Peter Ayamga Ayinbisa has formally welcomed several tens of first-time pupils into the formal school system at some selected schools across the district. (AllAfrica)

How Ivory Fell Into the Hands of Organized Criminal Syndicates

[IPS] Cambridge -"Ivory is like a drug and you have to be careful with it. If you are serious and desire it, you can get all you want, but you have to be patient and act very carefully," a Cameroonian man selling ivory items from a network of shops across Central Africa, told TRAFFIC investigators in 2014. (AllAfrica)

Elections Still a Weak Spot in Central Africa

[Africa Renewal] The special representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), François Louncény Fall, appeared before the UN Security Council in June to brief it on the situation in the Central African region. (AllAfrica)

French Judge Probes Gabon Post-Election Violence

[RFI] A French judge will investigate alleged crimes against humanity committed in Gabon during post-election violence last year. (AllAfrica)

Gabon Pledges to Protect Forests in Regional Drive to Save Congo Basin

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Protecting forests is widely seen as one of the cheapest and most effective ways to reduce the emissions driving global warming (AllAfrica)

Who's Got the Funk? Ali Bongo's Got the Funk!

[allAfrica] French magazine Jeune Afrique has revealed the secrets of some African presidents before they took power, reports Cameroon Info. (AllAfrica)

All Must Crusade Against Child Labour - Bongo Dce

[Ghana Govt.] The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bongo in the Upper East Region, Mr Ayinbisa Ayamga Peter, has called on students in Ghana to be ambassadors and advocates against child labour and other forms of violations against children for they are among the category of persons who often suffer these abuses. (AllAfrica)

2017 Bece Underway in Bongo With 1,852 Candidates

[Ghana Govt.] The 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), which began on Monday is going on smoothly in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region with 1,852 candidates from about 53 Junior High Schools writing the prescribed papers. (AllAfrica)

David Roddie Elated At Working With Bongo Flava Artistes

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -One month ago news broke that Bongo Flava artiste Malaika who has now rebranded as Queen Malaika had signed a deal with Scottish producer David Roddie who owns Urban Studios in Glasgow. (AllAfrica)

Senator George Weah Visits President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon

[FrontPageAfrica] Liberville -Montserrado County Senator George M. Weah, political leader of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) and Standard Bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change along with his Vice Standard Bearer and Senator Jewel Howard Taylor of Bong County, Thursday paid a courtesy visit on the President of Gabon, His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba at the presidential palace in Liberville, Gabon. (AllAfrica)

Old Guards Left Out As Cranes Regroup

[Monitor] Kampala -The Cranes regrouped yesterday ahead of their first competitive fixture since featuring at Afcon in Gabon at the start of the year. (AllAfrica)

China, Gabon Pledge to Deepen Legislature Cooperation

[Focac] Libreville -China and Gabon have pledged to deepen exchanges and cooperation of their legislative bodies. (AllAfrica)

Three Serengeti Boys Scouted by European Clubs

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -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. (AllAfrica)

Serengeti Boys Head Coach Proud of Players

[Citizen] Libreville -Ahead of last night's Group B decider against Niger at the Stade de Port Gentil, Tanzania's U-17 soccer team, Serengeti Boys, head coach, Bakari Shime, spoke to CAFONLINE.COM. The 47-year-old enthused that Serengeti Boys, as the national youth team is called, would avoid defeat the Junior Menas and secure their country's first qualification to any FIFA-organised tournament, by securing a ticket for the 2017 World U-17 Cup in India later this year. Below are excerpts... (AllAfrica)

Govt to Continue to Bankroll Serengeti Boys

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has reiterated that it will continue to provide financial support to the National under 17 soccer team, which is currently participating in the CAF U-17 championship in Gabon. (AllAfrica)

Serengeti Boys Matches to Come Live On DStv

[Daily News] Nation Under-17 football team, Serengeti Boys, matches in the upcoming Africa Youth Championship (AYC) finals will be live on DStv, allowing millions of Tanzanians enjoy the full tournaments scheduled to take place in Gabon from Saturday to May 28th 2017. (AllAfrica)

Serengeti Boys Given All-Clear After Tests

[Citizen] Coaches breathed a sigh of relief yesterday as Serengeti Boys players were sanctioned to compete at the 2017 African Youth Championship (AYC) in Libreville, Gabon. (AllAfrica)

Serengeti Boys Get 50 Million/ - Boost

[Daily News] The campaign of the National Under- 17 side, Serengeti Boys to succeed in the African Youth Championship (AYC) in Gabon received a major boost after a Kenyan betting firm, SportsPesa donated 50 million to the team yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Hopeful Serengeti Boys Land in Gabon

[Daily News] The National U-17 team, Serengeti Boys arrived in Libreville, Gabon yesterday ready for their African Youth Championship (AYC) finals. (AllAfrica)

Serengeti Boys 'Ripe for Gabon'

[Daily News] Serengeti Boys coach Bakari Shime has lauded his team's performance despite losing 1-0 to Cameroon's Under-17 team in their final build up game ahead of African Youth Championship (AYC) finals opening offs in Gabon on May 14. (AllAfrica)

CAF Shifts Serengeti Boys Base in Gabon

[Daily News] National Under-17 soccer team, Serengeti Boys base in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon has been shifted from Port Gentil and the team will now play its matches in capital Libreville. (AllAfrica)

Five Key Takeaways from AFCON2017

[allAfrica] The 2017 African Nations Cup finals are a thing of the past, and Cameroon were crowned worthy winners with their final victory over Egypt on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Morocco Flexes Economic Muscle to Return to AU

[Africa Renewal] "It is a beautiful day when one returns home after too long of an absence," King Mohammed VI of Morocco said after the North African country was readmitted to the African Union (AU) at its summit in January. (AllAfrica)