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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gabonese Election

The U.S. Embassy in Libreville informs U.S. citizens that widespread, violent demonstrations, rioting and looting have taken place in Libreville, particularly in the area of Cite de la Democratie-Voie Express-Boulevard Triomphal, and extending through many of the city’s central and southern neighborhoods following the announcement of presidential election results.  Further protests and demonstrations are expected ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gabonese Election

The U.S. Embassy in Libreville informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations have been reported in Libreville in the area of Cite de la Democratie-Voie Express-Boulevard Triomphal, which police have attempted to disperse with tear gas. Further protests and demonstrations are possible throughout Gabon following the announcement of the results of the Gabonese presidential election. Even demonstrations ...
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Election Statement Tuesday

Statement from Embassy of the United States of America in Gabon The United States Embassy in Libreville congratulates the people of Gabon on the peaceful conduct of the August 27 presidential elections.  The strong voter turnout and the candidacies of many individuals illustrate a commitment to the democratic process.  We thank and congratulate the government ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Gabonese Election

The U.S. Embassy in Libreville informs U.S. citizens of the possibility of protests and demonstrations throughout Gabon in the lead up to and aftermath of the Gabonese presidential election. The election will be held on Saturday, August 27. Election results may be announced as early as the evening of Monday, August 29. In the past, ...
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Now is the time to invest in Africa

Last month, an outstanding group of over 100 entrepreneurs from sub-Saharan Africa attended the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University. Among many others, they included Habiba Ali, who started a solar energy business in Nigeria; Toussaint Billa, who created a mobile phone application for financial transactions in Gabon; and Naomi Tulay-Solanke, who started a ...
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