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2015 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor

The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the selection of Alain-Georges Moukoko as the recipient of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 2015 Iqbal Masih Award for the Elimination of Child Labor. Through his extraordinary efforts to combat child labor in Gabon since 2007, Prosecutor Alain-Georges Moukoko has mounted legal investigations against exploiters of child labor ...
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Supporting the U.S.-Africa Partnership Through the AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015

Last week, Congress introduced several bills that are important to the economic future and national security interests of the United States. Central among them is a 10-year extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act, legislation that has served as the cornerstone of the U.S.-African economic relationship and has dramatically expanded U.S trade with Africa ...
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Update on Memorial Services for Andre Mba Obame

The U.S. embassy has received reports that the body of Andre Mba Obame has not departed for Oyem as originally scheduled.  There are large crowds and a heavy police presence near the Leon Mba International airport. U.S. citizens are urged to continue avoiding the area around the airport and to exercise caution within the vicinity ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Memorial Services for Andre Mba Obame

The U.S. embassy informs U.S. citizens in Gabon of the possibility for large crowds and police presence along the routes to/from and at the locations referenced below.  This is an update to the Security Message sent to U.S. citizens on April 24, 2015. U.S. citizens are urged to avoid any area with large crowds and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Memorial Services for Andre Mba Obame

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens in Gabon of the possibility for large crowds and police presence near the Leon Mba International Airport and other areas around Libreville on Tuesday, 28 April 2015 in connection with the arrival of Andre Mba Obame’s casket and the subsequent memorial services. U.S. citizens are urged to avoid any ...
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