Tag Archives: Gabon

Five African leaders invited to Biden virtual climate summit ~ #REUTERS:

WASHINGTON — Only five African presidents will take part Thursday and Friday in the virtual summit organized by the White House to encourage collective action on the climate and the environment. They are Félix Tshisekedi (DRC and African Union), Cyril Ramaphosa (South Africa), Ali Bongo Ondimba (Gabon), Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya) …

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In the Gabonese virgin forest, on the trail of emerging viruses ~ #AFP:

These researchers at the Franceville Interdisciplinary Medical Research Center (CIRMF) go to the Zadié cave, in north-eastern Gabon, to study bats, suspected of being at the origin of most of the transmitted epidemics. to humans in recent years: SARS in 2003, MERS in 2012, Ebola and today SARS-CoV-2 at the …

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Congolese justice sentences 14 people for the murder of twin musicians in July ~ #AFP:

The fourteen men were “sentenced to death yesterday (Thursday) for the murder” of Max Nsenga Ntumba and Percé Muamba Ntumba, two rappers from Kinshasa who were in the province of Kongo-central, told AFP Me Trésor Lobo , one of the civil party lawyers. In the DRC, the death penalty can …

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Stéphanie Frappart, first woman appointed central referee in the Champions League ~ #AFP:

Stéphanie Frappart, 36, had already been entrusted with the European Supercup of August 2019 between Liverpool and Chelsea, after having been the first woman to whistle in the French second division (2014) then in men’s Ligue 1 (2019), where she refereed her first Lyon-Marseille shock in early October. On the …

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ECCAS calls for an end to “crimes” in CAR ~ #AFP:

LIBREVILLE (GABON) – The eleven countries of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), meeting Friday in summit in Gabon, called for the end “crimes” which threaten the Central African Republic, one month away from presidential and legislative elections. The first round on December 27 will take place in …

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President Roch Kaboré reelected in the first round in Faso ~ #REUTERS:

The president of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré was reelected in the first round with a score of 57.87%, according to the Independent Electoral Commission (Céni). “Mr. Kaboré, Roch Christian Marc, with 57.87% of the vote is declared elected provisionally in the first round as president of Faso”, declared …

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Trump administration officially launches transition process ~ #REUTERS:

On Monday, the Trump administration officially acknowledged that Joe Biden won the election and therefore has the right to access the resources provided for the transition period until January 20, when the president-elect is expected to lend. oath. In a letter to the former vice president, General Service Administration (GSA) …

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