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2009-12-02 08:44:00

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, December 2 /PRNewswire/ -- - "Bolstering Biodiversity in Africa: Everyone's Problem and Heritage" Coinciding with the International Year of Biodiversity, 2-3 June 2010 the Gabonese Republic is hosting an international conference in Libreville (Gabon) on the issue of safeguarding biological resources in Africa. The conference will be attended by government and state leaders, ministers, scientific experts, private companies, representatives of international...

2008-07-23 09:00:48

Workers strike paralyzes operations at Gabonese airport LIBREVILLE, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Gabonese air-traffic controllers have downed their tools in yet another one-day strike, paralyzing almost all operations at the country's main international airport in the capital, according to official sources. The Leon Mba International Airport in Libreville was again paralyzed by a 24-hour renewable strike on Monday morning when air- traffic controllers refused to work owing to a long-running wage...

2006-06-11 23:08:31

By Antoine Lawson LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Elephant trunks and smoked gorilla limbs hang from Emile Ndong's stall, "ripening" in the tropical heat. "A good ceremony, a marriage or an initiation is worthless unless you serve game at the table," said Ndong, a hawker at the bustling Oloumi market in Gabon's capital of Libreville. Ndong is one of many profiting from Africa's booming trade in bushmeat -- a blood-soaked business that has serious consequences for the continent's wildlife....

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2006-06-12 00:40:00

By Antoine Lawson LIBREVILLE -- Elephant trunks and smoked gorilla limbs hang from Emile Ndong's stall, "ripening" in the tropical heat. "A good ceremony, a marriage or an initiation is worthless unless you serve game at the table," said Ndong, a hawker at the bustling Oloumi market in Gabon's capital of Libreville. Ndong is one of many profiting from Africa's booming trade in bushmeat -- a blood-soaked business that has serious consequences for the continent's wildlife. Finding ways to...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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