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Libreville hosts Central Africa regional caucus of UCLG Africa

Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi

From October 25 to 26, 2021, the pan-African organization, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), is holding its regional caucus for the Central Africa region in Libreville, Gabon. Jean-Pierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) The Gabonese capital is home to the first of a series of regional caucuses ...

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Gabon creates 20 marine protected areas

President Ali Bongo Ondimba

President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon announced on Monday, June 5, 2017 in a speech delivered at the United Nations headquarters that his government has created a network of 20 marine protected areas, consisting of nine marine parks and 11 aquatic reserves covering 26% of the nation’s territorial waters. “As I have often argued, we cannot approach sustainable management solely ...

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Greenpeace wants Congo forest initiative backed by meaningful action


The decision of six Congo Basin countries to work with donors to protect their forests is a positive step, but will only be as successful as its implementation, Greenpeace Africa has said. The Central African Forest Initiative, announced during the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York this week, will see donors including Norway, Germany, the UK and the European ...

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Evicted Nigerian fishermen evacuated from Gabon

The Federal Government on  Sunday evacuated 215 stranded Nigerian fishermen from the Republic of Gabon back home. Spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Yushau Shuaib, disclosed in a statement in Abuja on Monday that the evacuation was necessitated after the Gabonese authorities issued an eviction notice to Nigerian fishermen living in Nende, Mouka and Kenza Islands to move away ...

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