gabon gabon  /ɡə ˈbɑn/

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  • (n) a republic on the west coast of Africa

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News

  1. Vaalco: Africa exploration well to be abandoned

    Vaalco Energy said Monday that an exploration appraisal well drilled at the Ebouri field off the coast of the African nation of Gabon has encountered water and will be abandoned. The Houston-based energy ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. VAALCO Energy Provides Drilling Update

    HOUSTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today provided an update on its ongoing multi-well drilling and recompletion program offshore Gabon. An exploration appraisal well ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Ten dead, 20 missing as boat sinks off Gabon

    (Reuters) - Ten people drowned and another 20 remain unaccounted for after a boat carrying West African clandestine migrants sank off the coast of Gabon, a police official said on Friday. The boat had left Nigeria and was within 15 minutes of arriving in Gabon's capital Libreville when it went down late on Tuesday night. Gabonese authorities rescued 23 survivors and the search continued into ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  1. "Survivor: Gabon -- Earth's Last Eden" has been plagued with several preproduction problems, Probst told The Associated Press at a restaurant opening Wednesday.
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Jeff Probst Source: SouthFlorida.com

  2. President Omar Bongo once said of his country's relationship with its former colonial power France: "Gabon without France is like a car with no driver. France without Gabon is like a car with no fuel."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Omar Bongo Source: Gov Monitor

  3. US President Barack Obama said Bongo "played a key role in developing and shaping the strong bilateral relationship that exists between Gabon and the United States today. His work in conservation in his country and his commitment to conflict...
    on Jun 8, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

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