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Fifpro asks why Gabon’s FA chief was at World Cup opener when facing trial
Pierre-Alain Mounguengui, who has been charged with ‘failure to report crimes of paedophilia’, was pictured with Gianni Infantino and Qatar’s emir

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

24, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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How dash for African oil and gas could wipe out Congo basin tropical forests
Third of Congo basin’s tropical forests are under threat from fossil fuel investments, undermining climate action, report warns

Nina Lakhani

10, Nov, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Billionaires should not make up climate finance gaps, says Bezos Earth Fund head
Rich countries ‘not living up to obligations’, says Andrew Steer, in charge of $10bn environmental fund

Patrick Greenfield

07, Nov, 2022 @8:11 AM

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Nothing will change on climate until death toll rises in west, says Gabonese minister
Before Cop27, Lee White also says broken promises on funding leave sense of betrayal

Patrick Greenfield

31, Oct, 2022 @4:00 PM

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African football head criticised for visiting Gabon FA president in jail
Alleged victims and Fifpro have criticised the head of African football’s governing body for publicly supporting the president of the Gabon’s football federation, who has been accused of covering up widespread sexual abuse.

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

01, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Gabon woman who went from teacher to bamboo bike maker
Walking for miles to get to school put huge strain on her pupils – particularly the women – so Grace Mabika decided to make pedal power accessible for all

Tom Collins

12, Aug, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Call for hippos to join list of world’s most endangered animals
New classification would mean a total ban on international trade in the animal’s body parts, as climate crisis and poaching hit populations

Patrick Greenfield

02, Aug, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Françafrique is back: Macron’s visit to Cameroon signals Colonisation 2.0
The French president sees himself as a break from old colonial ways. But his visit to the despot Paul Biya tells a different story

Vava Tampa

26, Jul, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Growing numbers of young Africans want to move abroad, survey suggests
Covid, climate, stability and violence contributing to young people feeling pessimistic about future, survey of 15 countries suggests

Kaamil Ahmed

13, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Caf official tried to intervene after arrest of Gabon FA chief accused of abuse cover-up
A senior official from African football’s governing body attempted to intervene in a state investigation into whether the president of the Gabonese FA covered up sexual abuse

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

17, May, 2022 @12:43 PM

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Fifa opens proceedings against four coaches in Gabon sexual abuse inquiry
Fifa’s independent ethics committee has opened formal proceedings against Patrick Assoumou Eyi, Serge Mombo and two other coaches as part of its investigation into allegations of sexual abuse in Gabon

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

03, May, 2022 @1:07 PM

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Gabonese FA president charged in connection with investigation into alleged sexual abuse
Pierre-Alain Mounguengui has been charged in connection with the investigation into allegations of widespread sexual abuse in Gabon

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

28, Apr, 2022 @4:05 PM

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