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- The capital and largest city of Gabon, in the northwest part of the country on the Gulf of Guinea. Founded as a French trading post in 1843, it was named Libreville after freed slaves settled there (1848). Population: 578,000.
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- proper n. The capital of Gabon.
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- n. the capital of Gabon
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In Gabon, Malagasy blogger Harinjaka, who is currently based in Libreville, writes about potential evidence of fraud that led to Ali Bongo's victory: of the cards featured in the image above, the one on the left is authentic, while the one on the right has been forged.
The apostolate of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest in Libreville, Gabon, has been raised to a personal parish by H.E. Basile Mvé Engone, Archbishop of Libreville.
April 28, 1993 - 18 players and five team officials of Zambia's national soccer team in Libreville, Gabon.
However, the candidat is more popular abroad than in Libreville.
Gabonese President Omar Bongo on Monday opened the first summit of heads of state of the African Union's Peace and Security Council in Libreville, which is due to address some of the continent's most intractable conflicts.
In 1848 a slave dhow was captured by the French and forty-nine slaves were located near the mission station on a little plateau which was thereupon called Libreville (Freetown).
On the 20th of May I reached Gaboon, now called Libreville -- the capital of Congo Francais, and, thanks to the kindness of Mr. Hudson, I was allowed a passage on a small steamer then running from
The IMF Managing Director held the conference in preparation for the African summit next week in Libreville which is to focus on debt reduction and poverty alleviation.
It is calm for the moment in Libreville which is under the control of security, but there is still some unrest in Port Gentil, caused by the disputed presidential election.
Interestingly, epidemic CHIKV transmission only occurred in the major population centers of these provinces, such as Libreville (Estuaire Province), Bitam (Woleum Ntem Province) and Lastourville (Ogoue Lolo Province), emphasizing the role of