Port-Gentil


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Port-Gentil

(French pɔrʒɑ̃ti)
n
(Placename) the chief port of Gabon, in the west near the mouth of the Ogooué River: oil refinery. Pop: 150 000 (2009 est)
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The final phase of the 31th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place from 14 January to 5 February in Libreville, Franceville, Oyem and Port-Gentil.
Habitues a la paix civile, ils se souviennent des troubles post-electoraux de 2009 dans la capitale economique Port-Gentil (morts, pillages.
21 fevrier (6e etape) : Contre-la-montre par equipes a Port-Gentil (8,5 km).
The company, which is based in Port-Gentil, Gabon's second largest city and the country's oil capital, has five exclusive oil exploitation permits.
It's magnificent," said Clarence Diledou, who lives of Gabon's port town of Port-Gentil.
In Port-Gentil, Gabon, BMMI recently acquired land occupation rights and a logistics base for BD2 million ($5.
The group recently acquired land occupation rights and a logistics base in Port-Gentil, Gabon (Central Africa) for BD 2 million ($5.
Many of his rivals claimed fraud, and the initial announcement of his victory sparked unprecedented violent protests in Port-Gentil, the country's second-largest city and a longtime opposition bastion, according to the State Department's website.
The citizens of Port-Gentil took to the streets, and numerous shops and residences were burned, including the French Consulate and a local prison.
The opposition has registered five deaths in Port-Gentil, with a sixth person killed later by security forces.
AaThe situation was similar in the second city of Port-Gentil, the country's oil-industry hub.
The aircraft, with 27 people on board, had been travelling from Libreville to Franceville in the southeast of the former French colony, via Port-Gentil, when it came down into the sea.