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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Paul Etondi, 30 ans, Camerounais ne a Port-Gentil au Gabon ou il a vecu plusieurs annees, etait reparti vivre au Cameroun.
Perenco has been providing natural gas, delivered under pressure via a 450-kilometre pipeline, to the Libreville and Port-Gentil power stations for over a decade.
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 ($5.16m).
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 court's review had been prompted by claims of fraud by the many opposition candidates, with the initial announcement of election results sparking unprecedented violent protests in Port-Gentil, the country's second-largest city and a long-time bastion of opposition to PDG rule.
The opposition has registered five deaths in Port-Gentil, with a sixth person killed later by security forces.