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Court Frees Jailed Cartoonist #FreeNseRamon

[EG Justice] An Equatorial Guinean court on March 7, 2018 released an artist imprisoned on dubious charges for nearly six months, 18 human rights groups said today. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea Releases From Prison Journalist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé

[PR Newswire] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed news that Equatoguinean cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé is free from prison after serving more than five months in a Malabo jail on false charges of money laundering and counterfeiting. (AllAfrica)

Govt Releases From Prison Journalist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé

[CPJ] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed news that Equatoguinean cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé is free from prison after serving more than five months in a Malabo jail on false charges of money laundering and counterfeiting. (AllAfrica)

Cooperation With Equatorial Guinea in Hydrocarbons

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique and Equatorial Guinea have agreed to cooperate in hydrocarbon training , exploration and operations, an area in which the west African state has a great deal of experience. (AllAfrica)

French Govt, Obiang at Loggerheads Over Corruption Charges

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Equatorial Guinea has taken the French government to the International Court of Justice, accusing it of violating the diplomatic immunity of Vice President Teodorin Obiang, son of Teodoro Obiang - long-time leader of the oil-rich central African country. Teodorin was found guilty by a French court of embezzlement, money laundering, corruption and breach of trust. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea Cementing Economic, Political Ties

[Ethiopian Herald] " Ethiopia and Equatorial Guinea have excellent diplomatic relations for nearly half a century and they have been signing many bilateral agreements to further strengthen their friendship and solidarity on all aspects as well," Said Zelalem Birhanu, Director General of Business Diplomacy Directorate at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This remark was made at the recently held business forum here. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Meets Equatorial Guinea Envoy

[The Herald] Equatorial Guinea has pledged to continue working with the new administration in Zimbabwe and take the bilateral ties to new heights. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2018 - Super Eagles Through to Quarter-Final

[Premium Times] A brilliant second-half display has earned the home-based Super Eagles team a place in the quarterfinals of the ongoing African Nations Championships, CHAN taking place in Morocco. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea President Visits Buhari

[This Day] Abuja -Equatorial Guinea President, Theodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, on Tuesday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House in Abuja where he advocated dialogue as the solution to the myriad of crises plaguing various countries in West African sub-region. (AllAfrica)

Buhari Meets Equatorial Guinea's President in Abuja

[Premium Times] The president of Equatorial Guinea, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors at the State House, Abuja. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea President Meets Buhari At Aso Rock

[Leadership] Abuja -Equatorial Guinea President, Theodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, yesterday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea 1-3 Nigeria Ratings | Here's How Eagles Fared

[Premium Times] On the day presidents of Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria held friendly bilateral talks in Abuja, it was anything but friendly between the national football teams in Agadir, Morocco. (AllAfrica)

We Won't Respect Super Eagles, Equatorial Guinea Vows

[Guardian] As the home-based Super Eagles face Equatorial Guinea today for Nigeria's second-ever quarter-final berth at the African Nations Championship (CHAN), former international, Yisa Sofoluwe says the players need concentration to achieve victory. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2018 - Manzi Heads Rwanda Past Equatorial Guinea

[CAF] Midfielder Thierry Manzi's glancing header on 66 minutes was enough for Rwanda to secure victory over Equatorial Guinea in Group C in Tangiers. (AllAfrica)

CHAN 2018 - Five Things Super Eagles Can Do to Beat Equatorial Guinea

[Premium Times] Sunday Faleye's 79th-minute goal against Libya ensured Nigerians did not have to dust up their mathematics textbooks and start solving permutations. (AllAfrica)

2018 CHAN - Eagles Go for Equatorial Guinea Jugular

[Vanguard] Nigeria will be aiming to avoid elimination from the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament with victory over Equatorial Guinea at the Stade Adrar in Agadir this evening. (AllAfrica)

Opposition Rejects Equatorial Guinea President Obiang's Denial of Torture

[RFI] A political opposition member was tortured to death in front of his party's headquarters in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, by state security personnel, according to an opposition leader. Gabriel Nse Obiang Obono, the head of Malabo-based Citizens for Innovation (CI) party, told RFI that Santiago Ebee Ela did not fall ill and die, in a rebuttal to an exclusive interview with the country's president. (AllAfrica)

CHAN - Hey Plots Decisive Assault On Equatorial Guinea

[New Times] THE national team head coach Antoine Hey has said he will use a different and decisive game plan in their next Group C encounter against Equatorial Guinea on Friday. Amavubi are aiming for a win to boost their chances of qualifying to the quarter-finals. (AllAfrica)

Mahlab Begins African Tour Carrying Messages From Sisi to Presidents of Equatorial Guinea, Liberia

[Egypt Online] Presidential Assistant for National and Strategic Projects Ibrahim Mahlab left here on Wednesday 17/1/2018 starting an African tour during which he will deliver messages from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to the presidents of Equatorial Guinea and Liberia. (AllAfrica)

Two-Goal Hero Taher Powers Libya to Victory

[CAF] A first half brace from Saleh Taher ensured Libya handed a baptism of fire to debutants Equatorial Guinea, beating them 3-0 in their Group C opener on Monday in Tangiers. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea Claims Failed Coup Planned in France

[RFI] Equatorial Guinea has said that an alleged coup attempt foiled last month was probably plotted in France. (AllAfrica)

Was There Really a Coup Attempt Against Obiang?

[Deutsche Welle] In late December, Teodoro Obiang's government reported a border crossing by foreign mercenaries. A UN special envoy has now visited the country and pledged support. (AllAfrica)

UN Dispatches Envoy Amid Reports of Failed Coup

[Deutsche Welle] A UN envoy is to visit Equatorial Guinea next week as authorities there say they put down a coup last month. But information is scarce amid a social-media blackout. (AllAfrica)

Gor Begin Continental Duty in Equatorial Guinea, AFC in Madagascar

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia begin their CAF Champions League campaign at home to Equatorial Guinea Champions Leones Vegetarianos Fútbol Club after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) released the preliminary round fixtures on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Eternal Blame Game - Mugabe, Sirleaf & Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue.- or Demand Participatory Democracy

[Observer] Zimbabwe may start impeachment proceedings against President Mugabe soon. However, the legally frail reasons given for his impeachment makes us to conclude that the greatest need in African nations is not a patriotic leader. Africa needs a better system of governance, not a better president running a corrupt system built on individual accomplishments. After assessing the horrendous continental impact of great African leaders with outstanding accolades such as Nobel Laureates, freedom fighters and royalties (AllAfrica)

Ruling Party Expected to Win As Polls Close

[Deutsche Welle] President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been the country's president for 37 years. The party of Africa's longest serving leader was widely expected to win the vote. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinean Vice President Convicted of Embezzlement in France

[VOA] A French court has sentenced Equatorial Guinea's vice-president, Teodorin Obiang, to a three-year suspended jail term Friday for embezzling and laundering his country's money to acquire luxury properties and other assets in France. Teodorin Obiang is the son of Equatorial Guinea's president, Teodoro Obiang. (AllAfrica)

President Obiang's Son Given Suspended Sentence in French Trial

[RFI] The son of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang has been given a three-month suspended jail sentence and fine by a French court in the first of three cases of embezzlement targeting the families of African leaders. (AllAfrica)

Ruling Party Mocks French Obiang Sentence

[RFI] Equatorial Guinea's ruling party has dubbed a French court's sentence on its president's son a "failure" for the NGOs who launched the legal action for embezzlement of part of the country's wealth. (AllAfrica)

Jammeh Lives in 7-Star Hotel in Equatorial Guinea - Lawyer

[The Point] Tutu Alicante, a human rights lawyer and civil society activist in Equatorial Guinea, has said that the exiled Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, lives in one of the most opulent, seven-star hotels in Equatorial Guinea. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea National Day

[PR Newswire] Washington -On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Equatorial Guinea on your 49th anniversary of independence on October 12th. Our two countries share a focus on commercial and maritime security issues. Our bilateral relationship has potential to mature further as Equatorial Guinea diversifies its economy and embraces the development of a free society anchored in democratic institutions. (AllAfrica)