Equatorial Guinea : News

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New Day in Angola, Old Story in Equatorial Guinea

[allAfrica] Oil-rich Angola and Equatorial Guinea have long shared the infamous distinction of having the longest-serving presidents in Africa -- 38 years. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea Vice President's Cape Town Assets Auctioned

[News24Wire] Assets in the upmarket Cape Town suburb of Bishopscourt, belonging to the vice president of Equatorial Guinea - who is the centre of a court case in Paris for allegedly embezzling and splurging public funds - are to be auctioned off. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda Faces Equatorial Guinea in Group C Opener

[New Times] The 24th edition of the FIBA Africa Basketball Championships (Afrobasket) for Men gets underway today and will run through September 16 in Senegal and Tunisia. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea Gives President Museveni Highest Honour

[Independent (Kampala)] Malabo, Equatorial Guinea -The people of Equatorial Guinea have presented the highest honour of their country, the Great Collar of Independence Award, to Uganda President Yoweri Museveni who is on a 4-day state visit to the Central African nation at the invitation of his host President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Will Strengthen Ties With Equatorial Guinea - Prez Akufo-Addo

[Ghanaian Chronicle] President Akufo-Addo says his 3-day visit to Equatorial Guinea is to strengthen the bilateral ties that exist between the two countries, as well as explore areas of co-operation to the mutual benefit of their respective peoples. (AllAfrica)

Wife Killer Denies Reacting for Small Food

[New Dawn] A 35 - year - old man accused of killing his wife Dorris Nyamah Nyei for serving him small quantity of meat in his food, Mr. Moses Kporkpah says he unintentionally shot the victim when he left his gun on "advance" [or unlocked] while returning from hunting in the Cow Field Community of Gbarnga, Bong County. (AllAfrica)

Ghana to Sign 5-Yr Gas Deal With Equatorial Guinea

[Business Day] The government of Ghana is expected to sign a government-to-government Heads of Agreement with Equatorial Guinea for the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas from that country to Ghana, for a period of 5 years. (AllAfrica)

Meet Nigerian Who Steers Golf in Equatorial Guinea

[Daily Trust] Like they say, every marvelous thing comes in small package. Look at gold, then diamond and Lionel Messi. Now, check out the enchanting beauty of Equatorial Guinea, a tiny nation of the west coast of Cameroon and you will see why tourism thrives there. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinean Vice President to Visit China

[Focac] Beijing -Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, vice president of Equatorial Guinea, will pay an official visit to China from July 10 to 15 at the invitation of Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said Friday. (AllAfrica)

France Seeks to Jail Obiang Junior

[RFI] French prosecutors said on Wednesday they were seeking a three-year jail term and a 30 million euro fine for Equatorial Guinea's Vice President Teodorin Obiang, on trial in absentia for embezzlement. (AllAfrica)

Swazi Police Praise African Despot

[Swazi Media] Swaziland Police have applauded King Mswati III, the kingdom's absolute monarch, for a deal he has done with Equatorial Guinea, a country with one of the worst human rights and corruption records in the world. (AllAfrica)

Gupta Lawyer, DA Ask Law Society to Investigate His Conduct

[News24Wire] The attorney for the infamous Gupta family on Wednesday said he had written to his law society, asking it to investigate him without delay after a certain "perception" was created in the media. (AllAfrica)

How Equatorial Guinea Turned Corruption Into an Art Form

[HRW] For the past two decades, Equatorial Guinea has been one of Africa's largest oil producers and on paper, it is a middle-income economy. Yet instead of spending the country's oil riches on improving life for ordinary Equatorial Guineans, the government has squandered its enormous wealth on questionable infrastructure projects - highways to nowhere, empty 5-star hotels - where corruption is rife. A new Human Rights Watch report has found that a combination of gross mismanagement and high-level corruption has (AllAfrica)

Two African Countries Get Temporary UN Seat

[VOA] U.N. member states elected six countries Friday to temporary seats on the Security Council, the U.N. body responsible for maintaining international peace and security. (AllAfrica)

Guinea President Invites Sudanese Investors to Work in His Country

[SNA] Khartoum -The General Union of the Sudanese Businessmen has commended the efforts exerted by president Alpha Conte of Guinea for the development and promotion of relations of cooperation between the Sudanese and Guineans business sectors and his conviction that the private sector could lead to the development of the African economies. (AllAfrica)

AU President Parties to the Libyan Crisis Will Meet in Malabo for the Formation of a Unified National Government

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the African Union, president of Guinea professor Alpha Conte, said the parties to the Libyan crisis are meeting in the Equatoria Guinean capital of Malabo to form a unified national government. (AllAfrica)

Judge Gbeisay Hits Back At Prosecution in Sable Mining Bribery Trial

[FrontPageAfrica] Kakata -In what appears to be rare move in the Judiciary, Judge Yarmie Gbeisay, now presiding over the 13th Judicial Circuit Court in Kakata, Margibi County has hit back at critics of his recent ruling in the Sable Mining bribery case, saying those who come to equity must do so with clean hands. (AllAfrica)

President Appoints Ambassadors to Angola, Equatorial Guinea

[ANGOP] São Tomé -The president of São Tome and Principe, Evaristo Carvalho, has appointed ambassadors to Angola and Equatorial Guinea, following a proposal from prime minister Patrice Trovoada. (AllAfrica)

Did Museveni Get Useful Advice On Oil From 'Deal Maker' Obiang?

[Observer] What expert advice could Uganda possibly get from Equatorial Guinea, a small oil-rich West African nation with a dodgy leadership record, on how to manage our oil resource well? (AllAfrica)

'Dealmaker' Equatorial Guinea's Nguema Reaches Out to Museveni, Signs Oil and Gas Deals

[East African] Just weeks after linking an oil exploration company to South Sudan and signing an oil information sharing agreement with the government in Juba, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo flew to Kampala to sign a memorandum of understanding with Uganda on oil and gas. (AllAfrica)

Ugandan Army in Equatorial Guinea to Build Capacity - Museveni

[Monitor] Entebbe -President Museveni on Wednesday restated that the UPDF is in oil-rich central Africa nation of Equatorial Guinea on a capacity building mission, but not to involve in any war. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea's Obiang Tells Museveni to be Careful With Oil

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda is looking to tap into Equatorial Guinea's experience of oil production, in order to build its own capacity before oil production starts. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea's Nguema Blames Africa's Woes On Disunity, Hails Gaddafi

[Monitor] Entebbe -The Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, said on Wednesday night that the African continent has potential to transform from its current state of hopelessness into a modernized part of the world but disunity among the 55 states was among the key problems limiting its progress. (AllAfrica)

Burundi Militia Waging Campaign of Terror - UN

[VOA] The U.N. high commissioner for human rights says he is alarmed by a growing, widespread campaign of terror in Burundi being waged by government-backed militia against opponents of President Pierre Nkurunziza's party. (AllAfrica)

Obiang Visits Assembly, Opposition Boycotts

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican opposition parties on Thursday boycotted the President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, when he visited the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic. (AllAfrica)

Cooperation Agreements Signed With Equatorial Guinea

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique and Equatorial Guinea have agreed to cooperate in various economic areas, particularly in hydrocarbons. (AllAfrica)

Bodies of Missing UN Investigators Found

[VOA] The bodies of two missing United Nations investigators and their interpreter have been found in the central part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. (AllAfrica)

Equatorial Guinea President in Angola to Strengthen Co-Operation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, arrived on Monday morning in Luanda, for a 24-hour visit to Angola, during which he will hold a meeting with his Angolan counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos, in the ambit of the reinforcement of bilateral relations. (AllAfrica)

Exiled Gambian Ex-Leader Jammeh Works On Farm in Equatorial Guinea

[News24Wire] Pictures of former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh working on a farm in Equatorial Guinea have emerged on social media. (AllAfrica)

South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea Seal Oil, Gas Deal

[East African] South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea have unveiled an oil and gas partnership. (AllAfrica)

Tax Collection Agency Intensifies SMEs Crackdown

[Financial Gazette] THE country's tax collection agency, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has threatened to punish small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) who will fail to register for value added tax (VAT), as it escalates its desperate bid to boost revenue to fund a cash-strapped government. (AllAfrica)