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Govt Holds Journalists for 'Work They Shouldn't Have Done'

[VOA] Two journalists working for a private TV station in Equatorial Guinea are being held by police after they interviewed a suspended judge, sources told AFP on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)


Two Equatorial Guinean Journalists Held for the Past Eight Days

[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the release of two Equatorial Guinean TV journalists who were arrested eight days ago in Bata - the country's largest city and commercial capital - shortly after interviewing a recently-fired judge. (AllAfrica)


What's Behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian Border Wall Plan?

[Deutsche Welle] It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming and questions swirling over whether curbing illegal migration is the real motive. (AllAfrica)


Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea Presents Figured Copies of His Credentials

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan diplomat, Antonio Manuel Luvualu de Carvalho, delivered on Monday the Figured Copies of his Letters of Credence to the minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Equatorial Guinea, Simeón Oyono Esono Angue. (AllAfrica)


Coup Trial Travesty of Justice

[HRW] An Equatorial Guinea court's conviction of 112 defendants on May 31, 2019, in a trial rife with due process violations, including confessions extracted through torture, represents a gross miscarriage of justice, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing a video about the trial. (AllAfrica)


The Anniversary That Shouldn't Be - 40 Years of President Obiang in Equatorial Guinea

[HRW] The past few years have been unsparing for African leaders who cling to power. In April, protesters in Sudan toppled President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule, just after protests in Algeria brought down Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who had been president for two decades. These two historic events are the latest in a groundswell of people rising up against entrenched leadership across the continent, from the Gambia to Angola, Zimbabwe, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. (AllAfrica)


Equatorial Guinea - President Nguema's 'Gruesome' 40 Years of Human Rights Abuses

[AI London] 'Muzzling of dissent has had a devastating and chilling effect' - Marta Colomer (AllAfrica)


The Anniversary that Shouldn't Be: 40 Years of President Obiang in Equatorial Guinea

[HRW] The past few years have been unsparing for African leaders who cling to power. In April, protesters in Sudan toppled President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule, just after protests in Algeria brought down Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who had been president for two decades. These two historic events are the latest in a groundswell of people rising up against entrenched leadership across the continent, from the Gambia to Angola, Zimbabwe, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. (AllAfrica)


Human Rights Committee Adopts Its Annual Report and Closes Its One-Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Session

[OHCHR] Adopts Concluding Observations on the Situation in the Netherlands, Tajikistan, Nigeria, Mauritania, Paraguay and Equatorial Guinea (AllAfrica)


Bility, Blapoh Named in Lone Star Squad for Equatorial Guinea Friendly

[NEWS] Liberian duo, Yaya Bility and Marvin Blapoh have been named in Coach Thomas Kojo 18 man squad that left Monrovia on Wednesday to honor an International friendly with Equatorial Guinean on July 21, 2019. (AllAfrica)


Local Lone Star Departs for Friendly With Equatorial Guinea

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Football Association has announced that a 27-man delegation will depart the country on Wednesday, July 17, to honor an international friendly with Equatorial Guinea. (AllAfrica)


Somalia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Guinea Over Somaliland

[Shabelle] Somalia has announced the severing of diplomatic ties with West African country Guinea. The decision was announced in Mogadishu today after a cabinet meeting. (AllAfrica)


Somaliland President Musa Bihi Abdi Visits Guinea

[Nation] Somaliland President Musa Bihi Abdi is in Guinea to strengthen bilateral and economic ties between the two nations. (AllAfrica)


Global Fund for Health - How Seven African Countries Squandered Millions of Foreign Aid

[Premium Times] Africa's foremost diplomat, Kofi Annan, was one of the biggest human export from the continent. (AllAfrica)


AU Commission Conducts Malabo Declaration On Agriculture Training of Trainers for Biennial Review Process

[African Union] The African Union Commission's Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (DREA) and the AUDA-NEPAD last week organized a workshop for the Training of Trainers on the AU Malabo Declaration Biennial Review process. (AllAfrica)


400,000 African Pangolins Are Hunted for Meat Every Year - Why It's Time to Act

[The Conversation Africa] Pangolins, a group of unique African and Asian scaly mammals, are considered to be one of the most heavily trafficked wild mammals in the world. They are hunted and traded for their meat, scales, and other body parts, and used as traditional medicines in parts of Africa and Asia. (AllAfrica)


Rights Lawyer Faces Bogus Charges

[HRW] Equatorial Guinea named a French anti-corruption lawyer in an arrest warrant against 16 people, in apparent retaliation for his involvement in a money laundering trial against the president's eldest son, nine human rights and anti-corruption groups said today. The warrant accuses the 16 targets of laundering money and helping to finance "terrorism and the proliferation of arms trafficking in Central Africa." (AllAfrica)


Poorer African Nations Rank High in Disease-Fighters' League Table

[Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases] Addis Ababa -African countries with modest national incomes are outperforming some richer nations on the continent in the fight against diseases of poverty known as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), according to a new league table ranking. (AllAfrica)


Premier Abiy Meets Guinean President Alpha Condé

[ENA] Addis Ababa -Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received President Alpha Condé of Guinea at his office today. (AllAfrica)


Equatorial Guinea President Visits Rwanda

[New Times] President Paul Kagame and his Equatorial Guinean counterpart, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, yesterday witnessed the signing of four bilateral pacts at Village Urugwiro in Kigali. (AllAfrica)


Why Ebola Is Proving Hard to Beat in the DR Congo

[The Conversation Africa] Nearly this time exactly two years ago I wrote about the latest positive results showing - for the first time - that a vaccine against one of the world's scariest viruses, Ebola, could work. I was writing after the epidemic that hit Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone from 2013 until 2016. Since then, there have been three more outbreaks of the disease: all in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). (AllAfrica)


Pre-Match Quotes - Equatorial Guinea Vs. Nigeria

[CAF] Jean-Paul Mpila (Head Coach, Equatorial Guinea): (AllAfrica)


Awcon 2018 - Super Falcons Reach Semi-Final After Equatorial Guinea Win

[Premium Times] The Super Falcons of Nigeria have secured a spot in the semi-final of the ongoing Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana after they pummeled Equatorial Guinea 6-0 in their final group game on Saturday. (AllAfrica)


Super Falcons Wallop Equatorial Guinea to Clinch Awcon Semi-Finals Ticket

[Daily Trust] Super Falcons have qualified for the Semi-finals of the 2018 African Women Nations Cup after defeating Equatorial Guinea 6-0 in their last group B tie on Saturday. (AllAfrica)


Equatorial Guinea 0-6 Nigeria Ratings - How Super Falcons Players Fared

[Premium Times] The Super Falcons were on a goal-scoring spree on Saturday as they decimated Equatorial Guinea 6-0 in their final group game at the ongoing Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana. (AllAfrica)


American Company Will Lose Oil Contracts Over Local Laws - Minister

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, has ordered all energy operators in the country to cancel all contracts with U.S. based oil service company Subsea 7. (AllAfrica)


FDI in 2019 to Exceed U.S.$2.4 Billion

[African Energy Chamber] The direct total foreign investment expected in Equatorial Guinea for 2019 is over USD $2.4 billion, with 11 new wells expected to be drilled during the year. (AllAfrica)


Energy Sector Gets U.S.$2.4 Billion Boost - Ministry

[Leadership] Equatorial Guinea's energy industry has secured $2.4 billion of new investment from U.S. firms with 11 wells expected to be drilled from next year, an official source said on Monday. (AllAfrica)


Equatorial Guinea - 42 Party Members Expelled

[Cameroon Tribune] The Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, PDGE, over the weekend announced the dismissal of 42 members over their role in the December 24, 2017 coup attempt, Radio France International RFI reported. Amongst them are several former senior government officials like the ex-Director of Presidential Security, Julian Ondo Nkumu, former Ambassador to Chad, Enrique Nsue Anguesomo, and two other judges. Ondo Nkumu and Nsue Anguesomo were picked up some months back. (AllAfrica)


Equatorial Guinea President Arrives in Khartoum

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of Equatorial Guinea, Theodore Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Monday arrived in Khartoum in a two-day visit. (AllAfrica)


President of Equatorial Guinea Concludes Visit to Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Theodore Obiang, Tuesday afternoon concluded his two-day visit to the country today, during which he held talks with the President of the Republic concerning bilateral relations and strengthening joint cooperation. (AllAfrica)