Civilians Killed, Tortured in Western Region
[HRW] Nairobi -South Sudanese government soldiers have carried out a wide range of often-deadly attacks on civilians in and around the western town of Wau. Soldiers have killed, tortured, raped, and detained civilians and looted and burned down homes.
Xi's Envoy to Attend Equatorial Guinea Presidential Inauguration
[Focac] Beijing -Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy, Miao Wei, will attend the inaugural ceremony of Equatorial Guinea's president-elect Teodoro Obiang Nguema on Friday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei announced on Tuesday.
Angola, Equatorial Guinea Relations Highlighted
[ANGOP] Luanda -Equatoguinean ambassador to Angola JosÃ© Esono Micha Akeny stressed Friday in Luanda the excellent relations between the two countries.
Equatorial Guinea Donates Food
[The Herald] Equatorial Guinea has donated food to Zimbabwe with the arrival of the second consignment having been received yesterday with two more batches expected later this week. The food aid is part of Equatorial Guinea's efforts in arresting the country's food challenges following a failed agricultural season due to the El Nino-induced drought. Receiving the consignment of food in Harare yesterday, the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare principal director Mr Simon Masanga commended Equatorial Gu
Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken to Travel to Abuja for Regional Security Summit
[State Department] Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken will travel to Abuja, Nigeria, May 12--14, to lead the U.S. delegation to the second Regional Security Summit and for bilateral meetings. The Deputy Secretary will be joined in Abuja by Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism Justin Siberell.
Bakri Receives Message From Equatorial Guinea President to President Al-Bashir
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Tuesday received at the Republican Palace the visiting Foreign Minister of Equatorial Guinea who handed him a written message to the President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, dealing with the bilateral relations and means of consolidating them.
DRC Signs Landmark U.S.$200 Million Deal to Protect Forests
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday signed a landmark $200 million deal with donors to tackle deforestation and reduce carbon emissions as part of a wider plan to protect the tropical forests of the Congo Basin.
Elections Likely to Endorse Authoritarian Regime in Equatorial Guinea
[Deutsche Welle] President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has ruled Equatorial Guinea for almost 37 years, longer than any African head of state. Elections on April 24 will likely secure him another seven year term in office.
Polls to Extend Decades-Long Rule of Teodoro Obiang
[Deutsche Welle] Citizens in the West African country have cast their votes in presidential elections. Teodoro Obiang, the West African country's president for the past 36 years, is expected to win this time around too.
Obiang Expected to Win Election
[Al Jazeera] Citizens of Equatorial Guinea are heading to the polls in a vote expected to hand the incumbent president, Africa's longest serving leader, another seven-year term in office.