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2014-07-24 Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda - Brighter Prospects for Enhanced Cooperation
[Cameroon Tribune]President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo recently concluded a State visit to Rwanda.

2014-07-24 Equatorial Guinea Admitted As CPLP Member
[ANGOP]Dili -The West African Spanish-speaking Equatorial Guinea on Wednesday was admitted by consensus as a full right member of the Portuguese-speaking Community (CPLP) without need for a voting, sources with Portugal and Brazil delegations said.

2014-07-23 Equatorial Guinea Now Part of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries
[ANGOP]Equatorial Guinea was this morning accepted into the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries.

2014-07-21 ISIS Caliphate Splits AQIM
[Magharebia]Algiers -Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) posted a statement online Monday (July 14th) rejecting the self-declared caliphate in the Levant.

2014-07-15 Hi-Tech System Brings Lightning-Quick Storm Warnings
[AlertNet]Dakar -Africa's first lightning-sensor weather warning system in Guinea is helping save lives and protect property from storms across West Africa at a fraction of the cost of traditional radar technology, meteorological experts say.

2014-07-16 Guinea President Lauds Rwanda, Calls for African Solidarity
[New Times]President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea said that Africa must copy Rwanda's political resolve to create peace and development despite facing enormous challenges.

2014-07-16 Kagame, Obiang Push for Stronger African Solidarity
[New Times]Presidents Paul Kagame and Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea have called for stronger African solidarity and South-South cooperation as the two countries announced new efforts to step up bilateral ties.

2014-07-15 Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea to Ink Cooperation Agreement
[New Times]Presidents Paul Kagame and his visiting Equatorial Guinean counterpart Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo will today witness the signing by their respective foreign affairs ministers of a general cooperation agreement, which will mark the beginning of extensive bilateral ties.

2014-07-14 Equatorial Guinea - One Man's Fight for Rights in Africa's Most Repressive Dictatorship
[Daily Maverick]Equatorial Guinea has one of the worst human rights records on the continent, all overseen by Africa's longest serving dictator. It is a model of how not to run a country - especially one with such vast oil reserves. Fortunately, there are Equatorial Guineans willing and able to stand up for their rights, even if they are few and far between. SIMON ALLISON caught up with one of them.

2014-07-14 Equatorial Guinea President Arriving for Two-Day State Visit
[New Times]The President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, arrived in Rwanda today for a two-day state visit where he is expected to meet with several government officials.

2014-07-07 Leader's Son Obiang Loses Case Against French Magazine
[RFI]A French court has dismissed a defamation case brought by Equatorial Guinea's Second Vice President Teodorin Obiang against the weekly news magazine L'Express. Vincent Hugeux, co-author of the article at the centre of the legal challenge and the magazine's Africa editor, told RFI that the French judiciary on Friday threw out Obiang's attempt to sue for slander.

2014-07-04 Equatorial Guinea Booted Out of AFCON 2015
[CAJ News]Malabo -THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has disqualified Equatorial Guinea from the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations for fielding An ineligible player.

2014-07-04 Ministerial Meeting On Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak
[Ghana Govt.]World Health Organization (WHO) has held an emergency meeting in Accra to discuss and propose suggestions to combat the outbreak of Ebola virus that has hit three countries in West Africa.

2014-07-04 Equatorial Guinea Disqualified From Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015
[CAF]The Organizing Committee of the Africa Cup of Nations has disqualified Equatorial Guinea from the playoffs of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2015.

2014-07-04 AU Summit Conclusions - Number Ones Look Out for Number One, Again
[Daily Maverick]The 23rd Ordinary Summit of the African Union ended last week in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea - and it was very ordinary indeed. SIMON ALLISON reports on yet another continental talk shop where our leaders looked out for themselves first, and the rest of us second.

2014-07-04 New African Commitment to Farming Hailed
[CAJ News]Malabo, the international advocacy organization, has applauded African leaders for their renewed commitment to the continent's agricultural sector.

2014-07-02 Equatorial Guinea - Release Seriously Ill Prisoner - Italian Citizen Targeted for Insider Knowledge of President's Son
[HRW]Nairobi -President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mangue of Equatorial Guinea should immediately release an unjustly imprisoned Italian citizen and ensure he gets prompt medical treatment, Human Rights Watch said today. Roberto Berardi, a former business partner of President Obiang's eldest son, has been in custody since January 2013 in an apparent effort to prevent him from disclosing information about the son. Berardi has become seriously ill yet has been denied medical treatment.

2014-06-30 Sierra Leone Makes Sheltering Ebola Victims a Crime
[Inquirer]Sierra Leone has warned it is a serious crime to shelter patients infected with the Ebola virus who are in hiding.

2014-06-30 Twenty-Third AU Ordinary Summit Wraps Up in Equatorial Guinea
[SPS]Malabo -The works of the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) wrapped up Friday afternoon in Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea, in the presence of the President of the Republic Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz.

2014-06-30 Marzouk Meets in Malabo With U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Tunisia's participation in the United States-Africa Leaders' Summit to be held from next August 4 to 5 in Washington D.C. was under focus at a meeting held Friday between Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield.

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