Presidents of Angola, Equatorial Guinea Assess Cooperation
[ANGOP]Luanda -Presidents of Angola and Equatorial Guinea, respectively JosĂ© Eduardo dos Santos and Teodoro Obiang Nguema met Wednesday in Luanda to analyse issues of bilateral interest in various fields of cooperation.
Equatorial Guinea President Ends Visit
[ANGOP]Luanda -The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, left Luanda Wednesday evening, after a few hours visit to Angola, during which he met with the local counterpart, JosĂ© Eduardo dos Santos.
Equatorial Guinea Joins the Ranks for Cosafa Cup 2013
[CAF]Equatorial Guinea has been named as the replacement for Tanzania in the COSAFA Cup Zambia 2013 field after the latter were forced to withdraw. The Taifa Stars became ineligible for the tournament as it clashed with a revised date for their African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Uganda in July.
Nigerian Troops Arrest 65 Rebels in Northeast State
[Focac]Abuja -Nigerian troops operating in northeast Borno State said on Saturday that 65 rebels had been apprehended so far by officers of the Special Task Force (STF).
Liberia and Equatorial Guinea Sign MOU to Finance and Construct RIA, Social Housing, Marking President Sirleaf's State Visit to Malabo
[Liberia Govt]At the request of the Government of Liberia, the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has agreed to arrange the financing and construction of the Roberts International Airport and social housing in Liberia.
Equatorial Guinea President Expected Wednesday in Luanda
[ANGOP]The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, is expected Wednesday in Luanda for a 24-hour working visit to Angola, as part of the reinforcement of cooperation between the two countries.
Jonathan Secures Release of Nigerian Prisoners in Equatorial Guinea
[Vanguard]Abuja -President Goodluck Jonathan has secured the release of 10 prisoners held by Equatorial Guinea for various immigration offences, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.
Online Media Crackdown Ahead of Elections - Report
[RSF]Reporters Without Borders condemns the government's blocking of access to Facebook and certain opposition websites since 12 May. The targets include the site of the main opposition party, Convergence For Social Democracy (CPDS), which is fielding candidates for the 26 May parliamentary and municipal elections.
Govt Targets Opposition Ahead of Elections
[AI London]The arrest of at least nine activists who were trying to organize a peaceful demonstration in Equatorial Guinea is further evidence of the authorities' determination to clamp down on free speech ahead of up-coming elections, Amnesty International said.
Human Rights Concerns Ahead of Equatorial Guinea Elections
[AI London]Serious human rights violations and denial of fundamental freedoms in Equatorial Guinea are casting a shadow over campaigning ahead of the 26 May, 2013 legislative elections, Amnesty International, EG Justice, and Human Rights Watch said in a statement released today.
Human Rights Concerns Ahead of Elections - Troubling Conditions Compromise May 26 Legislative Vote
[HRW]London -Serious human rights violations and denial of fundamental freedoms in Equatorial Guinea are casting a shadow over campaigning ahead of the May 26, 2013 legislative elections, Amnesty International, EG Justice, and Human Rights Watch said in a statement released today.
Amnesty International, EG Justice, and Human Rights Watch Joint Statement On Concerns Ahead of the May 26 Vote in Equatorial Guinea
[HRW]Equatorial Guineans will go to the polls on May 26, 2013, to elect members of a new parliament as well as local council members across the country. Voters will also elect, for the first time, 55members of a new Senate established in accordance with the revised constitution promulgated in February 2012. The remaining 15 will be directly appointed by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Obiang Loses Libel Case Against French NGO
[RFI]A French court ruled on Thursday that an Ngo did not libel Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema when it accused him of salting away vast amounts of his country's wealth.