Angolan Minister of Transport in Malabo
[ANGOP]The minister of Transport, Augusto da Silva TomĂˇs, is participating since Thursday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, in the third Conference of African Ministers of Transport (CMAT).
Afcon 2019-2021 - a CAF Delegation for Inspection in Guinea
[Africa Top Sports]Guinea has applied for the organization of the Afcon 2019 or 2021. It therefore receives from Monday the visit of a delegation of the Confederation of African Football ( CAF). Led by Malian Amadou Diakite, the delegation 's mission is to inspect the four sites selected by the country to eventually organize this competition.
Human Right Violations in Equatorial Guinea Highlighted in a WCC Event
[WCC]Despite being the third largest oil producing country in sub-Saharan Africa, Equatorial Guinea reels from a poor economy, a lack of good governance and of independent and functioning state institutions. These issues were the focus of presentations made by human rights defenders from Equatorial Guinea in a World Council of Churches (WCC) sponsored side-event at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
Curbing West Africa's Ebola Outbreak
[IRIN]Dakar -As health authorities and aid groups work to contain the spread of Ebola in Guinea which has killed 59 people and infected scores of others since January, suspected cases have emerged in neighbouring Liberia, prompting calls for a regional response.
Equatorial Guinea Offered Me Four Times My Present Salary, Nigeria's Coach Keshi Says
[Premium Times]The Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, said on Wednesday that money is never his deciding factor pertaining to his job as a coach.
Equatorial Guinea Attracts Foreign Workers Despite Dictatorship
[VOA]Malabo -Equatorial Guinea. once among the poorest countries in the world, is attracting workers from Africa, Latin America and Europe due to its booming gas and petroleum sector.
Money-Laundering Case Sends Strong Signal
[HRW]New York -France's indictment of the eldest son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea on money-laundering charges sends a strong message in the global fight against kleptocracy, Human Rights Watch said today. French courts issued the indictment against Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, known as TeodorĂn, who is a top official in his father's government and considered a possible successor to his father, on March 18, 2014, RFI reported.
President's Son Charged With Money Laundering
[RFI]The son of president of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea, Teodorin Obiang, has been charged with money-laundering, in connection with a corruption scandal involving three African countries. Obiang, who is also vice-president, claims his position gives him immunity. His lawyer has threatened to appeal the decision.
'Don't Befriend Brutal Dictators' - Gongloe Warns Over Eq. Guinea
[FrontPageAfrica]Liberia and the West African nation of Equatorial Guinea have enjoyed a friendly relationship in recent years with that country offering to undertake a number of mega projects in Liberia including the rehabilitation of the Roberts International Airport which was stalled by what is now known as the Corkrum gate strings of secret recordings.