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2014-11-24 Journalist Turned Politician Arrested for Comments On Radio
[MFWA]On November 6, 2014, the state Prosecutor at the court of first Instance in the district of Labé, a town lying about 400 Kilometres in Central Guinea, accused Abdourahmane Bakayoko a journalist and leader of a political group known as "les Democrats guinéens" (Democrats of Guinea) of insulting the head of state.

2014-11-21 Media Given More Time for Afcon Accreditation
[CAF]The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) announces an the re-opening of the media accreditation process for the final draw of the tournament of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations, Equatorial Guinea 2015 from Thursday, 20 November 2014 to Thursday, 27 November 2014.

2014-11-21 AU Commission Chairperson Commends Equatorial Guinea's Acceptance to Host 2015 Afcon, Calls On All to Avail Support for a Successful Tournament
[African Union]Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - -AU Commission Chairperson commends Equatorial Guinea's acceptance to host 2015 AFCON, calls on all to avail support for a successful tournament

2014-11-21 Counting On E/Guinea Fortune..janza Expects Big Things for Chipolopolo
[Times of Zambia]CHIPOLOPOLO coach Honour Janza is praying for favourable conditions in Equatorial Guinea next year to lift Zambia to another Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) triumph.

2014-11-20 President Off to Equatorial Guinea
[The Herald]African Union Deputy Chair President Mugabe yesterday left Harare for the 2nd Africa-Turkey Summit that will be held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, today and tomorrow.

2014-11-20 Africa, Turkey Extend Cordial Partnership
[CAJ News]Johannesburg -TURKEY has reiterated its decades-old solidarity with the African continent.

2014-11-19 Africa-Turkey Summit - Experts to Hold Preparatory Meeting in Malabo Wednesday
[Algerie Presse Service]Malabo -The preparatory meeting of experts ahead of 2nd Africa-Turkey Summit will begin Wednesday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The participants will focus on means and ways to establish "a new model of partnership for the strengthening of sustainable development and Africa's integration."

2014-11-18 Bread and Circuses - the Disgrace of Moving Afcon to Equatorial Guinea
[Daily Maverick]Equatorial Guinea have stepped in at the eleventh hour to take over the hosting rights of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. That in itself is not a problem, but the country's human rights abuses and the fact that they were disqualified from the tournament earlier this year paint CAF in a rather bad light.

2014-11-17 Morocco Lost Afcon Over 'Irrational' Ebola Fears
[The Conversation]By Victor Matheson, College of the Holy Cross and Ann Sheehy, College of the Holy Cross

2014-11-17 Soccer As Smokescreen for Abuses
[HRW]President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo loves to bring international events to Equatorial Guinea to distract attention from his government's record of repression and corruption. So it's no surprise the small, oil-rich country has yet again stepped up to host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) soccer tournament, which it also hosted three years ago.

2014-11-17 Can-2015 (Algeria) - Greens to Prepare for Can 2015 in Equatorial Guinea
[Algerie Presse Service]Blida -Algerian football team will prepare for the CAN-2015 in Equatorial Guinea, the host country of the continental competition (January 17-February 8) for better acclimatization, coach Christian Gourcuff said Saturday night in Blida.

2014-11-17 AU Chief Commends New Afcon Hosts
[CAF]African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has commended the Government of Equatorial Guinea for its strong show of African Solidarity demonstrated by its acceptance to host the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in January 2015.

2014-11-17 Onigbinde Tips Eagles to Beat Bafana
[Independent (Lagos)]Former Nigerian manager Adegboye Onigbinde has said assuredly that the Super Eagles will defeat South Africa in Wednesday's final day qualifying tie of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations at the Akwa Ibom Stadium, Uyo.

2014-11-17 New Afcon 2015 Hosts Announced
[CAJ News]Johannesburg -EQUATORIAL Guinea will host next year's Africa Cup of Nations finals following the withdrawal of Morocco.

2014-11-16 Equatorial Guinea's Acceptance Good for African Football, Says Bassey
[Guardian]FIFA match commissioner and CAF General Coordinator, Mr. Paul Bassey, has expressed joy over the decision of oil rich central African country, Equatorial Guinea, to host the 2015 African Nations Cup.

2014-11-14 Previously Disqualified Country Now Hosts Afcon
[allAfrica]The Africa Cup of Nations 2015 will be held in Equatorial Guinea, the Confederation of African Football has announced. The tournament will run from January 17 to February 8, 2015.

2014-11-14 Equatorial Guinea Designated Host Country Of Orange AFCON 2015
[CAF]The Head of State and President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo this Friday 14 November met with the President of CAF Issa Hayatou concerning the possibility for Equatorial Guinea to host the Africa Cup of Nations Orange 2015.

2014-11-14 Equatorial Guinea to Host Can 2015
[Algerie Presse Service]Paris -The 30th African Cup of Nations CAN-2015 will take place in Equatorial Guinea from January 17 to February 8, replacing Morocco, which withdrew, reported several media Friday.

2014-11-14 Equatorial Guinea Grants Concessions to Political Parties
[Cameroon Tribune]Government and political actors agreed on key points during dialogue sessions.

2014-11-15 Equatorial Guinea to Host Nations Cup
[Independent (Lagos)]The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Equatorial Guinea as host of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, replacing Morocco that pulled out as host last Saturday.

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