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2014-08-20 Ebola - UN Health Agency Reports Encouraging Signs in Nigeria, Guinea
[UN News]While the trends of the outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria and Guinea, where the virus made its first appearance in West Africa last December, have shown encouraging signs, the United Nations health agency today expressed concern about the situation in the Liberian capital of Monrovia.

2014-08-07 Oiling the Wheels of Justice
[ISS]When the president of Equatorial Guinea arrived in Washington on Monday, he would have been celebrating more than the chance to join some 50 other African heads of state for President Barack Obama's United States (US)-Africa Leaders Summit. This week also marks his 35th anniversary in power, and reinforces his status as the world's longest-serving non-royal head of state.

2014-08-04 Syria Jihadists Go Global
[Magharebia]The multi-national character of the jihadists now fighting in Syria and Iraq represents a new threat to the world, acclaimed security analyst Mohamed Benhammou says.

2014-08-04 Equatorial Guinean Envoy Hands Over Presidential Message
[Cameroon Tribune]Baltazar Engonga Edjo was received on behalf of the Head of State by Prime Minister Philemon Yang on July 31, 2014.

2014-08-01 Traders Urged to Tap Into Opportunities Presented By Equatorial Guinea Market
[New Times]Rwandan traders should take advantage of the bilateral cooperation agreement signed between Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea recently to exploit the business opportunities the Central African country presents, John Mirenge, the RwandAir chief executive officer, has said.

2014-07-30 President Obama Should Press President Obiang to Cease Abuses
[HRW]Washington -President Barack Obama and other leaders scheduled to meet with President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea next week should denounce torture, corruption, and other serious human rights abuses in the country, EG Justice and Human Rights Watch said today. Obiang will participate in Obama's US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, from August 4 to 6, 2014.

2014-07-26 Oil Lubricates Entry Into Portuguese Language Community
[IPS]Lisbon -Evidently, oil talked louder. By unanimous resolution, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) admitted Equatorial Guinea as a full member, in spite of the CPLP's ban on dictatorial regimes and the death penalty.

2014-07-25 FAO Welcomes Commitment to Fight Hunger From the Community of Portuguese Language Countries
[FAO]Dili -The Tenth Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) ended today in Dili, Timor-Leste, and placed food and nutrition security at the centre of the bloc's agenda.

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.

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