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Oct 24, 2014, 10:43 ET

President Obiang Grants Amnesty To All Citizens Convicted Of Political Crimes

 Equatorial Guinea's President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has signed an amnesty decree granting pardon to all citizens who had been convicted of...

Oct 10, 2014, 13:22 ET

Vice President of Equatorial Guinea Settles Case with Justice Department

The Second Vice President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mbasogo, announced last night that he had reached a settlement with the...

Oct 01, 2014, 11:52 ET

International Feature Film Shot in Equatorial Guinea Wins San Diego Festival Awards

The first international feature film shot in Equatorial Guinea, Where the Road Runs Out, has won two awards at the San Diego 2014 Film Festival. A...

Sep 24, 2014, 20:08 ET

Obiang Calls For Democratization And End To The "Rule Of Force" At The UN

President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo issued a call for democratization of the United Nations today in his address to the 69th United Nations General...

Sep 23, 2014, 16:17 ET

Equatorial Guinea Outlines Environmental Plan

President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea told delegates at the United Nations 2014 Summit on Climate Change that his country has...

Sep 22, 2014, 20:25 ET

President Obiang To Attend UN Climate Change Summit During 69th UN General Assembly

Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo will attend the UN Climate Change Summit on September 23, as well as meet with other...

Sep 22, 2014, 14:24 ET

Equatorial Guinea Resumes Flights To Neighboring African Countries

Equatorial Guinea has resumed regional flights to neighboring African countries by its national air carrier, Ceiba International, after taking...

Sep 22, 2014, 11:07 ET

Equatorial Guinea Discovers New Gas Well In Bioko Island

Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy, Gabriel Obiang Mbaga, recently announced the discovery of a new gas well off the coast...

Sep 16, 2014, 14:00 ET

Equatorial Guinea Donates Two Million Dollars to WHO Toward Fight Against Ebola

President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo announced that his government would make a two million dollar donation to the World Health Organization (WHO) to...

Sep 03, 2014, 15:31 ET

Equatorial Guinea Invites All Political Parties to Participate in National Dialogue

Equatorial Guinea's President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has invited all the legalized political forces inside the country and national political...

Sep 02, 2014, 11:44 ET

Equatorial Guinea Spends US$13 Million to fight Ebola Disease

 The government of Equatorial Guinea has spent more than US$13 million (600 million CFAs) in recent weeks to fight the Ebola virus,...

Aug 27, 2014, 12:07 ET

UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize Awarded To Two Scientists And One Research Institution For Work In Life Sciences, Disease Control And Agriculture

 The 2014 International UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in Life Sciences has been awarded to two scientists and one research...

Aug 22, 2014, 09:29 ET

Equatorial Guinea Invests In Social Welfare

The government of Equatorial Guinea has built basic infrastructure in the country over the past 20 years such as social housing, roads,...

Aug 21, 2014, 10:57 ET

Equatorial Guinea Highlights Gains In Health Sector

Equatorial Guinea's infant mortality rate has decreased from 111 in 1994 to 65 per one thousand in 2011, said the country's Health Secretary of...

Aug 15, 2014, 11:24 ET

Equatorial Guinea Suspends Visas, Regional Flights as Part of Ebola Prevention Campaign

The government of Equatorial Guinea has temporarily suspended the issuance of visas from neighboring countries and cancelled regionals flights by...

Aug 14, 2014, 14:49 ET

Equatorial Guinea Launches Ebola Prevention Campaign

The government of Equatorial Guinea has created a national health crisis committee as part of its efforts to mount a campaign to prevent the spread...

Aug 12, 2014, 15:24 ET

Equatorial Guinea Minister Obiang Lima Meets With U.S. Congresswoman Fudge

Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy, Gabriel Obiang Lima, recently met with U.S. Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge to discuss...

Aug 08, 2014, 12:27 ET

Obiang Highlights Opportunities For American Investors At Forum Held In Washington

President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo presented the opportunities offered in Equatorial Guinea to foreign investors and said that American companies...

Aug 07, 2014, 16:48 ET

Obiang Called For Increased Cooperation Between Africa And The United States

President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo called on American companies to increase cooperation with African countries in remarks during a meeting marking the...

Aug 06, 2014, 13:45 ET

Equatorial Guinea Participates In Leader Sessions During U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

The Equatorial Guinea delegation, led by President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, participated in the leaders session that took place at the U.S. State...