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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...

Aug 05, 2014, 11:57 ET

Equatorial Guinea Attends U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

Equatorial Guinea's president, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, attended the U.S-Africa business forum hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the U.S...

Jul 29, 2014, 15:04 ET

Equatorial Guinea to Host Economic Forum in Washington, D.C.

The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea will host an economic forum in partnership with the Corporate...

Jul 25, 2014, 10:17 ET

Equatorial Guinea Joins Community of Portuguese Language Countries

 The Republic of Equatorial Guinea officially joined the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) at the 10th Summit of Heads of State...

Jul 23, 2014, 09:57 ET

President Obiang To Attend U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

Equatorial Guinea's President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, will join African Heads of State at the inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit aimed at...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:01 ET

UNESCO Delegation Visits Equatorial Guinea To Prepare Presentation Of Life Sciences Awards

 A UNESCO delegation is visiting Equatorial Guinea this week in preparation for the delivery of the second edition of the UNESCO-Equatorial...

Jul 08, 2014, 14:33 ET

President Obiang Launches Initative To Reconcile With Expatriate Opposition Groups

 Equatorial Guinea's President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has announced a government initiative to open a dialogue with political opposition...

Jun 27, 2014, 14:03 ET

Spanish Prime Minister Asks African Leaders For More Trade And Investment At African Union Summit

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Brey asked African leaders, including Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, to consider his...

Jun 26, 2014, 17:21 ET

President Obiang Asks For Greater Investment In Agricultural Sector

Equatorial Guinea's President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, asked African countries to invest heavily in their agricultural sector to decrease their...