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Dec 19, 2016, 11:18 ET Equatorial Guinea Detains SGBGE Employees for Transferring Confidential Banking Information to Third Parties

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea has detained three employees of the French bank Société Générale de Banques en Guinée Equatoriale (SGBGE) for...


Dec 08, 2016, 16:38 ET Equatorial Guinea Satisfied with International Court of Justice Ruling on Paris Property, Calls on France to Withdraw Charges Against Vice President

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea has expressed its satisfaction with the ruling by International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague that...


Nov 21, 2016, 13:23 ET Equatorial Guinea Calls For Close Africa-Arab Cooperation

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, HE Agapito Mba Mokuy, called for close cooperation between...


Nov 18, 2016, 11:11 ET Equatorial Guinea Calls For Stronger Cooperation Between Africa And The Arab World

Africa aims to build a strong and permanent cooperation between the region and the Arab world, said Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the...


Nov 17, 2016, 09:19 ET Equatorial Guinea To Host Africa-Arab Economic Forum

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea will host the Africa-Arab Economic Forum aimed at enhancing investment opportunities through financing and...


Nov 08, 2016, 08:10 ET Government of Equatorial Guinea Accuses France and Switzerland of Colluding in a Campaign to Influence Decision of the International Court of Justice

The Government of Equatorial Guinea condemned actions by France and Switzerland that it said were designed to influence the International Court of...


Sep 26, 2016, 20:28 ET Equatorial Guinea Fully Prepared to Host Africa-Arab World Summit

 Equatorial Guinea is moving forward with logistical arrangements for the Africa-Arab World Summit to be held in Equatorial Guinea in November...


Sep 22, 2016, 22:21 ET Equatorial Guinea Prioritizes Economic and Social Transformation Through Human Capital Development and Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

 Equatorial Guinea has prioritized economic and social transformation through human capital development and inclusive and sustainable...


Sep 21, 2016, 17:41 ET Equatorial Guinea Active in 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Equatorial Guinea Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, who is heading his country's delegation to the 71st United...


May 20, 2016, 18:51 ET Obiang Sworn In As President Of The Republic Of Equatorial Guinea

 At the Palace of Congresses and Conferences in Sipopo, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo S. E. was sworn in as President of the Republic of Equatorial...


Mar 18, 2015, 03:31 ET Equatorial Guinea Holds Malaria Vaccine Trial

Equatorial Guinea has held the first clinical trial of a new malaria vaccine known as PfSPZ. Three volunteers participated this month in the trial...


Mar 01, 2015, 22:11 ET Government of Equatorial Guinea Refutes Claims Made By Amnesty International

 The Government of Equatorial Guinea has strongly denied allegations about the country contained in Amnesty International's Annual Report...


Feb 04, 2015, 13:45 ET Equatorial Guinea To Launch The American University Of Central Africa

 The government of Equatorial Guinea has partnered with StoneHill Education, an educational consultancy firm to launch the American University...


Jan 06, 2015, 14:57 ET Equatorial Guinea And Taleveras To Build Africa's Largest Oil Storage Hub

The government of Equatorial Guinea has signed an agreement with Nigerian energy firm, Taleveras Group, to build an oil storage hub in the West...


Dec 11, 2014, 00:53 ET Equatorial Guinea Donates US$100,000 To Memorial To Victims Of Slavery And Transatlantic Slave Trade

The government of Equatorial Guinea has donated US$100,000 toward the construction of a permanent memorial to honor the victims of slavery and...


Dec 10, 2014, 22:48 ET Equatorial Guinea Donates $100,000 To Build A Museum To House The Eric Edwards African Artifacts Collection

The government of Equatorial Guinea has donated US$100,000 toward the construction of the Cultural Museum of African Art, which will be located in...


Nov 21, 2014, 17:13 ET Equatorial Guinea's National Dialogue Successfully Amends Current Political Laws

The government of Equatorial Guinea held a national dialogue with the goal of reviewing and improving the current laws affecting the political...


Nov 21, 2014, 15:32 ET Equatorial Guinea to Join Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

The government of Equatorial Guinea will join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) as part of its efforts to move the country...


Oct 31, 2014, 14:54 ET Equatorial Guinea's Investments In Infrastructure In Line With IMF Recommendations

 The government of Equatorial Guinea has heavily invested the country's oil revenues in its infrastructure to enhance its growth potential....


Oct 28, 2014, 12:02 ET Equatorial Guinea Leads Sub-Saharan Africa In Adult Literacy, Says UNESCO Report

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea has the highest adult literacy rate in Sub-Saharan Africa, said UNESCO's Education for All (EFA) report....


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...