Ruling Party Expected to Win As Polls Close

[Deutsche Welle] President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been the country’s president for 37 years. The party of Africa’s longest serving leader was widely expected to win the vote.

[Deutsche Welle] President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been the country's president for 37 years. The party of Africa's longest serving leader was widely expected to win the vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Judges Conclude 2009 Massacre Inquiry

[HRW] Nairobi -The panel of Guinean judges investigating the September 28, 2009 massacre of more than 150 protesters and rape of 100 women by the security forces during a peaceful protest concluded their investigation on November 9 2017, Human Rights W…

[HRW] Nairobi -The panel of Guinean judges investigating the September 28, 2009 massacre of more than 150 protesters and rape of 100 women by the security forces during a peaceful protest concluded their investigation on November 9 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The development is a major, much-awaited step in ensuring justice for the victims.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinean Vice President Convicted of Embezzlement in France

[VOA] A French court has sentenced Equatorial Guinea’s vice-president, Teodorin Obiang, to a three-year suspended jail term Friday for embezzling and laundering his country’s money to acquire luxury properties and other assets in France. Teodorin Obian…

[VOA] A French court has sentenced Equatorial Guinea's vice-president, Teodorin Obiang, to a three-year suspended jail term Friday for embezzling and laundering his country's money to acquire luxury properties and other assets in France. Teodorin Obiang is the son of Equatorial Guinea's president, Teodoro Obiang.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Ruling Party Mocks French Obiang Sentence

[RFI] Equatorial Guinea’s ruling party has dubbed a French court’s sentence on its president’s son a “failure” for the NGOs who launched the legal action for embezzlement of part of the country’s wealth.

[RFI] Equatorial Guinea's ruling party has dubbed a French court's sentence on its president's son a "failure" for the NGOs who launched the legal action for embezzlement of part of the country's wealth.

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President Obiang’s Son Given Suspended Sentence in French Trial

[RFI] The son of Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang has been given a three-month suspended jail sentence and fine by a French court in the first of three cases of embezzlement targeting the families of African leaders.

[RFI] The son of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang has been given a three-month suspended jail sentence and fine by a French court in the first of three cases of embezzlement targeting the families of African leaders.

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Jammeh Lives in 7-Star Hotel in Equatorial Guinea – Lawyer

[The Point] Tutu Alicante, a human rights lawyer and civil society activist in Equatorial Guinea, has said that the exiled Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, lives in one of the most opulent, seven-star hotels in Equatorial Guinea.

[The Point] Tutu Alicante, a human rights lawyer and civil society activist in Equatorial Guinea, has said that the exiled Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, lives in one of the most opulent, seven-star hotels in Equatorial Guinea.

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Equatorial Guinea National Day

[PR Newswire] Washington -On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Equatorial Guinea on your 49th anniversary of independence on October 12th. Our two countries share a focus on commercial and mariti…

[PR Newswire] Washington -On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, congratulations to the people of Equatorial Guinea on your 49th anniversary of independence on October 12th. Our two countries share a focus on commercial and maritime security issues. Our bilateral relationship has potential to mature further as Equatorial Guinea diversifies its economy and embraces the development of a free society anchored in democratic institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Cartoonist Detained for Weeks Without Charge

[CPJ] New York -Authorities in Equatorial Guinea should immediately release cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, whom they have held without charge for weeks, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] New York -Authorities in Equatorial Guinea should immediately release cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, whom they have held without charge for weeks, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Rwanda Faces Equatorial Guinea in Group C Opener

[New Times] The 24th edition of the FIBA Africa Basketball Championships (Afrobasket) for Men gets underway today and will run through September 16 in Senegal and Tunisia.

[New Times] The 24th edition of the FIBA Africa Basketball Championships (Afrobasket) for Men gets underway today and will run through September 16 in Senegal and Tunisia.

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Equatorial Guinea Gives President Museveni Highest Honour

[Independent (Kampala)] Malabo, Equatorial Guinea -The people of Equatorial Guinea have presented the highest honour of their country, the Great Collar of Independence Award, to Uganda President Yoweri Museveni who is on a 4-day state visit to the Cent…

[Independent (Kampala)] Malabo, Equatorial Guinea -The people of Equatorial Guinea have presented the highest honour of their country, the Great Collar of Independence Award, to Uganda President Yoweri Museveni who is on a 4-day state visit to the Central African nation at the invitation of his host President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

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