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"If youve ever seen a person limp on both legs, you know youre in Equatorial Guinea."
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updated Thu. June 29, 2017

Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan, the Burmese junta leader Thein Sein, Teodoro Oblang of Equatorial Guinea, and at least three Singaporeans of note.
Nairobi, Kenya -- Even before the corruption trial of Equatorial Guinea's vice president began, there was no shortage of publicity about the lavish lifestyle of Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue.
The money raised in pledges is way below the $2 billion that the government of Uganda had hoped to raise from the summit hosted by President Yoweri Museveni and attended by UN secretary general Antonio Guterres.
"The vice president's defense contests the right of French justice to substitute Equatorial Guinean justice, to judge offenses committed in Equatorial Guinea while applying French law." Obiang has always declared his taxes in France, and has a bank ...
"Equatorial Guinea examined the proofs presented by the French prosecutor and ruled on June 12 that no offense had been committed," Marsigny said.
Air Berlin (AB, Berlin Tegel) has confirmed that it will not pursue government guarantees following news last week that its proposals may have been rejected.
Banjul, June 22 (Xinhua) -- The Gambia will soon rejoin Commonwealth Of Nations, and has never been removed from the International Criminal Court (ICC) despite the attempt by ex-president Yahya Jammeh, a press official said Thursday.
"Like other countries in the region, Equatorial Guinea has been strongly affected by the decline in oil prices that began in 2014, which has been compounded by declining hydrocarbon production.
Teodorin Obiang, the eldest son of Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang, is on trial in France for laundering money stolen from his country's coffers through the acquisition of luxury properties and exotic vehicles in Paris.
Clontarf Director David Horgan said: "Clontarf has long been interested in Equatorial Guinea's deepwater potential, which is among some of the most prospective in West Africa.
[Kuala Lumpur] Malaysia is using chemical dispersants to break up an oil slick off its coast after a tanker laden with marine diesel sank last week, a top official said Tuesday.
Even though Equatorial Guinea has enormous wealth, the government invests only 2 to 3 percent of its budget - far less than any other country in its income bracket - in health and education.
This was a day after dictator President Yahya Jammeh left Gambia for Equatorial Guinea. Badjie, the daughter of Dembo Badjie, a former Gambian Ambassador to India, was unhappy with the change in government, according to Bah. Since taking power in ...
Besides, Nigeria can also link five of its neighbouring countries through water, namely-Benin Republic (Port Novo), Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Chad and Niger Republic. However, despite the vast potential the nation has in terms of ... No doubt, it ...
The lowest ranking countries are Tuvalu, Dominica, Central African Republic, Yemen, and Equatorial Guinea, at 162nd to 166th, respectively.
The second is that the economy needs to grow for the government to be able to increase revenue to meet its growing social welfare budget.
Travel to Equatorial Guinea, for example, and you'll be limited to a choice of 204 TV shows and 488 movies, in comparison to the UK's library of 542 and 2,425 respectively.
This was a day after dictator President Yahya Jammeh left Gambia for Equatorial Guinea. Badjie, the daughter of Dembo Badjie, a former Gambian Ambassador to India, was unhappy with the change in government, according to Bah. Since taking power in ...
"Just one example: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, whose government has important business and policy before the president of the United States, has already spent hundreds of thousands of dollars at the Trump International Hotel," Racine said.
The high-living son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, with a taste for supercars, luxury homes and bespoke suits, goes back on trial in Paris Monday on corruption charges after a six-month delay.
Bah quoted a past facebook posting made by Ms. Badjie, in which she lambasted president Adama Barrow and his government; calling them names.
socialist parties springing up across the continent forged ties with North Korea, from the Central African nation of Equatorial Guinea - where the country's then-dictator renamed the only legal party after North Korea's worker's Party - to Guinea ...
For our democracy to be secured, we need a strong party in government, strong, cohesive, united party in government, pursuing their democratic agenda as well as a virile party in opposition.
France-Equatorial Guinea - The son of Equatorial Guinea's president goes on trial on charges that he spent millions in government funds on high-end cars, art and real estate abroad while his compatriots languish in poverty. UPCOMING: 130 words ...
He has been in government well before Adama Barrow assuming the office of the presidency. He spoke about former President Yahya Jammeh reaching out to the locals of Foni, through members of the delegation with him in Equatorial Guinea. The Jammeh ...
In other words, that it is possible for a dominant long-ruling party to lose power anywhere in Africa (except perhaps in Equatorial Guinea and Eritrea). Outside, that, the Kenyan elections have become a very unusual five-year spectacle in Africa, in ...
Some have been badly affected by the commodity prices, especially those producing oil, for example Nigeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Angola. Those are the ones ... Dieye: The government should start economic patriotism. I am mystified that some ...
Fabakary Tombong Jatta, current leader of the Alliance for Patriotic Re-Orientation and Construction (APRC), said the party and its supporters are "deeply worried and concerned about the path the government is taking by freezing the assets of the ...
While the Minister of the economy, Planning and Regional Development, Louis Paul Motaze signed on behalf of the government, the Regional Director of the French Development Agency for Cameroon, Central Africa Republic and Equatorial Guinea, ...
Since Jammeh fled to Equatorial Guinea in January, after refusing to concede defeat in December's presidential election, things are looking up.
How Health and education Pay the Price for Self-Dealing in Equatorial Guinea," reveals that the government spent only 2 to 3 percent of its annual budget on health and education in 2008 and 2011, the years for which data is available, while devoting ...
CAF vice president of the Africa Cup of Nations committee Phillip Chiyangwa says Zambia stands a good chance to the Africa Cup of Nations before 2025.
... FAR has targeted off Senegal. And African petroleum is in talks with the Gambian government on admitting an experienced deepwater operator to assume control of the A1 and A4 offshore exploration licenses, which could lead to drilling of at least ...
The 18th Regional Maritime University Board of Governors Meeting on Friday 9th June, 2017, commissioned a four-storey building, named The Gambia Hostel, followed by the graduation of 441 students from the University, on Saturday 10th June 2017.
As part of the deal and 'in order to assist a peaceful and orderly transition and transfer of power and the establishment of a new government,' Mr Jammeh agreed to temporarily leave the Gambia on 21 January 2017 for Equatorial Guinea with his wife and ...
Some have been badly affected by the commo-dity prices, especially those producing oil, for example Nigeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Angola. Those are the ones whose ... The government should start economic patriotism. I am mystified that some ...
ExxonMobil acquires deepwater acreage in Equatorial Guinea. The government of Equatorial Guinea has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with ExxonMobil's affiliate, Exploration and Production Equatorial Guinea (Deepwater). Click to read the full ...
(JollofNews) - A temporal freeze on the assets of Gambia's former ruler Yahya Jammeh was put in place by the government to ascertain whether they lawfully ...
Political power is being passed down through families across sub-Saharan Africa, with dynasties increasingly becoming the new instrument to acquire huge wealth and influence government affairs. Ruling elites across the continent appear to ... Last week ...
Brokered in Malabo, the Coastal capital of Equatorial Guinea, the deal attracted support for adding a regional accountability layer to quest for justice but was equally ridiculed as a scarecrow to ICC activities in Africa and granting of immunity to ...
Although its candidacy was endorsed by the African Union regional group, Equatorial Guinea stands as a stereotypical post-modern dictatorship and a glaring affront both to the Security Council and to democratic Africa.
The explorer said on Thursday that formal approval for its Kalia ferronickel project should be ratified by the Guinea government within the next few weeks. Bellzone is being bankrolled by Hudson capital, which is providing working capital support ...
In this regard, the wholly owned affiliate of Exxon Mobil has inked a production sharing contract with the government of Equatorial Guinea.
The government of St Helena, a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean, has announced Airlink (South Africa) (4Z, Johannesburg O.R.
Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) is to secure some debt relief, with the Kenyan government agreeing to a debt-to-equity swap as part of a capital restructure plan.
The company has had a presence in Equatorial Guinea for more than 20 years. This includes a 71.25 per cent interest in the Zafiro field.
Clontarf - which was awarded new undrilled acreage offshore Equatorial Guinea earlier this week - saw its share price dip by 9% yesterday, while Petrel's was up marginally.
Taleveras and the SFF are both partners - with the Equatorial Guinea government, Gunvor group and a Saudi investor - in a planned oil storage facility on Bioko Island.
On 17 February 2017, the thirteenth ordinary session of the Conference of Heads of State and government of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community, held in Djibloho, Equatorial Guinea, assessed the status of implementation of the reform ...




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