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These men are nothing but blood-thirsty pirates and thieves with no regard for human life
President Teodoro Obiang Nguema
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He has since seen off at least half a dozen assassination or coup attempts. He won a fifth seven-year term in 2016 with nearly 94 percent of votes. The European Union in February expressed concern over the “strong deterioration of the human rights situation” in Equatorial Guinea, particularly since the ...
The regime in Equatorial Guinea, represented by its ambassador to France Miguel Oyono Ndong Mifumu, claimed in the weekly magazine in March that Ravion and his close friend Alain Juillet, the former head of intelligence at the DGSE, orchestrated an attempt to overthrow President Teodoro Obiang ...

President Kovind embarks on 3-nation Africa tour UN vows to support Eq. Guinea after 'coup' plot President Kovind to embark on three-nation visit to Africa Prez Kovind ... President Kovind is on a three-nation state visit to the African countries of Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia from April 7 to 12.
Equatorial Guinea carried out a wave of arrests and torture after an attempted coup last December, activists say. Several members of the opposition Citizens for Innovation (CI) party among 38 who were held at the main police station in the capital Malabo - which they dubbed "Guantanamo" - told AFP of ...
An alleged Russian “front man” for Equatorial Guinea's kleptocratic ruling Obiang family counts two notable Ukrainian businessmen among his .... Guinea's airborne forces on August 3, 2015, which was held to mark the anniversary of the so-called “Coup of Freedom” that brought Obiang to power in 1979, ...
Cape Town — Equatorial Guinea has taken the French government to the International Court of Justice, accusing it of violating the diplomatic immunity ... Relations between the two countries have further deteriorated after Equatorial Guinea's foreign minister, Agapito Mba Mokuy, said an attempted coup in ...

Equatorial Guinea has pledged to continue working with the new administration in Zimbabwe and take the bilateral ties to new heights. ... Ties between Harare and Malabo were strengthened in 2004 when Zimbabwe foiled an attempted coup by mercenaries to topple President Nguema and replace him ...
Equatorial Guinea has gone to the United Nations' highest court to challenge a conviction in France against its vice-president for embezzling public money ... deteriorated after Equatorial Guinea's foreign minister, Agapito Mba Mokuy, said an attempted coup in December had been hatched on French soil, ...
The government which claim to have foiled an attempted coup in late December 2017, have yet to respond to a request for information. The 147 activists, include leaders of the Citizens for Innovation (CI) party, who have been rounded up since the parliamentary elections of November 2017. According to a ...
On January 3, Malabo announced that security forces had foiled an attempted coup on December 24, after the arrest of about 30 foreign armed men just inside Cameroon at the junction with Gabonese and Equatorial Guinean territory. In the mid-1990s, Equatorial Guinea became one of sub-Saharan ...
On January 3, the country's defense minister relayed the following message from President Teodoro Obiang Nguema (pictured above): Foreign mercenaries recruited from "radical opposition parties" within Equatorial Guinea had allegedly tried to attack the president. The coup attempt had, however, been ...
Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. The West African state said on January 3, 2018 that it had thwarted "a coup" in late December mounted by mercenaries who sought to attack President Nguema, Africa's longest-serving leader. PHOTO | CARL DE SOUZA | AFP ...
Mercenaries have attempted to launch a coup in the Western African state of Equatorial Guinea, its government says. At least 30 armed men from Chad, Cameroon and the Central African Republic were arrested late last month, a minister said. They were found with rocket launchers, rifles and ammunition ...
Opposition members are also claiming members are being picked up arbitrarily. “The opposition Citizens' Party for Innovation (CI) has claimed multiple incidents of electoral fraud, and at least 50 opposition activists have been detained at the Evinayong prison (central Equatorial Guinea) since the election.
Equatorial Guinea is a small, oil-rich state that has been ruled since 1979 by Teodoro Obiang, Africa's longest-serving president. Critics accuse him of brutal repression of opponents, electoral fraud and corruption. He has faced a string of coup attempts during nearly four decades in power. The government ...
Francois Lounceny Fall, a former prime minister of Guinea and Special Envoy to UN, arrived in Equatorial Guinea over the weekend to meet President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and to 'gather more information' on the putsch that Malabo said was mounted by foreign mercenaries on December 24. 'We are leaving ...
“He (Mahamat) recalled the African Union's principled stand on the rejection of unconstitutional changes of government, in accordance with its relevant instruments. “He expressed the African Union's strong condemnation of any attempt to seize power by force in Equatorial Guinea, as well as its commitment ...

On January 3, the country's defense minister relayed the following message from President Teodoro Obiang Nguema (pictured above): Foreign mercenaries recruited from "radical opposition parties" within Equatorial Guinea had allegedly tried to attack the president. The coup attempt had, however, been ...
The central African nation of Equatorial Guinea says it thwarted an attempted "coup" in late December against the government of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Africa's longest-serving leader. The government accused at least 30 armed mercenaries from Chad, Sudan and the Central African Republic ...
Mercenaries have attempted to launch a coup in the Western African state of Equatorial Guinea, its government says. At least 30 armed men from Chad, Cameroon and the Central African Republic were arrested late last month, a minister said. They were found with rocket launchers, rifles and ammunition ...
Opposition members are also claiming members are being picked up arbitrarily. “The opposition Citizens' Party for Innovation (CI) has claimed multiple incidents of electoral fraud, and at least 50 opposition activists have been detained at the Evinayong prison (central Equatorial Guinea) since the election.
Upon assuming control after Equatorial Guinea attained independence from Spain in 1968, Macias led a government that was as repressive, if not more so, than the one currently in place. Its tactics included curbing civil liberties and political activity after reported coup attempts, and torturing and killing ...
“I believe that the authorities from Equatorial Guinea pretend not to listen, because until today, we have no good response. And if there was good response, I believe that the local authorities from Kye Hmos would have given us enough information,” one citizen on the Cameroon side lamented. Reports says ...
... in jail since the early 1990s. The Turkish figure is linked to a failed coup in 2016. ... Appearing on the census for the first time in at least 12 months are Algeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Somalia, Uganda, Morocco, Niger, Equatorial Guinea. Others were Cambodia, Ecuador, ...
Former president Jammeh came to power himself via a military coup in ... into exile in Equatorial Guinea after refusing to leave his position.
Equatorial Guinea has seen more than one coup in the past, the country is rich in oil and the small population is downtrodden, Louw-Vaudran ...
I was born in Equatorial Guinea in 1979, when his father, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, took power in a coup. He is still in ...
The first situation happens when there is a military coup against a ... while en route to overthrow the government of Equatorial Guinea.
Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, in power since ... He came to power in a coup on August 3, 1979, ousting his own ...
... Zimbabwe where a military coup has effectively overthrown Robert Mugabe, ... of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in Equatorial Guinea.
The leader of the tiny oil-rich nation of Equatorial Guinea became the ... ousted his uncle, Francisco Macias Nguema, in a bloody military coup.
At the time of this writing, the great Zimbabwean non-coup-coup and the .... now seemingly limited to Equatorial Guinea, Cuba and North Korea.
... of the assassination, Eyadema himself seized power in a bloodless coup. ... from timber firms who were exporting from Equatorial Guinea.
... serving in Africa, after Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who came ... Biti said he hoped the coup was not orchestrated to benefit ...
Worse Equatorial Guinea long time president Teodoro Obiang ... to a soft coup which gives no reason for allies to speak against the military.
The son of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang has been given a ... Former British mercenary Simon Mann, who led a failed coup ...
Equatorial Guinea Vice President Faces Verdict In Paris Graft Trial ... Mann, who led a failed 2004 coup in Equatorial Guinea, took to the stand ...
Then a 29-year-old lieutenant, Yahya Jammeh took power in a bloodless coup in 1994 after deposing the country's first president, Dawda Jawara. ... He flew out of Banjul to Conakry and onwards to his current base, Malabo in Equatorial Guinea – the last that was seen of him, Jammeh was busy at work on ...
Long-ruling leaders in other countries where there has been popular unrest, such as Paul Biya in Cameroon and Teodoro Obiang in Equatorial Guinea, now Africa's longest-serving leader, could also be vulnerable. But, Cheeseman says, any political upheaval in those or other countries would more likely ...
After Mugabe's exit, Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang remains ... Obiang seized power from his uncle 38 years ago, in a military coup in ...
Africa is a continent fused by coup d'etats - more than 200 since the ... Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has clung to ...
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (Equatorial Guinea) -- 38 years ... after it gained independence from Spain in 1968 -- in a military coup.
Jammeh took power in 1994 in a bloodless coup, ruling the tiny West ... flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea with his family and close aides.
He first came to power in a coup in 2008 and won a second term in ... Equatorial Guinea, and more recently Rwanda and Congo Republic.
The Chief of Army Staff never raised any scare of a coup in May 2017, ... The cases of Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea and The Gambia are ...
Nigerian military reacts after reported planned coup against Osinbajo ... “The cases of Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea and The Gambia are ...
The government of Equatorial Guinea, which is on the western coast of Africa ... ruler, who ousted his predecessor in a military coup in 1979.
Paris - Former British mercenary Simon Mann, who led a failed 2004 coup in Equatorial Guinea, has accused US billionaire George Soros of ...
Barrow wades into controversy over Jammeh coup anniversary ... Jammeh now in exile in Equatorial Guinea after his surprise election defeat to ...
... in restoring peace and stability following a coup in March 2013. The peacekeepers from Chad and Equatorial Guinea were part of the African ...


 

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