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Some African leaders with 20 years in power, from top left to bottom right: Omar al-Bashir, Sudan; Idress Deby Itno, Chad; Yoweri Museveni, Uganda; King Mswati III, Swaziland; Denis Sassou Nguesso, Republic of the Congo; Paul Biya, Cameroon; Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe; Jose Eduardo Dos ... Elections
Dismissing all allegations, Obiang called the Malabo summit to "thwart the falsely constructed media representation on the human rights situation and freedom of expression in Equatorial Guinea", his government said in a statement. Opposition member Bonifacio Ongo dismissed Obiang's remarks ... Guinea rights

... leaders almost exclusively pass such amendments with minimal or no opposition participation. That's what happened in Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and Congo Republic. Similarly, despite constitutional provisions and regular elections, countries such as Angola, Togo, Cameroon and Equatorial ...
Thursday's process were the first local level polls after Jammeh's presidential election loss in 2016 and subsequent exile in early 2017. He is currently living in Equatorial Guinea. The UDF, the main opposition party under Jammeh, now control the local level and the legislature of the Gambia. The party ...
Facing growing opposition at home, the regimes in Congo and Equatorial Guinea have accused French consultants from stirring up the unrest, a message that their lobbyists in Paris have been loudly conveying. A row that has been simmering in Franco-African corporate intelligence world for the past ... Malabo
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 ... Guinea

He said on Equatorial Guinea's national television that according to the law on political parties any party that commits such a crime is automatically dissolved. These developments date back to November 2017 in Aconibe south-east of the country during a parliamentary election campaign, where ... Guinea
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - The main opposition party in Equatorial Guinea has been dissolved by a court that also jailed 21 of its activists for more than 30 years, state media reported on Tuesday. The Citizens for Innovation (CI) party will be "withdrawn (from) the register of political parties in the ... Guinea
The Equatorial Guinea prosecutor has reportedly requested the capital punishment for 147 main opposition activists. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. AFP reports that the trial of the activists started early last week in the high court of Mongomo, the stronghold of President Teodoro ... Guinea
Obiang has been President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979, when he ousted his uncle from power in a military coup. He tolerates little opposition, with the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, which he established, being the only party allowed. Obiang has wide-ranging powers thanks to his country's ... Guinea
The European Union has criticised “a sharp decline” in human rights in Equatorial Guinea where an opposition figure died in custody and over 130 people have been detained since elections last year. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema seized power in the oil-rich former Spanish colony in 1979 and has ... Guinea
The ruling Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) maintained its firm grip on power at the November elections, widely criticised by the opposition as fraudulent. The ruling party won 99 of the parliament's 100 seats, while the main opposition party, Citizens for Innovation, won the remaining seat and ... Guinea
And the bilateral relationship between Equatorial Guinea and France was already rocky; last October, a French court convicted in absentia Obiang's ... In early January, Security Minister Nicolas Obama Nchama said “certain radical opposition parties” had been involved in recruiting mercenaries for the coup ... Guinea
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea — Authorities in Equatorial Guinea are detaining 135 members of the opposition at a jail in the south of the country, their lawyer said on Wednesday. "One hundred and thirty five opposition activists, who are members of the Citizens for Innovation (CI) party, are concerned," the ... Guinea
A political opposition member was tortured to death in front of his party's headquarters in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, by state security personnel, according to an opposition leader. Gabriel Nse Obiang Obono, the head of Malabo-based Citizens for Innovation (CI) party, told RFI that Santiago ... Guinea
Libreville - Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has rejected opposition claims that one of its activists died in custody after being tortured, and that about 200 of their members are under arrest. In an interview late on Tuesday with French radio station RFI and France 24 television, Africa's ... Guinea
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea | AFP | An opposition activist died in prison after being tortured in Equatorial Guinea, the country's main opposition party said Monday, accusing the government of “cruel and inhumane” treatment of its detainees. Santiago Ebee Ela, 41, died at the central police station in capital ... Guinea

... parliamentary elections, which opposition figures reported were marred by fraud and irregularities, by over 99%. But Obiang sees the writing on the wall. The tide is turning across Africa, and, despite Obiang's best efforts to limit access to international news, the people of Equatorial Guinea are watching. Guinea
Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo tops that list. ... where the opposition is increasingly demanding that Biya should step ... Guinea
... be forced into exile in Equatorial Guinea after refusing to leave his position. ... Badjie stands accused of the murder of opposition activist Solo ... Guinea
The opposition has loudly objected. ... exile in Equatorial Guinea after losing an election and refusing to step down in a political standoff that led ... Guinea
Equatorial Guinea's constitutional court has confirmed the results of this ... The opposition Citizens for Innovation (CI) won 5.77 percent of the ... Guinea
He did win an election, although the opposition said it was rigged. ... off payments from timber firms who were exporting from Equatorial Guinea. Guinea
The Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE), which has been in ... of the opposition of the Citizens ' Party for Innovation (CI) was elected, ... Guinea
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (Equatorial Guinea) -- 38 years ... that prevent political opposition," according to the CIA publication. Guinea
The democratic wave has seen power transitions in most countries be it from leaders within a party or from ruling party to opposition and back in some ... 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 ... Guinea
Polling stations in Equatorial Guinea closed Sunday in an election that is expected to keep the party of longtime President Teodoro Obiang Nguema in ... Opposition figures said the vote in the oil-rich country in West Africa had been marred by fraud and irregularities, but state media refuted those claims. Guinea
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - Voting in Equatorial Guinea ended Sunday, with the opposition alleging fraud and irregularities in elections that ... Guinea
Equatorial Guinea will vote in parliamentary elections on Sunday where the opposition, facing many hurdles but buoyed by rallies, is hoping for ... Guinea
... honour to Teodoro Obiang, who has ruled Equatorial Guinea tyrannically for 38 years. Mr Morales jokingly asked him for tips on how to win elections with 90% of the vote. Although Bolivians do not want Mr Morales to run again, he is the MAS's only credible leader and the opposition is weak and divided. Guinea
Several African leaders have faced popular opposition in recent years, ... They include Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang, president for 38 ... Guinea
Ugandan opposition lawmakers fight with plain-clothes security personnel ... to their authority, as is evident in countries like Equatorial Guinea. Guinea
... also miss Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar's response to ... Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, ... Guinea
Governing in Equatorial Guinea has been an Obiang family ... There are examples from the past where opposition politicians have been made ... Guinea
Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema was present at the ceremony, ... Opposition parties boycotted the inauguration after denouncing ... Guinea
Barrow, an opposition coalition candidate, defeated Jammeh according to official results by the ... He is currently living in Equatorial Guinea. Guinea
Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday pardoned and freed Mann and South ... The plot aimed to bring exiled opposition leader Severo Moto to power. Guinea
A further 15 men are already held in Equatorial Guinea charged with ... and Severo Moto, an exiled opposition leader, in Equatorial Guinea. Guinea
The opposition is hardly tolerated in Equatorial Guinea; a 2013 article in Der Spiegel quoted the president as saying “What right does the opposition have to ... Guinea
They are also aware that the Uganda opposition has been playing ... Conde of Guinea and Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema all ... Guinea
... in office, but in the end he fled into exile in Equatorial Guinea. ... The opposition insisted that though the vote had been free and fair, the ... Guinea
The Speaker of Parliament of Equatorial Guinea, Gaudencio ... elections after garnering 98.7% of the votes against main opposition party ... Guinea
Members of opposition parties leading the boycotters held a press ... Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and more recently Rwanda and the ... Guinea
Members of opposition parties leading the boycotters held a press ... Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and more recently Rwanda and the ... Guinea
The opposition, concerned that the vote will give President Mohamed ... Equatorial Guinea, and more recently Rwanda and Congo Republic. Guinea
Barrow led an opposition coalition that defeated Yahya Jammeh who had ruled The Gambia for ... He is currently resident in Equatorial Guinea. Guinea
Jose Eduardo dos Santos is, after Equatorial Guinea's longtime ... journalist Jose Adalberto told DW, "the opposition is fragmented and has no ... Guinea
Jose Eduardo dos Santos is, after Equatorial Guinea's longtime ... journalist Jose Adalberto told DW, "the opposition is fragmented and has no ... Guinea
... serving president after Obiang' Nguema of Equatorial Guinea. ... Opposition has been calling on the government to reveal the state of the ... Guinea
... of the opposition APRC party to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of ... He has since moved to Equatorial Guinea as part of a deal brokered ... Guinea


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