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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea

Population: 1.22 mn.
GDP: $10.68 bn.
Debt: n/a

news from Equatorial Guinea

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Chinese contractors’ delight

Multiple major contracts are handed out but the details of the deals remain obscure

China Dalian International Economic and Technical Cooperation Group (CDIG) is the primary beneficiary of the close ties between Beijing and Malabo. With no debate about costs or tr...


Teodoro Obiaiang Nguemama Mbasogo

President, Equatorial Guinea

In his first official visit since the initiation of diplomatic relations between Equatorial Guinea and Thailand in 1991, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and his wife Consta...


Bienvenido a Malabo

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema will host a summit for the 80 member states of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific group in Malabo on 13-14 December. Herman van Rompuy, President of ...


No reform yet

Washington-based lobbyist Lanny J. Davis, a former counsel for ex-President Bill Clinton, is suing Equatorial Guinea. At issue is the non-payment of expenses incurred when Davis w...


Teodorin’s week

On 19 October, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo nominated his son, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue (‘Teodorín’) as his new deputy envoy to the Paris-based United Nations Educat...


Those were the days

Publication of Simon Mann’s memoirs have been delayed until the end of October. The former Special Air Service officer was released 33 years early in 2009, after conviction in the ...


Obiang’s prize turnip

A rebranding exercise for the Malabo government backfires as UNESCO belatedly rejects Obiang’s kind offer of a US$3 mn. prize for science

After much internal agonising and diplomatic arm-twisting, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation backed down on 15 June and rejected an offer from Eq...


See you in court in Beirut

The fortunes of one of Black Beach gaol’s most celebrated inmates, the convicted coup plotter Simon Mann, have improved since his release ‘on compassionate grounds’ by President Te...


After his release, Simon Mann seeks revenge and a book deal

Some facts may now emerge about the sponsors and planners of the 2004 coup attempt - and about who was set to benefit

An expensive round of score-settling and legal cases among the purported financiers and conspirators behind the 2004 coup plot in Equatorial Guinea is likely to be the immediate ou...


New putsch, new players

The gun battle in the early hours of 17 February between armed groups making a seaborne assault on Malabo and its security forces seems to have been sparked by regional opposition ...


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