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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea

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

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Liberating the liberator

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has thwarted a second mercenary-sponsored coup attempt in three months, government officials claim. Five rebels were killed, others were cap...


For show

Parliamentary and local elections late last month produced an emphatic victory for supporters of the President, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. His Partido Democrático para l...


True confessions

Amid the swirl of rumour and counter-claim surrounding March's alleged mercenary-led coup, enter a new ingredient - a 13-page, handwritten, signed confession by Simon Mann, the Old...


All in the family

A failed plot to overthrow President Obiang is the first act in the unfolding succession drama

Ten days after the unravelling of a bizarre plot to oust him, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo strode into the People's Palace on 17 March to tell a press conference that th...


Malabo imbroglio

The failed plot to oust President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo swings wildly from farce to tragedy. The arrest of some 65 foreign soldiers (and the seizure of their Boeing 727 jet...


Family at war

The network of family and Esangui clan ties that underpins the presidency of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is deeply divided. The trigger was December's coup attempt by General Agu...


A coup that wasn't

We hear there's some substance to speculation in Equatorial Guinea's capital of Malabo that the authorities foiled a coup attempt in late October. The government on 30 October furi...


El Jefe reshuffles

Following his overwhelming but controversial 97.1 percent election victory, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, (aka 'El Jefe' The Boss), has tired of efforts to bring opposit...


Oiling the palm trees

Africa's latest oil state is learning the tricks of the multinational trade

The grand plan to reform Equatorial Guinea has hit the rocks. Companies operating in the world's fastest growing oil economy have stood back as President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbas...


Purging again

President Obiang's latest coup plot looks like a pre-succession purge

Mass arrests, allegations of torture and public denunciations of dissidents mark President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo's latest purge. For five years, he has told the world that ...


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