EQUATORIAL GUINEA

African Development Bank: Tolling Bells for Humanity – Perspectives by Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Finance Cesar MBA ABOGO

COVID-19 is severely testing Africa's social, economic and political resilience. While it is true that our countries are taking bold actions to slow down and contain the spread of the virus, it is also undeniable that recession...

World-renowned Guinean singer Mory Kante who introduced African music to a world audience in the 1980s with hit song ‘Yeke Yeke’ is dead

World-renowned Guinean singer Mory Kante helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s is dead. He was 70.Born into a celebrated family of griots, Kante played guitar, the kora...

Guinea dam displacement destroys livelihoods as 16,000 people lose land for China-Backed Souapiti project

The Guinean government’s failure to provide adequate land, compensation, and other forms of support to those displaced for the Souapiti hydroelectric dam has devastated the livelihoods and food security of thousands of people, Human Rights Watch said in...

Africa: Equatorial Guinea contributes $2 million to support China’s fight against coronavirus

Equatorial Guinea’s Council of Ministers has agreed to support China’s fight against the coronavirus with $2 million solidarity contribution this week. Chaired by President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the Council of Ministers expressed its deepest support and...

Guinean Abdoulaye Coumbassa who owned Abbi Tax sentenced to 24 months in prison in USA over tax fraud

Guinean Abdoulaye Coumbassa was on Thursday sentenced to 24 months in prison over tax fraud in the United States.Specifically, the former Philadelphia tax return preparer was...

Exxon and Chevron selling assets in Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria as U.S. companies retreat to shale projects

The Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons in Equatorial Guinea, Mr. Gabriel Obiang Lima, announced on Sunday that Exxon Mobil Corp. was in talks to sell its oil assets in the central African nation.Exxon and...

Equatorial Guinea’s Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima signs series of agreements in Abu Dhabi

Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, officially kicked off the country’s Year of Investment initiative during the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi.The delegation...

Equatorial Guinea outlines Asian investment strategy

Ahead of the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, outlined the country’s Asia-focused investment strategy following successful high-level discussions with state-owned oil...

Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima to attend global energy forum in Abu Dhabi

As part of Equatorial Guinea’s Year of Investment Initiative which is centered on driving investment in Equatorial Guinea and Africa’s leading oil and gas-producing economies, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima will participate...

Equatorial Guinea leader asks Central Africa to follow West Africa in dumping “outdated” France-backed CFA Franc

The President of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has called on Central African nations to follow West African nations in dumping the France-backed CFA francThe CFA franc is used in two...

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Nigerian president says his administration borrowing billions of dollars to fund infrastructure

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday justified government borrowing to finance infrastructure, asserting that his government...

In moving film, UN calls for collective action to tackle global challenges, including COVID-19, racism, climate change and poverty

The United Nations, Project Everyone and 72 Films are launching “Nations United - Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times,” a first of...

UN calls for bold action for world to recover from COVID-19

Amidst a crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes, with COVID-19 destroying lives and livelihoods across the globe, the 75th session...

Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human‑made “megatrends” will  continue to  dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous...

IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to...

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