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 looms in our...

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 harp and balafon, in addition to being...

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 a report released...

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 solidarity to the...

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 sentenced to 24 months in prison for aiding in the preparation of...

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 Chevron Corp. are also selling stakes in...

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 of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons...

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 and gas company...

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 in the Atlantic...

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 franc The CFA franc is used in two monetary unions: eight West African states and...

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President Buhari says he appreciates Nigerians for their patience over bad economy

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