Zim sends cops to Afcon

2015-01-16 18:23

Zimbabwe has sent a team from its anti-terrorism unit to Equatorial Guinea ahead of the African Cup of Nations.

Equatorial Guinea leader calls for national dialogue

2014-09-03 07:19

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has called a national political dialogue that even exiled members of the opposition would be allowed to attend.

EG wants help to diversify economy

2014-02-05 13:37

Equatorial Guinea wants international investors and financial institutions to help open up and diversify its energy-dependent economy.

Concerns over E Guinea elections

2013-05-13 21:47

Human rights groups have expressed concern over the fairness of legislative elections taking place later this month in Equatorial Guinea.

Opposition lawyer disappears in E Guinea

2012-10-23 17:41

An Equatorial-Guinea opposition lawyer who visited a client held at the infamous Black Beach prison in Malabo has not resurfaced a day later, an opposition leader says.

Equatorial Guinea government 'resigns'

2012-05-19 09:02

The government of Equatorial Guinea's prime minister Ignacio Milam Tang has resigned "in line with a constitutional reform approved in November".

E Guinea probes graft watchdog for slander

2012-04-17 14:59

Equatorial Guinea's public prosecutor has launched a probe into whether the head of the French wing of corruption watchdog Transparency International slandered the country, officials say.

E-Guinea's Obiang meets Swazi King

2012-01-12 09:07

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has visited King Mswati III of Swaziland, a few months after his son was robbed of $2.5m in a Swazi hotel, a spokesperson says.

Nguema wants to 'spruce up image'

2011-11-17 07:46

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa's longest-serving leader, is a survivor who wrote his legend in blood but now hopes new-found oil wealth can buy him a better image.

Equatorial Guinea poll protest

2011-11-13 21:48

Equatorial Guinea's main opposition has withdrawn its agents from polling stations to protest against irregularities as the country voted in a referendum on a new constitution.

E Guinea coup bid 'had western support'

2011-11-02 09:19

A British former mercenary has revealed that a failed 2004 coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea had the support of the Spanish government and the "approval" of both UK and US authorities.

Nguema may get UN prize in his name

2011-09-30 09:05

Western diplomats say the ruler of Equatorial Guinea used his time as the rotating chairperson of the AU to secure a united African position on a controversial prize.

African Union recognises Libya's NTC

2011-09-20 16:49

President Jacob Zuma's office has announced the African Union officially recognises Libya's National Transitional Council as the country's legitimate leadership

Nguema to mark 32 years in power

2011-08-03 08:45

The president of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema says he will leave power when his people are tired of him, a day before the country marks the start of his 32nd year in power.

Equitorial Guinea ready to host summit

2011-06-28 21:31

Oil-rich Equatorial Guinea is banking on the African Union summit which it will host this week to refurbish an image tarnished by allegations of serious human rights violations.

'No rights violations in E Guinea'

2011-06-06 09:59

There are no human rights violations in Equatorial Guinea, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has insisted in a speech to mark his 69th birthday.

Nguema lined up as AU chair

2011-01-28 22:12

Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been lined up to assume the revolving chair of the AU at a summit this weekend, a source says.

US raps E-Guinea for executions

2010-08-31 07:46

The US has sharply criticised Equatorial Guinea for having executed four men implicated in a 2009 attack on the presidential palace in the capital Malabo.

Death for Equatorial Guinea 4

2010-08-22 20:09

Four top military and government officials in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea have been sentenced to death for their role in a 2009 attack on the presidential palace.

Group slams E Guinea leader

2010-06-29 11:49

The longtime leader of Equatorial Guinea has pledge to make sweeping reforms in transparency and human rights in the country he has ruled for three decades.

New government for E Guinea

2010-01-13 15:14

Equatorial Guinea's president has asked Prime Minister Ignacio Milam Tang to form a new government after rejecting his offer to resign along with his cabinet.

E Guinea vote 'credible'

2009-12-02 22:46

Equatorial Guinea's polls won by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema was credible despite some failings, says the grouping of central African nations.

E Guinea president gets 96.7%

2009-11-30 17:07

Equatorial Guinea's leader of 30 years has won power for another term with an estimated 96.7% of votes.

EG leader set for landslide win

2009-11-28 09:35

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema says he'll get close to 100% of the votes in the upcoming presidential election.


Zuma heads for Equatorial Guinea

2014-12-11 21:01

President Jacob Zuma will depart on a "working visit" to Equatorial Guinea.

E Guinea leader's son charged in France

2014-03-20 15:15

France has charged the son of Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of money laundering, his lawyer and judicial official says.

Equatorial Guinea holds 'sham' polls

2013-05-26 20:36

Equatorial Guinea has voted in local and legislative elections denounced as a sham by the opposition, with the party of Africa's longest serving leader expected to clinch an overwhelming victory.

Equatorial Guinea elections in May

2013-01-23 10:20

Equatorial Guinea has set 26 May as the date for its local and legislative elections, the country’s prime minister Clemente Engonga Nguema Onguene says.

Equitorial Guinea group slams Teodorin promotion

2012-05-24 22:21

A human rights lawyer from Equatorial Guinea has criticised the appointment of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema's corruption-tainted eldest son as his deputy.

Our enemies never sleep - Obiang

2012-04-20 16:03

Europe wants to re-colonise Equatorial Guinea and the oil-rich nation has enemies that "never sleep," President Teodoro Obiang Nguema says

Equatorial Guinea threatens French firms

2012-03-29 16:10

Equatorial Guinea has warned that French firms would face the consequent if Paris doesn’t scrap an arrest warrant for the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

Mugabe back in Zimbabwe

2012-01-09 19:31

Equatorial Guinea's president has arrived in Zimbabwe where he will meet Robert Mugabe, back from a vacation which caused him to miss the ANC centenary celebrations.

Guinea opposition: Referendum win a sham

2011-11-14 16:26

Equatorial Guinea's small but vocal opposition has ridiculed official results of a referendum showing 99% of votes approved by Teodoro Obiang Nguema's new constitution.

After 32yrs Nguema seeks term limit

2011-11-10 14:14

Equatorial Guinea is to hold a referendum on a new constitution in which Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa’s longest-serving leader, offers to cap presidential terms and strengthen democracy.

Equatorial Guinea president to visit SA

2011-10-19 23:34

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasago is to pay South Africa a state visit on Friday, the international relations department says.

Equatorial Guinea rejects kickback claims

2011-09-25 15:54

Equatorial Guinea has denied allegations that its president and current African Union chair was among a group of African leaders to have sent dirty cash to France.

Africa fundraises for drought crisis

2011-08-25 12:10

African leaders are holding a fund-raising conference in Ethiopia in a bid to plug a $1.1bn shortfall in aid for millions facing starvation in the Horn of Africa’s worst drought in decades.

Nguema says hands off Africa

2011-06-30 22:33

The African Union's rotating chair has told the world not to intervene in Africa's problems.

E Guinea opens city built for AU summit

2011-06-07 09:20

Equatorial Guinea has unveiled a new city of luxury villas, an artificial beach and a golf course built in just two years to host this month’s AU summit, a report says.

Equatorial Guinea: Nguema AU post slammed

2011-01-31 21:11

Equatorial Guinea's main opposition leader has slammed the appointment of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema as the African Union's new chair.

E-Guinea denies abducting officers

2010-09-02 13:30

Equatorial Guinea has denied that it abducted four former military officers it subsequently convicted of a coup attempt and executed last month.

4 executed for E Guinea attack

2010-08-23 22:38

Four military and government officials in Equatorial Guinea have been executed for their role in a 2009 attack on the presidential palace, Amnesty International has said.

Brazil's president in E-Guinea

2010-07-05 08:20

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is on an African tour, has arrived in Malabo and welcomed by Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

E Guinea releases 7 suspects

2010-03-24 21:13

An Equatorial Guinea court has released seven suspects in an attack on the presidential palace a year ago and is due to sentence 11 others, the government has said.

Unesco blasted over E Guinea

2009-12-23 19:02

A human rights watchdog group, Global Witness, says Unesco is being hypocritical by collaborating with Equatorial Guinea's dictator.

E Guinea's Nguema re-elected

2009-12-01 13:38

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, in power since 1979, has won re-election by a crushing margin of 95.1%, an official says.

Observers: polls not free, fair

2009-11-29 17:22

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema is looking to extend his 30-year rule over the central African oil nation, in a poll widely criticised for falling short of democratic standards.

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