Equatorial Guinea


Some opposition members freed in Equatorial Guinea

2016-05-03 20:28

Two hundred Equatorial Guinea opposition members have been released after being detained in a pre-election sweep, but others remain in horrendous conditions.

Equatorial Guinea leader to extend rule

2016-04-24 17:10

The president of Equatorial Guinea is expected to dominate the country's election, securing a new seven-year term that could take his reign past the four-decade mark.

Talk of Gbagbo trial banned in EGuinea

2016-02-01 19:31

TV reports on the crimes against humanity trial of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo in The Hague have been banned on Equatorial Guinea's state broadcaster.

African nations, donors agree plan to protect Congo forests

2015-09-30 10:50

Six African nations have agreed with donors on a plan to protect the tropical forests of the Congo basin, the second biggest in the world after the Amazon’s to help ease poverty and combat climate change.

SA man imprisoned in Equatorial Guinea on his way home

2015-09-27 09:43

After almost three years, Daniel Janse Van Rensburg's family can breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that he is on his way home after being imprisoned in Equatorial Guinea.

EG leader's son pays $30m in US deal

2014-10-11 07:02

The son of Equatorial Guinea's president has agreed to turn over more than $30m in ill-gotten gains - including a Malibu villa, a Ferrari and Michael Jackson memorabilia, US prosecutors.

Dept: SA man jailed in Equatorial Guinea getting help

2014-08-24 19:21

The international relations department has said it was helping a South African man imprisoned in Equatorial Guinea.

Zuma in Equatorial Guinea for AU summit

2014-06-25 14:17

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, for the African Union Summit.

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.

Mandela bucked Africa's 'trend'

2013-12-07 22:24

Former president Nelson Mandela resisted the trend set by many post-independence African leaders when he stepped down from power after serving one term in office, a report says.

 

Africa's longest-serving leader re-elected president in E Guinea

2016-04-28 22:03

Africa's longest-serving leader, Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, has extended his 36-year rule after being re-elected president with 93.7% of the vote, according to the provisional results of weekend elections.

Five things to know about Equatorial Guinea

2016-04-24 09:37

Equatorial Guinea will hold a presidential election in which the doyen of African leaders, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who survived a 2004 attempted coup by foreign mercenaries, seeks re-election.

Equatorial Guinea troops to receive training from Zim army - report

2015-11-09 13:46

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces is reportedly set to train troops in Equatorial Guinea following an “urgent” request from the west African country.

SA man home after Equatorial Guinea ordeal

2015-09-27 23:00

A South African who had been held in Black Beach prison in Equatorial Guinea, has made it home - three years on and 20kg lighter.

Zuma heads for Equatorial Guinea

2014-12-11 21:01

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

Equatorial Guinea envoy 'beats' daughter with chair

2014-08-28 11:03

Equatorial Guinea's ambassador to the US is suspected of beating his daughter with a wooden chair leg, but he was not arrested because he has diplomatic immunity, police say.

Zuma concludes visit to AU Summit

2014-06-27 13:10

President Jacob Zuma has concluded his working visit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, where he attended the AU Summit.

Change or showy illusion?

2014-04-20 13:59

Equatorial Guinea aims to be a welcoming business destination.

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.

E Guinea's opposition cries foul

2013-06-04 21:25

Equatorial Guinea's main opposition movement cried foul on Tuesday after the president's party announced it had won all but two seats in last month's parliamentary election.

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