Equatorial Guinea

Morocco quits Africa-Arab summit over presence of Polisario

2016-11-23 16:00

Morocco and several Arab countries have walked out of an Africa-Arab nations summit in Equatorial Guinea to protest the presence of a delegation from the Polisario Front, says media reports.

France: Equatorial Guinea's world court case is abuse of law

2016-10-18 19:46

France has told judges at the UN's highest court that they do not have jurisdiction in a case brought by Equatorial Guinea aimed at halting a Paris money-laundering case against the son of the African nation's president.

UN court to hear Equatorial Guinea case against France

2016-10-07 14:23

The UN's top court says it will hold hearings into a request by Equatorial Guinea that France be ordered to suspend the trial of the president's son.

Liberia editor detained over 'cannibal' African leader story

2016-09-16 06:00

A Liberian newspaper editor has been arrested after republishing an article from Britain's Daily Mail website that alleges the president of Equatorial Guinea is a cannibal.

Equatorial Guinea president's free-spending son faces French graft trial

2016-05-27 06:45

French prosecutors have called for the son of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea's veteran ruler to be put on trial for embezzlement, corruption and stealing public funds.

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.


E Guinea leader's son faces Swiss corruption probe

2016-11-04 16:30

Geneva prosecutors say they have opened a money laundering probe targeting the son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, accused of plundering his country to buy luxuries including a private jet and Michael Jackson memorabilia.

Equatorial Guinea calls for end to French case against VP

2016-10-17 16:06

Equatorial Guinea is calling on the UN' highest court to order France to halt a criminal case against the son of the African nation's leader on charges of misspending millions of euros of public funds.

E Guinea asks ICJ to have case against leader's son dropped

2016-10-01 11:07

Equatorial Guinea has asked the UN's top court to tell France to suspend its legal proceedings against the son of the central African nation's president, the International Court of Justice says.

Equatorial Guinea president makes son VP

2016-06-23 07:09

Equatorial Guinea's veteran ruler, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, named his son Teodorin Nguema Obiang vice president of the tiny oil-rich nation, in charge of defence and security.

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.

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