Equatorial Guinea


Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces

2017-02-16 16:50

Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Equatorial Guinea under an agreement to train the west African country's troops

Yahya Jammeh's 'ideal refuge'

2017-01-24 14:30

The Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh should feel quite at home in Equatorial Guinea as the guest of Africa’s longest serving and perhaps most kleptocratic dictator, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mabasongo, writes Terry Bell.

Welcoming Jammeh 'is like welcoming the waste of Africa', E Guinea opposition says

2017-01-23 15:01

Equatorial Guinea's opposition has denounced the government's decision to welcome exiled Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who flew to the west African nation over the weekend after 22 years in power.

REVEALED: Jammeh 'stole' millions in his final weeks in power, shipped out luxury cars

2017-01-23 06:11

Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the country's state coffers and shipping luxury vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser for the new president says.

Africa's big men: The continent's long-serving leaders

2017-01-19 14:17

Who are the nine longest-serving leaders in Africa and how long have they been in power?

Son of Equatorial Guinea's president on trial in France

2017-01-03 09:00

After years of investigation, France has opened a corruption trial for the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, charged with spending many millions in state funds to feed an opulent lifestyle.

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.

 

Zuma 'likely to vote for Kenyan candidate to replace Dlamini-Zuma at AU'... find out why

2017-01-27 11:30

Even though SA should officially support a candidate from southern Africa, unofficial talk is that President Jacob Zuma will vote for the Kenyan candidate to replace Nkosazana Dlamani-Zuma as AU Commission chair. Find out why?

Gambia's new president, still in Senegal, names female VP

2017-01-23 21:47

Gambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, says a presidential spokesperson.

Equatorial Guinea stays silent on Jammeh's presence

2017-01-23 10:13

Officials in Equatorial Guinea have refused to comment on whether ousted former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has arrived in the country.

BREAKING: Gambia's defeated leader Jammeh leaves country, ends standoff

2017-01-22 10:00

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family headed into political exile, ending a 22-year reign of fear and a post-election political standoff that threatened to provoke a regional military intervention when he clung to power.

Trial of E Guinea leader's playboy son adjourned in France

2017-01-04 20:01

A French court has agreed to adjourn the corruption trial of the playboy son of Equatorial Guinea's leader at the request of his defence team.

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.

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