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The playboy son of Equatorial Guinea's leader was handed a 30-million-euro fine by a Paris court Monday on top of a suspended jail term and the confiscation of his assets for embezzling public funds.
Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who has ruled the small, oil-rich state with an iron fist since 1979, has appointed several members of his family to top military positions.
An opposition leader in Equatorial Guinea has called for the government to resign over its failure to release political prisoners, a promise made by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.
Equatorial Guinean President Teodoro Obiang Nguema announced a "total amnesty" for all political prisoners and opposition figures banned from political activity, according to a decree read on national television.
Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema reportedly told his former Zimbabwe counterpart Robert Mugabe he should count himself lucky he’s still alive after last year’s military operation that saw him forced out.
Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang Nguema has dissolved his government, including the powers of the prime minister and his three deputies, according to a decree read out on state television.
Teodorin Obiang, Equatorial Guinea's vice president and son of its leader, has denounced a French legal case against him as a fabricated vendetta designed to damage the country's government.
The high-living son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, with a taste for supercars, luxury homes and bespoke suits, is set to go on trial in Paris on Monday on corruption charges after a six-month delay.
Officials in Equatorial Guinea have refused to comment on whether ousted former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has arrived in the country.
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's ruling party has expelled at least 42 of its members for their alleged role in a coup bid late last year, party sources say.
Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has pardoned 81 prisoners, including 30 political opponents jailed for sedition.
Equatorial Guinea's main opposition party has said it hoped for the early release of its jailed members a day after authoritarian President Teodoro Obiang Nguema declared a "total amnesty" for all political prisoners.
Five political parties in Equatorial Guinea, ruled by Africa's longest serving despot, has signalled their willingness to take part in a national dialogue next month if their security was ensured.
Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has reappointed his prime minister after dissolving the government last week.
A French court is set to hand down a verdict in the corruption trial of Equatorial Guinea's vice president, accused of embezzling millions in public money to fund a jet-set lifestyle in Paris.
Former British mercenary Simon Mann, who led a failed 2004 coup in Equatorial Guinea, has accused US billionaire George Soros of plotting to overthrow its president, in testimony at a high-profile trial in Paris.
Pictures of former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh working on a farm in Equatorial Guinea have emerged on social media.
The son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, a notorious playboy with extravagant taste in cars, homes and Michael Jackson memorabilia, will go on trial for corruption next week in a landmark case in France.
Two hundred Equatorial Guinea opposition members have been released after being detained in a pre-election sweep, but others remain in horrendous conditions.
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