Tag: Equatorial Guinea

Gabon: new ruler lobbies for lifting of sanctions, wife of deposed leader charged with ‘money laundering’

October 3, 2023

Gabon’s post-coup ruler has visited The Congo to improve the relations between the two neighbors and lobby for the easing of his country’s international isolation ... Read More

Gabon’s new strongman expected in neighboring Equatorial Guinea to cool tensions

September 19, 2023

Gabon’s transition leader Gen. Brice Clotaire Oligui Nguema is expected this Tuesday September 19 in neighboring Equatorial Guinea in a bid to ease tensions after ... Read More

France-Africa: Société Générale pulls out of four African countries

June 8, 2023

Paris-based multinational financial services company, Société Générale, also known as SocGen, has withdrawn from four African countries, namely Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Mauritania. The ... Read More

Georgia announces release of two seamen captured in Gabon’s seas

May 25, 2023

Two Georgian sailors captured early this month by pirates in Gabon’s territorial waters have been released from captivity, authorities of the European country announced Wednesday. ... Read More

“Glimmer of hope” in Africa as recorded executions soar to highest level in years

May 16, 2023

Recorded executions in 2022 reached the highest figure in five years, according to an Amnesty International annual report published on Tuesday (16 May), which also ... Read More

Super-yacht, properties of Equatorial Guinea VP seized by South African court

February 20, 2023

A super-yacht and two properties belonging to Equatorial Guinea's Vice President, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, were seized last week by South African court that suggested ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea confirms outbreak of deadly Marburg virus, reports 9 casualties

February 15, 2023

Equatorial Guinea has announced its first outbreak of the Marburg virus, a hemorrhagic fever nearly as deadly as Ebola, the World Health Organization (WTO) confirmed ... Read More

US needn’t be too concerned about China’s basing ambitions in Africa — study

February 13, 2023

Despite regular warnings by US military commanders about a possible second Chinese military base in Sub-Saharan Africa and rumors about new footholds in countries like ... Read More

UN strips South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon of rights to vote over arrears

January 24, 2023

The United Nations has repealed rights to vote of six countries including South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon over arrears on dues to operating budget ... Read More

Equatorial Guinea: President’s son arrested for selling aircraft belonging to national carrier

January 18, 2023

Ruslan Obiang Nsue, a son of Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Mbasogo, has been placed under house arrest for the alleged sale of an airplane ... Read More