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Cameroon, E. Guinea to jointly map out border after clashes

Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea have agreed to jointly map out a disputed border area after skirmishes between their troops left several wounded and property destroyed.Officials from the two countries are asking hundreds of traders and farmers who relocated because...

WHO denies falsifying Covid-19 data in Equatorial Guinea

The World Health Organization (WHO) said the expulsion of its representative in Equatorial Guinea followed a “misunderstanding over data” and denied that she had falsified the central African nation’s COVID-19 case numbers.The Equatorial Guinea government asked WHO on May...

Equatorial Guinea tells UN, France illegally seized its ‘embassy’

Lawyers for Equatorial Guinea told United Nations judges Monday that French authorities illegally seized a mansion in Paris that the African nation insists operated as its embassy. The building was seized as part of a money laundering investigation into...

Equatorial Guinea’s Teodorin Obiang fined €30m, 3-years suspended jail term

The 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 for using public money to fund a jet-set lifestyle in Europe.Teodorin Obiang, the son of Equatorial...

Equatorial Guinea army on “maximum alert”

Equatorial Guinea has declared a state of "maximum alert" for its armed and security forces on national territory in order to "save the supreme values of the homeland," according to a statement from the Defense Ministry.No details on the...

Italy’s Saipem wins $100m pipeline contract in Equatorial Guinea

Italy’s Saipem has been awarded a contract in Equatorial Guinea worth $90-$100 million to build a 70 km subsea pipeline linking the Alen platform with the Punta Europa petrochemical hub, the oil ministry said on Thursday.Gas deliveries from the...

E’ Guinea’s Obiang supercars rakes in $27m in Swiss auction

A collection of supercars confiscated from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president have been auctioned off in Switzerland. The cars were seized by Swiss authorities as part of an investigation into Teodorin Nguema Obiang. He is vice-president to his father, Teodoro...

Equatorial Guinea’s Teodorin Obiang’s cars to be auctioned by Swiss

A collection of luxury cars seized from Equatorial Guinea's vice president Teodorin Obiang Nguema will be auctioned off in Switzerland on Sunday and are estimated to bring in 18.5 million Swiss francs ($18.7 million). "This is an exceptional sale," Philip...

Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea in top 10 list of worst countries for press censorship

Eritrea is the world's most censored country while Equatorial guinea is ranked 8, according to a new report by a media watchdog which also cites extreme measures taken by authorities in eight other countries, including North Korea, China and...

Equatorial Guinea defence minister dies

A brother of Equatorial Guinea's long-serving ruler Teodoro Obiang Nguema and the minister in charge of his security has died. Antonio Nguema died of an unspecified illness at a hospital in South Africa. 
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