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2012-07-26 10:24:58

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America, powerhouse intellectuals from the most prestigious colleges and universities in the world, NBA players, Emmy Award winning musicians and superstars from Hollywood, Nollywood, and Bollywood, and Grammy Award winning actors from the U.S. and the Caribbean will be gathering for the star-studded 9th Leon H. Sullivan Summit, in the colorful city of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea at the invitation of...

2012-07-18 10:24:41

Equatorial Guinea Participates in the 5th Forum on China-Africa Cooperation MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is traveling to Beijing, China to attend the 5th Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). The conference will last from July 19-20th and will focus on ways to strengthen China-Africa relations and enhance trade. According to Chen Deming, China's commerce minister who was quoted in the China...

2012-07-05 10:22:11

Scientists from Drexel University and the University of Equatorial Guinea May Have Discovered Four New Frog Species MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers in Equatorial Guinea may have discovered up to four new species of amphibians on Bioko Island. They believe that the island may be a kind of "ark" for amphibians where species have developed immunities to at least some of the diseases that are currently affecting amphibian populations worldwide....

2012-06-22 10:21:38

West African Nation Joins Conversation on Pathway to Safer, Equitable and Cleaner Environment MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President of Equatorial Guinea led a delegation to join world leaders, other governments, nongovernmental agencies, international institutions, private-sector organizations and other groups June 20-22, in Rio de Janeiro, for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). "This conference is the second...

2012-06-21 10:27:09

Effort to create indigenous businesses in the hydrocarbons sector supports Horizon 2020 development plan. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oil and gas experts from governments and national and international companies came together from June 19-21, in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, for the 15th Gulf of Guinea Oil and Gas Conference (GOG15). This was the first GOG conference hosted by Equatorial Guinea. The attendees at this annual conference...

2012-03-09 10:54:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, led by Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, recently focused attention on growing and reinforcing the agriculture sector in Equatorial Guinea through a food security program workshop. The Ministry also acknowledged the government's goal of increasing food production in the country. "Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has set food security as a...

2012-03-09 09:27:00

Ceremony solidifies Equatorial Guinea's new relations with Suriname PARAMARIBO, Suriname, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea has been awarded the Medal of Grand Master of the Honorable Order of the Yellow Star and Carrier of the Sign the Great Order by Suriname's President Desire Delano Bouterse. The presentation of the medal, which is the nation's highest award, took place at a ceremony in the Presidential Palace....

2012-02-09 14:15:00

Award-winning photojournalists highlight Bioko and Rio Muni in Equatorial Guinea BATA, Equatorial Guinea, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's Reuters Travelogue features a stunning photo slideshow by award-winning photojournalists Luc Gnago and Amr Abdullah Dalsh. Gnago and Abdullah Dalsh recently joined hundreds of other reporters and photojournalists to Equatorial Guinea to cover the African Cup of Nations, which was co-hosted by Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Matches...

2012-02-03 14:05:00

Progress on technical cooperation, economic integration, trade and defense MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni have agreed to strengthen their commitment to work together and to explore further cooperation initiatives to better serve both countries' needs. The countries agreed to accelerate East African Community integration and to focus cooperation on areas such as...

2012-01-20 13:59:00

BATA, Equatorial Guinea, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Co-host Equatorial Guinea will open the 28th Edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2012) with a match against Libya in the newly remodeled Bata Stadium tomorrow, Saturday, January 21, 2012 in Bata, the country's largest city. "Equatorial Guinea is proud to co-host the Africa Cup of Nations 2012, the continent's most prestigious cup. This is a great opportunity to show how the country is advancing and our...