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2012-03-15 20:49:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The detention of Dr. Wenceslao Mansogo for medical malpractice has been carried out according to proper legal procedures, the government of Equatorial Guinea said today. In a statement, the government said Doctor Mansogo was arrested following a complaint by the family of a woman who died during surgery. The family objected to the condition of the woman's body and questioned the care she had received. According...

2012-03-14 11:14:00

Contribution is part of country's growing humanitarian efforts. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea has sent a national cargo plane filled with rice, milk, water, medicine, clothing and medical equipment to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, on Sunday, March 11. The shipment of humanitarian aid totaled 400 tons (MT) and was delivered to the Congolese capital in several trips. The shipment was made in response to the series of...

2012-03-13 14:03:00

Nation has been slowly raising its profile through engagement, humanitarian aid, exchanges MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week's UNESCO vote to institute a $3 million prize for biological research sponsored by the government of Equatorial Guinea was a sign of that nation's increasingly active--and successful--foreign policy. Equatorial Guinea offered to fund a prize to promote studies related to the most important health problems affecting...

2012-03-12 18:40:00

President's priority has always been to help promote research to cure African endemic diseases MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has expressed its appreciation to the Executive Board of UNESCO for its approval of the Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences. The board voted to establish the prize on March 8 by a vote of 33 votes in favor, 18 against and 6 abstentions, far exceeding...

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....

Endangered African Monkey's DNA Suggests Troubles From Warming Climate
2012-03-01 04:47:35

University of Oregon scientist says drill face increasing threats from both climate change and hunters A rare and endangered monkey in an African equatorial rainforest is providing a look into our climatic future through its DNA. Its genes show that wild drills (Mandrillus leucophaeus), already an overhunted species, may see a dramatic population decline if the forest dries out and vegetation becomes sparser amid warming temperatures, researchers report. Looking for clues amid 2,076...

2012-02-20 10:12:00

Minister Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue contests "unfounded accusations." Apartment is not privately owned. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has protested to the French government a raid by French police on an apartment in Paris that is owned by the government of Equatorial Guinea and used for diplomatic purposes. On February 13, police raided an apartment on Avenue Foch in Paris that they believed belonged...

2012-02-13 12:22:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, recently sponsored student scholarships in agriculture and natural resources management degrees in the Dominican Republic. This was done by Minister Nguema in his role as President of the Youth Federation of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea. "The main goal of going to the Dominican Republic is to obtain higher education. Take...

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...


Latest Equatorial Guinea Reference Libraries

Goliath Frog, Conraua goliath
2013-07-24 11:33:06

The Goliath Frog (Conraua goliath) is the largest living anuran on Earth. The largest known specimens can grow up to 13 inches long from snout to vent, and weighs up to 7 pounds. This animal has a relatively small habitat range, mainly in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea. Its numbers are decreasing because of habitat destruction and its collection for consumption and the pet trade. Their eyes can be almost .98 inches in diameter. The obvious tympanum has a diameter of about .20 inches and is...

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-01-02 11:00:22

The western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) is a subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). It lives in montane, primary, and secondary forests and lowland swamps. It is found throughout all or parts of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Of all gorillas it is the least endangered and is the gorilla usually found in zoos. The western lowland gorilla eats plants and, occasionally, insects....

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2007-01-02 10:22:49

The mantled guereza (Colobus guereza), also known simply as the guereza or the abyssinian black-and-white colobus, is a colobus monkey. It is a kind of Old World monkey. It is native to much of west central and east Africa, including Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Chad. This black-and-white colobus species grows to about 18 to 28 inches, with a 20 to 35 inch tail. It weighs 12 to 32 pounds. It has no cheek pouches, and, like most colobi, the thumb is nearly...

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2007-01-02 10:17:56

The drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) is a primate of the Cercopithecidae (Old-world Monkeys) family. It is closely related to the baboons and even more closely to the mandrill. The drill is similar in appearance to the mandrill, but lacks the colorful face. It is found only in Cameroon, Nigeria, and north of the Sanaga River. It is also found on the coastal island of Bioko, part of Equatorial Guinea. The drill is one of Africa's most endangered primates.

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