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2013-09-04 12:28:46

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ventures Africa magazine recently carried a featured story on the captivating natural landscapes of Equatorial Guinea's Island of Bioko. The article highlighted the island's white sand beaches, colorful vegetation and precious wood. While it focused mostly on the West African nation's climate, geographical location and natural beauty, the magazine also highlighted its offshore oil reserves, "as well as the fact of...

2013-09-04 12:24:53

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has partnered with Marathon Oil Corporation to renovate the infrastructure of the Hospital of Malabo, including installing new air conditioning units, doors and windows and renovating the electrical installation. Marathon Oil Corporation also presented a community health project last month to refurbish the Hospital of Malabo's emergency room. The project was approved by the...

2013-08-29 12:22:49

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has launched two international training programs aimed at building capacity in the natural-resources sector and improving education and literacy. Equatorial Guinea has partnered with Hydrac, a company that safeguards installations and investments for the petroleum industry in Cameroon and the Gulf of Guinea region, to provide training and technical assistance. A delegation of...

2013-08-23 12:22:11

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Equatorial Guinea's Vice President, has offered to work with the United States government to resolve remaining legal issues after a federal judge dismissed most of the case the government had brought against him. Mr. Nguema has also vowed to fight the remaining charges that he had violated the Banking Law of the United States when his former attorneys opened some bank accounts for him....

2013-08-13 08:21:28

Equatorial Guinea Hosts Third Summit of Heads of State of the Gulf of Guinea Commission MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, called on the Gulf of Guinea heads of state to maintain stronger vigilance and create a maritime security body in order to overcome security and stability issues affecting the zone. President Obiang, who was also named President of the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC), also...

2013-08-12 16:25:03

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anatolio Ndong Mba, Permanent Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations, has assumed the rotating chairmanship of the African states group and will lead the permanent representatives from African nations during the group's meetings, United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) plenary meetings, and events that take place during the month of August. The agenda for the upcoming meetings will focus on issues related to the Global...

2013-07-25 16:26:05

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, in collaboration with the Foundation for the Development of Nursing (FUDEN), has concluded the training of 153 nurses. Developing a modern, professional nursing corps in the country is a critical part of the government's efforts to improve the public health care system in the nation. The five-year program was carried out in cooperation with the National...

2013-07-09 12:24:22

Prime Minister Addresses Nation's Sociopolitical and Economic Reform MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's Prime Minister, Vincente Ehate Tomi, discussed the nation's recent development programs at the 34(th) Summit of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) this weekend in Trinidad and Tobago. As Chairman-in-Office of the Summit of Heads of State and of Government of the ACP Group, the Prime Minister shared the Government's Action Plan...

2013-07-09 12:23:12

Conference provides chance to strengthen partnership with international community MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National and international economic experts will come together in November 2013, in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, for the Symposium on Equatorial Guinea's Economic Diversification. The Economic Diversification Conference is organized by the Ministry of Finance and will be held at the Sipopo Conference Center, as part of the...

2013-07-03 16:21:36

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea encouraged gas-exporting countries to join Equatorial Guinea in working to reduce carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) from the burning of gas in oil production. He made the remarks as he discussed recent growth and development in the oil and gas industry in Equatorial Guinea on the opening day of the Second Summit of the Organization of Gas Exporting Countries (GECF). The forum...


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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