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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...

2013-07-03 12:24:52

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea has made a donation of $30 million to fight hunger in Africa. The announcement was made during the Elimination of Hunger in Africa Summit that took place in Addis Ababa this week. Prime Minister Vicente Ehate Tomi attended the summit on behalf of President Obiang, who was in Russia to participate in the Gas Exporting Countries Forum. The meeting, the High Level Meeting of African and International...

2013-06-14 12:24:57

Mrs. Obiang named Voices of African Mothers Chairman and Millennium Development Goals Women's Progress Award Recipient NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a speech at the Millennium Development Goals 2013 Women's Progress Awards, Constancia Mangue Nsue de Obiang, First Lady of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, received the Millennium Development Goals 2013 Women's Progress award at a gala hosted last night by Voices of African Mothers, Reed for Hope Foundation and...

2013-06-12 12:25:16

NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Constancia Mangue Nsue de Obiang, First Lady of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, joined First Ladies of Africa to honor the contributions and commitments of African women leaders who are working to improve living standards for women on the African continent. In her welcoming speech, Mrs. Nana-Fosu Randall, Voice of African Mothers founder, talked about her life working at the UN and her efforts to found Voice of African...

2013-05-17 16:24:12

Minister of health, also leader of Socialist Party of Equatorial Guinea, says citizens have access to quality care. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea is working to renovate all the hospitals in the country within the next four years, according to Minister of Health Tomas Mecheba Fernandez Galilea. Mr. Fernandez, who is also secretary general of the Socialist Party of Equatorial Guinea (PSGE), discussed the...

2013-05-14 16:25:06

Government Finances Political Parties MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an address to the nation, President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea called all citizens to get involved in the upcoming elections, stating he expects civility, patriotism, citizenship, and responsibility during the elections. "In our emerging democracy, we encourage all candidates to campaign hard, but in a fair and transparent manner. We hope candidates do not fight against one...

2013-05-09 16:23:21

HOUSTON, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $7.2 million or $0.12 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2013 compared to net income attributable to VAALCO of $9.0 million or $0.15 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2012. First quarter 2013 revenues were $44.1 million compared to $45.3 million in the first quarter of 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO) Robert...

2013-05-07 16:27:15

Fifty-Five Members of a New Senate to be Elected MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republic of Equatorial Guinea will hold elections on 26 May 2013. Citizens will elect members of a new parliament as well as local council members across the country. For the first time, voters will elect 55 members of a new Senate established in accordance with the constitutional reforms of February 2012. The remaining 15 senators will be appointed by President...

2013-04-25 12:27:16

Proposal would give African nations the final say over Security Council actions in Africa. NEW YORK, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea made a plea today to give African nations a veto over UN Security council actions on the continent. He did not give details. "The Republic of Equatorial Guinea asks the international community to...allow Africa to obtain its protection in the Security Council with the right of a veto in its...

2013-03-14 20:20:49

HOUSTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO) For the 2012 fourth quarter, VAALCO reported a net loss attributable to VAALCO of $18.9 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, compared to net income attributable to VAALCO of $8.7 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, for the comparable period in 2011. For the year ended December 31, 2012,...


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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