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2014-06-12 12:22:15

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea participated in the U.S.-Africa Energy Ministerial (AEM) hosted by the governments of Ethiopia and the United States to provide a forum for major announcements and commitments that support energy development throughout Africa. Under the theme "Catalyzing Sustainable Energy Growth in Africa," AEM brought together energy leaders from Africa and the United States to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 3-4,...

2014-06-06 16:22:56

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea hosted leaders from the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) to discuss strengthening the community, the future of the ACP in Central Africa (especially after 2020), promotion of trade cooperation, and partnership with European community. The meeting was held on June 2-5, 2014 in the Conference Center of Sipopo in the capital city of Malabo. In his welcoming address, President Obiang...

2014-06-05 16:23:43

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has announced that it will install a self-sufficient solar microgrid project in Annobon Province in partnership with three American companies: the consulting firm MAECI Solar, GE Power & Water and Princeton Power Systems. "The solar microgrid will feature 5-MW solar modules and system integration by MAECI, an energy management system and controls from Princeton Power Systems...

2014-05-28 12:32:07

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diosdado Nsue Milang, Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Health and Social Welfare, participated in the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) meeting and other sessions at the 67th World Health Assembly (WHA), held in Geneva, Switzerland on May 19-24, 2014. The Equatorial Guinea delegation joined more than 3000 delegates from all WHO Member States at the WHA. The Assembly focused on the fight against...

2014-05-23 16:21:57

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ivory Coast and Ghana under which they will begin discussions to create a regional gas company. Gabriel Mbega Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea, joined Adama Toungara, Minister of Petroleum and Energy of Ivory Coast, and Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum of Ghana, on May...

2014-05-19 12:23:30

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has heavily invested its oil revenues in the country by focusing on improving education, developing human capital and diversifying its economy, Equatorial Guinea's Ambassador to the United States, Ruben Maye Nsue Mangue, said in a recent interview with Focus Washington. Ambassador Nsue Mangue called improved education one of his country's most important accomplishments since independence. "Since...

2014-05-07 16:26:15

HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported a net loss of $7.0 million or a loss of $0.12 per share for the first quarter of 2014 compared to net income $7.2 million or $0.12 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2013. First quarter 2014 revenues were $28.1 million compared to $44.1 million in the first quarter of 2013. Results for the first quarter were impacted by the timing of crude liftings and exploration expense, offshore Gabon....

2014-05-07 08:34:05

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has reached a 75% reduction in maternal mortality, reaching its UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target a full two years before the end of 2015, the deadline set by the UN, said a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO). The report said, "Sub-Saharan Africa is still the riskiest region in the world for dying of complications in pregnancy and childbirth."...

2014-05-02 12:23:04

Plan supports country's social development initiatives MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has launched an environmental training program to form technicians who will work to ensure that Bioko Island's environment and natural habitat are monitored in order to protect its biodiversity and the species that are unique to the country. The program has trained 30 Equatoguineans through the Support Program for the...

2014-04-30 12:30:04

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea launched the first phase of a campaign to immunize the nation's children against polio last week. The government has been working closely with World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, United Nations (UN), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Atlanta, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others to implement this proactive campaign. Leo Heileman, UN Resident...


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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