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2014-04-25 12:23:05

Plan supports sustainable energy and Fund for Climate Change in Africa MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has developed a national climate change plan aimed at reducing carbon emissions and mitigating climate change. "We understand climate change has an impact on every region. The national climate change plan allows us to implement projects aimed at reducing carbon emissions, support sustainable energy, among...

2014-04-17 16:27:33

Secretary of State for Public Health meets with healthcare providers in the country's continental region to plan for next week's campaign launch MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Secretary of State for Public Health in Equatorial Guinea, Práxedes Rabat Macambo, led an informational meeting from the country's continental region (also known as Rio Muni or Mbini) to brief healthcare providers on the polio immunization campaign that will be...

2014-04-14 12:37:31

West African Nation works with World Health Organization and Others to Implement Proactive Campaign MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has launched a campaign to immunize the nation's children against polio following some recent outbreaks. The first case of polio was detected on February 6, 2014 in the district of Niefang, it was an acute flaccid paralysis diagnosed in a two-year old child who was never...

2014-04-09 16:22:52

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Equatorial Guinea's President, met with John Barnett Hess, Hess Corporation CEO, to strengthen the long-term and growing partnership between the company and the West African Nation. During the meeting, President Obiang and Mr. Hess discussed the company's continued investment in the country's energy, education and science sectors. Hess representatives praised the socio-economic development the...

2014-02-04 08:29:39

World Bank will support establishment of statistics institute in the country. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perceptions of Equatorial Guinea are skewed by outdated statistical data, said representatives of the World Bank and IMF participating in a panel at the Emerging Equatorial Guinea conference today in Malabo. "Statistics about Equatorial Guinea are very much outdated, particularly poverty numbers," said Gregor Binkert, World Bank country...

2013-11-13 23:21:40

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The West African Oil & Gas Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Report Details The West African oil & gas market is experiencing a period of strong growth, with significant exploration and production activity taking place in the region's offshore fields. The similarities between the pre-salt reserves in Brazil and West Africa is generating renewed interest in the latter's oil & gas market, while...

2013-09-23 23:34:03

Transatlantic row will help fight against HIV/AIDS and build a permanent UN Slave Memorial in New York City. Orient Point, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Victor Mooney arrived in Orient Point by the Sea Restaurant and Marina early Saturday morning. Mooney is currently conducting sea trials in preparation for his fourth bid to row across the Atlantic Ocean. “The sea trials are allowing me to row non-stop four to six hours, which is optimal for my row across the Atlantic Ocean”, said...


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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