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2012-11-01 15:23:38

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that, having received the approval of the Government of Equatorial Guinea, it has acquired a 31% non-operating working interest in a production and development area ("PDA") in Block P, offshore Equatorial Guinea from PETRONAS CARIGALI OVERSEAS SDN BHD. VAALCO paid $10 million for the working interest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO) The PDA, which is operated by GEPetrol,...

2012-10-31 15:24:42

Creative youth collective explores modern Malabo MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bryan Blue, part of the American youth delegation during the Leon H. Sullivan Summit, which took place in Equatorial Guinea last August, has shared his view of the country through a video series named Passport Life. Blue shows viewers scenes of Equatorial Guinea, where he discovered American-style conveniences and quality meals, traditional music and dancers, and Malabo's...

2012-10-24 11:25:10

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and UNICEF have officially refuted erroneous AIDS prevalence figures published by some international media. In its official statement, UNICEF said, "..we wish to dissociate ourselves from such erroneous information published by the press, and to refute it, because UNICEF never alluded to any data statistics on HIV/AIDS in Equatorial Guinea." UNICEF said that a...

2012-10-19 15:22:10

Journalism professor and students produce independent publication. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professors and students at the National University of Equatorial Guinea (UNGE) have launched an independent newspaper that has a mission to inform the public and train a new generation of journalists. Bernardino Ndze Biyoa, editor of the independent newspaper El Lector, is a professor of communications at UNGE's Malabo campus. "We saw that with El...

2012-10-17 11:23:24

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has issued a statement regarding the international arrest warrant received by INTERPOL for the detention of Daniel Lebegue. A full text of the statement follows: The Justice System of Equatorial Guinea informs the national and international public that on today's date, Tuesday, October 16 of the current year, the International Criminal Police Organization, more commonly known as Interpol,...

2012-10-17 11:23:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has issued an official statement regarding the international arrest warrant received by INTERPOL for the detention of Daniel Lebegue. A full text of the government's statement follows: The Justice System of Equatorial Guinea informs the national and international public that on today's date, Tuesday, October 16 of the current year, the International Criminal Police Organization, more...

2012-10-15 15:20:10

Government promotes infrastructure development with 'new gateway' to country MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea marked its Independence Day October 12 with the inauguration of a new airport, the President Obiang Nguema International Airport, located at Mongomeyen, in the mainland province of Wele-Nzas. This is the country's fifth international airport, designed to connect the nation's geographically isolated areas to the main population...

2012-10-12 15:22:43

Equatorial Guinea Gives US$30 Million To FAO For Food Aid In Africa Equatorial Guinea joins the fight to end hunger in Africa MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea has offered US$30 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to assist African countries with food shortages and improve food security across the continent. The donation comes after a meeting between the President of Equatorial Guinea and Jose...

2012-10-12 11:21:01

Entire country now has access to electrical power. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea has inaugurated a new electricity plant in the city of Djibloho that forms the final major element in its plan to extend electrical power to the entire nation. President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo dedicated the plant in an official ceremony on October 11. "The importance of this project is to ensure a better life for all of our citizens [...],"...

2012-10-09 11:21:32

Ceiba Intercontinental Adds Malabo - Madrid Route MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's national airline, Ceiba Intercontinental, made its historic first intercontinental flight on October 4 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to Madrid. Ceiba will service the route with a newly acquired Boeing 777 aircraft. The Ministry of Civil Aviation of Equatorial Guinea purchased the aircraft as the first step in the government's efforts to meet the...


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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