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2012-07-17 14:21:06

Prize Honors Individuals for Contributions in Scientific Research PARIS, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President of Equatorial Guinea, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, awarded the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea prize to three scientists for their work in scientific research today at a ceremony in Paris. "Each awardee is being recognized for their excellent work in the field of science and their contribution to the betterment of humanity," said President Obiang. The recipients...

2012-07-13 06:24:28

Improvement of public health and health infrastructure is a national priority in Equatorial Guinea. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea and Botswana lead Africa in per capita investments in health care, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, but the gap in spending between Africa and the rest of the world is still a concern. The statistics are from the WHO's 2012 Health Financing and Health MDGs (Millennium...

2012-07-06 06:21:27

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the youth-led Arab Spring, African Heads of State have accelerated the 2009-2018 "Decade of Youth Action Plan" at the African Union 2011 Summit, which was held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. With high youth unemployment seen as an impending threat to stability in Africa (AU, 2011), solutions to create opportunity are highly regarded and welcomed by African Statesmen. In that perspective, the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation in...

2012-07-05 10:22:11

Scientists from Drexel University and the University of Equatorial Guinea May Have Discovered Four New Frog Species MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers in Equatorial Guinea may have discovered up to four new species of amphibians on Bioko Island. They believe that the island may be a kind of "ark" for amphibians where species have developed immunities to at least some of the diseases that are currently affecting amphibian populations worldwide....

2012-06-26 10:22:03

West African Nation pledged to United Nations agreements on Climate Change, Biological Diversity and Desertification at the UN Rio+20 Conference MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, made a push, last week at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro, for his country and the rest of the African continent to adopt specific measures for the implementation of...

2012-06-22 10:21:38

West African Nation Joins Conversation on Pathway to Safer, Equitable and Cleaner Environment MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President of Equatorial Guinea led a delegation to join world leaders, other governments, nongovernmental agencies, international institutions, private-sector organizations and other groups June 20-22, in Rio de Janeiro, for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). "This conference is the second...

2012-06-21 10:27:09

Effort to create indigenous businesses in the hydrocarbons sector supports Horizon 2020 development plan. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oil and gas experts from governments and national and international companies came together from June 19-21, in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, for the 15th Gulf of Guinea Oil and Gas Conference (GOG15). This was the first GOG conference hosted by Equatorial Guinea. The attendees at this annual conference...

2012-06-13 14:20:47

Favorable conditions for U.S. investment in a modern, diversifying economy. President Obiang seeks U.S. companies for IT, telecoms, fisheries, agribusiness, mining, tourism. HOUSTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea laid out the welcome mat in Houston Monday for U.S. investments in information technology, telecommunications, fisheries, construction, agriculture and agroindustry, mining and hydrocarbons. Some 200 representatives of companies...

2012-05-24 10:23:07

West African nation has no political prisoners, citizens have unfettered Internet access. There were no credible reports of torture. WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are no political prisoners in Equatorial Guinea, according to the Department of State's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2011, which was released today. The report documented several positive practices and developments in the country in a report that was more positive in tone and...

2012-05-22 10:23:33

Exiled Opposition Leader Returns To A Changed Equatorial Guinea Sibacha Bueicheku credits government for reforms and development and urges exiles to return. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sibacha Bueicheku, chairman of the Union for Democracy and Social Development party and deputy coordinator of the Common Front of the Opposition in Exile, has returned to Equatorial Guinea after living abroad in Spain for 35 years. Bueicheku told local media that...


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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