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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...

2012-05-21 10:22:40

Participation reflects government's commitment to Horizon 2020 development plan MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea will participate in the annual 65th World Health Assembly, which will be held at the Palais de Nations in Geneva from May 21st through the 26th. This year's assembly will focus primarily on public health issues such as universal health care, the Millennium Development Goals and noncommunicable diseases. In addition, the...

2012-05-10 14:22:37

Case of malpractice was brought by victim's family. Court acted on evidence presented. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea today said that its courts acted properly in the malpractice conviction of Dr. Wenceslao Mansogo, rebutting claims by human rights groups that the trial was politically motivated. In a statement that detailed some of the evidence heard at trial, the government recounted events surrounding the death...

2012-04-26 02:23:32

HOUSTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) reported today first quarter 2012 net income of $263 million, or $1.47 per share diluted, on revenues of $1,165 million. Excluding the impact of unrealized commodity derivative losses, first quarter 2012 adjusted net income(1) was $314 million, or $1.75 per share diluted. Net income for the first quarter 2011 was $14 million, or $0.08 per share diluted, on revenues of $899 million. Adjusted net income(1) for the first...

2012-04-17 06:25:17

Government Defends Commitment to Upholding Professionalism and Transparency MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an interview with France Africa 24, President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, defending the Government of Equatorial Guinea, stated it maintains strict control of State revenues. "All the money is collected by the State," said President Obiang. "No one can touch that money." He then continued to discuss the various businesses that he and...

2012-04-10 06:23:31

An Effort of The Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) to Conserve Congo Basin MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea is now part of a Global Environment Facility (GEF) project titled 'A Regional Focus on Sustainable Timber Management in the Congo Basin', an initiative backed by international development organizations, national NGOs, and government officials. One of three pilot countries, Equatorial Guinea will begin a series of...

2012-03-29 06:24:42

Statement cites discriminatory actions and attempts to destabilize the country. MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has accused French government investigators of acting illegally in efforts to seize diplomatic property and seek an international warrant for the arrest of the country's Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, for an allegedly obtaining property in France with ill-gotten...

2012-03-23 14:20:24

BATA, Equatorial Guinea, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Equatorial Guinea and the Republic of Ghana agreed to cooperate in energy and agriculture at meetings in Bata, Equatorial Guinea's largest city and commercial capital, this week. President Obiang met with Ghana's special envoy, Bebaako Mensah. The Ghanaian delegation also met with the Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy, Marcelino Owono Edu, and others to establish relations between the two countries' oil...

2012-03-19 06:21:22

Forum explores West Africa's growing hydrocarbon sector MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Mines, Industry & Energy will lead the The CWC Group's 15th Gulf of Guinea Oil and Gas Conference (GOG15) in Malabo, June 19-21, 2012. The event is the senior-most forum to focus on West Africa's growing hydrocarbon sector. According to Gabriel Obiang Lima, Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines, Industry & Energy, the...

2012-03-19 06:21:08

Participation reflects growing ties with South Korea MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea will participate in Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea, which will be held from May 12 to August 12. The theme of the international exposition is "The Living Ocean and Coast: Diversity of Resources and Renewable Energies," dedicated to promoting sustainability and protecting the environment. This marks the fourth time Equatorial Guinea has participated...


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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