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 MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perceptions of Equatorial Guinea are skewed by outdated statistical data, said representatives of the World Bank and IMF participating in a panel at the Emerging Equatorial Guinea conference today in Malabo. "Statistics about Equatorial Guinea are very much outdated, particularly poverty numbers," said Gregor Binkert, World Bank country...

2013-09-23 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...

2013-09-04 12:28:46

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ventures Africa magazine recently carried a featured story on the captivating natural landscapes of Equatorial Guinea's Island of Bioko. The article highlighted the island's white sand beaches, colorful vegetation and precious wood. While it focused mostly on the West African nation's climate, geographical location and natural beauty, the magazine also highlighted its offshore oil reserves, "as well as the fact of...

2013-09-04 12:24:53

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has partnered with Marathon Oil Corporation to renovate the infrastructure of the Hospital of Malabo, including installing new air conditioning units, doors and windows and renovating the electrical installation. Marathon Oil Corporation also presented a community health project last month to refurbish the Hospital of Malabo's emergency room. The project was approved by the...

2013-08-27 23:27:02

H.E. Kelebone Maope, Ambassador and Permanent Representative for the Kingdom of Lesotho to the UN christen the Spirit of Malabo that will help bring the UN Slave Memorial into fruition. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 With scenic East River as a backdrop and The United Nations International School (UNIS) as its nearest neighbor, the Skyport Marina located on 23rd Street and the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive played host for the christening of the Spirit of Malabo on...

2013-07-25 16:26:05

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, in collaboration with the Foundation for the Development of Nursing (FUDEN), has concluded the training of 153 nurses. Developing a modern, professional nursing corps in the country is a critical part of the government's efforts to improve the public health care system in the nation. The five-year program was carried out in cooperation with the National...

2013-07-09 12:23:12

Conference provides chance to strengthen partnership with international community MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National and international economic experts will come together in November 2013, in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, for the Symposium on Equatorial Guinea's Economic Diversification. The Economic Diversification Conference is organized by the Ministry of Finance and will be held at the Sipopo Conference Center, as part of the...

2013-05-07 16:27:15

Fifty-Five Members of a New Senate to be Elected MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republic of Equatorial Guinea will hold elections on 26 May 2013. Citizens will elect members of a new parliament as well as local council members across the country. For the first time, voters will elect 55 members of a new Senate established in accordance with the constitutional reforms of February 2012. The remaining 15 senators will be appointed by President...

2013-02-28 12:24:33

President Obiang receives Order of Francophonie and Dialogue of Cultures Award MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea, President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, opened the 5(th) Conference of the Presidents of Assemblies and Sections of the African Region of the Francophonie Parliamentary Assembly (APF) with a call for stronger cooperation aimed at promoting peace as development and stability problems threaten states. During his welcoming remarks,...

2013-02-19 12:29:15

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Equatorial Guinea is making final preparations for the third Summit of Africa and South America (ASA), which will take place this week in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. After visiting several South American countries two weeks ago, Agapito Mba Mokuy, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with those organizing the ASA Summit to discuss the final details. The summit will run from Wednesday, February 20th to...