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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...

2013-11-07 16:22:03

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Second Vice President for Defense and State Security of Equatorial Guinea, traveled to South Africa this week for talks aimed at strengthening security cooperation between the two countries and reviewing the security situation in Africa. Mr. Nguema met with President Jacob Zuma and Secretary of Defense Dr. Sam Makhudu Gulube as well as with directors of the company Denel Group, to explore opportunities...

2013-10-02 12:29:49

President Obiang Visits Sanaria Facilities in Support of the Country's Fight Against Malaria MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo met with representatives of Sanaria Corporation in New York, last week to discuss progress on the upcoming malaria vaccine trial to take place in Equatorial Guinea. The president was in New York, to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and meet with several...

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...

2013-08-23 12:22:11

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Equatorial Guinea's Vice President, has offered to work with the United States government to resolve remaining legal issues after a federal judge dismissed most of the case the government had brought against him. Mr. Nguema has also vowed to fight the remaining charges that he had violated the Banking Law of the United States when his former attorneys opened some bank accounts for him....

2013-07-03 16:21:36

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea encouraged gas-exporting countries to join Equatorial Guinea in working to reduce carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) from the burning of gas in oil production. He made the remarks as he discussed recent growth and development in the oil and gas industry in Equatorial Guinea on the opening day of the Second Summit of the Organization of Gas Exporting Countries (GECF). The forum...

2013-06-14 12:24:57

Mrs. Obiang named Voices of African Mothers Chairman and Millennium Development Goals Women's Progress Award Recipient NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a speech at the Millennium Development Goals 2013 Women's Progress Awards, Constancia Mangue Nsue de Obiang, First Lady of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, received the Millennium Development Goals 2013 Women's Progress award at a gala hosted last night by Voices of African Mothers, Reed for Hope Foundation and...

2013-06-12 12:25:16

NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Constancia Mangue Nsue de Obiang, First Lady of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, joined First Ladies of Africa to honor the contributions and commitments of African women leaders who are working to improve living standards for women on the African continent. In her welcoming speech, Mrs. Nana-Fosu Randall, Voice of African Mothers founder, talked about her life working at the UN and her efforts to found Voice of African...

2013-05-14 16:25:06

Government Finances Political Parties MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an address to the nation, President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea called all citizens to get involved in the upcoming elections, stating he expects civility, patriotism, citizenship, and responsibility during the elections. "In our emerging democracy, we encourage all candidates to campaign hard, but in a fair and transparent manner. We hope candidates do not fight against one...

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...