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2010-07-01 13:59:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an address to world leaders, CEOs and the media, Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo vowed to preserve the natural resources of the country and protect endangered species. President Obiang's historic address was delivered at the 2010 Global Forum in Cape Town, South Africa. As a member of the Commission for the Conservation of Forest Ecosystems in Central Africa...

2010-06-30 13:43:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his address to the 2010 TIME/Fortune/CNN Global Forum, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo committed to investing in the country's various social development programs and vowing to enhance the existing Social Development Fund that uses oil resources for the benefit of the people of Equatorial Guinea. "Through this Fund, we are investing in our children, our schools, our teachers, health care, tourism,...

2010-06-29 14:05:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo promised accountability and transparency in an historic speech at the 2010 Global Forum in Cape Town, South Africa. President Obiang also expressed his intention to use oil resources in compliance with the rules of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). "We will continue trying to qualify as a candidate for compliance...

2010-06-16 10:15:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) released the following statement today in response to the announcement by UNESCO's Director-General, Irina Bokova on the decision to delay setting a date to award the UNESCO-Obiang Life Sciences Prize and to postpone the decision on the matter until the next meeting of the Executive Council in October. "The Government of Equatorial Guinea expresses gratitude to...

2010-06-10 09:15:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) efforts to improve public health throughout the country, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is sponsoring a two-year nursing assistant course to improve health issues in collaboration with the Spanish Cooperation and the Cuban Brigade. The Deputy Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Maria de la Vida Asue Ndong, invited participants to engage in this effort...

2010-06-08 16:20:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter kicked off a three-day trip to west Africa with a visit to Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial), according to reports by FIFA. Blatter praised Equatorial Guinea for its development projects in front of a large crowd gathered for his arrival and the opening of the national FA's new headquarters and technical center. "This is the first time I have been to your country but it will...

2009-10-09 14:44:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, His Excellency President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, today issued the following statement congratulating the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, on winning the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. "On behalf of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and the people of my country, I extend my congratulations to President Obama on his being honored with the Nobel Peace Prize. This...

2009-09-21 08:47:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Rice University's James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy Friday, His Excellency Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, detailed his vision for the future of Equatorial Guinea. Speaking as a guest of the Institutes' Energy Forum, President Obiang detailed specific successes in the country during its short history and outlined plans for the continued investment of natural resource revenue, the...

2009-09-17 11:34:00

Victoria Advocate Reports on Global Construction WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An American construction company has begun a massive construction project in Cogo, Equatorial Guinea reported the Victoria Advocate Wednesday. The Advocate, Texas' second oldest newspaper, reported Wednesday morning that the Victoria-based Roth Construction is set to build the "presidential library and conference center for President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo." According to the Advocate,...

2009-08-21 08:52:00

Official Visit to Department of State Focused on Strengthening Regional Stability and Continued Judicial Reform WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During an official visit to Washington, D.C. Thursday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Pastor Micha Ondo Bile, met with Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Johnnie Carson to discuss the strategic partnership between the United States and the Central-African nation. Foreign Minister...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.