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2011-06-13 09:07:00

President Obiang Officially Opens 11 New Facilities Country Is Ready to Host African Union Summit MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea dedicated 11 new facilities on the island of Bioko on Saturday. The public works projects were designed to improve infrastructure, help combat corruption, and bring potable water to communities. Some of the projects expanded the city's ability to host...

2011-06-06 13:23:00

The Summit will be held in Malabo June 23(rd) - July 1(st) MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republic of Equatorial Guinea recently launched the 17th African Union Summit website. It is an online portal for the next African Union summit that will take place in Malabo at the end of the month. The site contains information about the summit, Africa and Equatorial Guinea. It is a strong contribution to the resources for the upcoming summit. 17(th)...

2011-05-19 11:30:00

Minister of Agriculture says new Zinc Roofs will Improve Health and Living Standards MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has launched a project to replace improve traditional housing by installing zinc roofs on more than 30,000 houses. Roughly 100,000 Equatorial Guineans will benefit from zinc roofs, which will replace traditional roofs made of the fronds of the nipa palm. The project, which arose as a result of a survey...

2011-05-16 09:33:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's United Nations permanent Representative, Anatolio Ndong Mba, said last week that the country has achieved some of its major development goals by eradicating malaria in more than a third of the population, and making significant improvements in the country's infrastructure, education and public health. Moving the country toward a sustainable and emergent economy is part of the ambitious goals set by...

2011-05-11 09:47:00

Government Partnership Develops $15.8 Million Initiative to Reduce Malaria MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Republic of Equatorial Guinea has decreased the prevalence of the malaria parasite in children by 57% in just four years and has increased the number of children protected by bed nets or indoor spraying of insecticides from 4% to 95% in that same period, according to a report by Roll Back Malaria. Research carried out on the Island of Bioko,...

2011-04-04 16:04:00

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Discusses Cooperation with China and Guinea Conakry MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Minister of State for Agriculture and Forestry, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue met with the Ambassadors of China, Wang Shixiong, and Guinea Conakry, Lansana Keita, to discuss the country's development and further cooperation in the agriculture sector. In his remarks, Minister Nguema...

2011-02-27 22:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Nations Secretary-General praised President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and his counterpart, Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, for "statesmanship" in their efforts to resolve a long-standing territorial dispute. President Obiang met on February 25 with President Bongo at the United Nations (UN) headquarters at the invitation of the Secretary-General. The UN began mediating the dispute in 2004. The two presidents...

2011-01-21 16:31:00

Michael Jackson's Brother to Participate in Agricultural and Cultural Projects MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial), Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, invited Marlon Jackson, brother of the late King of Pop, and Alfred Dixon, former mayor of Greenevers, North Carolina, to the country to discuss potential partnerships in the agricultural and cultural sectors of the...

2010-12-07 15:38:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) efforts to boost development of the agricultural sector in the country, President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo met with the Director General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Jack Diuof, and the Representative of the Permanent Mission of Equatorial Guinea for this Organization, Crisantos Obama Ondo, to review cooperation relations between...

2010-10-15 12:27:00

Government Infrastructure Projects Dynamically Changing Face of the Nation MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The inauguration of the new Annobon airport and trade port were the central events of Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Independence Day Celebration. President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo commissioned the construction of the two facilities in an effort to foster economic growth through access to the remote island province. The two robust...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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