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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...

2010-09-24 12:25:00

Construction of Djibloho Hydroelectric Plant nears completion MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the country's effort to diversify its energy resources and improve electrification nationwide, Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) has undertaken the construction of the Djibloho Hydroelectric Plant on the continental region, near the city of Anisok. President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo visited the plant to witness the positive developments as...

2010-09-14 14:53:00

Ghana Agrees to Provide Assistance to Develop Cocoa Production MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo concluded his visit to the Republic of Ghana where he met with President John Evans Atta Mills to discuss cooperation and assistance to develop the Equatorial Guinea's agricultural sector. This visit follows President Obiang's recent trip to China and Korea where he signed...

2010-09-10 14:29:00

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry to Streamline Processes to Boost Investment BATA, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Minister of State for Agriculture and Forestry, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue met with directors of the Ministry's various departments to discuss how to streamline functions and processes as part of modernization efforts to stimulate growth of the country's agricultural sector. In his remarks,...

2010-09-03 12:40:00

BATA, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Independent Online reports that Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo said the trial of four men sentenced to death for an attack on the presidential palace was "open" and "fair." According to Independent Online, in statement released by the government based on a speech when he opened parliament, President Obiang said "the laws governing Equatorial Guinea were respected and implemented, as well as the procedures of a...

2010-08-31 15:53:00

Equatorial Guinea Also Announced $1.5 Million Donation to World Health Organization MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo expressed his disappointment at the recent criticism from some agencies about the creation of the UNESCO-Obiang prize during the opening ceremony of the 60th Session of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for Africa in Malabo. President Obiang stated...

2010-08-31 15:22:00

New WHO Regional Facility in Country Will Improve Health Outcomes in Africa MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo made a donation of USD$1.5 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) to support research for global health. The announcement was made during the opening ceremony of the 60th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa, which is taking place in Malabo. In his...

2010-08-12 13:38:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) efforts to advance its relations with the international community, President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is making an official visit to Korea. President Obiang will meet with President Lee Myung-bak for a summit to support cooperation efforts in the energy and infrastructure construction areas, reported a Korean official. This is President Obiang's first visit to Korea...

2010-07-27 16:14:00

Key Focus Areas: Youth Access to Education, Employment and Professional Development BATA, Equatorial Guinea, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A three-day special session of the first "Youth Congress," sponsored by the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) in the city of Bata, drew attention to many challenges facing Equatorial Guinea's youth and formulated recommendations to address numerous areas, including access to low-income housing and higher education for the country's...

2010-07-12 14:59:00

Spanish Scholarship Program to Benefit People of Equatorial Guinea MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, has met with the Ambassador of Spain, Manuel Gomez-Acebo, to discuss opportunities to cooperate on the development of Equatorial Guinea's agriculture sector. Among those opportunities discussed were Spain's university-level scholarship program...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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