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2011-09-21 16:05:00

AU President criticizes armed intervention, even for "noble" purposes, urges democracy in AU members Libya, Egypt, Tunisia UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo called on the world to support Africa's economic and technological development, which he described as an important underpinning for the development of democracy on the continent. President Obiang, who is also the rotating president of the African Union,...

2011-09-09 14:02:00

Nation to Reach WHO Millennium Development Goals MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea has significantly reduced maternal mortality across the country, according to a report by the Regional Bureau for Africa of the World Health Organization (WHO). President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has heavily invested in public health in Equatorial Guinea as part of the government-wide effort to meet the goals of the Horizon 2020 development program....

2011-09-07 14:45:00

Equatorial Guinea Invests Substantially in Infrastructure Projects MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo concluded his national tour to win support for his proposed constitutional reforms on the island of Bioko, home to the nation's capital. In a speech delivered before a capacity crowd at the National Stadium, President Obiang characterized the reform proposals as an effort to systematically and...

2011-08-31 16:07:00

Facility Will Improve National Oil Distribution MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea recently partnered with Dutch storage-facilities giant Royal Vopak to develop a crude oil storage terminal that will optimize distribution on the island of Bioko, home of the nation's capital. Royal Vopak is the world's leading independent provider of conditioned storage facilities for bulk liquids, operating in 31 countries worldwide and providing...

2011-08-29 16:06:00

Petrochemical Industry Development to Increase Employment MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea recently partnered with Energy Allied International, from Houston, Texas, to develop the petrochemical sector in the country. The development of the country's local sector will play a significant role in meeting the petrochemical and industrial needs of Equatorial Guinea and the entire West African region. The new partnership will also bring more...

2011-08-25 15:26:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's Vice Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Sergio Osa Mongomo, recently met with economic consultant of Triarius Foundation, G. J. Wales, to discuss cooperation with the agricultural sector in the country. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, led by Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, has been working with the private sector to establish cooperatives to help farmers develop agriculture by providing...

2011-08-18 13:24:00

Infrastructure Projects Are 97% Complete MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea has completed 97% of the infrastructure projects needed to host 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN), which will open in Malabo on January 21. In an interview with BBC, Minister of Youth and Sports Ruslan Nsue Obiang, who is also chairman of the organizing committee, pointed to the country's success in delivering infrastructure projects for the recent African Union...

2011-07-15 14:52:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's capital of Malabo will host the 3rd Africa-South American Summit this fall. President, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, along with African and South American leaders will meet to expand cooperation, create opportunities for promotion, and strengthen political and economic ties between the two regions. This is another effort by the government to strengthen its cooperation ties with the international community....

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)...