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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...

2010-09-01 15:59:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, met with the United Nations Regional Committee delegation to further discuss ways to facilitate technical assistance to the local United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to improve the effectiveness of its 2009-2012 Assistance Program activities in Equatorial Guinea. The main focus of the meeting was to...

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...

2010-08-17 16:50:00

Country Also Welcomes New UNICEF Representative MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Ministry of Health and Welfare and the Sanitary Prevention Department launched a cholera and measles vaccination campaign in an effort to further improve health services for the nation's citizens. Health centers in Malabo have expanded their immunization programs and launched a vaccination campaign for pregnant women and...

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...

2010-08-06 08:08:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) and the Global Viral Forecasting Initiative, along with several Central African States, have partnered with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) to form a network to fight H1N1 and HIV. The purpose of the network's recent forum was to share knowledge and best practices, and to collect data and prevention procedures among military health professionals in the...

2010-07-30 10:39:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Ministry of Transport, Technology, Posts and Telecommunications is working to deploy advanced telecommunications services, including phone and Internet, throughout the entire country as part of the goals set forth by the government in the Horizon 2020 plan. Various projects are already underway, including the deployment of a fiber optic submarine cable between the mainland and...

2010-07-28 13:57:00

Music Day Festival Promotes Culture and Art MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea's (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and SOMAGEC hosted a Music Day Festival to celebrate culture throughout the country. The event featured renowned musicians, artists and dancers. Ramon Esono Ebale started off the event with the creation of the "Happening Tag," a colorful mural. Sculptor Gabriel Mokolo also presented the...

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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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