Articles tagged 'equatorial guinea'

$16m seized from Equatorial Guinea leader's son 18 September 2018 Authorities in Brazil have seized more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, local media report. The 48-year-old, known for his lavish taste, is the son of the oil-rich Central African count...
Nguema jets in for official visit 25 May 2018 HARARE - Euatorial Guinea president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, arrived in Harare yesterday for his first official visit since President Emmerson Mnangagwa inauguration. Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo confirmed the visit to the Daily News. Ties between Harare and Malabo were strengthene...
Sadc must use Ecowas way to tackle Mugabe 23 January 2017 HARARE - Following Ecowas' sustained pressure that has forced Gambia's former authoritarian leader Yahya Jammeh into exile in Equatorial Guinea after his crushing poll defeat, analysts and opposition parties said yesterday Sadc must abandon its cautious diplomatic approach and dissuade leaders su...
Equatorial Guinea silent on Jammeh's presence 23 January 2017 BANJUL - Officials in Equatorial Guinea refused to comment on Sunday on whether ousted former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh had arrived in the country. But in a statement, Equatorial Guinea's opposition denounced the presence of Jammeh, whose 22-year reign was marked by systematic human rights a...
Amid unrest, Mugabe leaves for E Guinea 22 November 2016 HARARE - Globe-trotting President Robert Mugabe is leaving on a two-day trip to Equatorial Guinea amid planned anti-government opposition protests this week as economic conditions worsen back home and social tensions rise. Mugabe, 92, will attend the IV Africa-Arab World Summit at the Sipopo C...
Let Thursday incident not mar a good final 7 February 2015 JOHANNESBURG - The outstanding 3-0 semi-final win by Ghana over bitter hosts Equatorial Guinea on Thursday night has definitely been overshadowed by the violence that rocked that outstanding match. Few will talk of some breathtaking soccer played by Ghana on their way to the final where they w...
2015 Afcon kicks-off 17 January 2015 LONDON - Equatorial Guinea will kick off the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations today, only two months after stepping in as hosts. Original hosts Morocco had asked to postpone the event because of their fears over the spread of the Ebola virus but their plea was rejected by the Confederation of Africa...
Mugabe flies out again 25 June 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday flew to the Equatorial Guinea capital Malabo to attend the 23rd Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) while the country's economic crisis worsens. Zimbabweans are expecting Mugabe to address the nation on the economic crisis that has forced hundr...
Equatorial Guinea president's son Obiang faces probe 23 March 2014 PARIS - The son of Equatorial Guinea's leader has been put under formal investigation in France over money-laundering allegations, his lawyer has said. Teodorin Nguema Obiang Mangue, his father's second vice-president, denies embezzling state funds. In 2012, France issued an arrest warrant ...