Tuesday Mar 4
SA man freed from Black Beach prison
A South African businessman who had been held in Equatorial Guinea's notorious Black Beach prison since December despite being acquitted by a court, was released into the care of the South African embassy on February 21. Daniel Janse van Rensburg of Port Elizabeth was evidently jailed because a business deal with a powerful local businessman went ... (more)
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
Central Africa: Economic Integration Difficult After 20 Years
Central Africa remains one of the poorest regions in the world, with 70 percent of the population living on less than $1 a day and 30 percent of the people going hungry.
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Baby Trafficking Rings Busted In China, 382 Babies Rescued: Officials
Chinese police have rescued 382 abducted babies and arrested 1,094 suspects in a national operation that busted four major Internet-based baby trafficking rings, the Public Security Ministry said Friday.
Book trade news from Book2book
Translating The Dangers Faced By An Author Under Threat
It was hard enough to translate a novel set in Equatorial Guinea, but with Juan Toms vila Laurel facing arrest the lack of information takes on a more sinister tone Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just 3 a month.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Kenya: Africa Milked Dry Through Offshore Accounts
Indeed the African continent's brush with capitalism has caused strange behaviour among the African people of privilege.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Cyclospora spp. in Drills, Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea
To the Editor: More than a decade has passed since major outbreaks of Cyclospora cayetanensis infection in the United States and Canada drew attention to this newly emerging infection .
Ophir Energy reports 'considerable progress' in Equatorial Guinea
Ophir Energy has signed a letter of intent with Petrofac to provide services as operator of the proposed gas development on its gas resources in Equatorial Guinea.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Equatorial Guinea gas exploration market: New market research published
It provides asset level information related to active and planned oil and gas fields and exploration blocks in Equatorial Guinea.
Francophone West Africa Business Forecast Report Q3 2013 - new country guide report published
We predict that the fastest economic expansion in 2013 will be in CA te dIvoire and that Equatorial Guinea will be the worst-performing economy.
Medeama Might Pull Out Of Africa - Edmund Ackah
Management Member of Medeama SC Edmund Ackah claims the club might pull out of their debut CAF Confederations Cup campaign due to financial constraints.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Don Bortey wants World Cup call-up
Panthers FC's Bernard Don Bortey is targeting a place in Ghana's 2014 World Cup squad.
Defender Samuel Adade eyes Confederation Cup success with Medeama
Samuel Adade is confident Medeama can progress to the group phase of the Champions League, regardless of who they face in the qualifying stages.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Medeama coach Paulette revels in historic progress in Confederations Cup
Medeama coach Carlos Alberto Paulette is delighted to have led the side towards a historic progression in the CAF Confederations Cup.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Panther Coach Counting On Don Bortey To Harm Medeama
Head coach of Panthers of Equatorial Guinea, Silva says he is counting on Ghanaian midfielder Bernard Don Bortey to do the harm when his side take on Medeama SC in the second league tier of the their CAF Confederation preliminary match on Sunday at the Essipong stadium.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Africa Investment-African nations race to build sovereign funds
Resource-rich African countries are busy setting up sovereign wealth funds, but critics say the funds may not serve the long-term interests of poor countries that still need to invest in basics such as schools and roads.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Equatorial Guinea: Big plans of a developing country
In early February of this year, the capital of Equatorial Guinea , Malabo, hosted a symposium dedicated to economic diversification; quite relevant following the government's implementation of the Horizon - 2020 state program aimed at driving Equatorial Guinea on the course of becoming a developing country.
Panthers FC arrive in Ghana for CAF Confederation Cup return against Medeama
The Equatorial Guinean side have landed in the West African country, just three days after losing their first leg 2-1 at home to the Ghanaians.
Spirit of Malabo Nears Completion of Tests
The twenty-four foot Brazilian made ocean rowboat christened the Spirit of Malabo nears completion of tests before its maiden transatlantic journey from Gran Canaria, Canary Islands to New York with a resupply in the British Virgin Islands.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Equatorial Guinea: Corruption: How to Stamp out the Kickbacks
Republic of Guinea, Population: 10,000,000 , GDP per Capita: $588.00, Official language: French, Capital and largest city: Conakry, Area: 245,857 square kms, Independence: From France, 2 October 1958 Africa's mining sector has a transparency problem, and Guinea, under President Alpha Cond's leadership, is now seen as a test case for opening up the ... (more)
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Medeama clinch important away win in impressive Confed Cup start
Ghanaian side Medeama made an impressive start to their continental campaign on Sunday as they picked up a 2-1 away victory against Panthers of Equatorial Guinea in the CAF Confederation Cup.