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Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon sign deal on cross-border cooperation

Presidents of Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon have signed a bilateral treaty that would see the two West African countries cooperate on cross-border oil and gas development and monetization. The agreement was signed during the heads of state summit of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) countries held in Cameroon last week and is set to bring with it new… Read More
Africa World 

Three African countries lose UN voting rights over unpaid dues

South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon have lost their voting rights at the United Nations for non-payment of dues. The three countries are part of six nations facing such a punitive measure for owing arrears in dues to the United Nations’ operating budget. The other countries are Dominica, Venezuela and Lebanon, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. These countries can’t participate in… Read More
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Equatorial Guinea: Nguema to extend 43-year rule as voters go to the polls

– – Equatorial Guinea‘s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema is seeking to extend his time in office as voters go to the polls on Sunday. Obiang Nguema is the world’s longest-serving president staying in power for 43 years. Over 400,000 people out of the 1.5 million population registered to vote in this year’s general election. Voters will also be electing 100… Read More
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Equatorial Guinea: Death toll from military base explosions hits 105

– – The death toll from explosions at a military camp in Equatorial Guinea has now risen to 105. According to authorities, a total of 615 people were injured in Sunday’s blasts at the Nkoa Ntoma camp in Bata, the country’s economic hub. Buildings at the compound and houses in surrounding districts were badly destroyed by the explosions. 133 people… Read More