Friday 19 January 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-01-19

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AFP - 1/16/18

An opposition activist died in prison after being tortured in Equatorial Guinea, the country's main opposition party said Monday, accusing the government of "cruel...

AFP - 1/11/18

Equatorial Guinea said Wednesday that an attempted coup against its government was organised in France, amplifying charges that an exile living in Europe was behind...

AFP - 1/9/18

A United Nations special envoy has assured oil-rich Equatorial Guinea it will be supported in its "stabilisation efforts" following a "coup attempt" against President...

AFP - 1/5/18

The United Nations said Thursday it will dispatch an envoy to Equatorial Guinea after authorities in the oil-rich country said they had thwarted a coup attempt...

AFP - 1/4/18

Clashes were reported in Equatorial Guinea near the border with Cameroon on Wednesday, shortly after the West African state said it had thwarted a coup against...

AFP - 1/4/18

Equatorial Guinea is ruled by Africa's longest-serving president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who took power by overthrowing his uncle and has since weathered several coup...

AFP - 1/4/18

Troops in Equatorial Guinea shot dead a "mercenary" during clashes Wednesday near the border with Cameroon, state television reported, hours after an official said...

AFP - 1/3/18

The West African state of Equatorial Guinea said Wednesday it had thwarted "a coup" in late December mounted by mercenaries who sought to attack President Teodoro...

AFP - 1/1/18

The president of Equatorial Guinea said a war is being organised against his regime, days after a government official warned of a "destabilisation attempt".

A...

AFP - 12/14/17

At the frontier between Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, a long queue stretches between two checkpoints as travellers wrestle with officialdom and the inevitable...

AFP - 12/14/17

Equatorial Guinea's coastguard intercepted a makeshift boat carrying 205 West African migrants headed for Gabon, local media reported Wednesday.

The migrants,...

AFP - 11/23/17

Equatorial Guinea's constitutional court has confirmed the results of this month's elections in which the ruling party secured a landslide victory with 92 percent of...

AFP - 11/20/17

The ruling party in Equatorial Guinea has maintained a firm grip on power after sweeping to another landslide victory in elections widely criticised by the opposition...

AFP - 11/13/17

Voting in Equatorial Guinea ended Sunday, with the opposition alleging fraud and irregularities in elections that the ruling party was expected to sweep and maintain...

AFP - 11/10/17

Equatorial Guinea will vote in parliamentary elections on Sunday where the opposition, facing many hurdles but buoyed by rallies, is hoping for a breakthrough at the...

AFP - 8/30/17

Equatorial Guinea said Monday it has demanded 73 million euros from French oil giant Total over "fraud" in fuel sales made between 2010 and 2012.

"Following an...

AFP - 10/21/16

"Pregnancy is neither a crime nor a mental illness," insists Imelda Bosuala, a 15-year-old who was turned away by her school in Equatorial Guinea after falling...

AFP - 4/29/16

Africa's longest-serving leader, Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, extended his 36-year rule Thursday after being re-elected with 93.7 percent of...

AFP - 4/25/16

Africa's longest-serving leader, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, was set to extend his 36-year hold on power Sunday as the tiny oil-rich nation of Equatorial Guinea...

AFP - 4/24/16

Africa's longest-serving leader, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, was set to extend his 36-year-hold on power Sunday as the tiny oil-rich nation of Equatorial Guinea...

AFP - 3/24/16

Equatorial Guinea's Democratic Opposition Front (FOD) Wednesday urged a boycott of next month's presidential election, saying it would be rigged.

"The FOD...

Reuters (Eng) - 3/17/16

Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea signed an agreement to establish combined patrols to bolster security in the Gulf of Guinea, which has been plagued by piracy in the...

AFP - 3/13/16

Equatorial Guinea will hold a presidential election on April 24 in which President Teodoro Obiang Nguema will seek to extend his 36 years in office with another seven...

AFP - 2/2/16

TV reports on the crimes against humanity trial of former Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo in The Hague have been banned on Equatorial Guinea's state broadcaster....

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