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  1. .com | E Guinea leader calls for 'dialogue' after coup bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | News24

    Equatorial Guinea's authoritarian president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, has called for "national dialogue," a move that comes on the heels of a thwarted coup and a crackdown on the opposition. In a speech broadcast nationally on state television on Tuesday, the 76-year-old leader said "dialogue and political interaction" would take place in July.

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  2. Gambia's Tiny Populations Belies Its Enormous ExampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | CFR.org

    ... While today Jammeh lives comfortably in Equatorial Guinea, protected by an even longer-serving dictator (Teodoro Obiang has been President since 1979), his country is left to grapple with his legacy: crippling public debt and utterly corroded ...

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  3. Cameroon:Yaounde, Malabo Reopen Border, Business ThrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Officials alleged the group had accumulated the weapons to destabilize the government of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who has ruled the Spanish-speaking country since 1979 and is the longest-serving leader in Africa. His critics have ...

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  4. World Court - Equatorial Guinea vs. France case may proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... in 2005, had 101 rooms, a gym, hair-dressing studio, disco, and a cinema. Obiang is the son of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who has ruled Equatorial Guinea, a former Spanish colony, for more than three decades. The case at the ICJ will ...

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  5. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea Reopen Border, Business ThrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Voice of America

    Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea have reopened their border six months after it was sealed to stop the movement of armed groups that fought to overthrow President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who has led Equatorial Guinea since 1979. Strict controls remain on movement across the border.

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  6. E.Guinea opposition leader accuses govt of killing cousinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | Daily Monitor

    ... but mired in poverty and a reputation for corruption, Equatorial Guinea has been ruled with an iron fist by Teodoro Obiang Nguema since 1979. After an attempted coup last December, CI says Obiang's government has carried out a wave of arrests and ...

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  7. Equatorial Guinea:Zimbabwe Troops to StayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Zimbabwe will maintain its soldiers deployed in Equatorial Guinea to provide security to the country's leader Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo as well as train the West African nation's military, it has been established. Relations between Harare and Malabo strengthened after Harare foiled a coup, known as the Wonga coup attempt, by mercenaries who sought to topple President Nguema and replace him with exiled opposition leader Severe Moto in 2004.

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  8. .com | Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa's medical checks, EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | News24

    ... want to continue checking for traces of the poison," said a high level source. Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema reportedly told his former Zimbabwe counterpart Robert Mugabe he should count himself lucky he's still alive after last ...

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  9. .com | 'Be thankful they left you alive': E Guinea president tells MugabeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | News24

    Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema reportedly told his former Zimbabwe counterpart Robert Mugabe he should count himself lucky he's still alive after last year's military operation that saw him forced out. Obiang, who has been in power since 1979, was in Zimbabwe for a two-day state visit during which he paid a visit to Mugabe, 94, at his Harare mansion.

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  10. Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Pays Tribute to AU FoundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | AllAfrica.com

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Equatorial Guinea counterpart President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on Friday paid tribute to Africa's founding fathers who toiled to lay the foundation of a united, free and economically integrated continent. Speaking to journalists at the Robert Mugabe International airport in Harare where Mnangagwa was seeing off the Equatorial Guinea President, Mnangagwa said that it was time Africa moved beyond political cooperation to economic integration.

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  11. .com | Equatorial Guinea leader Nguema to hold 'secret talks' with Mugabe - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | News24

    Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema is reportedly in Zimbabwe on a two day state visit, and is also expected to hold "secret talks" with ousted president Robert Mugabe. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Nguema arrived in the southern African country on Thursday and "pledged to continue working with the new administration" led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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  12. Long-Shot Candidate Will Challenge Cameroon's President BiyaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Voice of America

    ... term limits . Biya has held power since 1982, making him Africa's second-longest serving president behind Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea. But Muna believes he has found an issue people will rally behind: fighting corruption. ...

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  13. Rights groups seek prosecution of Gambian ex-leader in GhanaRead the original story

    May 16, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... e in Equatorial Guinea in January 2017 after losing elections. It is not clear if Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang would agree to an extradition process.

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  14. .com | Rights groups seek prosecution of Gambian ex-leader in GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | News24

    ... e in Equatorial Guinea in January 2017 after losing elections. It is not clear if Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang would agree to an extradition process.

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  15. Equatorial Guinea court upholds dissolution of opposition partyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Jurist

    ... Rights Watch [HRW report], Equatorial Guinea has faced corruption and poverty since the current President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo took power in 1979. This act of dissolving an opposing party furthers the government corruption and furthers the ...

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  16. .com | E Guinea court upholds opposition ban, jail termsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | News24

    Equatorial Guinea's paramount court on Monday confirmed the dissolution of the country's main opposition and upheld 30-year jail terms handed to 21 of its members. A former Spanish colony of 1.2 million people, awash with oil but mired in poverty and a reputation for corruption, Equatorial Guinea has been ruled with an iron fist by Teodoro Obiang Nguema since 1979.

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  17. The Gambia after Yahya Jammeh: Reconciliation no easy taskRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Mail & Guardian

    In December 2016, former President Jammeh lost the election to a businessman, Adama Barrow, but he subsequently refused to step down. The former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh , may have been known as a brutal man, merciless and one of the 21st century's dangerous dictators, but the man is missed dearly in his home district, Foni Kansala.

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  18. To read or not to read a book should never be the questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Daily Monitor

    ... Next up was Cry Havoc, mercenary Simon Mann's failed bid in 2004 to overthrow Equatorial Guinea's kleptocrat Teodoro Obiang Nguema. Finally, the riveting account of how the ANC chased Mr Thabo Mbeki from the presidency of South Africa in 2008. As ...

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  19. .com | E Guinea calls for African 'human rights institutions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | News24

    Equatorial Guinea called on Wednesday for national human rights institutions to replace international organisations across Africa, after facing accusations of a bloody crackdown following a failed coup bid last year. "I will propose the creation of human rights institutions in each African country", long-time President Teodoro Obiang Nguema said at the start of a summit in the capital Malabo.

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  20. President Kovind arrives in SwazilandRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    ... India and Equatorial Guinea in the presence of President Kovind and his Equatorial Guinea counterpart, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. President Kovind is on a three-nation state visit to the African countries-Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia ...

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