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World's only albino gorilla lost his colour - and ultimately died -...
The world's only albino gorilla was the result of INCEST - and his lack of colour meant he died from skin cancer, claim scientists Snowflake the albino gorilla inherited the gene that caused him to be born without colour pigments in his skin and hair Spanish scientists sequenced this genome and discovered that his parents were closely related to ... (more)
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Equatorial Guinea and the crisis of European socialism
We recently released an article about a Russian girl Irina Baranovsky on her first journey to Africa .
Punto Azul launches operations in Equatorial Guinea
Punto Azul , Equatorial Guinea's latest start-up airline, took to the skies on 14 June with the launch of services on the 240-kilometre route from Malabo , the country's capital located on the Bioko Island, to Bata on the African mainland.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Albino Gorilla Was Inbred, Shows Study
A new study published in the journal BMC Genomics has found that famous albino gorilla Snowflake's white hair was caused by inbreeding.
The Indian Express
Mystery of the only known albino gorilla solved
Scientists have solved the long-standing mystery of the only known albino gorilla in the world, claiming that its unusual white colouring was the result of inbreeding.
Liberia: Regulating Money Laundering - Planned Equatorial Guinea Investment Violates Liberia's Laws
In August 2011, Cllr. Francis Johnson-Allison, Chair of Liberia's Anti Corruption Commission wondered whether monies being pumped into the Liberian economy by multi-million dollar companies were acquired through legal means.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Brazilian Business Delegation at Prime Minister's office
In an audience with Cameroon s Prime Mimister, Daniolo Danelucir discussed his investment vision .
Mahama warned over homosexuality
The President of Equatorial Guinea has warned President John Dramani Mahama and other African leaders not to tolerate, accept or allow the issue of homosexuality to get roots in their countries as it is an abomination before God.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Snowflake the Albino Gorilla Was Inbred, Study Finds
A famous albino gorilla that lived for 40 years at the Barcelona Zoo got its white coloring by way of inbreeding, new research shows.
Equatorial Guinea's First Lady Awarded For Her Leadership In Social Development
Mrs. Obiang was honored for her leadership in social development in the country and her contributions to improving the standard of living of The First Lady has led the efforts in her country to promote social development and has helped change societal attitudes toward women in The Millennium Development Goals 2013 Women's Progress awards recognize ... (more)
Thu Jun 13, 2013
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Flamenco Sensation Buika Embraces Her 'Animal' Voice
Spanish flamenco singer Concha Buika says the key to her music is singing with a "beautiful idea" and "really big desire."
African women plan strategies to solve women issues
African women have been challenged to come up with strategies that will help address the numerous challenges faced by women on the continent.
France upholds probe into Equatorial Guinea leader's son: source
A French court upheld on Thursday an arrest warrant for the son of Equatorial Guinea's president on charges of money-laundering, a source familiar with the case said.
Equatorial Guinea: Building a Better Future for the Farmers of Kaback
In Kaback, an island located 70 kilometers from Conakry, the capital of Guinea, the construction of a new 100-meter long bridge will brighten the future of this small community of fishermen and farmers.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Swaziland: Swazi Police and the African Despot
This was announced only days after President Teodoro Nguema Obiange of Equatorial Guinea claimed that his party, the ruling Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea , had won 99 of the 100 seats in the lower house of assembly and 54 of 55 senate seats in elections held last month.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Gazprom Neft to Quit West Africa Offshore Project
MOSCOW, June 7 Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian energy giant Gazprom, is preparing to quit a project to develop two blocks off the West African coast, the company's first deputy CEO Vadim Yakovlev said on Friday, referring to the results of exploration.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Liberia: Who Vets Liberia's Interests? Equatorial Guinea Wrong Choice to Revamp RIA
IF THE GOVERNMENT of Liberia gets its way, it could soon be turning the revamping of the Roberts International Airport into the hands of one of the most rights abused and corrupt-ridden nations in Africa currently engulfed in a massive money laundering investigation.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
E.Guinea opposition cries foul after leader's party sweeps ...
Equatorial Guinea's main opposition movement cried foul on Tuesday after the president's party announced it had won all but two seats in last month's parliamentary election in the tiny oil-rich West African state.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Malawi: Farmers Eager to Capitalise On Equatorial Guinea's Scarce Commodities
Raphael Fernandez runs a restaurant in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea and badly wants tomatoes, Irish potatoes, spinach, rice and cabbage.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Nguema's party wins Eq Guinea polls
Nigeria's strides to making same sex marriage a criminal act will have far reaching effects in the perception of Africa on a global scale, says Anneke Scheepers .