Equatorial Guinea

June 24, 2022

Nigeria: Again, Nigeria Scores 'Very Bad' in Human Rights, 'Worse Than Average' in Sub-Saharan Africa

On the right to health, the report ranked Nigeria 41st out of 42 countries it reviewed in Sub-Saharan Africa; sitting just behind Equatorial Guinea.
June 22, 2022

Nigeria: UK Firm Glencore Pleads Guilty to Bribing Nigerian Officials, to Pay U.S.$1.5bn

A British subsidiary of mining and trading giant Glencore, yesterday formally pleaded guilty to seven counts of bribery in connection with oil operations in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and South Sudan.
June 21, 2022

Glencore UK subsidiary pleads guilty to bribery in Africa after SFO corruption probe

A Glencore subsidiary on Tuesday pleaded guilty to multiple counts of bribery after admitting to bribing officials in countries Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and South Sudan, marking a rare corporate conviction for corruption.
June 10, 2022

Equatorial Guinea vice president threatens to expel French ambassador

"If Paris goes ahead with expelling our diplomats from our embassy building, we will give the French ambassador 24 hours to leave the territory of Equatorial Guinea," Obiang warned on Twitter.
June 3, 2022

Africa: Anglo-Swiss Firm Glencore Pleads Guilty to Massive Bribery in Africa

On May 24, 2022 Swiss oil trading giant Glencore admitted to American justice that it had paid nearly one hundred million dollars in bribes to officials and public agents in eight countries around the world. In Africa the goal was to obtain and retain contracts with public and state-controlled entities in the West African countries of Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, and Equatorial Guinea.
June 1, 2022

Tunisia set for 2023 AFCON qualifier clash with Equatorial Guinea

: "This period is special for us. We have players who finished their engagements with their (club) teams, but we have other players who didn't finish with championship games. So, we need a big preparation. We didn't have any rest. We work hard. We don't have a long time between the matches. ....."
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