December 2, 2022

Africa: Govt Not Invited to U.S.-Africa Summit

The White House has declined to invite Sudan, Mali, Guinea, and Burkina Faso, to the US-Africa Leaders Summit, to be held in Washington DC from December 13 to 15. The Biden administration, hosting the summit, has invited the head of the African Union, as well as 49 African heads of state. The US does intend to engage with civil society organisations in those countries.
November 27, 2022

Equatorial Guinea's President Wins Sixth Term

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was re-elected president of Equatorial Guinea for his sixth term with 95% of the vote.
November 23, 2022

West Africa: Stronger Action Required to Address Changing Dynamics of Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

Although the past decade has seen a steady decline in piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, countries and their international partners must accelerate efforts to counter this singular threat, a senior UN official said in the Security Council on Tuesday.
November 22, 2022

Equatorial Guinea: World's Longest-Standing President On Course to Extend 43-Year Rule

Equatorial Guinea's veteran ruler Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has taken the lead in the west African country's presidential race, according to provisional results released by the interior ministry on Monday.
November 22, 2022

Equatorial Guinea: Incumbent president takes lead in election

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has taken the lead in Sunday’s presidential election. The Interior Minister unveiled the provisional results Monday (Nov 21).
November 21, 2022

Vote counting underway in Equatorial Guinea's polls

Polling stations closed in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday (Nov. 20), after millions of voters were expected to cast their ballot for the presidential, legislative and municipal elections.
November 20, 2022

Voters in Equatorial Guinea cast their ballots in national elections

Voters in Equatorial Guinea have been voting in national elections which virtually guarantee President Obiang will extend his 43-year tenure
November 20, 2022

Polls open in Equatorial Guinea with Obiang guaranteed to extend presidency

Polls open in Equatorial Guinea and are guaranteed to return long-term president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, to power
November 9, 2022

Liberia, Guinea, S/Leone Sign Pact to Improve Cross-Border Trade, Revenue and Security in the Region

The Customs Department of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has signed an MOU with its Guinean and Sierra Leonean counterparts for mutual administrative assistance to combat customs crimes and boost customs revenues in the three countries.
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