Equatorial Guinea detains six French soldiers at the Port of Bata for “unauthorized” landing

Authorities in Equatorial Guinea have announced that six French soldiers who were in a helicopter were arrested at the mainland port of Bata and held for further investigations. The authorities said the “unauthorized” landing violated the country’s airspace. State owned media, TVGE reported that the government has not underrated the possibility of the detained soldiers […]

Equatorial Guinea’s VP loses appeal to French court over frozen assets

A French court has dismissed the appeal of the vice president of Equatorial Guinea over “illicit assets”. Teodoro Nguema was convicted to three years in jail with a suspended sentence, 30 million euros in fines, and seizure of his assets in France on February 10, 2020, for embezzlement of public funds and breach of trust” […]

Equatorial Guinea to close embassy in London

Equatorial Guinea will close its diplomatic mission in London, the country’s foreign minister says. The move comes after Britain last week sanctioned the son of its president for misappropriating millions of dollars. “The first decision that the Malabo executive has taken is the total closure of our diplomatic headquarters in London,” Simeon Oyono Esono, the […]

Equatorial Guinea condemns UK’s ‘unilateral sanctions against its vice President

In a statement issued Saturday, the Equatorial Guinean authorities requested the removal of “unilateral and illegal” sanctions imposed by the United Kingdom for corruption against the president’s son. Teodoro Nguema Obiang, the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, was sanctioned by London for “misappropriation of public funds” and bribery that allowed him to live a luxurious […]

Declare your assets or your country gets no funds IMF tell President Obiang

The International Momentary Fund (IMF) has set the condition for Equatorial Guinea’s qualification for new funds, asking the president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo to declare his assets first before his country can receive any funds. Equatorial Guinea is facing an economic crisis and desperately needs funds from the IMF to deal with crisis. last year, […]