Malabo

By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Dec 14th, 2012
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Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Opens 7th ACP Summit MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, — Equatorial Guinean President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo called for stronger South-South economic global cooperation aimed at providing guidance for strategy and policies that allow the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of nat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 10th, 2012
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President Obiang’s major pre-occupation is enjoying the oil wealth of his country together with members of his family and cronies. And the country’s opposition makes sure nobody disturbs the big man. MAIN CHARACTERS Plácido Micó, considered the leader of the opposition to Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Equat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2012
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One of the richest countries in Africa, Equatorial Guinea, is rapidly expanding its naval power. The fleet of the 600,000-strong country will be larger than that of 160 million-strong Nigeria. Is Africa preparing for a major war? In January of 2012, the Navy of Equatorial Guinea officially added to i...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 4th, 2012
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Ivory Coast powered past co-hosts Equatorial Guinea as the Africa Cup of Nations favourites won their quarter-final 3-0 in Malabo. Elephants captain Didier Drogba was a central figure in the game, seeing a first-half penalty saved by Danilo. Drogba celebrated exuberantly when scoring shortly after wi...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 4th, 2012
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Plucky co-hosts Equatorial Guinea will field a team of players from lower leagues around the world as they seek a sensational upset against the Ivory Coast in Saturday’s African Nations Cup quarter-finals. The motley collection of foreign-born players, many of whom are only semi professionals, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 28th, 2012
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Co-hosts Equatorial Guinea and Gabon were not expected to provide much more than four new stadiums for the African Nations Cup but their teams have rapidly transformed themselves from underdogs into contenders. The pair are already unlikely quarter-finalists, having originally been given little chanc...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 27th, 2012
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Ahmed Bashir scored Sudan’s first goals at the African Nations Cup for 36 years to give the rank outsiders a 2-2 draw with Angola in their Group B match on Thursday. Striker Manucho had twice given Angola the lead, the second from a penalty, in a pulsating game played in front of a disappointin...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 22nd, 2012
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Highly rated Burkina Faso go into their Group B curtain raiser with Angola motivated by a deep sense of injustice. Coach Paulo Duarte launched a scathing attack on the treatment meted out to his team since their arrival, claiming competition organisers CAF had treated them shabbily compared to the An...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 22nd, 2012
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Highly-fancied Ivory Coast should have a comfortable start to their African Nations Cup campaign in Malabo on Sunday against a Sudan side looking to chalk up their first win at the finals since 1970. The Ivorians, led by Didier Drogba and hoping to atone for failures in recent editions of the tournam...
By benim
In Central Africa
Nov 17th, 2011
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Malabo – Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa’s longest-serving leader, is a survivor who wrote his legend in blood but now hopes new-found oil wealth can buy him a better image. The demise of Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi last month nudged Obiang, only 69, to...