Teodoro Obiang Nguema

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...
By benim
In Central Africa
Nov 14th, 2011
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Malabo – More than 99% of Equatorial Guineans in votes counted so far have backed constitutional changes to limit presidents to serving two terms in a referendum dismissed by the opposition as a sham. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa’s longest-serving leader, supports the reforms, ...
By benim
In Central Africa
Nov 10th, 2011
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Malabo – Equatorial Guinea is to hold a referendum Sunday on a new constitution in which Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa’s longest-serving leader, offers to cap presidential terms and strengthen democracy. His camp bills the new vote as a democratic milestone but the small oil state’s...
By benim
In Equatorial Guinea
Nov 2nd, 2011
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London – A British former mercenary revealed on Tuesday that a failed 2004 coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea had the support of the Spanish government and the “approval” of both British and US authorities. Speaking at the Royal Institute for International Affairs in London, Simon Ma...
By benim
In Central Africa
Apr 19th, 2011
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Malabo – Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema announced the acquisition on Tuesday of two new Israeli-built helicopter gunboats to protect the oil-rich African nation. The veteran president, who has been the target of several coup attempts, said the vessels would safeguard the stat...