EQUATORIAL GUINEA - PAVILION
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Located in Central Africa, Equatorial Guinea consists of an island entity and a continental entity, bordered by Cameroon and Gabon. The total area is 28,051 km², with a population of 1,014,999 (2001). The main cities are Malabo (administrative capital), Bata, Ebebiyin, Mongomo etc. The official languages are Spanish and French.
A former Spanish colony, Equatorial Guinea gained independence on 12 October 1968. On 1 January 1985, the country joined the Bank of Central African States.
The Equatorial Guinean economy is characterised by strong oil production. In addition, the country exports methanol, wood and cocoa.
Equatorial Guinea: Triumph Over Adversity in Africa
This is the story of Equatorial Guinea’s first 50 years of independence. It documents the country’s liberation from Spain, its first 11 years of independence under a crazed dictator, the coup to remove him and a slow recovery, up to the discovery of oil and Equatorial Guinea’s rapid transformation into a modern African state.
10 Things You Didn't know About Equatorial Guinea
Some news about Equitorial Guinea
from the Equatoguinean government
First Vice Prime Minister returns from UNESCO General Conference
The First Vice Prime Minister of the Government, Charged with Education, University Teaching and Sports, Clemente Engonga Nguema Onguene, returned to the country on the evening of Saturday 13th November, after taking part in the General Conference which is being held in Paris from 9th to 24th this month.
Equatoguinean representation returns from Paris Peace Forum
The entourage representing the Head of State, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, at the Paris Peace Forum, led by the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Gaudencio Mohabá Messu, has returned to Malabo.
Interview with Marco Patricio Zambrano
Multilateralism is for us the first point of cooperation that exists in the world. Unilateral decisions are never adequate. Thus stated the UNESCO Representative in Equatorial Guinea, Marco Patricio Zambrano Restrepo, in an interview with the periodical Info Repuge-Sida.
H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Doctor Honoris Causa from Afro-American University of Central Africa
The Afro-American University of Central Africa has named His Excellency Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Doctor Honoris Causa in Educational Policy.
Head of State congratulates UNESCO Director General
H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo signed the message of congratulations we are publishing here, addressed to Audrey Azoulay, who was recently re-elected as UNESCO Director General.
Interview with Teodoro Obiang Nguema, President of Equatorial Guinea
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