Equatorial Guinea

Flashy façade hides abuse, poverty

Equatorial Guinea spends its oil revenue on prestige projects and not on health and education

Neoliberalism and the march of impunity in Equatorial Guinea

How does the world's longest serving autocrat remain in power?

What’s behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan?

It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming

Equatorial Guinea’s president to mark 40 years in power

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema's 40th anniversary in power will be marked by a series of events in three main cities

Internet a distant dream for many in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea has the most expensive internet in the world after Zimbabwe

Despite mounting abuse claims, here’s why Jammeh is unlikely to face justice soon

At least in the short term, it looks unlikely that Jammeh will face either his victims or consequences for human rights abuses

Banyana on tough quest for glory

Zambia could be the only stumbling block in the team’s journey to the group stages

How collaboration can help grow and transform agriculture in Africa

Africa's declaration to boost agriculture on the continent has seem some progress but a lot still needs to be done

Equatorial Guinea: Attempted coup hatched ‘on French soil’

The government says that foreign mercenaries mounted an attempted putsch on December 24 but it was thwarted.

Equatorial Guinea: The president’s playboys

The standards of another presidential debauchery may just have been topped

Gambia’s Adama Barrow returns to capital, ending days of anxious waiting

The president of the tiny West African country took the oath of office at his country's embassy in Dakar, Senegal a week ago.

Ivory Coast wins Afcon in lengthy shootout

A dramatic penalty shoot-out ended with Ivory Coast prevailing over Ghana in a goalless African Cup of Nations 2015 final in Equatorial Guinea.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it