Guinea Equatoriale

  • No Rewards for Endless Infighting - Guinea-Bissau Votes Out Its President

    Nov 29, 2019 | 05:55 am

    [Deutsche Welle] The results of Guinea-Bissau's election couldn't be clearer as incumbent President Vaz suffers a stunning defeat. Voters were fed up with Vaz's political quarrels, says DW's Johannes Beck.

  • Equatorial Guinea announces $1 bln of energy projects

    Nov 28, 2019 | 17:35 pm

    LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea announced plansto build two new oil refineries among other energy projectsworth $1 billion, its energy minister was quoted as saying, in abid to diversify a sector that provides more than 90% of itsforeign[…]

  • Two Former PMs Set for Presidential Vote Re-Run

    Nov 28, 2019 | 14:26 pm

    [East African] Two former prime ministers will go head to head on December 29 to determine who will become Guinea Bissau's next president after the November 24 election failed to produce an outright winner.

  • Presidential Elections Head to Second Round

    Nov 28, 2019 | 07:22 am

    [VOA] Dakar -Guinea-Bissau voters go to the polls for a second round of voting in December to decide on their next president. Results of the first round show that no candidate garnered the 50 percent needed to win outright.

  • Ex-PMs Advance to Runoff As Incumbent President Eliminated From Race

    Nov 28, 2019 | 05:25 am

    [Deutsche Welle] Incumbent President Jose Mario Vaz is officially out of the race, with Domingos Simoes Pereira and Umaro Cissoko Embalo due to face-off on December 29. Guinea-Bissau has long been plagued by political instability.

  • Election - Polls Close Amid Fraud Claims

    Nov 26, 2019 | 05:59 am

    [Deutsche Welle] Voters had been hoping the presidential elections would draw a line under years of political chaos. But the day ended with scuffles and accusations of cheating.

  • Vote Counting Begins in Presidential Poll

    Nov 25, 2019 | 05:54 am

    [VOA] Vote counting has started in Guinea-Bissau's presidential election -- a country that has seen hardly any political stability since independence from Portugal 45 years ago.

  • Strife and Uncertainty Reign As Elections Go Ahead

    Nov 24, 2019 | 13:33 pm

    [Deutsche Welle] Guinea-Bissau is in a state of political stalemate, with no effective government amid much infighting. There's some hope that presidential elections might bring change, but many fear the chaos will continue.

  • Strife and Uncertainty Reign Ahead of Presidential Poll

    Nov 24, 2019 | 08:16 am

    [Deutsche Welle] Guinea-Bissau is in a state of political stalemate, with no effective government amid much infighting. There's some hope that presidential elections might bring change, but many fear the chaos will continue.

  • Soccer-Ethiopia stun Ivory Coast, Madagascar bag record win

    Nov 19, 2019 | 22:20 pm

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Ethiopia caused the first real shock of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they came from behind to stun the Ivory Coast with a 2-1 victory in their Group K clash in Bahir[…]

  • Candidates Gear Up for Presidential Elections

    Nov 19, 2019 | 09:00 am

    [VOA] Elections are less than a week away in Guinea Bissau, where residents are hoping to emerge from years of political stagnation. On November 24, voters will choose the next president.

  • Soccer-Khaoui, Khazri at the double as Tunisia beat Libya

    Nov 15, 2019 | 22:19 pm

    JOHANNESBURG, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Tunisia's Saif-Eddine Khaoui and Wahbi Khazri each scored twice in a 4-1 win over Libya in Rades on Friday to ensure a strong start to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign.

  • President Invokes the Virgin Mary in Ecowas Power Duel

    Nov 13, 2019 | 07:41 am

    [East African] Guinea Bissau President José Mário Vaz remains defiant in the face of condemnation from the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) over his meddling in government that has caused a political crisis ahead of the country's presidential[…]

  • Angola Condemns Change to Constitutional Order in Guinea-Bissau

    Nov 11, 2019 | 14:33 pm

    [ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has condemned any alteration of the constitutional order established in Guinea-Bissau, considering the Government led by Prime Minister Aristides Gomes the only legitimate one supported by the people's will.

  • No apologies: Africans say their need for oil cash outweighs climate concerns

    Nov 8, 2019 | 11:41 am

    CAPE TOWN/LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - A handful of protesterson the ground floor of the cavernous Cape Town InternationalConvention Centre spread fake oil on the ground and chanted,demanding an end to fossil fuels.

  • UPDATE 1-Saipem wins $100 mln Equatorial Guinea pipeline contract

    Nov 7, 2019 | 08:39 am

    CAPE TOWN, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Italy's Saipem hasbeen awarded a contract in Equatorial Guinea worth $90-$100million to build a 70 km subsea pipeline linking the Alenplatform with the Punta Europa petrochemical hub, the oilministry said on Thursday.

  • Equatorial Guinea awards $100 mln pipeline contract to Saipem

    Nov 7, 2019 | 08:06 am

    CAPE TOWN, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea has awarded a$90-$100 million contract to build a 70 km subsea pipelinelinking the Noble Energy operated Alen Unit to thecountry's Punta Europa petrochemical hub to Italian firm Saipem, the oil ministry said[…]

  • UPDATE 1-Equatorial Guinea to award 7-8 blocks in Nov, press for more drilling

    Nov 6, 2019 | 15:01 pm

    CAPE TOWN, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea's OilMinister Obiang Lima said on Wednesday that the central Africannation would award 7-8 blocks from its current licensing roundat the end of November.

  • Equatorial Guinea says to award 7-8 blocks in current round at end November

    Nov 6, 2019 | 14:18 pm

    CAPE TOWN, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea's OilMinister Obiang Lima said on Wednesday that the central Africannation would award 7-8 blocks from its current licensing roundat the end of November.

  • Kosmos Energy finds oil off Equatorial Guinea -oil ministry

    Nov 3, 2019 | 19:09 pm

    CAPE TOWN, Nov 3 (Reuters) - U.S. oil company Kosmos Energyhas made an oil discovery at its S-5 well offshore ofEquatorial Guinea, hitting 39 metres of net oil play, theMinistry of Mines and Hydrocarbons said on Sunday.

  • Equatorial Guinea says currency caps will hurt Gulf of Guinea energy prospects

    Oct 10, 2019 | 13:09 pm

    CAPE TOWN, Oct 10 (Reuters) - New currency controls enforcedby the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) could ruin the oiland gas industry in the Gulf of Guinea and "destroy" EquatorialGuinea's economy, the country's oil minister told Reuters onWednesday.

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