Equatorial Guinea

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INFORMATION

Capital: Malabo

Government: Dominant-Party Presidential Republic

Current President: Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

Economy:

  • The discovery and exploitation of large oil and gas reserves have contributed to dramatic economic growth.
  • Forestry and farming are minor components of GDP.
  • Subsistence farming is the dominant livelihood.

Population: 797,457 (2018)

Land Size: 28,051 sq km (10,830 sq miles)

Major Ethic Groups:

  • Fang: 85.7%
  • Bubi: 6.5%
  • Mdowe: 3.6%
  • Annobon: 1.6%
  • Bujeba: 1.1%
  • Other: 1.4% (1994 census)
Religions:

  • Christian and predominately Roman Catholic
  • Indigenous African Religions

Language(s):

  • Spanish (official): 67.6%
  • Other (includes French (official), Fang, Bubi): 32.4%

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RECENT NEWS

  • Fri - Dec 6, 2019: João Lourenço Receives Message From Equatorial Guinea Counterpart - AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea
    [ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan President, João Lourenço, received last Wednesday, in Luanda, a message from his Equatorial Guinea counterpart, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, which deals with the strengthening of friendship and cooperation relations between the two states.
  • Wed - Dec 4, 2019: Action Aid Challenges Ecowas Member States On Malabo Declaration - AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea
    [Vanguard] The Action Aid Nigeria has called on ECOWAS member states to muster the political will in the implementation of Malabo Declaration in order to end hunger, and poverty in the ECOWAS region.
  • Fri - Nov 29, 2019: Buhari Departs for Equatorial Guinea for Gas Summit - AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea
    [This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari, will depart Abuja today, to participate in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum, (GECF), Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. After the Summit, President Buhari will head for Daura, Katsina State on a five-day official visit.
  • Fri - Nov 29, 2019: Buhari Departs Abuja to Attend Gas Summit in Malabo - AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea
    [This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Friday to participate in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
  • Thu - Nov 28, 2019: Buhari Off to Equatorial Guinea for Gas Summit - AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea
    [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari will Friday travel to Equatorial Guinea for a gas summit, his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has said.