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Activities on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Once again this year the Ministry of Social Affairs and Gender Equality commemorates November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Several activities were organized in Malabo for this event.

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24 November 2014
Workshop for Equatorial Guinean cultural promotion
The Equatorial Guinea Heritage 2020 project organized a workshop to promote the traditional cultures of our country. The course is aimed at children from various schools in Malabo, as heirs of the future of our country, as stated to www.guineaecuatorialpress.com by Montserrat Villaverde, co-director of the project along with Laida Memba.

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21 November 2014
Conference on "Protection Mechanisms for the Bantu Family"
The researcher Armando Ela Nsue presented on Thursday, November 13, in the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center, the conference on "Protection Mechanisms for the Bantu family."

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20 November 2014
The grand parade of the Eco Carnival
On Saturday, November 15, in Malabo the Eco Carnival Parade was held, an activity that mobilized numerous and lively participants, many of them young students in costume.

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19 November 2014
Meeting of the National Commission for Milan Expo 2015
This committee met on Wednesday, November 5, with the candidates who want to work in the activities planned by Equatorial Guinea at the World Expo, which will take place in Italy, in the city of Milan, between May and October 2015. The meeting was led by the Delegate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the committee, Pedro Ela Nguema Buna.

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18 November 2014
Competition for school gardens in the Eco Carnival of Malabo
Among the activities planned by the Cultural Institute for French Expression, on the occasion of the great Eco Carnival festival, to be held in Malabo, last Friday a school garden competition was held, which was won by the Colegio Pilar of Buepoyo.

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13 November 2014
Art and cultural workshop at the CCGEFB
The Director of the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Centre for French Expression in Bata, Laureano Owono Mba Akumu, inaugurated on Friday, November 7, the art and cultural workshop organized by the Heritage Equatorial Guinea 2020 project, in the auditorium of this cultural institution.

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10 November 2014
Film Africa 2014: impresses in London with new African views
Film Africa, the annual festival of the Royal African Society and the most important celebration of the African cinema in London, returns for the fourth consecutive year with a lineup full of attraction. A total of 85 titles will be projected, coming from 23 African countries, of which 56 will be premieres.

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05 November 2014
Edition on gastronomy of the ACP countries
"Excellences" is the name of the book illustrated on the rich gastronomy of Africa, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP), in which the ten wives of ambassadors of this group of countries in Belgium have an outstanding role as driving forces of the edition.

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04 November 2014
Beginning of the Eco Carnival of Malabo
This Monday, October 3, began the activities of the third edition of the Eco Carnival in the Cultural Institute of French Expression (ICEF), a real event in the Equatoguinean capital.

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04 November 2014
Performance by Dj Arafat in Equatorial Guinea
The singer Dj Arafat is in Malabo, since last Thursday, October 30, where he will put on several concerts, to later travel to the continental region and continue with his performances.

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01 November 2014
New hotel complex in Malabo
Located in Malabo II, the expansion area of the city, next to the new headquarters of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC), the CNH resort (Nsue y Hermanos) has opened its doors to expand the city's hotel offer.



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27 October 2014
Interview with Rossana Arroyo, winner of the 2012 UNESCO-EG Prize
The Mexican scientist was one of the winners in the first edition of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize in 2012 for her research on trichomoniasis, a sexually transmitted disease that affects millions of people worldwide. The prize supported the progress of her work: "I am honored to have received this award from the Government of Equatorial Guinea, in support of our research on health problems and it has been a great encouragement to my work team," she says in this interview with www.guineaecuatorialpress.com.

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18 October 2014
Film shot in Equatorial Guinea wins at the San Diego Film Festival
The first international film shot in Equatorial Guinea, "Where the road runs out" (Al final de la carretera), won two awards in the San Diego Film Festival 2014 (USA). The participating Equatorial Guinean team acquired significant experience in working on the film.

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09 October 2014
A short film about AIDS wins the Ceiba Award 2014
The national film awards, the Ceiba Awards, 2014 edition, were delivered on September 28 during the closing ceremony of the 3rd South-to-South Travelling Film Festival of Equatorial Guinea (FECIGE). "Sólo una vez" (Only Once) is the title of the award-winning short film and the winners for Best Performance went to Gaviota C. Afang and Tito Lucio Nsue Nsue.

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08 October 2014
Activities of the Cultural Center for French Expression in Malabo
This weekend the Cultural Center for French Expression of Malabo will be the venue of the exhibition of paintings by the Ethiopian artist Salomon Fissha and the African Hip Hop Show.

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20 September 2014
3rd South to South Travelling Film Festival
From September 22 to 28, the island of Bioko and the city of Bata welcome the new edition of the South to South Traveling Film Festival of Equatorial Guinea (FECIGE). This event aims to be a meeting between African and Latin American cinema. In its varied programming, in addition to the showing of films, various activities, workshops and round table discussions are offered.

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19 September 2014
The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center hosts the "Festival Nsue Okomo Kids"
The festival takes place on Thursday, September 4-6 in the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center and is supported by the versatile artist Piruchi Apo. The festival is attended by children under fourteen years of age of all nationalities living in Equatorial Guinea, with the aim to show the public her artistic talent.

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06 September 2014
The tour of the Obiang Nguema-Amilcar Cabral Foundation begins in Bioko
This artistic and cultural tour, sponsored by the Obiang Nguema Mbasogo-Amilcar Cabral (FONMAC) Foundation, to publicize their work, brings together artists such as the National Ceiba Ballet, Piruchi Apo, Pili La Peligrosa and Tito Bolabote.

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27 August 2014
Malabo II, a showcase of contemporary architecture
In addition to having become the vital center of national and international companies and institutions, the new area of Equatorial Guinea's capital can claim to be a huge gallery of the most striking contemporary architecture. There are numerous projects that remain open in the unstoppable development in our city.

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23 August 2014
Lucas Nguema Escalada designs for the First Runner Up of Miss Africa USA
The young Equatorial Guinean designer of international renown was the author of the clothes worn by Hasifa Kivumbi, who won the title of First Runner Up of Miss Africa USA 2014.

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21 August 2014
Zhao Hongsheng says farewell to the Equatorial Guinean students
On Wednesday night, August 6, the Chinese Embassy in Malabo said farewell to the new students who will soon leave the country to study in different universities in the Asian giant. Ambassador Zhao Hongsheng advised the students to seize this opportunity to pursue their studies and get to know the development experienced by the People's Republic of China.

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11 August 2014
Equatorial Guinea in the spotlight of the tourism sector
The Secretary of State for Culture and Tourism, Jose Antonio Esono Abeso Mequina, received on the morning of Tuesday, August 5, at his office in the ministry headquarters Pedro Duarte Meira, the head of the company that promotes tourism of the Lusophone area.

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06 August 2014
The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center of Malabo: the home of national culture
The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center of Malabo is the cultural home of our country. During the visit to its installations, www.guineaecuatorialpress.com spoke with the general coordinator, Emiliana Afubu Nseng Ondo, who informed us about their activities and functioning.

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29 July 2014
Rachel Epam: An innovative vision of ethnic art
After the success of her exhibits in the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center and at the African Union Summit, the work of this self-taught artist has surprised all who have seen it. "My creations are the result of longing for my country," she tells us in her meeting with www.guineaecuatorialpress.com.

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26 July 2014
Donation for fashion
The director of the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center for French Expression of Bata (CCGEFB), Laureano Owono Mba, representing the Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, provided a significant donation to the designer Mito to promote his fashion collection.

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15 July 2014
Coordination meeting in the Guinean Center for French Expression
The director of the Guinean Cultural Center of French Expression (CCGEF), Laureano Owono Mba, held this Tuesday, July 8, a coordination meeting with the staff of the cultural institution, in one of the rooms of its headquarters in Bata.

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10 July 2014
Magno Suites Awarded as the best tapas establishment in Malabo
As the culmination of the Spanish Food week in Malabo, the Economic and Commercial Office of Spain organized a Tapas Route in four hotels in the Equatorial Guinean capital. In the end, Magno Suites was the winner of this delicious offer.

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08 July 2014
Spanish Food Week in Central Africa
The meeting room of the Hotel Sofitel Sipopo in Malabo has become these days the focus of Spanish gastronomy for Central Africa, with a tempting display of products. The event was organized by the Economic and Commercial Office of Spain in Malabo. Gregorio Boho Camo, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Bioko, was one of many Equatorial Guineans who visited the exhibition.

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11 June 2014
New bookmobiles for the Continental Region
The new bookmobiles will visit the towns and villages of Rio Muni, to present and provide books to book lovers.

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04 June 2014
Cultural Diversity Week in Bata
The Deputy Director General of Culture and Tourism for the Continental Region, Aurelio Martin Obiang Nchama, led and participated in this week dedicated to cultural diversity, held on the Bata Seafront, between May 28 and 31.

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03 June 2014
Malabo, capital of flavors
During the week of June 8 to 14 the first Week of Spanish Food in Central Africa will take place in Malabo. It will be attended by the prestigious cook, a Michelin star, Xosé Torres Cannas, who will give a workshop on Spanish cuisine at the Hotel Sofitel Le Golf Sipopo.

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31 May 2014
The Vice President of FONMAC meets with some artists
Rufino Ndong Esono Nchama, in his capacity as Vice President of the Obiang Nguema Mbasogo-Amilcar Cabral Foundation (FONMAC) met on Monday, May 12, with the artists that will accompany the international exhibitions on political and socio-cultural journey of these two eminent African personalities during the tour that will start soon.

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14 May 2014
The UNGE commemorates World Book Day
On April 25, the campus of the School of Medical Sciences of the city of Bata was the venue of a series of activities to commemorate World Book and Copyright Day.

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30 April 2014
Shows in the Cultural Institute of French Expression of Malabo
Music, films and entertainment is what the Cultural Institute of French Expression (ICEF) is offering the public of Malabo in the upcoming days of April 9 to 11. In addition to experiencing the great performance of the French-Congolese singer Na Biso in his regional tour, performances of young Equatoguinean singers can also be enjoyed.

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09 April 2014
New scholarship students in Russia
The Secretary-General of the PDGE, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, led the selection process for the new students traveling to the country, thanks to grants collected through the party, the UNGE and the Russian Government.

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07 April 2014
The Francophonie Week was celebrated in Bata
In the last week of March the 44th Anniversary of the International Francophone Day was held, commemorated every March 20. On this occasion, the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center for French Expression of the continental capital prepared very special activities for it.

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03 April 2014
Inspection visits of Delegate Minister of Culture
The Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy Mba, visited on Friday, March 28, the works of the new Presidential Library and Museum of Mongomo. She also inspected the Vocational School of Hospitality, Tourism, Arts and Trades of this city.

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31 March 2014
Activities of the French Cultural Center in Malabo
Art, music and theater: this is the interesting choice of leisure and culture offered by the ICEF of Malabo this weekend.

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29 March 2014
Francophonie Week in Malabo
The Cultural Institute of French Expression of Malabo organized several activities to commemorate this cultural week, which began on March 15 and will run until March 22.

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18 March 2014
The Minister of Culture in the international press
The Delegate Minister of the Department of Culture and Tourism in Equatorial Guinea is gradually becoming an international celebrity sought out by various international media not only for directing the country's affairs in culture and tourism, but also for her activities as a writer, model and editor in the fashion world.

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22 February 2014
Cuba's Ambassador with Minister of Culture
Pedro Doña Santana was received by the Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy Mba Obono, to study common issues of cooperation.

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07 February 2014
Rachel Epam presents her work in Malabo
The Equatorial Guinean artist presented on January 27 in the Equatorial Cultural Center a collection of pictures depicting the activities of African women in different fields.

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30 January 2014
Chinese Spring Festival
This weekend, the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center has hosted the Chinese Spring Festival, inaugurated by the Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy, and the Chinese Ambassador, Zhao Hongsheng.

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28 January 2014
The Prime Minister with Equatorial Guinean academics of the Spanish Language Academy
The Equatorial Guinean academics of the Spanish Language Academy, Agustin Nze Nfumu and Federico Edjo Ovono, presented to Vicente Ehate Tomi the memorandum of the creation of the Spanish Language Academy in Equatorial Guinea, approved by the President of the Republic.

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25 January 2014
Activities of the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center
Since Monday, January 20, in Malabo, the cultural center exhibits the works of the painter Masamba, who will submit his best work for two weeks.

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24 January 2014
A group of artists of Tianjin will perform in Malabo
On the occasion of the Chinese Spring Festival, a group of artists from Tianjin (China) will perform in Malabo between January 23 and 26.

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22 January 2014
Christmas carol competition
The Equatoguinean Cultural Center and the Spanish Cultural Center organized on December 11 to 14 a Christmas Carol Competition, in which participated various choirs from different churches and some schools.

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16 December 2013
Photographic exhibit of the Chinese Embassy
Under the title "Beautiful China", this photographic exhibit was presented at the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center of Malabo, on the afternoon of Monday, December 2.

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04 December 2013
Press conference of the International Hip-Hop Festival Malabo
Yesterday, November 27, began the seventh edition of the festival with a press conference and a meeting of the rappers in the Hotel Sofitel Sipopo Le Golf.

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29 November 2013
Wake for Fifi La Mirey
Fans of national music are dismayed over the death of the singer Fifi La Mirey, which took place last November 16, at the Bata Regional Hospital due to heart failure.

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25 November 2013
Meeting of the Secretary-General of MAO
Anacleto Olo Mibuy, President of Research, Science and Technology Council of Equatorial Guinea (CICTE), in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Friends of Obiang Movement (MAO), received on Wednesday, November 20 the representative of that institution in the Republic of Cameroon, Clemente Mossa Mondjeli.

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23 November 2013
The 7th Malabo International Hip Hop Festival begins
On November 27 began the new edition of this festival, each time more settled in the music scene of Malabo. During these days, Equatorial Guinean hip hop artists such as Jamin, Metrico and Negro Bey share the stage with international artists. The three centers of Malabo -Spanish, French and Equatorial Guinean- came together to celebrate the most popular festival of the year.

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23 November 2013
Fifi La Mirey has passed away
On November 16, the singer Fifi La Mirey, one of the most popular artists in the country, passed away after a long illness.

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21 November 2013
The culture of Equatorial Guinea, in the heart of London
In the early evening of Monday, November 4, in the British capital opened the first Cultural Week of Equatorial Guinea, with the presence of the Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy, who was accompanied by the Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea in the UK, Mari Cruz Evuna Andeme.

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06 November 2013
The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Week begins in London
The Department of Culture and Tourism of Equatorial Guinea, along with the Equatoguinean Embassy in London, United Kingdom, has organized a series of events that will permit making known the best of the Equatorial Guinean culture in the most cosmopolitan capital of Europe. The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Week is inaugurated today, November 4, at 19:00 hours.

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04 November 2013
Cuban Culture Day
On October 23, the Embassy of the Caribbean country celebrated this memorable date with a Cultural Gala which was attended by a large audience and numerous personalities.

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29 October 2013
Cultural tourist route through Malabo
As the closing of a seminar on cultural and company management, the Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo (CCEM) proposes a cultural tourist route to visit some of the most important buildings of the city.

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26 October 2013
We visit the legendary Michael Jackson exhibition, unique in the world
Malabo has become, at last and after many difficulties, the only city in the world where one can see the fantastic full collection of personal artifacts of the great music star.

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16 October 2013
A CICTE delegation attends the Annual Meeting of WIPO
The delegation that attended the Annual Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva from September 23 to October 3, was headed by the Chairman of the Council of Research, Science and Technology of Equatorial Guinea (CICTE), Anacleto Olo Mibuy.

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12 October 2013
Literary contest on the 45th Anniversary of Independence
On Tuesday, October 8, the literary contest, organized by the Ministry of Education and Science, took place at the Pilar Buepoyo Integrated Center on the occasion of the 45th Anniversary of the Independence of Equatorial Guinea.

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09 October 2013
Equatorial Guinea at the Cervantes Institute in Rabat
Our country will show, from September 30 to October 4, all its cultural wealth and diversity in the Moroccan capital, where it has programmed exhibitions, concerts, dance performances and lectures to make itself known.

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01 October 2013
Commemoration dinner of Tourism Day
Guillermina Mekuy, Delegate Minister of the Culture and Tourism Department, chaired the dinner at the Hilton Hotel in Malabo that gathered the representatives of the companies of the sector.

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30 September 2013
The Fourth Edition of Fashion Week is dazzling in Sipopo
Once again Malabo became one of the international capitals of fashion with the fourth edition of the most important fashion show of designers from our country, and which was also attended by the international top model Rebecca Ayoko.

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30 September 2013
"Lampara" will participate in the African Film Festival of Cordoba
The short film "Lampara" by director Ruben Monsuy, awarded the CEIBA award, will represent Equatorial Guinean film at the 10th African Film Festival of Cordoba-FCAT.

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28 September 2013
The singer Nelida Karr, in the Decouvertes New Artist contest
The young singer, who is currently one of the best international voices of Equatorial Guinean music, aspires to this important award sponsored by French institutions. It is the listeners themselves who decide the winner, so it is possible to support Nelida by voting on this page: http://www.prixdecouvertes.com/en/vote.

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27 September 2013
The Song Festival already has winners
El Suave, Annobones and Maximiliano have won the Song Festival 2013, organized by the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo (CCEM) and the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center (CCEG).

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27 September 2013
Message from the Minister of Culture and Tourism in view of the celebration of Miss Tourism World
Guillermina Mekuy, Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism issued a message of welcome to the candidates of the sixty countries that will participate in Miss World Tourism, whose final will be held in upcoming days in Malabo between September 27 and October 12.

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26 September 2013
4th Edition of Malabo International Fashion Week
"Rainbow, diversity and color" is the theme of the fourth edition of the Malabo International Fashion Week, organized by the magazine Ewaiso, which this year has established itself as a special tribute to Nelson Mandela, describing him as the father of African fashion.

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25 September 2013
Start the Malabo Song Festival
Last Thursday began this festival at the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo (CCEM), with the presentation of the fifteen selected participants and the great concert of the artists Desmali, Betty Akna and Nelida Karr. In this project the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center (CCEG) and the CCEM will come together once again for the training and promoting of Equatorial Guinean artists.

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07 September 2013
"Reliquia" is the new album by Negro Bey
The Equatorial Guinean rapper, residing in Madrid, presents his new sixteen-track album, which is a mix of Fang, his native language, and Spanish, which he speaks rapping.

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14 August 2013
Concert in Rebola
The sound and lighting equipment donated by the firm Marathon was inaugurated in this musical event.

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27 July 2013
Patron saint festivities in Cogo
The population of the city of Cogo has held this weekend the festivities for its patron saint, Our Lady of Carmel (July 16), with the attendance of several guests from the Republic of Gabon, the city of Añisok, Cabo San Juan, Corisco, Mbini, and the inhabitants of this town, which is in the province of Litoral.

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22 July 2013
New space for music and humor in Asonga Radio
The programming of the station has inaugurated this weekend a space where music and laughter are the main course of its new menu.

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02 July 2013
Ceiba Awards for audiovisual production
The short film "Lampara", directed by Malabo director Ruben Monsuy, was the winner of Ceiba Awards, endowed with 500,000 CFA francs, for best national audiovisual production. "El destino de Juana y Luisa" by Eulogio Bang, won the Audience Award, worth 200,000 CFA francs.

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27 June 2013
On Friday, a great music festival
The three cultural centers in Malabo are preparing for June 21 and 22 a big show of music, life and Bantu mythology to celebrate the great interdisciplinary music festival 2013, organized by actor, choreographer and percussionist Gorsy Edu.

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20 June 2013
Launch of Nelida Karr's new album
The new album of Equatorial Guinean singer Nelida Karr will be presented on Saturday, June 15, at the Cultural Center French Expression in Malabo.

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15 June 2013
An angel on television
The singer Angel Custodio has been, for some weeks now, the host of the new TVGE program "Tengo un sueño" ("I have a dream"). A new and interesting space of a social nature that shows us the lives of some people with disabilities, and reminds us of something that none of us should forget: that a disability does not make anyone unable.

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12 June 2013
Celebration of the Cultural Revolution Day
The event took place at the home of late sculptor Leandro Mbomio, as homage to his work in the field of culture, science and technology, both outside and inside the country.

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08 June 2013
New edition of the FECIGE
The Spanish Cultural Centers in Equatorial Guinea (Malabo and Bata) and the Motion Picture Association of Equatorial Guinea (ACIGE), in collaboration with various local and international institutions such as Casa Africa, UNICEF and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Equatorial Guinea, announced the 2nd South-South Itinerant Film Festival of Equatorial Guinea (FECIGE), the annual event of the audiovisual sector in the country.

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03 June 2013
The elderly, the stars of the theater of Malabo
Next weekend our elders will speak on the stage of Malabo's theater in the play "Dale Recuerdos", which will premiere on Saturday at the Cultural Institute of French Expression (ICEF) and Sunday at the Guinean Cultural Center. A play, starring elders of all ethnicities, which offers a show based on the message of experience, culture and wisdom. You can't miss it.

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28 May 2013
Tribute to Leandro Mbomio
The Embassy of Spain in Equatorial Guinea is preparing a special tribute to the great Equatorial Guinean Hispanist and Africanist sculptor. The event will take place on June 7 at the diplomatic offices.

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28 May 2013
Tour of the singer Anfibio throughout Africa
The Equatorial Guinean singer, popularly known as Anfibio, is touring several African countries to promote Equatorial Guinean music.

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24 May 2013
“En Clave de Vida” (In the Key of Life): A documentary about animal conservation in Equatorial Guinea
The young director Antonio Grunfeld Rius is the author of this interesting audiovisual work that shows, in the field, the problem of the disappearance of unique animal species in Equatorial Guinea. The documentary, currently projected at numerous schools in the country, can also be seen on the internet.

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08 May 2013
The singer Betty Akna talks about her new album
She is one of the best artists on the Equatorial Guinean music scene, who just surprised us all with the presentation of her new album, "Lembo La Mbôka Ame", in which she debuts as composer of most of the songs.

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07 May 2013
The 2013 Book Fair concludes
After several days of exhibits, the stands at the fair, whose main venue was the campus of the National University of Equatorial Guinea (UNGE), closed their doors after significant participation of exhibitors and visitors.

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27 April 2013
World Book Day is held in Malabo
The National Library, the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center and the UNGE joined forces to commemorate this day with several events: a Book Fair, which will run until next Friday, conferences and the message of the Director-General of Books.

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25 April 2013
Celebration of World Book Day in Malabo
The Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo (CCEM) has begun the acts of this celebration that will culminate next week.

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18 April 2013
Short Story Contest "World Book Day"
On the occasion of this celebration on April 23, the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata announces its 1st Short Story Contest "World Book Day".

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13 April 2013
The President of CICTE receives the sculptor Ghuty Mamae
The President of the Council of Scientific and Technological Research of Equatorial Guinea (CICTE), Anacleto Olo Mibuy, met on Wednesday with the artist to address the creation of a National School of Fine Arts.

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05 April 2013
Second edition of Eco Carnival
The French Cultural Center of Malabo is organizing the second edition of Malabo Eco Carnival, with the theme of water and biodiversity as the protagonists.

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04 April 2013
World Theater Day in the CCEM
The Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo (CCEM) celebrates this day with a month of national and international performances and parallel activities, such as a theater workshop and a conference on the bridges between Latin American and Equatorial Guinea drama.

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26 March 2013
Pocho Guimaraes Exhibit at the CCEM
The exhibit "Modulations" is an interesting review of the work of the timeless Equatorial Guinean artist, which opened on the anniversary of the Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo (CCEM) and can be seen until later this month.

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16 March 2013
Los Soldados del Triste Hogar, winners of the Easy Music Bata Festival 2013
The rap group from Bata won on Saturday, March 2, in the final of the Easy Music Festival, a contest that the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata (CCEB) launched on September to boost the career of young singers or bands in the city.



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08 March 2013
Tenth anniversary of the CCEM
On February 15, the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo (CCEM) will be ten years old, and to celebrate, they have prepared a series of special events.

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08 February 2013
The Bonko Creole dance entertains in Malabo parties
During the celebration of past Christmas holidays, the traditional Bonko dance was one of the main amusements for citizens of Malabo of all ages.

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12 January 2013
The National Library now has a Book Club
The main objective of the club is to promote reading. The presentation ceremony of the association was presided over by the Delegate Minister of the Department of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy Mba.

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10 January 2013
Presentations of the Mogue Agency
On Wednesday, December 19, at the Club House of the Hotel Sofitel Malabo Sipopo Le Golf the launching took place of the magazine and the website of the agency.

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31 December 2012
11th Christmas Carol Contest
The group "Las Semillitas" from the Ekuku neighborhood, in the children's category and "Las Kisiritas" of Nfefe-Esala, in the adults, have renewed their title and for the second consecutive year, by obtaining the first prize in the contest organized annually by the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata.

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28 December 2012
La Casa Tomada: new space for books and culture in Malabo
La Casa Tomada is the new bookstore in Malabo, created as a space designed for and by culture. Here one can buy almost any book and even have a small snack.

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22 December 2012
Musical Instrument Exhibition in the CCE
The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center of Malabo hosts these days the exhibit of musical instruments from the collection of Isabela de Aranzadi. The exhibit offers a selection of interesting musical objects used for centuries in the traditional music of our country.

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22 December 2012
Success of the 6th edition of the International Hip Hop Festival of Malabo
The sixth edition of the festival, held from November 14 to 18 in Malabo, confirmed that this platform for interdisciplinary and international meetings is becoming increasingly important.

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29 November 2012
Change of dates for the 1st International Brisas del Mar Jazz Festival in Sipopo
The jazz festival, which was scheduled to be held on the beach of Sipopo on November 24 and 30 and on December 1, will finally be held in February or March 2013.

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27 November 2012

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The Nzalang prepares to win the CEMAC Cup· A few days away from Equatorial Guinea facing the Central African Republic, the national team prepares the opening match of the CEMAC Cup, to be played at the Sports Stadium Nkoantoma of Bata.Activities on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women· Once again this year the Ministry of Social Affairs and Gender Equality commemorates November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Several activities were organized in Malabo for this event.The Minister of Agriculture studies new training projects· The representative of the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) in Costa Rica, Miley Gonzalez, met with the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Alfredo Mitogo Mitogo Ada, to study one of the training projects for Equatorial Guinean technicians in the food industry. The meeting took place on Friday, November 21, in the ministerial department.Erdogan’s farewell and the Equatorial Guinea-Turkey Agreement· President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo bid farewell at the Malabo International Airport to his Turkish counterpart, after his official visit to participate in the Second Africa-Turkey Summit. The Governments of Malabo and Ankara signed a new cooperation agreement which was read before the Turkish delegation departed. Erdogan has invited President Obiang to make an official visit to Turkey.Bilateral meeting between Equatorial Guinea and Turkey in Malabo· On November 20 a bilateral meeting between the delegations of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and the Republic of Turkey was held, headed by H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in one of the rooms adjoining the Conference Center of Sipopo.H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Congo· The President of the Republic received on November 20 the special envoy of Democratic Republic of Congo, Raymond Tshibanda Ntunga Mulongo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Francophonie, carrying a personal message from the Head of State, Joseph Kabila Kabange.Obiang and Erdogan drive Africa-Turkey cooperation· The Presidents of Equatorial Guinea and of Turkey expressed, in the opening ceremony of the Second Africa-Turkey Summit which is being held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, their intention to strengthen the relations of cooperation. While Obiang stressed that the expectations of the First Summit, held in Istanbul in the year 2008, had not been met, Erdogan stressed the advances that had taken place in recent years, and indicated that with the Malabo summit a new stage of collaboration is beginning. In the afternoon a Declaration of the Summit will be approved. The Minister of Foreign Affairs chairs the ministerial meeting of the Second Africa-Turkey Summit· After the end of the meeting of senior officials on Wednesday, November 19, on Thursday morning, November 20, at the Conference Center of Sipopo (Malabo), the work began of the ministers' meeting, under the chairmanship of Agapito Mba Mokuy, Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Foreign Affairs, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Mevlut Çavusoglu.Seminar on the National Plan to Combat HIV/AIDS· The Vice Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Victor Sima Oyana, presided over a seminar held at the initiative of his department. It was attended by Gloria Nseng Nchama, Director General of Support for HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Clara Eyegue, Director of Family Health, and other heads of international agencies such as WHO and UNICEF.Meeting on cleaning and construction in Bata· The Governor of Litoral Province, Amado Nguema Owono, accompanied by the Government Government, Bartolome Owono Nze, met early on Thursday, November 13, with the leaders and members of road construction companies and those involved in the waste collection in the city of Bata.Workshop for Equatorial Guinean cultural promotion· The Equatorial Guinea Heritage 2020 project organized a workshop to promote the traditional cultures of our country. The course is aimed at children from various schools in Malabo, as heirs of the future of our country, as stated to www.guineaecuatorialpress.com by Montserrat Villaverde, co-director of the project along with Laida Memba.The President of Turkey, in Equatorial Guinea· H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey, arrived on Thursday afternoon, November 20, at the International Airport of Malabo, accompanied by his wife, Emine Erdogan. There they were received by the Equatoguinean presidential couple. The Turkish Head of State will participate in the final day of the Second Africa-Turkey Summit.Meeting of senior officials at the Second Africa-Turkey Summit· With a meeting of senior officials on the topic "New model of partnership for durable development and integration" began in the Conference Center of Sipopo (Malabo) the work of the Second Africa-Turkey Summit commenced on Wednesday afternoon, November 19.Message of condolence on the death of the Governor of Wele-Nzas· The Second Vice President of the Republic for Defense and State Security, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, sent a message of condolence to the family on the passing of Deogracias Miguel Olomo Abia.Conference on "Protection Mechanisms for the Bantu Family"· The researcher Armando Ela Nsue presented on Thursday, November 13, in the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center, the conference on "Protection Mechanisms for the Bantu family."Launch of "Enjoy Equatorial Guinea" in social networks· The official launch of the campaign in social networks of "Enjoy Equatorial Guinea", by the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in the UK, aims to position the country as a tourist destination in Anglophone markets.The Head of State is informed of the Africa-Turkey Summit· The President of the Republic, HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, met on Tuesday, November 18, with the committee organizing the Africa-Turkey Summit to outline the final details of this international event, which begins on November 19.Congratulations from the PDGE to the President· The Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) in the name of party, transmitted to the President of the Republic its congratulations for accepting to organize the CAN 2015 and the celebration of the National Dialogue.All is ready for the Second Africa-Turkey Summit· On Wednesday, November 19, begin the work of the representatives and experts, as the prior step to the main day of the event, which will be Friday, November 21.The grand parade of the Eco Carnival· On Saturday, November 15, in Malabo the Eco Carnival Parade was held, an activity that mobilized numerous and lively participants, many of them young students in costume.The PDGE's reflection after the Fifth National Dialogue· On Friday night, November 14, once the last working session of the National Dialogue ended, the Secretary General of Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE), Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, read the reflection of his delegation on the deeper meaning of the work carried out: "We want to reflect on the importance of this Dialogue, in whose results are not intended to have winners or losers, but rather it should be the people of Equatorial Guinea who feel the positive effects of our deliberations."The President gives instructions to prepare for the CAN 2015 and the Africa-Turkey Summit· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo met on November 17 at the People's Palace of Malabo with officials of the National Technical Committee for Monitoring and Control of Ebola and the leadership of several ministries.Meeting of the National Commission for Milan Expo 2015· This committee met on Wednesday, November 5, with the candidates who want to work in the activities planned by Equatorial Guinea at the World Expo, which will take place in Italy, in the city of Milan, between May and October 2015. The meeting was led by the Delegate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the committee, Pedro Ela Nguema Buna.Response to the criticism against the Organization of the CAN 2015 in Equatorial Guinea· Once more, Equatorial Guinea is again the target of the criticism, from the interested sectors, that take any opportunity to try to stain the image of the President of the Republic and of all the Equatoguineans. On this occasion, it has been the organization of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations that served as the trigger for making accusation that affirm that Equatorial Guinea is a dictatorship, that it only hosts the championship for reasons of publicity, or to attack the Government of the country, brandishing the threat of Ebola. “The greatness of a people is measure by its inhabitants”, said the President in his speech· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo expressed his thanks and valued enormously the holding of the Fifth Dialogue between the recognized parties and the different groups and activists of the opposition. “We believe that the consensus that was reached has a national scope, since from now its decisions will benefit the development of democracy in our country and strengthen all the political groups,” stated the Head of State.New chapter for democracy of Equatorial Guinea· After a week of intense debates and in the presence of the President of the Republic, all the participants of the Fifth National Dialogue have signed the agreement the emerged from it, which includes numerous modifications in the principal laws related to the elections and the political parties. Both the representatives of the Government and the opposition expressed their satisfaction with the agreement. The closing day ended with the speech of the President who compared the greatness of this dialogue of conciliation with the acceptance of Equatorial Guinea to organize the upcoming edition of the CAN 2015.Satisfactory completion of the dialogue sessions· After a long day of work by the government and of waiting by opponents and other participants at the Fifth National Dialogue, the Government submitted the summary document of all agreements reached during these days. The document, with minor corrections, was verbally endorsed by all the participants. In addition, the Government also reported that, while respecting the agreements with the parties and political activists who went back to the dialogue, also proceeded to release two people who were detained.The President of the Republic meets with the leadership of the Forum· The leaders of the Forum for the Rebirth of Africa-FORA, led by its Executive President, Dr. Souleymane Anta Ndiaye, bid farewell to H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, after successfully completing his mission in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, which was to deliver the Africa Award for International Leadership. The Head of State receives the Governor of the BEAC· On Wednesday, November 12, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo granted an audience to Lucas Abaga Nchama, Governor of the Bank of Central African States, the first after the opening and implementation of the headquarters of the National Directorate of the BEAC on July 8 in Malabo.New Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea in Denmark· Equatorial Guinea's ambassador to Belgium, Holland, Turkey, Luxembourg and to the European Union, Carmelo Nvono-Nca, introduced last November 7 in Copenhagen the credentials that also accredited him as Extraordinary Ambassador and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea for Denmark.Equatorial Guinea will organize the CAN 2015· On the morning of November 14, it was confirmed that Equatorial Guinea will organize the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations, after the meeting held by the President of the African Football Confederation, Issa Hayatou with H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.Decree of appointment of Marcelino Nguema as Ombudsman· The President of the Republic signed on November 12, at the proposal of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, the decree appointing Marcelino Nguema Onguene as Ombudsman.New award for President of the Republic· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received on Thursday, November 13, the Africa Prize for Leadership, awarded by the Forum of Rebirth of Africa-FORA, an institution that brings together intellectuals from Africa and the Diaspora, based in the Republic of Senegal.Fifth National Dialogue: the law review is finalized· Once again the debate marked Thursday, November 13, during which took place the review of texts of the Law on Presidential Elections and the Law on Financing of Parties. Regarding the latter, the Government has asked the parties for a moratorium in order to carry out a real review of the text, ensuring that the growing budget of these groups will be examined.Meeting at City Hall in Bata· Carlos Ntutumu Ayi, fourth deputy mayor for Tourism and Culture, held a meeting with the employees of in charge of cleaning the city of Bata, to guide their work and improve their performance.Boho Camo receives the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Asturias· The President of the Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture and Forestry of Bioko, Gregorio Boho Camo, received on Wednesday afternoon, November 5, in his office at the headquarters of the institution in Malabo, his counterpart from Asturias (Spain), Feliz Baragaño Suárez, with whom he spoke about the business relationships between the two institutions.Heated debate about the National Binding Pact· The agreements of the National Binding Pact and its respective revisions were the subject of the heated debate that took practically the entire morning of Wednesday, November 12, in the Fifth National Dialogue. But in addition, the participants of the different political factions also reviewed the Law that regulates the Presidential Elections and the Law on Financing of the Political Parties.Participants at the Fifth National Dialogue· The representatives of the political parties legalized in the country, as well as the non-legalized groups, national or of the diaspora, are offering modifications to some of the most important laws on elections in the country. There are many voices participating in this historic conclave.Closing of the Second Session of the CEMAC Parliament· The President of the Parliament of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC), Vincent Mavoungou Bouyou, closed the last ordinary session of the community chamber for 2014, at the headquarters in Malabo.Competition for school gardens in the Eco Carnival of Malabo· Among the activities planned by the Cultural Institute for French Expression, on the occasion of the great Eco Carnival festival, to be held in Malabo, last Friday a school garden competition was held, which was won by the Colegio Pilar of Buepoyo.Mobilization for the polio campaign· The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, in collaboration with international cooperation agencies and Equatorial Guinea Television are carrying out the seventh phase of the vaccination campaign against polio.Celebration of the Equatorial Guinean Consulate in Las Palmas· The Equatorial Guinean Embassy in the Canary Islands, like other diplomatic missions from our country, also commemorated the 46th Anniversary of the Accession to National Sovereignty.Intense day of work in Sipopo· With the presence of almost all the opposition groups and activists who participated last Friday, they continued the discussions in the Fifth National Dialogue which brings together representatives of the Government, political opposition parties already legalized and other national activists and political parties of the diaspora. After the initial withdrawal of some parties, most of them have returned to this unique gathering, from where agreements to increase the flexibility of the laws governing the functioning of democracy in Equatorial Guinea. are emerging.End of the course for veterinary assistants· On the evening of Thursday, November 6, the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Alfredo Mitogo Mitogo Ada, awarded the end of course certificates to the new veterinary assistants who passed the course. The ceremony was held in the auditorium of the ECA.National NGOs also participate in the Dialogue· Like the political parties, members of the Government and national and international observers, from the beginning of the work on Friday, November 7, several NGOs and other non-governmental organizations in the country attend the national dialogue.Agreements to facilitate the creation of political parties· During Monday, November 10, the participants of the Fifth National Dialogue of Equatorial Guinea worked on the Political Parties Act and its Amendments. To facilitate the creation of new political formations in the country, it was agreed that the deposit of thirty million CFA francs be removed, and to reduce the number of cofounders per electoral constituency, among other measures.Preparation of the Africa-Turkey Summit· Equatorial Guinea's Ambassador in Brussels, also accredited to the Republic of Turkey, Carmelo Nvono Nca, traveled on October 29 to Ankara to hold several meetings with members of the Turkish Government regarding the next Africa-Turkey Summit, to be held in Malabo between November 19 and 21.Miguel Oyono Ndong presents his credentials to François Hollande· The Ambassador of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea in France, Miguel Oyono Ndong Mifumu, presented before the French President, H.E. François Hollande, his credentials, the document proving his duties as head of the Equatorial Guinean embassy in France.The National Dialogue continues in Sipopo· The National Political Dialogue has continued in the Sipopo Conference Center (Malabo). After the abandonment of some of the groups of the opposition on last Friday, a large part of them have returned to the Dialogue, and some new ones have even joined. The day of Monday was dedicated to the Laws on Parties, Meeting and Demonstration.Work on the General State Budgets in the Senate· The Standing Committee on Finance, Economy, Trade and Planning, under the coordination of the Senate President, Teresa Efua Asangono, began work on the second reading of the General State Budgets submitted by the Chamber of Deputies.Art and cultural workshop at the CCGEFB· The Director of the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Centre for French Expression in Bata, Laureano Owono Mba Akumu, inaugurated on Friday, November 7, the art and cultural workshop organized by the Heritage Equatorial Guinea 2020 project, in the auditorium of this cultural institution.Signing of amendment of the contract between the Government, Ophir and GEPetrol· The Government of Equatorial Guinea announced that on October 31, through the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy, it signed the third amendment to the Contract for Production of Block R offshore Equatorial Guinea, with the group of contractors composed by Ophir Energy and GEPetrol.More news · Search Engine · Subscribe Subscribe