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15th Anniversary of the BBPP Program
The Hotel Sofitel President was the venue on December 4 of the 15th Anniversary of the Biodiversity Protection on the island of Bioko (BBPP) Program. During the event, information was provided about the plans for next year.

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18 December 2014
Exhibit of handmade products of Ureca and Moka
In the afternoon of Friday, December 12, artisans in the towns of Ureca and Moka, in the province of Bioko, in coordination with the NGO BBPP (Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program) present in the ICEF (Cultural Institute of French Expression) an exhibit of their products.

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17 December 2014
Success of the Second Afro-Hispanic Cultural Week in London
From renowned architects to high school students -including diplomatic missions in the British capital- the Second Afro-Hispanic Cultural Week (December 8-12), sponsored by the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in the UK, brought together diverse audiences.

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17 December 2014
Activities in the cultural centers of Malabo
This December the cultural centers offer a series of activities during Christmas and New Year, among which are the Christmas carol contest that, on this occasion, is organized by the Spanish Cultural Center and the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center.

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16 December 2014
Soccer match against Ebola
The Association of Wives of African Ambassadors in Belgium (AEEAB), currently chaired by Perseveranda Mangue de Nvono-Nca, wife of the Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea in Brussels, organized on December 6, with absolute success of public, a charity football match pitting the ambassadors against their sponsors, as an "appetizer" for the charity dinner against Ebola on December 12.

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15 December 2014
The French Cultural Center in Malabo opens its recording studio
On Friday, December 5, the French Cultural Center opened its doors to singers in a new space: the free recording studio for the musical talents of the capital.

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11 December 2014
First Environmental Festival of Bata
Organized by the awareness program of ECOGUINEA, belonging to the project "Support for the management and conservation of biological resources of Pico Basile", the event was held from December 2 to 5 at the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata. The festival included various cultural and informative activities to inform people of the environmental problems currently affecting the country: commercial hunting, waste management and deforestation.

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10 December 2014
Second Afro-Hispanic Cultural Week in London
The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in the UK is promoting the Second Afro-Hispanic Cultural Week, between December 8 and 12 at La Galleria Pall Mall in London. This year's event focuses on a presentation on the Equatorial Guinea Heritage 2020 project regarding the different influences and periods of architecture of Equatorial Guinea.

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09 December 2014
Presentation of dissertations in the School of Environmental Science
The sixth edition of the defense of dissertations in the School of Environmental Science at the National University of Equatorial Guinea (UNGE) was held in the auditorium of the institution, on Thursday, November 27, chaired by the Rector, Carlos Nze Nsuga .

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01 December 2014
Rachel Epam presents her work in Madrid
The Equatorial Guinean artist Rachel Epam inaugurated on November 20 the exhibit "Africa has a woman's name" a warm and versatile exhibit, which will remain in Madrid's Orfila Gallery until January 10.

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25 November 2014
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

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Ruslan Obiang meets with the President of Benfica F.C.· The Secretary of State for Youth and Sports, Ruslan Obiang Nsue, met on December 15 with the president of the Benfica Club of Portugal, Luis Filipe Vieira, at the headquarters of the Regional Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Bata.Inauguration of the building Vistamar Candy Bata · The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructures, Juan Nko Mbula, inaugurated on Tuesday, December 16, this landmark commercial building in the center of the city of Bata.Gifl Willy, winner of The Road to Mongomo Golf Trophy· The Nigerian player Gifl Willy was the winner of this trophy, whose edition ended last Sunday, December 14, in the city of Mongomo.15th Anniversary of the BBPP Program· The Hotel Sofitel President was the venue on December 4 of the 15th Anniversary of the Biodiversity Protection on the island of Bioko (BBPP) Program. During the event, information was provided about the plans for next year.Exhibit of handmade products of Ureca and Moka· In the afternoon of Friday, December 12, artisans in the towns of Ureca and Moka, in the province of Bioko, in coordination with the NGO BBPP (Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program) present in the ICEF (Cultural Institute of French Expression) an exhibit of their products.Success of the Second Afro-Hispanic Cultural Week in London· From renowned architects to high school students -including diplomatic missions in the British capital- the Second Afro-Hispanic Cultural Week (December 8-12), sponsored by the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in the UK, brought together diverse audiences. Seminar on gender violence· On Monday, December 15, the NGO Equality and Human Rights of Women in Africa began a seminar workshop in the conference room of the Ministry of Mines, with the participation of various organizations, associations and civil society members.Audiences of the President of the Republic· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received in audience on December 15 the French ambassador, François Barateau, and the President of the F.C. Benfica, Luis Filipe Vieira.The AfDB excludes a Chinese construction company from contracts· The statement of this financial institution, published on December 15, explained that this decision was taken after China First Carretera Engineering acknowledged having engaged in fraudulent and corrupt practices.The Head of State inaugurates The Road to Mongomo Golf Trophy· Last weekend the President of the Republic, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, accompanied by his South African counterpart, H.E. Jacob Zuma, opened in the city of Mongomo The Road to Mongomo Golf Trophy, with the participation of professionals of the sport, already practiced in Equatorial Guinea.The FONMAC now has an office in Malabo· These headquarters are in Malabo II, sharing the building with the Council of Scientific and Technological Research of Equatorial Guinea. The Vice President of the Obiang Nguema Mbasogo-Amilcar Cabral Foundation, Rufino Ndong Esono, together with its leadership, visited the facilities on Monday, December 15.Activities in the cultural centers of Malabo· This December the cultural centers offer a series of activities during Christmas and New Year, among which are the Christmas carol contest that, on this occasion, is organized by the Spanish Cultural Center and the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center.Chad, winner of the ninth edition of the CEMAC Cup· The end of the ninth edition of the CEMAC Cup was played at the Bata Stadium of Nkoantoma, in which the national team of Chad baat that of Congo Brazzaville by 3 goals to 2.Soccer match against Ebola· The Association of Wives of African Ambassadors in Belgium (AEEAB), currently chaired by Perseveranda Mangue de Nvono-Nca, wife of the Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea in Brussels, organized on December 6, with absolute success of public, a charity football match pitting the ambassadors against their sponsors, as an "appetizer" for the charity dinner against Ebola on December 12.Julian Mariano Mba Mba Nchama dies· The popular journalist of Radio Television Equatorial Guinea in Bata died on the morning of Saturday, December 13, due to an accident.Jacob Zuma visits President Obiang· The Head of State of South Africa returned to Equatorial Guinea to carry out a short working visit. Obiang and Zuma met in Mongomo for conversations on subjects of cooperation and regional matters. Disappointment of the National Nzalang in the consolation match· The National Nzalang lost against the Cameroon team in the match for third place held on December 12 at the New Stadium of Malabo, belonging to the ninth edition of the CEMAC Cup. The national team lost in the penalty shootout by 7 goals to 6.Agnes Genoveva in the Miss World pageant· On Sunday, December 14, the final of Miss World will be held in London. Agnes Genoveva Cheba Ade will represent Equatorial Guinea. The ceremony can be watched via the Internet and people can also support Agnes through a voting application.Presentation of the Zarandona calendar· As every year, Benjamin Zarandona has released its popular calendar to benefit the Orphanage School of Malabo, which had its official launch in the city of Bata.Speech by the President of the National Human Rights Commission· Gaudencio Mohaba Mesu, in his capacity as Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission of Equatorial Guinea, made a speech on December 10 at the Sixty-Sixth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which this year has the theme "Human rights, 365 days a year."The team Malabo Kings begins with a victory in the African Champions Basketball League· On Thursday, December 11, in Tunisia began the 29th edition of the African Champions Basketball League. The Equatorial Guinean team, which in the prior draw was placed in Group A, defeated the Recreativo of Libolo of Angola by 79-69 at the start of the championship.Meetings of the Senate President in Strasbourg· During her attendance at the 28th ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, held in Strasbourg from December 1 to 3, Teresa Efua Asangono held meetings with various personalities from Africa, Europe and Latin America.Equatorial Guinea contributes to the monument against slavery in the United Nations· The Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy Mba Obono, traveled to the US to participate in various activities on behalf of President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. The Minister presented the donation of $100,000 from the Government of Equatorial Guinea for the monument is to be erected at the United Nations as a tribute to the victims of slavery. The same amount will go to the Museum of African objects of Eric Edwards, who Guillermina Mekuy also visited in New York.Obiang Nguema Mbasogo meets with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt· The President of Equatorial Guinea, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, on an official visit in Egypt, met on Wednesday, December 10, with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Head of State of the Egyptian Republic. Both leaders reviewed the economic cooperation between the two countries. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo also praised the political and economic reforms that have been carried out in Egypt. The French Cultural Center in Malabo opens its recording studio· On Friday, December 5, the French Cultural Center opened its doors to singers in a new space: the free recording studio for the musical talents of the capital.Seminar on the participation of civil society in EITI· The Secretary of State for Mines, Industry and Energy, Santiago Mba Eneme Nsuga, representing the Minister, Gabriel Mbega Obiang Lima, closed on December 10, in Bata, the seminar on civil society participation in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).Evaluation of the Trust Fund for Food Security in Africa· The meeting convened by the Director General of the FAO, Jose Graziano da Silva, and the President of the Board, the Representative of the Permanent Mission of Equatorial Guinea to the FAO, Crisantos Obama Ondo, served to assess the level of implementation of the projects funded under the African Solidarity Trust Fund for Food Security and the impact of the activities in the field.The PDGE prepares to celebrate Christmas· Within the program of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) to prepare the Christmas holidays, several meetings of monitoring committees of Ebebiyin, Evinayong, Aconibe, Nsok Nsomo and Niefang, among others, took place.Congo Brazzaville will play the in the finals of the CEMAC Cup· The Red Devils of Congo Brazzaville won by 2 goals to 0 against Cameroon, in the semifinal played at the New Stadium of Malabo, during December 9. With this victory, the Congolese team will play in the finals against Chad, who won by 2 goals to 0 against the National Nzalang.The Nzalang loses in semifinals of the CEMAC Cup against Chad· The national team has lost by 2 goals to 0 against the team of the Republic of Chad, in a match played at the Nkoantoma Stadium of Bara. With this defeat, the Nzalang has failed to reach the finals and will play for third and fourth place against the national team of Cameroon, which was defeated in the other semifinal against Congo Brazzaville by 2 goals to 0.A delegation from the Department of Culture travels to New York· The delegation, headed by the Delegate Minister of Culture, Guillermina Mekuy Mba, departed from Malabo last Thursday, December 4, bound for New York (USA), to attend the ceremony in honor of the victims who suffered transatlantic trade and were enslaved.First Environmental Festival of Bata· Organized by the awareness program of ECOGUINEA, belonging to the project "Support for the management and conservation of biological resources of Pico Basile", the event was held from December 2 to 5 at the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata. The festival included various cultural and informative activities to inform people of the environmental problems currently affecting the country: commercial hunting, waste management and deforestation.Presentation of Ghanaian products in Malabo· The president of the Chamber of Commerce of Bioko, Gregorio Boho Camo, along with his counterpart from Ghana, inaugurated on December 4 the fourth fair of products of this country in West Africa in Malabo, in a ceremony also attended by the Ghanaian ambassador in Equatorial Guinea, Alex Asum Ahensah.Celebrating the International Day of People With Disabilities· ASONAMI members (National Association for Solidarity for People with Disabilities) in Equatorial Guinea, particularly those residing in the mainland, met between December 2 and 4 to carry out various activities on the International Day of People with Disabilities, which is held every December 3.United Nations Convention on Climate Change· Under the theme "Africa in the context of a new agreement on climate change after 2015," a delegation from the African Development Bank (AfDB) will participate in the meeting to be held in Peru, on December 10, with the objective of improving access for African countries to financing for climate change.Second Afro-Hispanic Cultural Week in London· The Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in the UK is promoting the Second Afro-Hispanic Cultural Week, between December 8 and 12 at La Galleria Pall Mall in London. This year's event focuses on a presentation on the Equatorial Guinea Heritage 2020 project regarding the different influences and periods of architecture of Equatorial Guinea.María Begoña Andeme, Miss Supranational Africa· On Friday, December 5, in Krynica-Zdroj (Poland), the finals of this pageant were held, and in which the representative of Equatorial Guinea, María Begoña Andeme, was named Miss Supranational Africa.The Republic of Chad wins 1-0 against Gabon· The current champion of the CEMAC Cup, the Panthers of Gabon, were eliminated from the competition after losing by a goal against the national team of Chad in a match played on December 7 in the New Stadium of Malabo.Mali's ambassador presents his credentials to Mba Mokuy· Amadou Dem, the new Ambassador of Mali accredited in Equatorial Guinea, officially presented himself on Friday, December 5, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, to deliver the document that credits him as such.Presentation of the charity gala Stop Ebola· On December 2 a press conference took place in the conference room of the Press Club in the Belgian capital, Brussels, to present the charity dinner to stop Ebola, to be held on December 12, organized by the Association of Wives of African Ambassadors in Belgium (AEEAB), in collaboration with the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in Brussels.First Medical Congress at the New Hospital in Bata· The Regional Delegate of INSESO (National Institute of Social Security), Benito Edu Ngomo, accompanied by the managing director of the New Hospital INSESO, Antonio Fernandez, inaugurated the First Medical Congress that took place on November 28 and 29 in the Spanish Cultural Center (CCE) of Bata.Nzalang Nacional ends in first place in Group A· The national team has been classified in first place of the group, for the semi-finals of the Ninth CEMAC Cup, after tying at zero goals in the match of December 6 in the Nkoantoma Stadium of Bata, against the national team of Cameroon.Working meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs with the Ambassadors of Russia and Ghana· The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, met on Wednesday, December 3, with the Ambassadors of Russia and Ghana, Nikolai L. Ratsiborinskiy and Adadu Echi, respectively.Susana Edjang named 2014 Yale World Fellow· The young Equatorial Guinean Susana Edjang, Officer of Economic and Social Development Affairs in the Executive Office of the Secretary General of the United Nations, was named 2014 Yale World Fellow. Susan joins 15 other World Fellows selected this year from nearly four thousand applicants.Equatorial Guinea participates in the meeting of Ministers of the G77+China· On November 28 and 29, in the city of Tarija, Bolivia, an Equatorial Guinean delegation participated in the meeting of Ministers of the G77+China, sponsored by the Government of Bolivia, as the current Chairman of that organization and UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization).Boho Camo attends the Assembly of the CPLP· The President of the Chamber of Commerce, Agricultural and Forestry of Bioko, Gregorio Boho Camo, as delegate of the Confederation of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), headed the delegation of the Chamber of Commerce that attended from November 15 the 20 the meetings of the Assembly of CPLP in Cape Verde.Industry and energy projects for the future of Equatorial Guinea· The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy just supported two major projects that underpin development in industry and energy for Equatorial Guinea. First, the construction of a supply center of electrical equipment in Mbini. Second, the possible supply of Powership: a floating power plant that would help ensure enough electricity generation in the country.The national teams of Chad and Congo Brazzaville tied at one goal· Distribution of points at the New Stadium of Malabo for the CEMAC Cup between the national team of Chad and that of Congo Brazzaville, in the match played on December 4, corresponding to the second round of Group B.First impressions of the group of Equatorial Guinea in the CAN 2015· During the draw ceremony for the CAN 2015, held on December 3, www.guineaecuatorialpress.com reporters had the chance to obtain the first impressions of the coach of the National Nzalang, Andoni Goikoetxea, its captain Juvenal Edjogo, the coach of Congo Brazzaville, Claude Le Roy, and President of the Federation of Burkina Fasso, Sita Sagare.Victor Mooney at the White House· The famous American rower served as emissary of Equatorial Guinea in the event that took place on Monday, December 1, to commemorate World AIDS Day, at the official residence of the President of the United States.Cameroon beats the Central African Republic 1-0· The Cameroon national team prevailed by 1 goal to 0 against the Central African Republic in the second match of Group A of the CEMAC Cup (Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa), which was played on December 3 in the Nkoantoma Stadium of Bata.Funeral rites for Hilario Sisa Torres· All the powers of the State of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, headed by the Head of State, H. E. Obiang Nguema, were concentrated on December 3 in the Equatoguinean Cultural Center of Malabo, during the funeral rites for Hilario Sisa Torres, who died on November 28 in the city of Bata, while holding the responsibility of Presidential Adviser of the Government in matters of Customs. Call of the Acting Mayor of Bata to take care of the city· The acting mayor, Honorato Evita Homa, accompanied by the Secretary General of the City Hall of Bata, met last Friday, November 28, with diplomats, consuls and commercial attaches from neighboring countries, to discuss matters related to commercial activities they carry out in the city.The President of the Senate in the ACP-EU· On December 1 at the headquarters of the European Parliament in the French city of Strasbourg the opening session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly took place. The meetings of this assembly continued until December 3.Ebola cannot stop sports, said the Head of State in the draw for the CAN· Before the millions of people who watched the draw of matches for the African Cup of Nations (CAN 2015) on December 3, President Obiang said that the Ebola disease cannot stop a continent: "The decision to hold the championship in Equatorial Guinea is not an adventure, it is an assumption of responsibility." He also recalled that the country is ready to prevent the virus, and has encouraged all the players to participate "without any complex."Results of the draw of the CAN Equatorial Guinea 2015· The draw ceremony for the finals of the 30th edition of the Orange African Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015 was held on the afternoon of December 3 in Equatorial Guinea's capital, Malabo, with the attendance of the Head of State, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, and the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou.More news · Search Engine · Subscribe Subscribe