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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
Farewell ceremony for the sculptor Leandro Mbomio Nsue
The funeral in honor of the international artist and sculptor, who died on November 12, began on Saturday in Malabo with the arrival of the President of the Republic and the First Lady of the nation to the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center, where the coffin with the body of the deceased was lying in state.

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19 November 2012
The mortal remains of Leandro Mbomio Nsue will be buried in his hometown
The mortal remains of the great sculptor will be buried in the Continental Region, specifically in his hometown of Ayantangan Nsomo, on Sunday, November 18.

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16 November 2012
The Ambassador of Spain expressed his condolences over the death of Leandro Mbomio Nsue
In an audience with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Agapito Mba Mokuy, the Ambassador of Spain, Manuel Gomez-Acebo, has conveyed to the Government of Equatorial Guinea his country's sentiment of condolences over the death of the great sculptor. For the same reason, the Embassy also sent a message to the President, which we attach to this news article.

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16 November 2012
Jazz arrives in Equatorial Guinea
Concha Buika and other greats of contemporary music will perform at the 1st International Jazz Festival of Brisas del Mar, to be held in Sipopo from November 24 to December 1.

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16 November 2012
The great sculptor Leandro Mbomio Nsue dies
The most international and prestigious figure of Equatorial Guinean art has died after a long illness.

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13 November 2012
Publication presentation
The Collective of Equatorial Guinean Students of Valencia organizes, on November 15, the presentation of the work Fañg N'Ntúmu Anthropological Names, by Edu Makuy Lorenzo.

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09 November 2012
6th International Hip Hop Festival of Malabo
During November 14 to 18, the 6th International Hip Hop Festival will take place in Malabo, organized by the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo, the ICEF French Institute and, for the first time, the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center. Artists such as Frank T, S. Petit Nico, Black Bey, Yuma and AdjoGuening will join the best Malabo rappers in this edition.

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07 November 2012
Theater Festival at the French Institute of Malabo
From October 22 to 27, the French Institute of Malabo organized the third edition of the Festival "Los golpes de teatro en Malabo", in partnership with the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo and the Culture Center of Rebola.

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06 November 2012
The Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo promotes theater in schools
Their Performing Arts Department seeks to bring the world of theater to the public in general and children in particular.

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03 November 2012
Lyrical singing concert at the Spanish Cultural Center of Bata
On Friday afternoon, October 26, the center's auditorium witnessed the performance of Luis Alberto Llaneza, musicologist of the University of Oviedo (Spain) and pianist Eduardo Frias. Both musicians are conducting a tour in Equatorial Guinea and have also performed in the Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo.

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30 October 2012
Lyrical singing comes to Equatorial Guinea
Lyrical singing is a musical style that is not very known in Equatorial Guinea. In order for Equatorial Guineans to discover it, the Spanish cultural centers in Malabo and Bata have scheduled a series of concerts around the country.

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25 October 2012
The Seas of Equatorial Guinea
The Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo has published the book "Los mares de Guinea Ecuatorial: nueva prosa y poesía africana" [The Seas of Equatorial Guinea: New African Prose and Poetry], which collects texts of the winners of the "October 12" Literary Contest.

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19 October 2012
Great success of Julio Iglesias in Malabo
The singer declared his surprise at seeing the reality and the current development of Equatorial Guinea, so different from the picture shown in many international media.

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10 October 2012
Julio Iglesias sings in Malabo
The internationally renowned Spanish singer performs for the first time in Africa and our country has been chosen for his continental debut.

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09 October 2012
The First Lady will support an international fashion parade
During a meeting with young designers, Constancia Mangue de Obiang has stated the importance of women feel beautiful at any age.

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08 October 2012
Celebration of Fang Culture Week
The Spanish Cultural Center in Bata held the Fang Culture Week from September 19 to 22, with a series of activities to promote and raise awareness on the richness of the cultural manifestations of the Fang ethnic group.

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19 September 2012

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Farewell to Antonio Obama Ndong· The funeral rites in memory of Antonio Obama Ndong Obono were carried out on September 17, in the Guinean Cultural Center of Malabo, in the presence of the presidential couple, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and the First Lady, Constance Mangue de Obiang, as well as the two Vice Presidents, the President of the Supreme Court of Justice, the President of the Constitutional Bodies, the Prime Minister, the military corps, in general, friends and family members.The Head of State honors the contingent returning from the Central African Republic· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo granted medals for Military Merit of Second and Third Class to the Equatorial Guinean contingent that participated in the peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, during a ceremony held on September 16 at the military base of the Malabo Airport, in the presence of several personalities headed by Second Vice President for Defense and State Security, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue.Decree of the Presidency of the Republic· On September 15, the Presidency of the Republic, through Decree number 124/2014, removed Miguel Ntutumu Evuna Andeme from the position of Director General of Cabinet of the Minister of State for the Presidency of the Republic for Missions, in order to be appointed as Extraordinary Ambassador and Plenipotentiary of Equatorial Guinea in the United States of America. Below we reproduce the full text of the decree.Preparations for the fourth population census in Bata· The Governor of the province of Litoral, Amado Nguema Owono, in the presence of Government Delegate, Bartolome Owono Nze, and the Deputy Mayor of Bata, Honorato Evita Oma, on behalf of the Minister, chaired a meeting on the morning of September 16 on the fourth census of population and housing.Agricultural and livestock projects towards Horizon 2020· Alfredo Mitogo Mitogo, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, received on Tuesday, September 16, the Bolivian businessman Antonio Barron, who attended the meeting in order to present proposals for the livestock and agriculture sector. The meeting took place in the presence of the Vice Minister of the Department, Salvador Sabas Bolekia, and the Secretary General, Santiago Nseng Mangue Mekemesa, among other authorities.Preparing the National Independence Festivities· The President of the District Council of PDGE in Bata, Exuperancio Ndong Nsi, accompanied by his deputy, Amado Nguema Owono, among others, chaired a meeting on Friday, September 12, to coordinate the activities of the National Independence Festivities, to be held in Ebebiyin, in the province of Kie-Ntem.Funeral of Antonio Obama Ndong· The former Chancellor of National Orders and General of Division passed away on Saturday, September 13, at the Medical Center of La Paz of Sipopo (Malabo), due to an illness. Here is a schedule of the funeral acts in his memory.The Head of State announces that flights to West Africa will soon be open· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo took part in a press conference on September 15, with the Presidents and officials present at the awards ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize, where the situation of Ebola was discussed. The President said that the closure of borders is not the solution to the problem, and soon the flights from the national airline Ceiba to West Africa will return.Equatorial Guinea reports on the absence of antipersonnel mines in its territory· Our country presents its First Report to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction. The Republic of Equatorial Guinea joined the convention in 1998.Closure of the workshop on forest products· Organized by the FAO and funded by the AfDB, through the Congo Basin Forestry Fund (CBFF) and under the supervision of the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC), the seminar workshop on strategies and action plan for the management of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) has ended.The Minister of Mines chairs the Orientation and Training Seminar on EITI· On Monday, September 15, took place at the headquarters of the department located in Malabo II, the opening of the Orientation and Training Seminar on EITI (Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative), chaired by the head of the ministry, Gabriel Mbega Obiang Lima.Scientific round table on Ebola and HIV/AIDS· After the awards ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize, a panel of a high-level scientific character on Ebola and HIV/AIDS took place at the Conference Center of Sipopo, which was attended by Professor Luc Montagnier, Nobel Laureate and President of the World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention.Speech by H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in the awards ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize· The Head of State made a speech at the ceremony of the Second Edition of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in Life Sciences, which was attended by the presidents of Mauritania (Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz), Benin (Thomas Boni Yayi), Congo (Denis Sassou Nguesso), Kenya (Uhuru Kenyatta), and Sao Tome and Principe (Manuel Pinto da Costa), in addition to the Director General of the UNESCO (Irina Bokova), the Prime Minister of Gabon (Daniel Ona Ondo), and high level representatives of Ivory Coast and Rwanda.Message of Congratulations to H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo for the 2nd edition of the UNESCO Prize· The Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE), Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, sent a congratulatory message to the Equatorial Guinean Head of State for the celebration, in the Conference Center of Sipopo (Malabo), of the second edition of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in Life Sciences. Below is the full text of the message.The Government of Equatorial Guinea donates two million dollars to the WHO· This grant to the World Health Organization (WHO) for the fight against Ebola is added to others made to other countries like Haiti or Japan, for natural disasters, or the one made to the Trust Fund of African Solidarity of the FAO last year.Samba-Panza gives thanks for the important work of MISCA· On September 13, the Interim President of the Central African Republic said farewell to the International Support Mission in the Central African Republic with African Leadership (MISCA), replaced on Monday, September 15, by the Multidimensional Integrated Mission of Stabilization of the United Nations in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), which will take over the authority in military and police affairs of MISCA, whose functions were carried out with soldiers from various African countries, including Equatorial Guinea. The event was attended by international authorities, including the Second Vice President, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue.The President provides $2 million against Ebola in the awards ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo attended on Monday morning, September 15, the awards ceremony of the Second Edition of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in Life Sciences. In his speech, the Head of State said that science and technology are a heritage of mankind which all people should enjoy in equality, and reported that the Equatorial Guinean Government has provided the WHO a grant of 2 million dollars for the fight against Ebola.The President of the Republic receives his African counterparts· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received on Sunday, September 14, various African dignitaries who came to the city of Malabo to attend the award ceremony of the 2014 UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in Life Sciences.Visit of the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Confederation of the CPLP· A delegation of the Confederation of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) is in Malabo since last September 12, headed by the Chairman of the Executive Committee, Francisco Viana.Award ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize· The award ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in Life Sciences will begin early on the morning of Monday, September 15. At that time, the guests will arrive in the Sipopo Conference Room, where the national anthem will be sung and there will be a performance by the Equatorial Guinean artist, Gorsi.Change at the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in the United States of America· The Presidency of the Republic passed on September 13 the decrees numbers 122 and 123, which dismissed Ruben Maye Nsue Mangue and appointed Miguel Ntutumu Evuna Andeme as Extraordinary Ambassador and Plenipotentiary of Equatorial Guinea in the United States of America.Appointments to the National Law Codification Commission· Decree number 121/2014 of the Presidency of the Republic, published at the proposal of the Ministry of Justice, Religious Affairs and Penitentiary Institutions, designates the members of the National Law Codification Commission of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, which shall consist of a Chairman, a Vice Chairman, 31 members and a secretary.Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue attends the repatriation of the troops posted in the Central African Republic· The Second Vice President of the Republic for Defense and State Security, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue travelled to the Central African Republic on September 13, along with a large delegation from the Presidency of the Republic, to attend the repatriation of the Equatoguinean troops that participated in the peace and stabilization mission of this brother country. Towards safer and more affordable transportation in Central Africa· The delegations of Ministers of Transportation and Civil Aviation of the ten countries of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) attended the 6th meeting on the Action Plan 2008-2015, which took place on August 29 in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo).Everything is ready for the delivery of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize· The Organizing Committee of Major Events in our country met Thursday, September 11, to outline the final details of the organization of the ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize, which will take place on September 15 in the city of Sipopo (Malabo).Meeting of Agapito Mba Mokuy and Pedro Doña Santana· The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, received on Wednesday, September 10, in his office at the ministry headquarters Cuba's ambassador to Equatorial Guinea, Pedro Doña Santana. The audience was the usual meeting to review bilateral issues between the two countries.Ehate Tomi directs the preparation of Independence Day and the delivery of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize· Government members met on Friday morning, September 12, in an Interministerial Council meeting, chaired by the Prime Minister, Vicente Ehate Tomi, to discuss various issues, such as Festivity of National Independence and the delivery of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize.Jeronimo Osa: The UNESCO Prize represents President Obiang’s support of science· The Secretary General of the PDGE takes stock of the success which led, in 2012, to the approval of this award by the UNESCO, after an insidious campaign by certain institutions to discredit the prize. "The decision to create this award is not inconsequential nor trivial. Since its inception, there have already been several projects, all very interesting and important, which were financed with the support of Equatorial Guinea," recalls the Secretary General.President's Reception for the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kenya· On Thursday, September 11, the official agenda of the Head of State, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, included the audience granted to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya, Amina Mohamed, in the People's Palace of Malabo.Documentary on economic diversification in Equatorial Guinea· In collaboration with the Ministry of Information, Press and Radio, this documentary explains how the Equatorial Guinean economy is seeking emancipation from depending on hydrocarbons, the main objective of the second phase of the Horizon Plan 2020, known as the diversification phase.Agustin Nze, Equatorial Guinean candidate for Secretary General of Francophonie· The official presentation of Agustin Nze Nfumu as the Equatorial Guinean candidate for the post of Secretary General of the International Francophone Organization took place on Wednesday evening, September 10, in the Bioko Room of the Hilton Hotel of Malabo.Teresa Efua at the Ninth Meeting of Women Speakers of Parliament· A delegation from the National Parliament, led by the President of the Senate, accompanied by Jesusa Obono Engono, member of the Board of the Chamber of Deputies, attended in Geneva on September 4 and 5, the Ninth Meeting of Women Speakers of Parliament.Preparatory Session of the CEMAC Cup· On Wednesday, September 10, in Malabo, the third preparatory meeting of the tournament of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) was held, which will take place in November in Equatorial Guinea.Meeting of the Minister of Agriculture· On Wednesday, September 10, Alfredo Mitogo Mitogo met with several technicians from a major Chinese firm, who presented several proposals for agriculture and livestock.The AfDB is once again installed in Ivory Coast· After eleven years in Tunisia, the African monetary authority moves to its former headquarters in Abidjan, the Ivorian capital.The Head of State closely follows the measures against Ebola· The President of the Republic, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, held a meeting on September 8 with the National Technical Committee for Monitoring and Control of the Ebola Epidemic, whose leaders he urged to take all necessary measures to prevent and combat this pandemic.Ehate Tomi visits the buffer zone planned against Ebola· The Prime Minister of the Government for Administrative Coordination, traveled on the morning of September 6 to visit the land that will hold the center for the detection and prevention against the epidemic, in the case it were to occur.Draw of the First Lady's Cup· The headquarters of the Equatorial Guinean Football Federation (FEGUIFUT) hosted in Malabo on Tuesday, September 9, the draw for the women's teams of the Insular region, which will participate in the First Lady's Cup. The teams selected were Estrellas del Sur, Real Rebola, Real Dona F.C. and Real Felixtel.Directing Council of the Ministry of Social Affairs· The Minister of Social Affairs and Gender Equality, Mari Carmen Ecoro, assisted by the Vice Minister of the department, Consuelo Ondo Nsang, chaired on Monday, September 8, a directive council in the meeting room of the Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture and Forestry of Rio Muni (Continental Region).The Prime Minister meets with the municipal government of Malabo· The Prime Minister for Administrative Coordination, Vicente Ehate Tomi, met with officials of the municipal corporation of the capital, to oversee the work of street cleaning, ahead of the ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize, to be held in Sipopo this September.Equatorial Guinea at the Agricultural Machinery Exhibit of Porto Alegre· The chairman of the Agriculture Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of Bioko, Nicolas Akapo, representing the president of the chamber, Gregorio Boho Camo, attended the International Agricultural Machinery Exhibit of Porto Alegre, capital of the federal state of Rio Grande in Brazil.Ehate Tomi announces an increase in revenue in 2015· The Prime Minister for Administrative Coordination, Vicente Ehate Tomi, presented on Monday, September 8, before the full Chamber of Deputies the draft laws created by the government and approved by the Council of Ministers in its meeting on August 19. Regarding the General State Budget for 2015, there was an increase of 5% of revenues and 1% drop in expenditure.The President of the Republic attends the patronal festivity of Ebebiyin· The capital of the province of Kie-Ntem held on Tuesday, September 9, its patron saint festivities, St. Peter Claver, with the Equatorial Guinean Head of State and his wife, the First Lady of the Nation, Constancia Mangue de Obiang, as guests of honor.Meeting of the ORTEL director with companies of the sector· The Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Equatorial Guinea (ORTEL), Hermogenes Nzang Esono, under the approval of the Minister of Transportation, Postal Services and Telecommunications, Francisco Mba Olo Bahamonde, met on Monday, September 8, at the headquarters of his entity with companies operating in the country with radio waves.Donation of the First Lady in the province of Annobon· The delivery of wheelchairs to disabled people continues in Annobon, donated by the First Lady of the Nation, Constancia Mangue de Obiang, after visiting the provinces of the Continental Region.The AfDB announces the incorporation of Africa50· Africa50 is a new investment instrument of the African Development Bank (AfDB), which aims to assist and accelerate the pace of infrastructure development on the continent.The electoral process for the presidency of the FEGUIFUT begins· In compliance with the roadmap established by the FIFA, the national football actors met to review and approve the new statutes of the Equatorial Guinean Football Federation (FEGUIFUT). The elections for the presidency will be held at the latest by December 31.The WHO provides a road map to stop the Ebola epidemic· The World Health Organization (WHO) organized a meeting of experts in Geneva (Switzerland), during which they analyzed the possibilities of the most advanced vaccines, whose studies will be applied in Africa in the coming weeks. The organization also presented a roadmap that aims to stop the transmission of Ebola, within six to nine months.Jeronimo Osa Osa coordinates the preparation of October 12· Government officials, the Senate and the Chambers of Deputies met in Bata, under the guidance of the Secretary General of the PDGE to evaluate the proposals and events of the 46th Anniversary of National Sovereignty, to be held on October 12.Return of Catherine Samba-Panza to our country· For the third consecutive time, the Acting President of the Central African Republic traveled to our country, on a quick visit. Samba-Panza met with the President in Mongomo, and also carried out various visits to places of interest in the area.The Spirit of Malabo is now in Puerto Rico· After his stay in Saint-Martin, in the Dutch Virgin Islands, Victor Mooney continued his journey to Puerto Rico, in the last stage of his journey that will take him to New York.More news · Search Engine · Subscribe Subscribe