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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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27 November 2012
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

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The President receives a delegation from the CPLP Parliament· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received on October 20 an official delegation of the Parliament of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP), led by its president, Adriano Rafael Moreira.Jose Mba Obama attends the Convention on Radio and TV in Cuba· The Vice Minister of Information, Press and Radio, Jose Mba Obama Bendomo, attends in Havana (Cuba) the Radio and TV Convention, as well as the Expo 2014, which takes place from October 19 to 24.The organization of the Second Africa-Turkey Summit continues· On October 17 there was another meeting for the preparation of the upcoming summit between Africa and Turkey, to be held between November 19 and 21 in Malabo. At this meeting, they studied the working agreement between the Government of our country, the Turkish government and the African Union.The Minister of Agriculture offers land for cultivation· The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Alfredo Mitogo Mitogo, took the opportunity of World Food Day to announce that his department offered free land for cultivation, and that mechanisms to promote family farming in Equatorial Guinea must be devised.Carmelo Nvono visits the International Court of Justice· Equatorial Guinea's ambassador to the Netherlands, Carmelo Nvono Nca, visited on October 7 the International Court of Justice in The Hague, where he held meetings with various figures such as Philippe Couvreur.Response of the Minister of Information, Press and Radio· The Minister of Information, Press and Radio reminds some international media that the sale of the assets of the Second Vice President in the United States did NOT occur as a result of an obligation imposed by the Department of Justice of the United States, but rather by a significant friendly agreement.The Government pays posthumous tribute to the Mayor of Bata· Hundreds of people gathered on October 18 at the International Conference Center of Ngolo Bata to pay a posthumous tribute to the late Mayor of the city of Bata, Constantino Ekong Nsue, who died on October 4 at a medical center in the Kingdom of Morocco.The Head of State speaks to Miguel Trovoada about Guinea Bissau· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo met on October 17 with Miguel Trovoada, former president of Sao Tome and Principe, and who currently holds the responsibility of the Special Representative of the UN in Guinea Bissau. Obiang completed his work day with visits to the new morgue of Mongomo and a cattle farm outside of the town.The ONCIGE celebrates World Sight Day· The National Organization of Blind People of Equatorial Guinea (ONCIGE) held last October 9 the commemoration of World Sight Day, whose activities were chaired by its president, Juan Rocoso Bolopo.The Third REP Meeting in East Timor ends· The Third Meeting of the Regulatory Entities Platform for Media of Portuguese-speaking Countries (REP) concluded its work on October 4 in the city of Dili, East Timor, with a statement that highlights the urgent need for reform of the institution's existing bylaws. The meeting was attended by an Equatorial Guinean delegation headed by the Vice Minister of Information, Press and Radio, Jose Mba Obama.Victor Mooney is now near Cuba· The American rower who, aboard the Spirit of Malabo, and funded by Equatorial Guinea, is crossing the Atlantic to raise funds for AIDS, made his last stop in the Dominican Republic and headed for Cuba, where he will arrive in the next weeks. The expectation in the international media for his feat is increasing.The lifeless body of its former mayor reaches Bata· The body of Constantino Ekong Nsue, Mayor President of the City Hall of Bata, was received on Friday morning, October 17, at the airport of the continental capital.The International Olympic Committee trains women in Malabo· On October 14, in Malabo, a seminar entitled Empowerment in Sports took place, funded by the International Olympic Committee(IOC).Jeronimo Osa presides over the inauguration of the new members of the PDGE· The Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, presided over the ceremony of the inauguration of five new militant brothers, under the presence of the Vice Presidents, Evangelina Filomena Oyo Ebule and Fortunato Nzambi Machinde.Message from the Minister of Agriculture for World Food Day· The message from the Director General of the FAO, Jose Graziano da Silva, was read on Thursday, October 16, by Alfredo Mitogo Mitogo Ada, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, before the national media on the occasion of the celebration of this anniversary.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.The Equatorial Guinean Head of State congratulated the President of Bolivia· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo sent his congratulations to Evo Morales, President of Bolivia, for his victory in the recently concluded presidential election. We reproduce the full text of his message.Mba Mokuy and the US Ambassador discuss specific actions against Ebola· The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy received Wednesday in his office at the ministry headquarters the United States Ambassador accredited in our country, Mark L. Asquino, who congratulated the Government of our country on the success of the festivities of October 12, and conveyed the thanks of the American Government for Equatorial Guinea's participation in the debates of the last United Nations Assembly.Equatorial Guinea leads activities against Ebola in Brussels · The Association of Spouses of African Ambassadors in Belgium (ASAAB), currently chaired by Equatorial Guinea, will organize next December a series of events to raise funds to fight the virus.President Obiang receives the Cameroonian Minister of Postal Services· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received, in the city of Mongomo, Jean Pierre Biyiti Bi-Essama, Minister of Postal Services and Communication of Cameroon, carrying a message from H.E. Paul Biya for his Equatorial Guinean counterpart.Elections for the Security Council of the United Nations· The UN General Assembly held the election of several non-permanent members of the Security Council for the 2015-2016 biennium. Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand, Venezuela, and Spain are the new countries that occupy these positions.Audience of the Head of State with a South African delegation· The delegation is headed by the Minister of Mines and Energy, Tina Joemat Pettersson, met on Thursday, October 16, with the President of the Republic, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, in the city of Mongomo, capital of the province of Wele-Nzas, where the Equatorial Guinean presidential couple is, after presiding in the city of Ebebiyin acts that marked the celebration of the 46th Anniversary of Independence.The President of the CEMAC Parliament thanks Obiang Nguema Mbasogo for his aid against Ebola· The President of the Parliament of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC), Vincent Mavoungou Bouyou, chaired on Monday, October 13, the start of this second session.The organization of the Africa-Turkey Summit advances· The third meeting to prepare for the 2nd Africa-Turkey Summit takes place when there is a month left for this continental event, which will include the participation of African countries from November 19 to 21. For its coordination, a delegation from the Turkish government met on Wednesday morning, October 15, with the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.Jeronimo Osa Osa applauds the integration of Bacale Obiang into the PDGE· The Secretary General of the PDGE issued a letter in which he expressed his welcome to the recent affiliation of former founder of the CPDS, Celestino Bacale Obiang, into the party and celebrates the union among Equatorial Guineans, despite the differences in being and thinking. "United we will win," says Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro.Equatorial Guinea at the meeting of the Forum of Gas Exporting Countries· The Executive Board of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum held its 20th meeting at its headquarters in Doha (Qatar), between October 13 and 15.Sporting Club of Portugal sponsors the Cano Sport Academy· A delegation from the Cano Sport Academy of Equatorial Guinea made a visit to the Sporting Club of Portugal, from September 25 to 30 at the invitation of the European team.The President congratulates the people of Ebebiyin· One day after the celebration of the 46th Anniversary of National Independence Festivity, the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, congratulated the people of Ebebiyin, the city where the celebrations took place, for the successful culmination the highest national event.Jeronimo Osa Osa visits the site of the new headquarters of the PDGE in Bata· The Secretary General of the PDGE, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, made an inspection visit on Tuesday, October 14, to the installations of the construction of the new headquarters of the party office in Bata.Members of the Government awarded titles of Doctor Honoris Causa· In addition to the distinction of Doctor Honoris Causa in International Relations, granted to the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, on the eve of the 46th Anniversary of National Independence, the Peruvian University of Science and Computer Science(UPCI), in coordination with the foundation of the NGO CEDEPU of Chile, also awarded the three Deputy Prime Ministers of the Government and the Minister of Justice, Evangelina Oyo.An Equatorial Guinean delegation at the 131st IPU Assembly· The celebration of the 131st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), at the International Conference Center of Geneva (Switzerland) from October 12 to 16, was attended by a delegation from the Equatorial Guinean Parliament, led by Atanasio Ela Ntugu Nsa, First Senator-Member of the Table.The Head of State sets an example in the Campaign of Voluntary HIV Test· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was the first volunteer in the Campaign of Voluntary HIV Test, which was presented on October 11 in the Conference Center of Ebebiyin, one of the events within the 46th Anniversary of National Independence.Leonas of Bata and Vegetarianos of Malabo win in Ebebiyin· The New Ebebiyin Stadium hosted during the weekend the final of the Cup of H.E. the President of the Republic and First Lady of the Nation, within the celebration of the Day of National Independence. In the women's category, the Leonas of Bata won, and in the men's, the Vegetarianos of Malabo won, who received the award from the Head of State.Preparations for the Africa-Turkey Summit· A Turkish delegation will travel to Equatorial Guinea's capital, between October 15 and 18, to oversee the preparation of this summit, to be held in November.AU observers in the elections of Mozambique· A mission from the African Union (AU) traveled to Mozambique on October 8 to observe the development of the general elections to be held in the country on October 15.The President continues to receive congratulations· The President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba, H.E. Raul Castro Ruz, and the Ambassador-Representative of the Permanent Mission of Equatorial Guinea to the FAO, Crisantos Obama Ondo, sent two separate messages of congratulations to the Head of State , H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, on the occasion of the 46th Anniversary of Independence of Equatorial Guinea.Closure of a seminar on Health· The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, through the reproductive health program, organized a four-day seminar workshop on the updating and validation of management material, and the development and validation of educational supports on maternal and neonatal health.Celestino Bonifacio Bacale, new member of the PDGE· As part of the celebrations of the 46th Anniversary of National Independence, on October 11 a ceremony took place in which several Equatorial Guinean citizens from various political parties joined the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE). The most significant case was that of Celestino Bonifacio Bacale, a co-founder of the political opposition party Convergence for Social Democracy (CPDS).Large military and popular parade for Independence Day· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo presided in the Ebebiyin-2 area over the great military and popular parade, in which thousands of people celebrated in an atmosphere of brotherhood and happiness the 46th Anniversary of National Independence.The Government will invest over 91 billion in Ebebiyin· On October 11, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and the First Lady of the Nation, Constancia Mangue de Obiang, presided over the opening ceremony and laying of foundation stones in the town of Ebebiyin, where the Government will allocate over 91 billion, within the events planned to mark the 46th Anniversary of National Independence.The President of the Republic receives the title of Doctor Honoris Causa in International Relations· The Peruvian University of Science and Informatics (UPCI) awarded H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo the title of Doctor Honoris Causa in International Relations, for his outstanding international policy of uniting peoples and for his work as an engine of development for the country. At the same event, the diplomas of the International Seminar Workshop for Teachers of Information Technology and Education Communication and Coaching Methods were delivered, organized by the Center for the Study of Popular Democracy (CEDEPU).H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo said that there will be flexibility and pardons at the National Dialogue Table· The President of the Republic, during the celebration of the 46th Anniversary of National Independence, stated that there will be flexibility at the Dialogue Table, and those who are persecuted by the law will be able to return, since it was decided they would be pardoned.Government Communiqué· The Ministry of Information, Press and Radio issued a statement on the agreement reached by the Honorable Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue with the Department of Justice of the United States. The agreement was announced by the Minister Spokesman of the Government, Teobaldo Nchaso Matomba Final of the First Lady's Cup· On October 11, in the new stadium of Ebebiyin, the national final of the First Lady's Cup, Constancia Mangue de Obiang, 2014 edition, will be played as part of the celebrations for the 46th Anniversary National Independence day, October 12, which this year will take place in the capital of Kie-Ntem.Messages of congratulations to the Head of State· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea, is receiving these days many messages from dignitaries and ambassadors from around the world to congratulate him on the 46th Anniversary of National Sovereignty, celebrated on Sunday, October 12.Congratulations to President Obiang· In order to mark the 46th Anniversary of the Independence of Equatorial Guinea next Sunday, October 12, the country's embassies based in London (UK), Madrid (Spain) and Paris (France) sent their congratulations to H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic, Head of State and Government.Statements by Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue · The Second Vice President in Charge of the Defense and State Security, Teodoro NguemaObiang Mangue, declares that it has reached an agreement with the Department of Justice of the United States on the dispute that this institution had with him, so that case being finalized.The President congratulates King Felipe VI and Mariano Rajoy for the Day of Hispanity· The Head of State of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, sent congratulatory messages to the two top Spanish dignitaries, King Felipe VI and the Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, on the occasion of the upcoming celebration of Day of Hispanity, on October 12, coinciding with the 46th Anniversary of the Independence of Equatorial Guinea. We reproduce the entire contents of both messages.Video of Independence Day 1968· On Sunday, October 12, 2014, there will be celebrations in Ebebiyin to commemorate the 46th anniversary of National Independence, the day on which, for the first time, Equatorial Guinea became part of all the free nations of the world. In www.guineaecuatorialpress.com we recall the television images of that special day.New calendar of Benjamin Zarandona· The popular footballer publishes his famous annual calendar, whose proceeds will benefit, as every year, the Malabo Orphanage School.Genetic technology, basis of the African agricultural development· The report of the AfDB (African Development Bank) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), published last October 1, recommended to Africa to incorporate new technologies in the agricultural sector to penetrate and develop in the global market.More news · Search Engine · Subscribe Subscribe