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Equatorial Guinea expels ruling party members it links to coup bid

Equatorial Guinea's ruling party has expelled 42 of its members for their alleged role in a coup bid late last year, party sources told AFP on Sunday.

Equatorial Guinea court upholds opposition ban, jail terms

Equatorial Guinea's paramount court on Monday confirmed the dissolution of the country's main opposition and upheld 30-year jail terms handed to 21 of its members.

President Buhari meets Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang in Abuja

The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors at the State House, Abuja.

Gambians enjoy freedom post-Jammeh, but criticise economy

A year ago, Gambians wept for joy as Yahya Jammeh went into exile, bringing the curtain down on a brutal 22-year rule.

UN vows to support Equatorial Guinea after ‘coup’ plot

A United Nations special envoy has assured oil-rich Equatorial Guinea it will be supported in its "stabilisation efforts" following a "coup attempt" against President Teodoro Obiang, Africa's longest-serving leader.

Equatorial Guinea troops shoot dead ‘mercenary’ in clashes – state TV

Troops in Equatorial Guinea shot dead a "mercenary" during clashes on Wednesday near the border with Cameroon, state television reported, hours after an official said the government had thwarted a coup against President Teodoro Obiang.

Robert Mugabe, the West, and a Coup

Military coup has never been a solution to anything. Tanks in the public sphere will always be a pox on civilisation. I condemn the coup-not-coup-apparent-coup in Zimbabwe.

French court orders forfeiture of Equatorial Guinea’s Teodorin Obiang’s assets

A French court on Friday ordered forfeiture of assets worth millions belonging to the son of Equatorial Guinea.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

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A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

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Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

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N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

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