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Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they were dropping charges of financial wrongdoing against Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son of Equatorial Guinea's authoritarian leader, but were confiscating luxury cars as part of the case.
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 President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has pardoned 81 prisoners, including 30 political opponents jailed for sedition, according to a decree seen by AFP on Thursday.
Brazilian authorities $16 million cash, luxury watches from Equatorial Guinea leader’s son Teodorin Obiang
Authorities in Brazil have seized more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, local media report.
Equatorial Guinean President Teodoro Obiang Nguema on Wednesday announced a "total amnesty" for all political prisoners and opposition figures banned from political activity, according to a decree read on national television.
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.
Two men suspected of being involved in a failed coup in Equatorial Guinea have been arrested in Bangui, the Central African Republic government said Wednesday.
A cartoonist who was held in custody for more than five months in Equatorial Guinea was released on Wednesday, an NGO said.
The main opposition party in Equatorial Guinea has been dissolved by a court that also jailed 21 of its activists for more than 30 years, state media reported on Tuesday.
Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday angrily denounced the conviction of its vice president for corruption by a French court as a "flagrant violation" of international law, and insisted on its "total independence."
Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has reappointed his prime minister after dissolving the government last week.
Equatorial Guinea's president Teodoro Obiang Nguema has dissolved his government, including the powers of the prime minister and his three deputies, according to a decree read out on state television on Saturday.
Equatorial Guinea authorities have denied human rights violations and having political prisoners as suggested by the Portuguese parliament, DW Radio reported.
Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has said he will “protect” former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh who has been living in exile in the central African country after being forced to quit power last year, adding that the African Union also opposed his extradition.
The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors at the State House, Abuja.
Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has rejected opposition claims that one of its activists died in custody after being tortured, and that about 200 of their members are under arrest.
Chad's government is denying involvement in an alleged coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea late last month, saying the dozens of Chadians arrested are mercenaries "and should be treated as such."
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Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.
Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).
With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.
Ahead of the Saturday’s elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the colours of the ballot papers and boxes, with red for presidential election.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has described the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the day Nigerians had prepared to cast their votes as irresponsible and scandalous.
MFM star Kenedinum Chucks feels excited to have scored the winning goal in the Olukoya come back win over Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna in the matchday eight of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.
Two bus conductors, Peter Ayodele, 20, and Chibuzor David, 21, were arraigned in Lagos on Tuesday for allegedly stealing three underwears belonging to a housewife.