Equatorial Guinea

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a country of west central Africa (including islands in the Gulf of Guinea)

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The Equatorial Guinean women's community in China celebrated its second edition of the commemoration of the International Day on March 8 of Women, organized by the wife of the Equatoguinean ambassador, Elisabeth Micha de Ekua.
The following brief, panoramic view of Equatorial Guinean literature shows that many writers revisit key places and spaces of the past and present (material and nonmaterial) to give sense to the fragmented collective memory of Equatorial Guineans.
In Chapter Seven, "Exiles Stay at Home," Ugarte interrogates the notion of "inner exile," suggesting that the repressive regime of Macias coupled with the dictatorial history of Spanish colonizers provided the impetus for an anticolonial literature to emerge among Equatorial Guineans who migrated as well as those who did not leave the country.
Unfortunately for Equatorial Guineans, as they suffered from the Macias repression, so, too, did their country's economy; it suffered from depression, as the Europeans who played an important role in sustaining the economy by providing skilled manpower and capital left the country.
On 11 March 2008, Mann confessed in Malabo, the Equatorial Guinean capital, to having plotted to oust the country's president.
Mark Thatcher made a plea bargain with the South African authorities and was let off with a paltry fine; Simon Mann and his gang were jailed in Zimbabwe before being released fairly recently, while their man in Equatorial Guinea, Nick du Toit,--a former member of the special forces unit of the South African Defence Force used by the apartheid government in the fight against the ANC--has all of 36 years in which to learn a new trade under the watchful gaze of Equatorial Guinean prison warders.
Companies are encouraged to involve Equatorial Guineans in their businesses.
Upon learning of your recent election and, therefore, redirection in the responsibility of President of the Senate in this second term; the staff of this diplomatic legation and the bulk of the colony of Equatorial Guineans residing in this jurisdiction of So Tom and Prncipe, join me in expressing our most heartfelt and sincere congratulations for such a high distancing, which we consider a fair assessment and recognition of your personal gifts and of your work at the head of this high organ of the State, in the first legislature.
Know how to interpret the guidelines of our Government throughout this examination of confidence, commit to teamwork from an unprecedented harmony in the respective working groups, and bet on solidarity as Equatorial Guineans that we are all, with the the sole purpose of defending the cause of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, are the basic factors of our coexistence for the country's honor ", said the Ambassador Permanent Representative to the UN, Anatolio Ndong Mba, at the beginning of the meeting held in the presence of of diplomatic personnel affected by the work of the Security Council, and officials of the Permanent Mission to the supra-national body.
Today a growing number of Equatorial Guineans go to study in the US.
Point out that the mercenaries in question were hired by some Equatorial Guineans militants of certain political groups of the radical opposition, both inside and outside the country and with the approval of some powers.
Biyogo says between 500 and 800 Americans live in Equatorial Guinea, while only 100 to 150 Equatorial Guineans - mainly students - live in the United States.
Grouped by regions, in the insular part there are registered 87,975 people and in the continental one, 237,579; figures that give a global count of 325,554 Equatorial Guineans who will have access to universal suffrage in the next legislative, senatorial and municipal elections.
Three Central African boys found by some Equatorial Guineans have returned to their country, which is the reason for the Secretary-General of