Information Center: 12/2011

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December 9, 2011

The government of Equatorial Guinea is spending $77 million to construct a new luxury presidential guest house and $19 million on a new Basilica.

EG Justice
Tutu Alicante
December 9, 2011

In observance of International Human Rights Day on December 9, Tutu Alicante, executive director of EG Justice, sent out an end of year newsletter thanking all our supporters and celebrating our accomplishments in 2012.

Josep Anglada Bigordá
December 19, 2011

The author argues that Equatorial Guinea lacks a system of public administration.

Simon Mann
December 5, 2011

Simon Mann's remarkable firsthand account of his life reads like a thriller, taking readers into the world of mercenaries and spooks, of murky international politics, big oil and big bucks, action, danger, love, despair, and betrayal. On March 7, 2004, former SAS soldier and mercenary Simon Mann prepared to take off from Harare International Airport. His destination was Equatorial Guinea; his was intention to remove one of the most brutal dictators in Africa in a privately organized coup d'etat.

Transparency International
December 1, 2011

Transparency International has released the 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index. Equatorial Guinea is ranked 172 out of 182.

EG Justice
December 15, 2011

President Obiang has announced that over $500,000 will be distributed to his party's supporters as a holiday "gift".

EG Justice
December 7, 2011
The Economist
December 13, 2011

Constitutional reforms endorsed by President Obiang passed on November 13, but the outcome of the referendum has been strongly contested by local opposition groups and international human rights groups.

EG Justice
December 14, 2011

A letter sent by EG Justice to the editor of Africa 24 expressing our concern over their recent one-sided reporting on the UNESCO-Obiang Prize. 

Foreign Policy
Colum Lynch
December 8, 2011

The age of fiscal austerity has clearly bypassed Equatorial Guinea, an oil rich African country with a reputation for world-class corruption, crushing poverty for its people, and a multibillion dollar building spree for presidential palaces, guesthouses, and airports.

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