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January 22, 2012

Interview with Tutu Alicante on BBC about corruption in the African Cup of Nations hosted by Equatorial Guinea.  

Tutu Alicante
February 3, 2012

An editorial that calls on Africa's leaders to demonstrate responsible leadership in the use of their countries' finite resources.

Le Monde
Anthony Hernandez
January 25, 2012

President Teodoro Obiang is using Equatorial Guinea as a host of the Africa Cup of Nations to have international recognition despite the constant human rights violations, and politic situation of this country.   

Mail & Guardian Online
Tutu Alicante
January 25, 2012

President Teodoro Obiang is diverting Equatorial Guinea's finite resources away from fighting poverty and inequality to host a football tournament despite the fact that people still lack running water, electricity or functioning hospitals.

Daily Nation
Kamua Mutunga
January 27, 2012

Equatorial Guinea, co-host of the African Cup of Nations, is showing off its oil wealth amidst festering poverty.

Piers Edwards
January 24, 2012

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, son of Equatorial Guinea's president, honoured his promise and payed the Nations Cup co-hosts' squad $1 million dollars. This action created serious concern within non-governmental organizations such as EG Justice and ONE.

Tutu Alicante
January 24, 2012

An editorial by Tutu Alicante on corruption in Equatorial Guinea and the need for transparency rules in Europe to help prevent corruption and wasteful spending in Africa.

Damien Roustel
January 23, 2012

Two NGOs, EG Justice and ONE, have denounced the misappropriation of oil revenues in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, the co-hosts of the 2012 African Cup of Nations.

Africa Live Online
January 20, 2012

Organizations call the European Union to combat rampant corruption and misuse of funds in Equatorial Guinea urging companies operating in that country to speedily publish their payments to the government in detail.

January 23, 2012

The European Union should require resource companies operating in Equatorial Guinea, to speedily publish their payments to the government in detail, say the NGOs.

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