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The Guardian
Ian Birrell
March 5, 2012

UNESCO's legal advisors issued a non-binding opinion that the UNESCO-Obiang prize should not be awarded due to continuing controversy over the source of the funding.

February 27, 2012

Desmond Tutu joined a call by rights groups to abolish a UNESCO prize named after Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

February 27, 2012

EG Justice among other organizations, urges UNESCO to cancel the UNESCO-Obiang prize.

Joseph Kraus & Meredith Varela
February 27, 2012

Recent corruption investigations involving President Obiang and his son Teodorin highlight the desperate need for strong transparency rules in the U.S. and Europe.

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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