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January 19, 2012

NGOs and EG Justice ONE partner to call the European Union to quickly adopt new rules that would force multinational companies operating in Equatorial Guinea to release the payments, in cash or in kind made ​​to the government in exchange for oil exploitation.

Associated Press
Carley Petesch
November 14, 2011

A weekend referendum on constitutional changes that will allow Equatorial Guinea's president of three decades to pick his own successor was marred by intimidation and stuffed ballot boxes, a human rights group said Monday.

Voice of America
Lisa Bryant
January 20, 2012

EG Justice and ONE are drawing attention to the poverty and lack of transparency in Africa Cup host Equatorial Guinea.

Associated Press
January 22, 2012

The fanfare of the African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea masks the underlying problems of poverty and repression.

January 19, 2012

The NGOs ONE and EG Justice denounced corruption linked to preparations for the African Cup of Nations.

The Guardian
David Smith
January 20, 2012

The playboy son of autocratic president Teodoro Obiang will pay national soccer team players £1m and $20,000 per goal if they beat Libya in the Africa Cup of Nations.

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.

January 2, 2012

Profiles of Africa's five longest-serving leaders, including President Obiang who is first on the list.

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.

October 21, 2010

The United Nations cultural organization UNESCO bowed to pressure from anti-corruption campaigners and suspended a science prize named after Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema.

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