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Katherine Kovich, Earthrights International
August 12, 2010

An editorial that argues that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO should cancel the proposed UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences. The author contends that Obiang Nguema is using the prize to polish his tarnished international image while his own people continue to live in poverty.

Rebecca Leung
July 18, 2004

An overview of the political and economic situation in Equatorial Guinea, with emphasis on the country's lack of social development despite its incredible wealth.

World Bank
March 1, 2010

A brief overview of the economic and political situation in Equatorial Guinea.

United States Department of State
December 6, 2010

An overview of the politics, people, history, economy, government, and foreign relations of Equatorial Guinea

Jędrzej George Frynas
January 1, 2004

This article outlines the rise of Equatorial Guinea as one of Africa’s leading oilproducing countries and investigates the political, economic and social effects of becoming a petro-state. The article is based on the author’s field research in Equatorial Guinea in the autumn of 2003 and interviews with senior oil company staff, government officials and staff of international organizations as well as secondary sources. This research demonstrates how reliance on oil and gas exports can lead to profound changes in a country’s political economy.

EG Justice
July 19, 2010

An editorial that argues that the government of Equatorial Guinea must match its rhetoric about reforms with concrete actions that improve the governance of the country, including ending impunity for human rights violations, building respect for the rule of law, and enabling the people of Equatorial Guinea to hold their leaders accountable.

Global Witness
June 28, 2010

Global Witness says that the claims of a comprehensive reform package by the president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, comes across as a cynical piece of spin by a dictator more interested in lining his own pockets than tackling corruption and human rights abuses.

Equatorial Guinea: Ministry of Mines, Industry, and Energy
January 1, 2011

Website of the Ministry of Mines, Industry, and Energy of Equatorial Guinea, which contains information about the country's hydrocarbon and mining industries.

International Monetary Fund
January 23, 1997

This report analyzes economic developments and fiscal policies in Equatorial Guinea for the years 1994-1998.

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