EG Justice in the News
Equatorial Guinea, co-host of the African Cup of Nations, is showing off its oil wealth amidst festering poverty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Interview with Tutu Alicante on BBC about corruption in the African Cup of Nations hosted by Equatorial Guinea.
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.
The European Union should require resource companies operating in Equatorial Guinea, to speedily publish their payments to the government in detail, say the NGOs.
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.