Incumbent President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, the world's longest-standing president, is expected to extend his 43-year rule.
Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue announced that the central African nation has abolished the death penalty, calling it a “unique moment.”
China has recently signed a security pact with the Solomon Islands, a tiny Pacific state close to Australia, angering the Western alliance.
The US has countless military bases across the world, but Washington is particularly concerned about one that could pop up on the Atlantic Ocean.
Helicopter carrying six soldiers is detained at mainland port of Bata, hours after French court upheld guilty verdict in embezzlement case against Equatorial Guinea's Vice President Teodoro Obiang Mangue.
Britain imposed sanctions on Teodorin Nguema Obiang for allegedly syphoning state assets into his bank account — a decision Equatorial Guinea calls "unilateral and illegal".
The blasts on Sunday, involving ammunition stocks and explosives at the camp in the country's economic hub Bata, devastated buildings at the compound and houses in surrounding residential areas.
Footage broadcast by the TVGE channel showed buildings burned and flattened in a wide radius around the Nkoa Ntoma camp in the economic capital Bata, with a thick plume of black smoke rising into the sky.
Libya's unity government was created at UN-backed talks in 2015, but it has struggled to assert control, while a number of international initiatives since have failed to unite the country.
Except for Qatar, the oil producing gulf countries are adamant on raising oil prices to fill budget deficits.
The Turkey-Africa conference starts in Istanbul with 19 African countries attending. The conference aims to review the progress made on the partnership with Turkey and to discuss steps that can be taken improve relations.
January 21 marks one year since Gambia's authoritarian president, Yahya Jammeh fled the country, marking the nation’s first-ever democratic transition after the West African Union intervened militarily.
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