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A documentary will soon be released to help The drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus). The drill is a species of primate family Cercopithecidae. It is one of the most endangered primate species in the world. This primate can be seen on Biko Island. Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program (BBPP), a jointly administered program with the Universidad Nacional de Guinea Ecuatorial (UNGE), have steered conservation efforts to protect this primate and others on Biko Island. The Dril Project was created to produce a documentary in Spanish to be given free of charge to Equatorial Guinea’s television network (EGTV) to be aired for public viewing. In addition, the film will be shown locally in schools, villages and embassies. These screenings will also be combined with conservation presentations and workshops working closely with individuals and communities. This conservation film wil... (more)

USA & Equatorial Guinea Celebrate #44

Hurricane Sandy, the devastating storm that cause havoc in the Northeast came with a silver lining. In the wake of this catastrophe, which some equated to global warming saw a nation coming together across racial, political, social and religious differences. As the world witness the re-election of President Barack Obama, the nation's 44th president, Tuesday night, beating back Republican suggestions from rival Mitt Romney that the nation demanded a change inherits a nation that still has hope. With the Hurricane Sandy, many scheduled commemorations and activities were postponed,... (more)

Equatorial Guinea Making Strides Ahead of Historic Election

The electoral campaigning began on Friday with the vitality of nation that is growing by leaps and bounds. The general elections for the House of Representatives, the Senate and Municipal Councilors will bring Equatorial Guineans to the polls on May 26 in record numbers. With hallmarks of a statesman and visionary, His Excellency, President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo addressed the nation this week and said, "I appeal to our countrymen that during the campaign there be civility, patriotism, citizenship, and responsibility". "Properly understood, we hope that this Electoral Campaign is... (more)

Equatorial Guinea Crest Unveiled on the Spirit of Malabo in NYC

Anatolio Ndong Mba, Permanent Ambassador for Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations and current chairman of the African states group was on hand Tuesday to witness the unveiling of the country'a crest on the Spirit of Malabo. The Spirit of Malabo, a 24 foot custom ocean rowboat built in Brazil, is scheduled to be christened at New York’s Brooklyn Bridge on August 23rd, which is designed to coincide with the United Nations International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. This is annually observed to remind people of the tragedy of the transatlantic slave... (more)

Equatorial Guinea: 2012 Convener of the Year

  New York City based South African Arts International, Ltd. is proud to announced that the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has been selected for the 2012 Convener of the Year. This newly awarded accolade is being bestowed to a country that has showed great skill, courage and humanity in bringing Heads of State, government officials, International Humanitarian Agencies, Non Governmental Agencies, International Sports Governing Body’s, Artists, Artisans, Intellectuals and the Diaspora together. “H.E. Obiang, President of Equatorial Guinea, has mastered the Art of Humanity by bri... (more)