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Shell Strengthens Ties with Equatorial Guinea

  Equatorial Guinea and Royal Dutch Shell have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce cooperation in future oil and gas projects in the West African country. The agreement, signed between the supermajor and Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, will see Shell gain a stronger presence in the country’s oil and gas […]

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ROOTS MINI SERIES SPURS CULTURAL TOURISM IN AFRICA

June 2nd, 2016 – Over the United States commemoration of Memorial Day on Monday, A+E Studios presented Roots, a historical portrait of American slavery for an eight-hour miniseries production. Based on Alex Haley’s 1976 novel, Roots recounts the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship. Millions have […]

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Kadaga and Winnie Kiiza canvass support for Kazibwe’s AU bid in Cameroon

Kadaga and Winnie Kiiza Canvass Support (Click link to Watch Video) The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and the Leader of Opposition Winnie Kizza are engaged in shuttle-diplomacy to drum support for Dr Wandira Kazibwe’s bid to chair the African Union Commission. The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has delivered a message from President Museveni to […]

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Equatorial Guinea signs Memorandum of Understanding with Shell to increase oil and gas collaboration

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) of Equatorial Guinea signed an historic memorandum of understanding with Shell Group on July 4, 2016. The MoU will enable greater collaboration between the two parties on numerous oil and gas-related projects. This new agreement testifies to the Equatoguinean Government’s continued drive to extract the maximum value from […]

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Furuta-Toy honored to serve as ambassador

Posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com December 24th, 2015 Julie Furuta-Toy currently is enjoying the holidays at her home in Wapiti, but when the new year begins she will travel to Equatorial Guinea to serve as U.S. ambassador. Furuta-Toy, 55, was unanimously confirmed by the Senate as the Ambassador to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on Oct. 22. […]

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Equatorial Guinea, in the fourth edition of Africagua

Posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com – December 15th, 2015   The Presidential Adviser on Energy, Miguel Epkua, participated in the inauguration of the Africagua fair, which is held these days in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands (Spain). Epkua presented the advantages of investing in energy projects in Equatorial Guinea. The fourth edition of Africagua was inaugurated on November 19 […]

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EQUATORIAL GUINEA SET TO DIVERSIFY ECONOMY

Posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com – December 3rd, 2015   Equatorial Guinea is one of the top crude exporters in Sub-Saharan Africa with daily production just below 300,000 barrels a day. At the just concluded 2015 West Africa Energy Assembly in Lagos, CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa caught up with Gabriel Obiang Lima, the country’s Mines Industry and […]

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Equatorial Guinea Expands Scope of Major Crude Oil and Petroleum Tank Farm Project

Posted by equatorialguineaonline.com – November 3rd, 2015 Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy announces the signing of an MoU that significantly expands the scope of the planned Bioko Oil Terminal project The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy, representing the Government of Equatorial Guinea, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with […]

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Oil price plunge: Equatorial Guinea wants to diversify economy

Posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com – November 2, 2015 Equatorial Guinea is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest oil producers. However, with the price of crude down roughly 50% over the past year, the country is looking to diversify its economy. How we made it in Africa spoke to Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima – minister of mines, industry and energy […]

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U.S. Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea: Who Is Julie Furuta-Toy?

Posted by www.equatorialguineaonline.com   President Barack Obama on June 18, 2015, announced his intention to nominate Julie Furuta-Toy, a career member of the Foreign Service, to be the next ambassador to Equatorial Guinea. If she’s confirmed, it will be the first such post for her. Furuta-Toy is from Wyoming. As was true with many Japanese-Americans, […]