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Nigerian VP Yemi Osinbajo Meets Guinea Bissau Prime Minister

Nigerian VP Yemi Osinbajo Meets Guinea Bissau Prime Minister

Acting President Yemi Osibanjo on Thursday said Nigeria would continue to be actively involved in finding solutions to the leadership crisis in Guinea Bisau. Mr. Osinbajo gave the assurance after a closed-door meeting with the Prime Minister of Guinea Bisau, Omaru Sissco Embalo, at the Kaduna International Airport. He told journalists that Nigeria would continue […]

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz dissolves government in crisis

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz dissolves government in crisis

Guinea-Bissau’s President Jose Mario Vaz dissolved the government on Monday in an attempt to solve a political succession crisis that has paralysed the tiny west African state. Guinea-Bissau has been in the throes of a power struggle since August 2015, when Vaz sacked then prime minister Domingos Simoes Pereira, leader of the ruling African Party […]

Ebola Survivors Struggling to Recover: Nobel Laureate Gbowee Backs Grassroots Ebola Fighters

Ebola Survivors Struggling to Recover: Nobel Laureate Gbowee Backs Grassroots Ebola Fighters

A famous maxim of uncertain origin defines insanity as doing the same thing repeatedly, but expecting different results. In her opening statement at the United Nations (UN) High-Level Thematic Debate on Peace and Security, Nobel Peace laureate Leymah Gbowee used this definition to describe challenges faced by UN engagements in peace operations and peacebuilding. The […]

MoneyGram Money Transfers now Available at Banco Nacional de Guinea Ecuatorial (BANGE)

MoneyGram Money Transfers now Available at Banco Nacional de Guinea Ecuatorial (BANGE)

MoneyGram continues to expand in Equatorial Guinea with the launch of money transfer services at Banco Nacional de Guinea Ecuatorial (BANGE) locations. MoneyGram customers in Equatorial Guinea now have fifteen new convenient locations where they can send and receive money between family and friends. BANGE is one of the leading commercial banks in the country. […]

Equatorial Guinea Government Empowers Nationals with ‘Historic’ Oil & Gas Technical Training Program

Equatorial Guinea Government Empowers Nationals with ‘Historic’ Oil & Gas Technical Training Program

The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea announces that it has signed an agreement with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT Polytechnic) (www.SAIT.ca) to provide comprehensive technical training to Equatorial Guinea nationals in Calgary, Alberta, in Canada. The two-year program, which will provide the students with core and specialized oil and […]

10 African Countries About Which We Know Little

10 African Countries About Which We Know Little

Reliable data on many African countries simply isn’t available – not even for their governments! Why? It costs too much! Even African heads of state are ignorant about what us going on in their own countries. They lack elementary data on birth, mortality and unemployment rates, economic performance, taxation and government spending. No country can […]

Equatorial Guinea’s National Gas Company Opens Negotiations for LPG Purchase

Equatorial Guinea’s National Gas Company Opens Negotiations for LPG Purchase

The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced that national gas company SONAGAS will begin marketing the State’s share of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced at the Alba Plant, on Bioko Island. SONAGAS has now opened negotiations with offtakers and will begin marketing its LPG production stake to international buyers from […]

SacOil Joins Consortium to Develop Equatorial Guinea’s Bioko Oil Terminal

SacOil Joins Consortium to Develop Equatorial Guinea’s Bioko Oil Terminal

Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy confirms SacOil has signed MoU to join the Bioko Oil Terminal partners. The company will work with Taleveras Group, Gunvor Group and the Strategic Fuel Fund to set up Bioko Oil Terminal An MoU signed October 30, 2015 in Cape Town expanded the scope of previous plans to develop […]

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

Equatorial Guinea Expands Scope of Major Crude Oil and Petroleum Tank Farm 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 three companies to build a crude oil and petroleum products storage tank farm on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. In an expansion of the previous project plan, the Bioko Oil Terminal will […]

Equatorial Guinea Promotes New Offshore Exploration in 2016: Will Not Extend ExxonMobil Zafiro PSC License Upon Expiration

Equatorial Guinea Promotes New Offshore Exploration in 2016: Will Not Extend ExxonMobil Zafiro PSC License Upon Expiration

Following the success of its 2012 and 2014 bidding rounds, the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced it will launch a new bidding round for all remaining deep and ultra-deepwater blocks in 2016. Two operators have confirmed they will further explore prospects in Equatorial Guinea in 2016: RoyalGate Energy will […]

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