Equatorial Guinea: Why Poverty Plagues a High-Income Nation
The extreme case of Equatorial Guinea shows that neither the African Union nor anyone else can eradicate poverty and promote inclusive growth without tackling corruption, writes Daniel Bekele, senior director for Africa Advocacy at Human Rights Watch.
If rural families want their children to be educated beyond primary school, they typically have to send them to Malabo.
Teodorin Obiang is accused of stealing money from government coffers to buy a mansion in Paris, as well as a number of luxurious cars. He allegedly embezzling more than $105 ... Read more »
Despite pressure from NGOs and civil society groups, Unesco has awarded the prize, ignoring the controversy surrounding President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and his regime. Read more »