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.

  • Equatorial Guinea:  Why Poverty Plagues a High-Income Nation

    allAfrica, 26 January 2017

    The African Union's discussions about poverty have never focused on Equatorial Guinea, a small but oil-rich country boasting the highest per capita income on the continent. But… Read more »

If rural families want their children to be educated beyond primary school, they typically have to send them to Malabo.


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