Equatorial Guinea detains French military helicopter

France said on Thursday one of its military helicopters carrying six soldiers had been detained after landing in Equatorial Guinea, in a diplomatic incident that demonstrated the strained ties between Malabo and Paris. The helicopter landed in Equatorial Guinea’s mainland port of Bata on Wednesday evening, hours after a French court upheld a guilty verdict… Read More Equatorial Guinea detains French military helicopter

Britain imposes sanctions on Equatorial Guinea vice president Teodoro Obiang Mangue over funds misappropriation

Britain on Thursday sanctioned the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president for misappropriating millions of dollars which London said was spent on luxury mansions, private jets and a $275,000 glove worn by Michael Jackson. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Teodoro Obiang Mangue, who is also vice president of Equatorial Guinea, had participated in “corrupt contracting arrangements… Read More Britain imposes sanctions on Equatorial Guinea vice president Teodoro Obiang Mangue over funds misappropriation