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Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

The Business of Selling Equatorial Guinea to Investors

Lisa Misol | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Lisa Misol

The forum agenda, designed to entice more American investment, skips over issues of government mismanagement and high-level abuse of power in Equatorial Guinea.

Christina Wilkie

DC Lobbyist Wins Lawsuit Against African Dictatorship For Travel Expenses

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lobbyist Lanny Davis on Monday won his lawsuit against the small African dictatorship of Equatorial Guinea that alleged the government f...

Choosing Our Oil Over Their Democracy: Elections as Farce in Equatorial Guinea

David Shook | Posted 07.28.2013 | World
David Shook

Equatorial Guinea has emerged as one of Africa's largest oil producers, skyrocketing to its current position as the most wealthy per capita country in Africa. Despite those statistics, World Bank estimates that some 78 percent of Guineans live beneath the national poverty line.

How an African Dictator Pays for Influence

The Morningside Post | Posted 10.07.2012 | World
The Morningside Post

United States policy towards Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mbasogo, the dictator/president of Spanish-speaking Equatorial Guinea, is a perfect case study in the hypocrisy of Western leaders when it comes to African strongmen.

Accused Human Rights Violator Skips Out On Delivering UN Keynote Speech

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

ROME — An African leader whose regime is accused of human rights abuses sent a substitute to Rome to deliver the keynote address Monday at a U.N...

Sam Stein

Lanny Davis Defends $1 Million Contract To Lobby For Controversial African Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ubiquitous Democratic spinmeister, Lanny Davis is defending himself against charges that he's become a hired gun for autocratic pols with a reputation...