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Spain's national team will travel to Equatorial Guinea for a friendly game, and the country's football federation won't say why.
Spain's national soccer team is playing an exhibition game at Equatorial Guinea. And the country's soccer federation won't say why.
When Africa's longest-serving dictator, Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang, faced his first election in 1996, he won with 98 percent of the vote. His percentages in subsequent elections would never reach that high, dropping to 97 percent by the time of his fourth electoral contest, in 2009.
The son of Equatorial Guinea's president plundered his country's natural resources through corruption, spending more than $70 million in looted profits on a Malibu mansion, a Gulfstream jet and Michael Jackson memorabilia, the U.S. government said.
UNESCO's director-general has appealed directly to Equatorial Guinea's president to withdraw a life-sciences prize in his name that has created controversy around the globe because of the African leader's human rights record.
UNESCO's director-general appealed directly to Equatorial Guinea's president Friday to withdraw a life sciences prize in his name that has created controversy around the globe because of the African leader's human rights record.
A United Nations organization on Tuesday delayed awarding a controversial "life sciences" prize named for Equatorial Guinea's strongman, Teodoro Obiang.
A U.N. organization is under fire from human rights groups over its decision to create a prize for "life sciences" named after Teodoro Obiang, the leader of Equatorial Guinea, whose regime is widely viewed as one of the most corrupt and oppressive dictatorships in the world.