Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Highlights Technological Advances During Transform Africa Summit

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea highlighted government efforts to advance technologically during the recent Transform Africa Summit, that took place in Kigali, Rwanda.

The Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea emphasized the government’s commitment to intelligent cities in the case of the Technology Centre in Djibloho.

The Centre is a state-of-the-art information technology campus for young people to train in the important industry.

The Prime Minister also called for pan-African cooperation on strategies to transform the continent in regards to information technology.

Equatorial Guinea Receives Key Backing for UN Security Council Position, Gains Support of UN Member Countries

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea received key backing for the non-permanent seat on the United Nations (UN) Security Council from Germany, Morocco, and the Latin America bloc.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Agapito Mba Mokuy, met with the German Ambassador the Equatorial Guinea to discuss their support of Equatorial Guinea to the Security Council, and highlighted bilateral interests including the reform of the Security Council to reflect the current composition of the world.

The Kingdom of Morocco expressed unconditional support for Equatorial Guinea as well, in a diplomatic note issued by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to the Equatorial Guinea Embassy in Rabat.

The President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has excellent dealings with the King of Morocco, His Majesty Mohammed VI.

The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea to the UN, Anatolio Ndong Mba, met with the Latin America bloc at the Permanent Mission in New York last week. The group expressed their support of Equatorial Guinea for the position on the Security Council, citing good relations as well as the linguistic ties between countries.

The show of support highlights the strong relations between Equatorial Guinea and countries all over the world.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Bioko Oil Terminal Set to Transform Country as Energy Hub

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea Bioko Oil Terminal is set to transform the country’s energy production sector and establish the country as a trading hub for all of West Africa.

The Government of Equatorial Guinea recently signed an agreement with Arabian Energy DMCC to collaborate on the petroleum tank development, implementation, construction, and financing.

The Bioko Oil Terminal is a $500 million project that will serve as the first of its kind storage facility for West Africa.

The Terminal will drive job creation, reduce imports, increase investment, build local capacity, and increase shipments to key export markets from Equatorial Guinea.

The Terminal will consist of 22 storage tanks and will have a total capacity of 1.2 million cubic meters.