Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

  • French Court Convicts Equatorial Guinea Princeling of Graft

    In a landmark case, a French court convicted Equatorial Guinea’s vice president on Friday of using ill-gotten gains to purchase assets in France and ordered the confiscation of about US$ 132 million worth of his assets, including a US$ 117 million mansion in Paris.

  • Clan Obiang: The Eastern European Network of an African Dictator

    Credit: Austėja Usavičiūtė / 15min.ltCredit: Austėja Usavičiūtė / 15min.lt

    Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the world’s longest-serving president, rules oil-rich Equatorial Guinea with an iron hand. The tiny country halfway down the west coast of Africa is considered one of the 15 most corrupt states in the world, according to Transparency International.

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