Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

  • South Africa Seizes Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue’s Superyacht

    South African authorities have seized a luxurious yacht from Equatorial Guinea’s Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue after he lost a lawsuit filed by a South African investor who had been arrested at Nguema’s command, local media reported on Sunday.

  • France: What To Do With Funds Seized From Corrupt Foreigners?

    France is facing a new problem. 

    Once it sells the multimillion-euro Paris mansion it seized from Teodorín Obiang, the vice-president of Equatorial Guinea who was convicted for corruption, how will it return the money to the impoverished people of his country? 

  • Equatorial Guinea Hopes to Rejoin Anti-Corruption Group

    Equatorial Guinea said it wants to rejoin a group that works on curbing corruption in resource-rich countries after it was kicked out in 2010 for repressing civil society and keeping oil, gas and mining revenues secret.

  • 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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