Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea: Legitimizing Obiang

President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea has hired a Washington lobbying firm to improve his image while international oil companies spend millions of dollars to support the Equato-Guinean regime.

Equatorial Guinea: Stop the Press

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang believes Africa's "bad image" is the media's fault. His solution: heavy-handed censorship of local and foreign journalists.

Malabo: Equatorial Guinea's Invisible City

Equatorial Guinea, which recently co-hosted Africa's showcase soccer tournament, is a rich country, but a dictatorial regime has manged to keep its people locked down in a state of crippling poverty.

February 15, 2012

Equatorial Guinea: A Showcase for the Oil Curse

William Sands

With access to Equatorial Guinea normally tightly controlled by the government, a showcase soccer tournament gives a rare glimpse of life in a rich country wracked by poverty.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.