April 24, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Sands
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.
March 28, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Sands
Opposition activists, such as Marcial Abaga Barril, face enormous challenges in Equatorial Guinea, a country that can't shake its legacy of torture and political oppression.
March 18, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Sands
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.
February 28, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Sands
For a rich country, Equatorial Guinea's education system is impoverished, overpopulated and understaffed.
February 22, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Sands
Equatorial Guinea co-hosted the Cup of African Nations 2012 soccer tournament, the continent's most glamorous sporting event. Was it a showcase for dictatorship?
February 16, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Sands
House fires occur frequently in communities like New Billing, Equatorial Guinea, where residents do their cooking over open fires inside shacks made of wood and tin.
February 15, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Sands
Equatorial Guinea’s government detains, tortures and blacklists members of the country’s only legitimate opposition party.
February 15, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Sands
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.