Study: AfCFTA to bring biggest benefits to Central Africa

Study: AfCFTA to bring biggest benefits to Central Africa

A study that looked at the potential regional impacts of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement suggests that it’s Central Africa that stands to gain the most from a unified African market of 1.3 billion consumers, and the easier movement of people and goods across borders. Research director…

Equatorial Guinea set to host AfDB annual meeting

Equatorial Guinea set to host AfDB annual meeting

Equatorial Guinea is set to host the African Development Bank’s annual meeting, which begins Tuesday in Malabo and runs through the week. “Equatorial Guinea is one of the most developed countries in Africa, but not many people know that,” said Vincent Nmehielle, the secretary general for AfDB, at a press…

Chad returns CPDS opposition leader to Equatorial Guinea

Chad returns CPDS opposition leader to Equatorial Guinea

Leaders of the Convergence for Social Democracy (CPDS) in Equatorial Guinea say that Andrés Esono Ondo, the party’s general secretary, has returned home after two weeks of detention in neighboring Chad. He was flown to Cameroon from N’Djamena by Chadian authorities who, according to the CPDS account, determined there was…

U.S., Spain issue appeals on behalf of EG opposition leader Esono

Members of the Convergence for Social Democracy (CPDS) in Equatorial Guinea continue appeals for the release of their leader, Andrés Esono Ondo, who was arrested April 11 in Chad while meeting with that nation’s opposition party, the National Union for Development and Renewal (UNDR). They’re now getting some response from…