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Sad facts about host of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations

Teodoro Nguema Mbasogo, the Equatorial guinea leader for the last 35 years. Poverty, corruption, political crackdowns and lack of freedom of the press make him one of the worst African leaders now living.

Equatorial Guinea has been chosen to host the next Africa Cup of Nations football tournament, to be held from 17 January to 8 February 2015, although its president figures prominently on the Reporters Without Borders list of Predators of Press Freedom. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo continues to appear at international events without ever being challenged over the appalling way he has crushed freedom of information in his country. During the tournament you will see the football stadium turf, the players and the excited public and you will hear the cheers, the scores and interviews but you will not hear anything about the poverty, corruption or political crackdowns because freedom … Continue reading

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