Teodorín’s week

Africa Confidential Vol 52 No 21 | 21 October 2011
On 19 October, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo nominated his son, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue (‘Teodorín’) as his new deputy envoy to the Paris-based United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. This followed UNESCO’s decision, after a year’s procrastination, to reject his offer of a US$3 million award, the UNESCO-Obiang Nguema Mbasogo International Prize for Research (AC Vol 51 No 13, Obiang’s prize turnip).
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