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Equatorial Guinea's Entire Government Resigns

As Equatorial Guinea's economy tanks amid the coronavirus pandemic, the entire government, including the Prime Minister, has handed in their collective resignations to President Teodoro Obiang.

Aljazeera reports that the government, as well as the Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, collectively resigned as of this past Friday. Their resignations were submitted to current President Teodoro Obiang and come as a result of an economy which has taken a nosedive during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and sharp decline in the price of crude oil.
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Protesters in Guinea Clash With Police Over COVID-19 Measures

Six protesters have been killed following clashes with the police who set up roadblocks to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.