CEMAC weakened by hiatus at top of commission
The executive organ of the Central African bloc is being lead ad interim by Gabon's Daniel Ona Ondo, even though Baltasar Engonga Edjo of Equatorial Guinea was appointed to the post over a month ago.
Responsible for the tightening of local content rules at Equatorial Guinea's hydrocarbons ministry, the director general in charge of this portfolio since 2018, Jacinto Nguema Owono, has just been replaced following a change of minister
The president's favourite son, Teodorin Obiang Nguema, has been trying to sideline his half-brother Gabriel Obiang Lima. In the latest reshuffle, the former oil minister was appointed to the ministry of economic diversification, a political dead end, much to the disappointment of oil investors.