The economic history of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni)

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Oil triggers Equatorial Guinea boom
BBC News, Friday 17 August 2001. A new gas discovery in Equatorial Guinea has renewed discussions about how the country's oil wealth should be shared out. Equatorial Guinea has become one of the world's fastest growing economies.
Oil Gives African Nation a Chance for Change
By Douglas Farah, The Washington Post, Sunday 13 May 2001. Despite Leader's Promises, Many Fear People of Equatorial Guinea Will Not Benefit From Windfall. Oil is surging from new fields and profits are beginning to flow.