Equatorial Guinea is a small country located in Central Africa along the Gulf of Guinea. The country comprises of the mainland called Rió Muni and the islands of Bioko and Annobón. Following the discovery of significant oil reserves in the 1990s, Equatorial Guinea has been one of the fastest growing economies in Africa and one of the largest oil produces in sub-Saharan Africa.
Greetings are an important and often lengthy form of social interaction in both business and social settings. This usually involves shaking hands, and some people stand close when talking, often touching or holding hands. Dress is business casual, including collared shirt and nice slacks without a tie.
The risk of malaria is prevalent throughout the country and some strains are resistant to treatment with chloroquine. Speak to your doctor to decide which medicine is best for you, as you may need to take prescription medicine before, during and after your trip. The government is investing in the improvement of Internet and telecommunication networks, but progress has been slow. More reliable Internet connections are concentrated in the main urban centres, while satellite Internet access remains common across the country.
While visiting Equatorial Guinea, visit some of the natural wonders of the country including the multipurpose Malabo National Park in Bioko Island, where you can enjoy various sporting activities, relaxation and view wildlife.