Journalist Tawanda Kanhema travels to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to interview the country's new vice president, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, who spent over $300 million on mansions, a jet and luxury automobiles in France, the United States, Brazil and South Africa. French magistrates have issued an arrest warrant for Obiang for money laundering and U.S. prosecutors are trying to seize a $35 million mansion in Malibu and a $38 million jet.
The Prince of Malabo's official screening date is May 16th at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Follow updates here.
The Prince of Malabo explores Equatorial Guinea's economic rise and the challenges it faces. The country's vice president, Teodoro Nguema Obiang, spent $300 million on mansions, a jet and luxury cars and faces money laundering charges in France and two asset forfeiture cases in the United States. Obiang's father, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, is the world's longest serving head of state, in power since a 1979 coup d'etat.
Journalist Tawanda Kanhema travels from Malibu, California to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to interview the country's new vice president, Teodoro Nguema Obiang, who spent $300 million on mansions, a jet and luxury cars in just six years.