a little rectangle of land in africa plus an island off the coast. a former spanish colony, it is currently known for an extremely unstable faux democracy. it has perhaps the most unfree press in the world, with newspapers banded.
equatorial guinea is right on the equator.
That one tiny country in Africa
that is able to grow on its own without the hindrance of that much disease, corruption, or warfare. It had an impressive 20.8% growth rate from 1990-2002.
Equatorial Guinea is still far behind in terms of GDP and standard of living, but it sure is slightly better than most of the other starving and fighting countries in Africa.