130 Arrested, Facebook Blocked

Breaking News:  January 4, 2018 - Today.ng reports an AFP story that Facebook, WhatsApp and VPNs have been blocked in my former host country, Equatorial Guinea. And... February 5, 2018 - News24 reports an AFP story that 130 members of the opposition party have been detained. In other news reports, opposition leaders say that number is actually…

Breaking News: Coup Attempt in My Old Neighborhood, Equatorial Guinea

I know I promised you a close up look at smallpox, and I'll get back to that, but I have to tell you about a coup attempt that hits close to home. Is it for real? Or one more excuse to eliminate opposition voices? Billions in petro-dollars flow into the miniscule country these days, but…