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Mugabe and Zimbabwe regularly make the news; but this is the worst dictator in Africa and you are unlikely to have even heard of him, and probably not be able to place the country on a map, because for reasons best known to themselves this does not join the list of approved causes on the So-Called BBC and MSM agenda. And here he is being feted by liberal globalist icon Obama in New York in 2009. He has been in power since 1979, wins elections with 98% of the vote and once with a stunning 103% from one region. Grand theft: In 2003, Obiang told his citizenry that he felt compelled to take full control of the national treasury in order to prevent civil servants from being tempted to engage in corrupt practices. Obiang then deposited more than half a billion dollars into more than sixty accounts controlled by himself and his family at Riggs Bank in Washington, D.C., leading a U.S. federal court to fine the bank $16 million for allowing him to do so. A United States Senate investigation in 2004 found that the Washington-based Riggs Bank had taken $300 million in payments on behalf of Obiang from Exxon Mobil and Hess Corporation. Murder, torture: Abuses under Obiang have included "unlawful killings by security forces; government-sanctioned kidnappings; systematic torture of prisoners and detainees by security forces; life-threatening conditions in prisons and detention facilities; impunity; arbitrary arrest, detention, and incommunicado detention." Cannibalism: Nguema's opponents have accused him of cannibalism in reference to claims that he has consumed parts of his enemies in order to exhibit power. Appoints himself god: In July 2003, state-operated radio declared Obiang "the country's god" with "all power over men and things." It added that the president was "in permanent contact with the Almighty" and "can decide to kill without anyone calling him to account and without going to hell." He personally made similar comments in 1993 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teodoro_Obiang_Nguema_Mbasogo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equatorial_Guinea It's so bad it's like a spoof but I would lay money that most people even on here where the breadth of knowledge is impressive have no idea that he even exists. So why is this not a massive issue for the media and BBC, and why does it not even merit a mention when it's headline news that Donald Trump retweets three genuine videos? Answers on a whiteboard for a BBC focus group to discuss over wraps and coffee before going back to what Emma Thompson said about Donald Trump.