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 (măl′ə-bō′, mä-lä′bō)
The capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea, on Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea. It was founded as Port Clarence by the British in 1827, was renamed Santa Isabel when it passed to Spanish control in 1843, and finally was renamed Malabo in 1973.


(Placename) the capital and chief port of Equatorial Guinea, on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea. Pop: 105 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1973): Santa Isabel


(məˈlɑ boʊ)

the capital of Equatorial Guinea, on N Bioko island. 40,000. Formerly, Santa Isabel.
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Noun1.Malabo - the capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of GuineaMalabo - the capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea
Bioko - an island in the Gulf of Guinea that is part of Equatorial Guinea
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Bollor Logistics Houston recently handled an air charter for one of their Oil customer from Houston to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, using an IL-76.
November 20, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Monday will lead his country's delegation to the 4th Africa-Arab Summit which will convene in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, on 24 November.
MALABO, Nov 19 (KUNA) -- Senior officials from Arab and African countries came together in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea on Saturday ahead of the 4th Africa-Arab Summit due here on Wednesday.
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Rabi'II 12, 1436, Feb 1, 2015, SPA -- Christian Atsu scored two goals and Kwesi Appiah added another Sunday to help Ghana advance to the African Cup quarterfinals for the fifth straight time with a 3-0 victory over Guinea, AP reported.
The talks are to resume on the basis of seven points that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn agreed upon in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea at the recently held African Summit.
preparation, through the build up to the World Cup, to when they went to Brazil, to what happened in Brazil until they came back," he told journalists in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, June 28 (SUNA) - The 23rd African Union Ordinary Summit, which convened in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, has appreciated the progress achieved in the peace process in Darfur.
In a statement to the media on the sidelines of his participation in the African Union 23rdSummit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, Marzouki said he was saddened by this accident, wishing prompt recovery for the wounded.
Senior officials and experts from ministries and agencies responsible for transportation from African Union (AU) member states are meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, in preparation for the Third Session of the African Union Conference of African Ministers of Transport (CAMT), scheduled for 10-11 April.
The freighter will initially operate twice weekly on a triangle route from Ostend, southbound to Lagos, Nigeria, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, and will then fly to Nairobi, where it will uplift perishables bound for London Manston and Ostend.
Ceiba Intercontinental made its first intercontinental flight on October 4 from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to Madrid.
Summary: Worried by the precarious funding of the African Union (AU), African leaders rose from their (23 June - 1 July) 17th Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, demanding predictable, reliable and sustainable resources to enable the Pan African Organization to fulfill its mandate.