The presidential election in Guinea-Bissau has been won by Jose Mario Vaz after votes were counted from Sunday’s run-off, election officials say. Find out more here
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Equatorial Guinea has a history marked by multiple periods of colonization under the Portuguese, the British and also the Spanish. It’s currently the only African country to have Spanish as an official language. But it is surrounded by (much larger) former French colonies where there is no Spanish, only French. Therefore it has become French-speaking in order to deal with its neighbours.