Manuela Roka Botey appointed as the first female PM of Equatorial Guinea

  • President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has appointed Manuela Roka Botey as the first female prime minister of the country.
  • She replaced former premier Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, who has been in the position since 2016.
  • Before this, she served as the education minister and joined the government in 2020.
  • President Teodoro Obiang was re-elected for a sixth term in office in November 2022.
  • Equatorial Guinea Capital: Malabo