The London embassy will close after the UK sanctioned the son of Equatorial Guinea's president last week. Britain has barred the president's son from entry and frozen his assets.
The number of people killed in the blasts in Bata more than tripled from the initial estimates. The president attributed the explosions to "negligence" and ordered a probe into the incident.
The deadly blasts that rocked Equatorial Guinea have shone a spotlight on a country that rarely makes the news. Here are five things you might not have known about the Central African nation.
23 Jan 2018
CHAN 2018 - Win or lose, it's victory for us - Equatorial Guinea Coach