Malabo - Post Report Question and Answers

What are some typical ways to socialize, either with local people or with other expatriates? Are there groups or clubs that you can recommend?

Normally we socialize in parties at private residences. - Apr 2021

Again, the expat community is very supportive of each other.  There are no formal groups. There is something here called the "Malabo pour" which means that they make the alcoholic drinks super strong, so definitely DO NOT drink and drive. - Jul 2020

Attend events at the Spanish, French, or Equatoguinean Cultural Centers. Attend Embassy events. Join a local church. There is some nightlife. You can go dancing or listen to music at one of the venues like the jazz lounge. - Aug 2017

Again, you make your own fun here. There are some discotecas and night clubs but most social life revolves around getting together with friends for dinner, drinks, games, etc. If you make friends with people who work at the oil companies, they often have events on their compounds. - Sep 2014

There are social opportunities, but one must put forth effort. The oil companies regularly have activities and are pretty welcoming. - Jun 2012

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