María Nsue Angüe was born in 1948 in Bidjabidjan, a town in the north-east corner of Rio Muni, the continental part of Equatorial Guinea. Or was she? Historians, literary scholars and journalists rarely agree on basic tenets of her biography, such as her birth date, ages at which she moved to Spain and Equatorial Guinea and back, when she studied journalism, where she practiced this profession (Ethiopia and Rwanda as well as Spain and Equatorial Guinea?), the activities she led during her governmental post in Equatorial Guinea, whether or not her husband was assassinated by Macías, and so on. The biographical details that follow, then, are those that are most widely agreed upon in the available scholarly sources and …

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Citation: Allan, Joanna. "María Nsue Angüe". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 19 April 2017 [, accessed 26 September 2023.]

13877 María Nsue Angüe 1 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

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