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Direct hires and their families are not allowed to take taxis due to safety issues. - Aug 20, 2017
Malabo is actually a fairly safe place to live. RSO recently forbid the use of taxis due to poor maintenance of the vehicles, drunk driving, and a recent surge in taxi crime on the mainland. For Americans (and especially diplomats), you are usually not bothered by the police. - Sep 7, 2014
Just petty crime. One benefit of an overbearing government is fewer security concerns. Vehicle break-ins do occur, though not frequent. - Jun 15, 2012