Sao Tome and Principe

By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Jan 26th, 2013
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by Ronald Ssekandi ADDIS ABABA,  — African leaders will gather here on Sunday for a two-day meeting, aiming to bring about the continent’s renaissance in the context of globalization. They will be meeting at the 20th African Union summit held under the theme — “Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance”...
By benim
In Central Africa
Aug 8th, 2011
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Sao Tome and Principe voted peacefully Sunday in the second round of a presidential election expected to bring former strongman Manuel Pinto da Costa back to power. The 75-year-old, who ruled the archipelago with an iron fist for 15 years after independence from Portugal in 1975, is up against the sp...
By benim
In Central Africa
Jul 17th, 2011
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Voters in the tiny west African archipelago of Sao Tome and Principe vote for their next president Sunday to decide who will lead the fight to end the nation’s poverty and chronic instability. Favourite to win is former strongman Manuel Pinto da Costa who took the reins of power after playing a...
By benim
In Facts about Africa
Oct 22nd, 2010
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Sao Tome and Principe, once a leading cocoa producer, is poised to profit from the commercial exploitation of large offshore reserves of oil. But arguments have arisen over how to spend the expected windfall, leading to political tension. Overview One of Africa’s smallest countries, Sao Tome an...