The largest shopping centre in Sao Tome and Principe, an investment by a private group from the People’s Republic of China, was opened Wednesday in Sao Tome, in a ceremony that was attended by the Sao Tome Minister of Defence and Internal Affairs.
Minister Arlindo Ramos highlighted the importance of foreign direct investment “in relaunching the economy of Sao Tome and Principe,” of which … More
Sao Tome and Principe saw income of 133.200 billion dobras (US$5.7 million) from January to September 2016 from cocoa sales, a product that accounted for 95.4% of exports of agricultural products in the period, according to a report published on Monday by the West African archipelago’s National Statistics Institute (INE).
INE added that in terms of nominal values in dobras (the Sao Tome currency) … More
Japan has granted food aid consisting of 3,000 tons of rice to Sao Tome and Principe, with a market value of 240 million yen (US$1.87 million), the Sao Tome Minister for Foreign Affairs said on Thursday in Sao Tome.
The announcement was made after the signing of the new food aid agreement for 2016 and the document was signed by Minister Urbino Botelho on … More
Sao Tome and Principe and Equatorial Guinea have resumed talks to create a partnership for oil exploration on their common border, announced Tuesday the new Equatorial Guinea ambassador, Paulino Ekobo, resident in Sao Tome.
After the President of Sao Tome, Evaristo Carvalho, received his letter of credentials, Paulino Ekopo said oil exploration was one of the priority areas of his diplomatic mission … More
The government of Sao Tome and Principe should make “a redoubled effort” in terms of tax to achieve the goals the IMF wants to see completed by December, the deputy director of the IMF’s Africa Department said in Sao Tome.
“It has been found that on a tax level a redoubled effort is required to achieve the goals set for December and … More
Sao Tome and Principe and Portugal signed a new Strategic Cooperation Programme (PEC), valued at 57.5 million euros, valid for five years, Portugal’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday in Sao Tome.
Teresa Ribeiro signed the document on behalf of the Portuguese State and the Sao Tome minister of Economy and International Cooperation, Agostinho Fernandes signed for Sao Tome … More