Jump to navigation

São Tomé & Príncipe

Population: 0.20 mn.
GDP: $0.39 bn.
Debt: $0.26 bn.

news from São Tomé & Príncipe

Category: all

Found 33 articles.

Displaying 21-30 out of 33 results.

Enter kingmakers

The results of the 26 March elections will fuel concern among neighbouring countries. The coalition led by the Movimento Democrático das Forças da Mudança (MDF...


Rich pickings

Expectations of an imminent oil boom may dominate campaigning for the 26 March parliamentary elections. It is five years since São Tomé signed a deal with Nigeria to ...


Blood over oil

Political mayhem follows the latest oil block awards in the Joint Development Zone

Ministerial resignations and dismissals in São Tomé and indignant denials of corruption in Nigeria follow the 31 May award of five blocks in the two countries' Joint ...


Democracy in action

The appointment of Damião Vaz d'Almeida as Premier on 18 September marks the impoverished archipelago's sixth change of government in three years. It also calls a halt, at l...


Gems to oil

Claims by Diamondworks, a South African-based, Canadian-registered company with a colourful history in mining and security (AC Vol 44 No 15), to have secured oil trading rights in ...


Desperados

The latest coup attempt in São Tomé e Príncipe, which only temporarily toppled President Fradique de Menezes (who was in Nigeria when it happened on 16 July) a...


Fradique's new front

A newcomer to oil finds that old deals with foreign friends gum up the works

The standoff between President Fradique de Menezes and oil interests in Nigeria, Norway and the United States blocks development of São Tomé e Príncipe's offsh...


Trouble in oil

A symbol of regional cooperation, the Nigeria-São Tomé e Príncipe Joint Development Zone (JDZ), launched only in January, looks close to collapse.


Murky waters

President Fradique de Menezes must perform a tricky balancing act ­ developing the oil sector under transparency rules which donors insist on and keeping his big Nigerian neigh...


Displaying 21-30 out of 33 results.