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Sao Tome and Principe

Country archive · 24 posts


Latest stories about Sao Tome and Principe

3 September 2013

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The Fight to Save Traditional Medicine in São Tomé and Príncipe

Some in São Tomé and Príncipe, who prefer to look to nature instead pharmacies for medicine, are working to preserve the traditional practices in the fact of Big Pharma.

31 July 2013

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INTERVIEW: How TEDx Talks Are Putting São Tomé On the Map

"Connected to the World" was the motto of the first TEDx event in the African island where a local revolution is taking place with the arrival of 3G Internet.

16 July 2013

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São Tomé Pulls ‘Rotten Rice’ After Protests

The rice was part of a 900-ton order worth about two million US dollars imported from Cameroon using public money.

31 December 2012

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From Indigenous Protests to Online Preaching, Portuguese Language Countries in 2012

As the last day of the calendar approaches, we select a few glimpses of citizen media from the action and imagination of the Portuguese-speaking online world.

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“Cousins” from São Tomé and Príncipe Unite the Diaspora Through Online Radio

They say that "We Are All Cousins" and they make use of online tools and social media to unite virtually the people of São Tomé and Príncipe in the diaspora...

7 December 2012

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New Twists in the Political Crisis in São Tomé & Príncipe

One week after a censure measure by opposition parties passed in Parliament against the minority government of São Tomé and Principe, the President formally removed the government. Online reactions took...

1 December 2012

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Political crisis in São Tomé and Principe

In recent days, São Tomé and Principe has plunged into a political crisis situation involving a motion to censure the government, scenes of fist fighting in the National Assembly, and...

13 October 2012

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São Tomé & Príncipe: Deforestation Threatens Biodiversity

São Tomé and Príncipe, like other islands in the Gulf of Guinea, is one of the countries on the West African coast that stands out when the issue at hand...

31 December 2011

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Online Highlights from the Portuguese-Speaking World in 2011

2011 has been another year in which bloggers and activists from a number of Portuguese-speaking countries have come together to report, translate and promote blogs and citizen media from all...

12 July 2011

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Sao Tome and Principe: Saving a Cultural Crossroads

The celebration of Sao Tome and Principe's 36th anniversary of independence, on July 12, involves cultural and traditional events being held throughout the country. The country has been a cultural...

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