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Inauguration 2017 - Sao Tomean President Praises Relations With Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Head of State of São Tomé and Príncipe, Evaristo do Espírito Santo Carvalho, on Tuesday highlighted in Luanda the importance of relations with Angola. (AllAfrica)


Investidura2017 - President of São Tome in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Evaristo do Espírito Santo Carvalho, arrived in Luanda Monday afternoon to participate, on Tuesday, in the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of Angola, João Lourenço. (AllAfrica)


Sao Tome Invites Aib to Investigate Plane Crash

[This Day] A team of accident investigators from Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) left Lagos last week for São Tomé to commence investigation into the crash of a An - 74 aircraft, which occurred recently on the West African island. (AllAfrica)


AIB Investigators Probe Sao Tome Plane Crash

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A team of accident investigators from Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has left Lagos for São Tomé to commence investigation into the crash of An - 74 aircraft, which occurred last week on the West African Island. (AllAfrica)


How African Countries Can Harness the Huge Potential of Their Oceans

[The Conversation Africa] Over the past decade there's been a steady rise across Africa in the attention given to the responsible use of the oceans to contribute to economic growth - or what's known as the Blue Economy. The opportunities around Africa's blue economies are enormous with significant potential to create jobs and improve livelihoods. (AllAfrica)


President Appoints Ambassadors to Angola, Equatorial Guinea

[ANGOP] São Tomé -The president of São Tome and Principe, Evaristo Carvalho, has appointed ambassadors to Angola and Equatorial Guinea, following a proposal from prime minister Patrice Trovoada. (AllAfrica)


Chinese Premier Holds Talks With Sao Tome and Principe Counterpart On Cooperation

[Focac] Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday that China is willing to promote practical cooperation and people-to-people exchange with Sao Tome and Principe to open a new chapter of bilateral ties. (AllAfrica)


Local Firms in Sao Tome to Explore Market Opportunities

[New Times] Rwanda businesses leaders are in Sao Tome and Principe on a five-day mission to exploit new market opportunities in the central African island nation. The 30 business leaders are mainly from the ICT sector, manufacturing, construction, agro-processing, tourism and transport sectors. Rwanda is seeking new export markets in west and central Africa, as well as Asia as part of efforts geared at expanding its export volumes and revenue to bridge the growing trade deficit gap. (AllAfrica)


Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe Sign Five Bilateral Agreements

[Rwanda Govt] Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe have inked five bilateral agreements. This was during a three-day visit to Rwanda of São Tomé's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities, Urbino Botelho. (AllAfrica)


Rwanda, Sao Tome and Príncipe Ink Five Bilateral Agreements

[New Times] Rwanda and the São Tomé and Príncipe have signed five bilateral agreements during an official visit to Kigali by the country's minister for foreign affairs and communities, Urbino Botelho. (AllAfrica)


Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe to Strengthen Cooperation

[New Times] Rwanda and São Tomé and Príncipe have agreed to boost bilateral relations after a delegation of senior Rwandan officials led by the Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo visited the African island nation last weekend. (AllAfrica)


China Calls for Pragmatic Cooperation With Sao Tome and Principe

[Focac] China on Tuesday called for more pragmatic cooperation with Sao Tome and Principe. (AllAfrica)


China, Sao Tome and Principe Resume Diplomatic Ties

[Focac] Beijing -China and Sao Tome and Principe resumed diplomatic relations in Beijing on Monday, after the west African nation cut "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan last week. (AllAfrica)


Sao Tome Latest Target in China and Taiwan's Fight for Allies

[Deutsche Welle] The small African nation in the Atlantic Ocean has embraced Beijing after suffering a series of economic setbacks. Taiwan, a former Sao Tome ally, has accused China of practicing "dollar diplomacy." (AllAfrica)


China Denies 'Money Diplomacy' With Sao Tome and Principe

[Focac] Beijing -China on Thursday denied "money diplomacy" with Sao Tome and Principe after the Central African nation cut the so-called "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan. (AllAfrica)


Angola/STP Music Awards Members Received By Sao Tome President

[ANGOP] Luanda -Members of the organization of Angola and STP Music Awards, Daniel Mendes and Wuando Castro de Andrade, respectively, were received Wednesday by the President of the Republic of São Tomé and Principe, Manuel Pinto da Costa. (AllAfrica)


Is Africa ready for GM?

KISUMU/KAMPALA 27 November 2013 (IRIN) - Even as food insecurity continues to afflict impoverished and disaster-affected populations around the continent, African policymakers and consumers remain deeply divided over the potential harms and benefits of genetically modified (GM) foods, which advocates say could greatly improve yields and nutrition. (irinnews.org)


New Market Research Report: Oando Energy Resources Inc. (OER) -...

The company carries out acquisition, exploration and development of oil and gas properties. It holds interests in 13 licenses for the exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets in Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe.

(Topix.net)


Sao Tome and Principe parliamentary head visits Taiwan

Taipei, June 9 The president of the Sao Tome and Principe National Assembly, Jose da Graca Diogo, arrived in Taiwan Tuesday at the head of a delegation to promote ties between the two diplomatic allies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that day. The delegation is scheduled to meet with President and call on Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng and Deputy Foreign Minister Simon Ko during the visit, which will continue until June 13, the ministry said in a statement.

(Topix.net)


Sao Tome and Principe: Angola and Sao Tome Assess Cooperation

The minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti, assessed on Friday in Luanda, the level of bilateral cooperation with the Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, during an audience granted to his Sao Tomean counterpart, Manuel Salvador dos Ramos. According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which reached ANGOP, the two leaders considered "excellent" the relations.

(Topix.net)


Marut leaves Taiwan; new US envoy expected to arrive in nation Monday

Christopher Marut departed for the United States on Friday after concluding his three-year stint as director of the American Institute in Taiwan , according to the AIT. Marut "extends his thanks to all of the people of Taiwan for having offered him a tremendously rewarding and enriching three years," the AIT said in a statement Friday.

(Topix.net)


Duetto's Revenue Strategy Solutions will be Implemented Worldwide at Pestana Hotel Group

Duetto, the market leader in hotel profit optimization technology, announced that Pestana Hotel Group will implement its revenue strategy solutions, bringing new insights on pricing and demand to close to 90 Pestana hotels on three continents. Coming just months after the launch of Duetto's EMEA headquarters office in London, the deal with Lisbon-based Pestana brings Duetto's solutions to luxury hotels in five European capital cities, and continues Duetto's rapid expansion worldwide.

(Topix.net)


Africa's food insecurity declining

According to the first edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in Africa , Angola, Djibouti, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Mali and Sao Tome and Principe met both the relevant Millennium Development Goal that of halving the proportion of the population suffering from undernourishment and the more stringent World Food Summit target of halving the absolute numbers of the hungry, the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization said on June 2. West Africa in particular made notable strides, reducing its prevalence of undernourishment by 60%, from 24.2% in 1990-92 to 9.6% in the current 2014-16 assessment period.

(Topix.net)


the Latest: All 209 federations to vote in Fifa election

Germany's Justice Minister is quoted as saying FIFA's decision to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in Russia and Qatar can't stand if it turns out that votes were bought. Swiss authorities announced this week that they have opened a criminal probe into alleged wrongdoing by soccer officials during the 2010 vote for the hosting of those two World Cups.

(Topix.net)


the Latest: All 209 federations to vote in Fifa election

The FIFA presidential election pitting Sepp Blatter against Prince Ali bin al-Hussein will be decided by a full slate of 209 national soccer federations. FIFA member federations voted 183-16 to allow Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe, Montserrat and South Sudan to take part in the ballot later Friday.

(Topix.net)


Angola and Sao Tome Assess Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti, assessed on Friday in Luanda, the level of bilateral cooperation with the Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, during an audience granted to his Sao Tomean counterpart, Manuel Salvador dos Ramos. (AllAfrica)


Calema Band Already in Saurimo for Ama 2015

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Calema Band of the Republic of Sao Tome and Principe is since, Friday, in Saurimo, Lunda Sul province, to enliven the 2015 Angola Music Awards (AMA) gala , set for Saturday. (AllAfrica)


Sao Tome and Principe to Learn the Mauritian Experience to Achieve Growth

[Government of Mauritius] The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe expressed interest to learn from the Mauritian experience with regards to its successful economic path to achieve sustainable growth. (AllAfrica)


Defense Minister Back Home From Sao Tome and Principe

[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of National Defense, João Lourenço, returned on Tuesday to Luanda from Sao Tome and Principe, where he participated on 25-26 May in the 16th meeting of the defense minister of Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (CPLP). (AllAfrica)


Defence Minister En Route to Sao Tome and Principe

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan minister of National Defence, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, left Monday for Sao Tome and Principe to attend the 16th Meeting of Defence Ministers of the Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (CPLP ), running until Tuesday, the 26th, a source close to the sector has told Angop. (AllAfrica)


Sao Tome and Principe parliamentary head visits Taiwan

Taipei, June 9 The president of the Sao Tome and Principe National Assembly, Jose da Graca Diogo, arrived in Taiwan Tuesday at the head of a delegation to promote ties between the two diplomatic allies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that day. The delegation is scheduled to meet with President and call on Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng and Deputy Foreign Minister Simon Ko during the visit, which will continue until June 13, the ministry said in a statement.

(Topix.net)