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São Tomé and Principe: WHO staff discusses results of a 360-degree Team Performance Feedback Evaluation during a retreat

The event was attended by guests to facilitate and discuss important topics for improving the quality of work

The WHO Country office in São Tomé and Principe organized a 3-day retreat in April 2022 with all staff. The goal was to contribute to maintain an organizational climate conducive to the achievement of better health outcomes. The retreat aimed to highlight the Organization's values and mission, provide greater integration…

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The dual equation of economic diversification and structural transformation in Sao Tome and Principe

Its governance capacity must be strengthened to allow the formulation of development policies likely to address its current needs in a relevant and coherent manner

A panel discussion on the structural transformation and economic diversification of Sao Tome and Principe: benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and fiscal reforms will be organized in Yaoundé on Tuesday, 19 April 2022, from 10 am to 1 pm (CET). As a micro island State, Sao Tome and…

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Communities Across three Nations to Benefit from Enhanced Coordination of Climate Action

The agreement aims to improve cooperation and avoid duplication across climate-related programmes and activities underway in Malawi, Nepal and Liberia

The United Nations Capital Development Fund and the NDC Partnership have signed a new agreement that promises to deliver accelerated results under countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions, following urgent calls for action expressed by many nations at COP26. The agreement, signed by UNCDF through the Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility, LoCAL,…

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WFP and Chellaram Foundation partner to support school-aged children in Sao Tome and Principe

The operation which begun a week after the Government had declared a nation-wide State of Calamity aims at meeting the immediate food and nutrition needs of children and their families

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is increasing support to 25,000 school-aged children enrolled in the National School Feeding and Health Programme (PNASE) in Sao Tome and Principe thanks to a USD700,000 contribution from the Chellaram Foundation. The operation which begun a week after the Government had declared a…

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Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Meets Sao Tome and Principe Foreign Minister

The meeting dealt with reviewing bilateral cooperation, and a number of issues of joint interest

HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi met today with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe Edite do Ramos da Costa, on the sidelines of the ceremonial meeting marking the 60th anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement, which…

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São Tomé and Príncipe: African Development Fund extends a USD 10.7 Million Grant to Support SMEs in Agriculture and Tourism

The project aims to improve the business environment by removing specific bottlenecks that hinder private sector-led growth

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund approved on Wednesday in Abidjan, a grant of US $ 10.7 million to São Tomé and Príncipe for the implementation of the first phase of the Zuntámon Initiative, within the framework of the Lusophone Compact. The project aims to improve the…

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    • São Tomé and Príncipe Reaches the First Global Target for the Vaccination Against Covid 19 by Vaccinating More than 10% of its Population by end of September 2021
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São Tomé and Príncipe Reaches the First Global Target for the Vaccination Against Covid 19 by Vaccinating More than 10% of its Population by end of September 2021

In May 2021, WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, set the global target of 10% of the populations of all countries to be inoculated by the end of September

São Tomé and Príncipe has fully vaccinated 10% of its population against COVID-19, reaching the September global target by the World Health Organization (WHO) aimed at widening and accelerating vaccination and helping to turn the tide against the pandemic. “We are enchanted that São Tomé and Príncipe has reached this…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 20 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,190,181), deaths (137,350) and recoveries (4,611,132) by region: Central (187,195 cases; 2,944 deaths; 167,610 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,037; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,946; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (37,809; 879; 27,938), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 19 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,160,473), deaths (136,810) and recoveries (4,590,617) by region: Central (186,334 cases; 2,931 deaths; 167,582 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,032; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,945; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (36,956; 866; 27,911), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…