Source: The State Council Information Office: The People's Republic of China |

China to grant zero-tariff treatment to 10 least-developed countries

This policy measure will gradually expand to all the least-developed countries that have established diplomatic ties with China

China will grant zero-tariff treatment to 98 percent of taxable items from 10 least-developed countries in a bid to promote an open global economy. Starting from Dec. 1, China will waive all tariffs on 98 percent of the related imports from Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Malawi, Sao Tome…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

The United States Congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on Elections

The Santomean people have had the opportunity to have their votes counted and their voices heard in building their own future

The United States congratulates São Tomé and Príncipe on its elections. The Santomean people have had the opportunity to have their votes counted and their voices heard in building their own future. We expect that the incoming government will continue to build on São Tomé and Príncipe’s democratic traditions and…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Minister Shahid sends Independence Day greetings to São Tomé and Príncipe

Friendly relations between our two countries will expand in the years ahead

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid sends a message of felicitations to Edite Ten Jua, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Communites of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, on the occasion of their Independence Day. Minister’s message reads as follows: “It…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Sao Tome and Principe National Day

On this occasion, we applaud Sao Tome and Principe’s commitment to democracy and good governance

By Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State On behalf of the United States, I extend my best wishes and congratulations to the people of Sao Tome and Principe on the 47th anniversary of your independence. On this occasion, we applaud Sao Tome and Principe’s commitment to democracy and good governance.…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Sao Tome and Principe |

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…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

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…

Source: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) |

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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Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

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…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

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…