Sub-Saharan Africa: São Tomé and Principe

February 2005
Handbook of Country Risk 2005-2006;2005, p404
Book Chapter
The article presents a risk assessment of the economic and political conditions in São Tomé and Principe in 2005. Political instability has been driven by several factors, including corruption and tensions between the president and the government. However, efforts have been made to remedy the region's economic imbalances. Relationship with other countries has seen an improvement.


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