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São Tomé and Príncipe - News and Analysis

Living His Own Legacy: São Tomé & Príncipe’s Democratising Dictator

In 1975, Pinto da Costa led São Tomé & Príncipe to independence, ruled as a dictator for 15 years, then lost elections and stepped down. In 2011, he returned as president.

Co-operative Cocoa Production in São Tomé and Príncipe

While cocoa exports have been lucrative, the government must diversify its economy to ensure stability.