Oil-related developments largely dominated both local politics and the national economy. The awarding of five oil blocks in May proved turbulent and contributed to the resignation of the prime minister. Subsequently, the local attorney-general's controversial investigation of the block awards annoyed Nigerian project partners.
São Tomé and Príncipe (Vol 2, 2005)(2,371 words)
Cite this pageSeibert, Gerhard, “São Tomé and Príncipe (Vol 2, 2005)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 26 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2005_COM_0028>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004154865, ISSN: 1871-2525
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