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Sao Tome and Principe

Yearbook 1999

São Tomé and Príncipe. A new government was installed in January following the November 1998 elections. Costa. The fact that the government formation took almost two months was due to the president refusing to approve a couple of the ministers proposed by Posser da Costa. According to Countryaah official website, the MLSTP-PSD accused the president of exceeding his powers, but still bowed to his demands.

1999 Sao Tome and Principe Business

São Tomé and Príncipe - São Tomé

Senegal - Dakar


Dakar, capital and largest city in Senegal, located on Africa's westernmost peninsula, Cape Verde; 2. 6 million residents (2015). A good and well protected natural harbor has made Dakar a port of call for intercontinental vessels. The Dakar – Saint-Louis railway is the oldest in West Africa and was opened in 1885. The rail link is also with Bamako in Mali. At the Yoff airport, several airlines stop operating between Europe and South America. Dakar is Senegal's industrial center with extensive production of peanut oil, textiles, chemical products, fish preserves and other foods.

The city, which has a university since 1957, was founded in 1857 by the French governor of Senegal, Louis Faidherbe, and was the capital of French West Africa 1904–59.


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