Appendix B: Journalism Freedom: 1980–2008 (Country Ratings from Freedom House) - Sao Tome And Principe

Population (2010, proj.): 165,000

Gross National Income per Capita (current, 2007): $870

Date of Independence: July 12, 1975 (from Portugal)

Date of Last Constitution: September 10, 1990


This sub-Saharan African nation enjoys a constitutional protection of press freedom that is widely observed. Though there is little government interference with news reporting, self-censorship is widely practiced by ...

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