Media of São Tomé and Príncipe

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This article is about the Media in São Tomé and Príncipe including its telecommunications, television and radio.


Television and radio[edit]

In 1997, there were about 38,000 radios and 23,000 television sets nationwide. Príncipe had the least TV sets, Ilhéu das Rolas was the last place without television. Broadcasts are in Portuguese. Some broadcasts are in Forró creole. There are no broadcasts in Ngola (Angolar Creole) and Lunguyê (Príncipense creole).

There are a few television stations, the oldest being the public channel TVS, which had been the only national station for many years.[1] The nation has recently received TV CPLP and some of its programs are broadcast, the network first aired in 2016.

Nationwide radio stations include RNSTP (São Tomé and Príncipe National Radio) also there is RDP África Príncipe also has its own radio station.


Its search provider is Google STP, which had recently been added. There are no other providers in the nation, not even their own.


The most popular paper is Téla Nón[2] which is written in Portuguese and a few articles are also written in Forró (may be the only paper). In its early years, it has mainly been the nation's only newspaper, there are about 3 newspapers today. Nothing are written in two other languages, Ngola (Angolar Creole) and Príncipense Creole.

See also[edit]



  • "São Tomé and Príncipe: Directory". Africa South of the Sahara 2004. Regional Surveys of the World. Europa Publications. 2004. ISBN 1857431839. (Includes information about newspapers, radio, etc.)

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