​Sao Tome government sues researcher for reputational damage

A researcher in Sao Tome who conducted research into alcohol use among children in Sao Tome is subject to a criminal complaint, raised by the government. The Sao Tome and Principe government has questioned the data used in the study and accused the author of “irreparably damaging the country’s reputation”. The government has also demanded that the researcher apologise to the people, and specifically the children, of Sao Tome.

Sources: https://africafeeds.com/2020/01/08/sao-tome-sues-researcher-over-alcohol-abuse-study/

https://www.time24.news/2020/01/sao-tome-government-announces-criminal-complaint-against-study-author-about-alcohol-consumption-in-the-country-sao-tome-and-principe.html