Sao Tome government fires central bank governor

The government of Sao Tome and Principe has dismissed the governor of the country's central bank, the macauhub.com website reported on Wednesday 28 June.

The dismissal of governor Maria do Carmo Silveira, a former prime minister of the country, and her team was due to irregularities detected in the construction work of the new central bank building, valued at US$8 million, a statement from Sao Tome's cabinet said, according to macauhub.com.

"The figure for financing the project was not included

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