New Internationalist

Country profile

A concise profile of the most recent countries featured in the New Internationalist magazine. See also our alphabetical list of country profiles before 2005.

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São Tomé e Príncipe

A profile of the West African island republic

Tunisia

Tunisia continues to enjoy close economic and political ties with the US and Europe and benefits from billions of dollars of foreign investment.

Solomon Islands

Facts, figures & ratings.

Sierra Leone

Every home in Sierra Leone is well stocked with candles, gasoline lanterns and trusty flashlights. These are life essentials in the capital, Freetown, where electricity is intermittent at best.

Eritrea

The country, once one of Italy’s few colonial possessions, covers an 800-kilometre strip along Africa’s Red Sea coast, stretching from Sudan in the north to Djibouti in the south.

St Lucia

St Lucia’s stunning beauty, capped by the famous twin peaks of the Pitons, hides a turbulent history.

Guinea

Facts, figures and a brief history of life in Guinea.

Niger

The top tourist destination in Niger until the late 1980s, the city of Agadez – located in the dead centre of the country – is today no more than a shadow of its former self.

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Qatar

Nowhere near as religious as its neighbour, Saudi Arabia, nor as bling-obsessed as nearby United Arab Emirates, Qatar has astutely observed the paths other Gulf states have chosen, and then cherry-picked what seems to work best.

Trinidad & Tobago

Facts, figures and statistics of Trinidad & Tobago

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