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Demographics of São Tomé and Príncipe

This article is about the demographic features of the population of São Tomé and Príncipe, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. Of São Tomé and Príncipe's total population of some 201,800, about 193,380 live on São Tomé and 8,420 on Príncipe. All are descended from various ethnic groups that have migrated to the islands since 1485. 70% of the people on São Tomé and Príncipe are black and 30% of the people are mixed race black and white. Six groups are identifiable: Luso-Africans, or mixed-heritage, descendants of Portuguese colonists and African slaves brought to the islands during the early years of settlement from Benin, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola. Asians Chinese minority, including Macanese people of mixed Portuguese and Chinese blood from Macau. Although a small country, São Tomé and Príncipe has four national languages: Portuguese, the Portuguese-based creoles Forro and Principense.

French is learned in schools, as the country is a member of Francophonie. In the 1970s, there were two significant population movements—the exodus of most of the 4,000 Portuguese residents and the influx of several hundred São Toméan refugees from Angola; the islanders have been absorbed into a common Luso-African culture. All belong to the Roman Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, or Seventh-day Adventist churches, which in turn retain close ties with churches in Portugal. There is a small but growing Muslim population. According to the 2019 revision of the World Population Prospects the total population was 211,028 in 2018, compared to only 60,000 in 1950; the proportion of children below the age of 15 in 2010 was 40.3%, 55.8% was between 15 and 65 years of age, while 3.9% was 65 years or older. Registration of vital events is in São Príncipe not available for recent years; the Population Departement of the United Nations prepared the following estimates. Births and deaths Fertility Rate and CBR: Fertility data as of 2008-2009: Demographic statistics according to the World Population Review in 2019.

One birth every 76 minutes One death every 360 minutes One net migrant every 480 minutes Net gain of one person every 120 minutesThe following demographic are from the CIA World Factbook unless otherwise indicated. 204,454 0-14 years: 41.2% 15-24 years: 21.01% 25-54 years: 31.03% 55-64 years: 3.93% 65 years and over: 2.83% total: 18.7 years. Country comparison to the world: 207th male: 18.3 years female: 19.1 years 31.5 births/1,000 population Country comparison to the world: 32nd 6.7 deaths/1,000 population Country comparison to the world: 138th 4.11 children born/woman Country comparison to the world: 31st 1.66% Country comparison to the world: 62nd 19.4 years note: median age at first birth among women 25-29 40.6% -8.3 migrant/1,000 population Country comparison to the world: 207th total dependency ratio: 86.7 youth dependency ratio: 81.1 elderly dependency ratio: 5.6 potential support ratio: 17.8 urban population: 72.8% of total population rate of urbanization: 3.33% annual rate of change total population: 65.7 years male: 64.3 years female: 67.1 years total population: 65.25 years male: 63.84 years female: 66.7 years at birth: 1.03 male/female under 15 years: 1.03 male/female 15–64 years: 0.93 male/female 65 years and over: 0.84 male/female total population: 0.97 male/female noun: São Toméan adjective: São Toméan Mestiços, forros, serviçais and Europeans Roman Catholic 55.7%, Adventist 4.1%, Assembly of God 3.4%, New Apostolic 2.9%, Mana 2.3%, Universal Kingdom of God 2%, Jehovah's Witness 1.2%, Other 6.2%, None 21.2%, Unspecified 1% Portuguese 98.4%, Forro 36.2%, Cabo Verdian 8.5%, French 6.8%, Angolar 6.6%, English 4.9%, Lunguie 1%, Other 2.4% definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: 74.9% male: 81.8% female: 68.4% total population: 73% male: 85% female: 62% total: 12 years male: 12 years female: 13 years total: 20.8%

The Bible and Its Influence

The Bible and Its Influence is a textbook first published in 2005 to facilitate teaching about the Bible in American public high schools. Its publishers, the Bible Literacy Project, say the textbook allows schools to study the Bible academically while respecting the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, it is designed for teaching either a semester course or a full-year course on the literary and historical influence of the Bible. The development took over five years, at a cost of $2 million, with contributions from 40 evangelical, Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and secular experts and scholars; as of September 2010, the Bible Literacy Project reports that the textbook has been adopted by 470 schools in 43 states, with more than 100 schools in Texas teaching Bible literacy courses. On October 11, 2007, The Bible and Its Influence was designated by the Alabama State Board of Education as an approved textbook statewide; this designation allows schools throughout the state to purchase the curriculum with state funds.

The Bible and Its Influence has received extensive press coverage. The cover story of TIME on April 2, 2007, described the rising trend in Bible courses in public schools nationwide. TIME senior religion editor David Van Biema stated, "Public school Bible electives should have a strong accompanying textbook on the model of The Bible and Its Influence, but one, willing to deal a bit more bluntly with the historical warts."In May 2007, The Bible and Its Influence was featured in Education Week and on NBC's Today show. The New York State School Boards Association's On Board magazine had favorable coverage of The Bible and Its Influence, calling it "a remarkable textbook" in a July 31, 2006, review. Co-author Charles Stetson is a Christian Evangelical educational political activist. Stetson serves as chairman of the "Bible Literacy Project", an organization which strives to introduce Christian beliefs into the American public school system. Stetson was one of the founding members of the National Organization for Marriage, a group dedicated to blocking the legalization of same-sex marriage in the US.

Stetson was long affiliated with Charles Colson. The Bible and Its Influence textbook

Jerky Versions of the Dream

Jerky Versions of the Dream is the only solo album recorded by Howard Devoto, the original singer of Buzzcocks and Magazine. It was his only studio album, released at the time with two singles, "Cold Imagination" and "Rainy Season", being a short-lived solo career for Devoto, who in 1986, went to form a band alongside guitarist Noko, named Luxuria; the process of Devoto's solo album began, shortly after the demise of Magazine. Frustrated by an unsatisfactory string of replacements for guitarist John McGeoch, Devoto left the group after the pre-album single to Magic and the Weather had failed to chart. Devoto started to write songs during 1982 making a demo with guitarist Alan St Clair and a drum machine, he started working with his former Magazine bandmate Barry Adamson. Devoto decided to combine the two projects and record a solo album, instead; the album was released in United States on the I. R. S. label, on 26 July 1983. The first single to be released from the album was "Rainy Season"; the song's video was rotated on MTV.

On the release of the album it peaked on the UK album chart. It was eagerly anticipated and received by amazing reviews. A subsequent tour in Europe, the United States, Canada was full of sold out crowds. However, the album's second single, "Cold Imagination", failed to chart as well, Devoto's solo career was put on hold. In contemporary reviewing, Barney Hoskyns gave it a mixed response in NME: "It burns at both ends and gets bitty and boring in the centre."Retrospective reviews were more positive. Trouser Press said: "Full appreciation of the album requires a bit of forbearance and effort, but few artists make music this careful and intelligent." Allmusic said: "Melding frenetic industrial funk with sardonic lounge piano, the music appropriately matches Devoto's eccentric lyrical musings—offering obtuse but original philosophical and social commentary." All songs written by Howard Devoto except. Howard Devoto - lead vocals, arrangement Dave Formula - keyboards, arrangement Alan St Clair - guitar Martin Heath - bass guitar Pat Ahern - drums Gary Barnacle - saxophone Andy Diagram - trumpet Penelope Houston - backing vocals Pamela Kifer - backing vocals Laura Teresa - backing vocals Leroy James - additional guitar AlbumSingles

Pheromones (album)

Pheromones is the first studio album released by the Norwegian band Animal Alpha. The track "Bundy" was featured in the video games NHL 06 and Burnout Revenge for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 and Burnout Legends for the PSP. "Bundy" is included in the end credits of the film Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, but is not included in the film's soundtrack. All songs composed by Animal Alpha "Billy Bob Jackson" – 4:09 "I. R. W. Y. T. D" – 2:44 "Bundy" – 3:47 "Most Wanted Cowboy" – 5:37 "Catch Me" – 2:36 "101 Ways" – 5:52 "Deep In" – 4:23 "My Droogies" – 5:44 "Bend Over" – 4:35 "Remember The Day" – 2:47

Ammar Jemal

Ammar Jemal is a Tunisian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Etoile du Sahel. He has earned 31 caps scoring six goals playing for the Tunisian national team. Jemal was born in Tunisia. On 11 June 2009, Jemal was linked with a move to French club FC Nantes on a four-year contract; this move would have reunited him with his former coach Gernot Rohr, but the transfer was cancelled. On 7 May 2010, he signed with BSC Young Boys. Jemal started the first leg of their Champions League Playoff against Tottenham Hotspur because of an injury to regular center back Emiliano Dudar. On 30 August 2011, Jemal went on loan to 1. FC Köln for one year buy option. Scores and results list Tunisia's goal tally first. Ammar Jemal at FootballDatabase.eu Ammar Jemal at WorldFootball.net

Morrie Turner

Morris Nolton Turner was an American cartoonist, creator of the strip Wee Pals, the first American syndicated strip with an integrated cast of characters. Turner was raised in Oakland, the youngest child of a Pullman porter father and a homemaker and nurse mother, he attended McClymonds High School in Oakland and Berkeley High School. Turner got his first training in cartooning via a correspondence course. During World War II, where he served as a mechanic with Tuskegee Airmen, his illustrations appeared in the newspaper Stars and Stripes. After the war, while working for the Oakland Police Department, he created the comic strip Baker's Helper; when Turner began questioning why there were no minorities in cartoons, his mentor, Peanuts cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, suggested he create one. Morris' first attempt, Dinky Fellas, featured an all-black cast, but found publication in only one newspaper, the Chicago Defender. Turner integrated the strip, renaming it Wee Pals, in 1965 it became the first American syndicated comic strip to have a cast of diverse ethnicity.

Although the strip was only carried by five newspapers, it was picked up by more than 100 after Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968. In 1970 Turner became a co-chairman of the White House Conference on Youth. Turner appeared as a guest on the May 14, 1973, episode of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, where he showed the host pictures he had drawn of several of his neighbors. Turner presented a clip from his Kid Power animated series, airing Saturday mornings on ABC at the time; as well, during the 1972-73 television season, Wee Pals on the Go was aired by ABC's owned-and-operated station in San Francisco, KGO-TV. This Sunday morning show featured child actors who portrayed the main characters of Turner's comic strip: Nipper, Sybil and Oliver. With and through the kids, Turner explored venues and objects such as a candy factory and a train locomotive; as the comic strip continued, Turner added characters of more and more ethnicities, as well as a child with a physical disability.

During the Vietnam War and five other members of the National Cartoonist Society traveled to Vietnam, where they spent a month drawing more than 3,000 caricatures of service people. For concerts by the Bay Area Little Symphony of Oakland, Turner drew pictures to the music and of children in the audience. Turner launched the first in a series of Summer Art exhibitions at the East Oakland Youth Development Center on June 10, 1995. Turner married Letha Mae Harvey on April 6, 1946. Morrie and Letha had Morrie Jr.. Late in life, Turner's companion was Karol Trachtenburg of Sacramento. Turner died on January 25, 2014, at age 90. In 1967, cartoonist Bil Keane created the Family Circus character Morrie, a playmate of Billy and the only recurring black character in the strip, based on Turner. In 2003, the National Cartoonists Society recognized Turner for his work on Wee Pals and others with the Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award. Throughout his career, Turner was showered with awards and community distinctions.

For example, he received the Brotherhood Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews and the Inter-Group Relations Award from the Anti-Defamation League of Bnai Brith. In 1971, he received the Alameda County Education Association Layman's Annual Award. In 2000, the Cartoon Art Museum presented Turner with the Sparky Award, named in honor of Charles Schulz. Turner was honored a number of times at the San Diego Comic-Con: in 1981, he was given an Inkpot Award. Wee Pals That "Kid Power" Gang in Rainbow Power Wee Pals — introduction by Charles M. Schulz Kid Power Nipper Nipper's Secret Power ISBN 978-0-664-32498-8 Wee Pals: Rainbow Power Wee Pals: Doing Their Thing Wee Pals' Nipper and Nipper's Secret Power Wee Pals: Book of Knowledge ISBN 0451058003 Wee Pals: Staying Cool ISBN 0451060768 Wee Pals: Funky Tales Wee Pals: Welcome to the Club Choosing a Health Career: Featuring Wee Pals, the Kid Power Gang Wee Pals: A Full-Length Musical Comedy for Children or Young Teenagers Wee Pals Make Friends with Music and Musical Instruments: Coloring Book Wee Pals, the Kid Power Gang: Thinking Well Wee Pals Doing the Right Thing Coloring Book Explore Black History with Wee Pals ISBN 0940975793 The Kid Power Gang Salutes African-Americans in the Military Past and Present Ser un Hombre ISBN 0822474271 Prejudice ASIN B00071EIOG The Vandals ASIN B0006WJ9JU A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Freedom Black and White Coloring Book — written with Letha Turner Right On Getting It All Together Where's Herbie?

A Sickle Cell Anemia Story and Coloring Book Famous Black Americans ISBN 0817005919 Happy Birthday America All God's Chillun Got Soul ISBN 0817008926 Thinking Well (Wisc