Fernando Po

(redirected from Fernando Poo)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Fernando Poo: Fernando Pó

Fer·nan·do Po

 (fər-năn′dō pō′)
See Bioko.

Fernando Po

(fəˈnændəʊ pəʊ)
n
(Placename) a former name (until 1973) of Bioko

Bi•o•ko

(biˈoʊ koʊ)

n.
an island in the Bight of Biafra, near the W coast of Africa: a province of Equatorial Guinea. 80,000; ab. 800 sq. mi. (2072 sq. km). Formerly, Fernando Po, Macías Nguema Biyogo.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Contributors from both groups look at memories of earlier missions; encounters in southern Africa; and encounters in Madagascar, Congo, and Fernando Poo. Among their topics are a Protestant verdict on the Jesuit missionary approach in Africa: David Livingstone and memories of the early Jesuit presence in South Central Africa, encounters between Jesuit and Protestant missionaries in their approaches to evangelization in Zambia, Jesuit portraits of Protestant missionary activity in southern Africa during the 19th and 20th centuries, Jesuits and Protestants in 19th-century Madagascar, and the adultresses were reformers: the perception and position of women in the religious fight of Fernando Poo 1843-1900.
Rylands, a British colonial officer stationed in Owerri, where the mostly Igbo braceros were from, says that he had 'heard all about the "evil" conditions of Nigerian labourers in Fernando Poo from those who [had] previously been' there.
Si tuvieramos que echar algo en cara a esta magnifica obra, seria la de no profundizar en los movimientos de protesta que acontecieron en el Africa Subsahariana poco despues de haberse iniciado en el Norte de Africa y que servirian para romper con la idea de que el Sahara es una barrera infranqueable que divide el continente en dos; las implicaciones espanolas en la colonizacion de Rio Muni y Fernando Poo (actual Guinea Ecuatorial) que parece que han pasado al olvido por la historiografia espanola, o el tema del acaparamiento de tierras, que simboliza, tristemente, la intensificacion de los monocultivos de exportacion y que recuerda a practicas coloniales, donde esta vez el capital privado tienen aun mas fuerza.
En el Tratado de San Ildefonso (1777) apenas figura la isla de Fernando Poo; tan solo en los anexos IV y V se resena en dos ocasiones con el objetivo de formalizar su cese de la corona portuguesa a "Su Majestad Catolica" y expresar el deseo de establecer relaciones comerciales en la "mas perfecta armonia", segun el compromiso de tratarse mutuamente en sus puertos, "como la Nacion mas favorecida", conforme se declara en el documento firmado (Del Cantillo, 1843: 534-544).
Palmeras en la nieve comienza en 1953 y parte de la accion transcurre en la isla de Fernando Poo, actual Bioko, aunque se rodo en Gran Canaria.
En este articulo se documenta a traves del archivo escrito, (3) la presencia de los abakua, tambien llamados nanigos, en Fernando Poo (hoy Bioko).
Ndoumbe developed a taste and love for Caribbean music from his childhood, listening to Caribbean radio programs from the nearby island of Fernando Poo, which belongs to Equatorial Guinea.
Es la danza negra de Fernando Poo. El cerdo en el fango grune: pru-pru-pru.
43 The island of Bioko (formerly Fernando Poo) was once a Spanish possession with bases leased by the Royal Navy for anti-slavery patrols - of which country is it now part?
Popularly known as Pygeum, the Prunus is a large evergreen tree that grows in the high mountain areas of Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, DRCongo, Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Malawi, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Comores, and the islands of Sao Tome and Fernando Poo.