Gruesome murder of Portuguese expat and aid worker in Africa shocks the country
Catarina Barros de Sousa left Portugal 12 years ago for the former Portuguese of São Tomé and Principe. The then 39-years-old, with the intention to help the poor street children of Africa, would never have guessed that she would meet her end there.
The moment she arrived at São Tomé and Principe, an African island nation off the coast of the Gulf of Guinea she immediately started helping the community. The “white mother”, as she was called by locals, worked in many social and humanitarian institutions of the island. Her altruism was so big that she ended up adopting