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Inauguration 2017 - Cabo Verde's President Highlights Country's Social, Economic Progress

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola can provide all citizens with social, economic and cultural progress, with justice and inclusion, said Tuesday in Luanda the President of Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca. (AllAfrica)


President of Cape Verde Congratulates João Lourenço

[ANGOP] Praia -Cape Verde's Head of State, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, congratulated on Wednesday João Lourenço on his election as President of the Republic of Angola, expressing the desire to work together between two countries "lovers of freedom and peace". (AllAfrica)


Cape Verde Pull Double Over South Africa

[CAF] Cape Verde did the unimaginable as they hauled six vital points from South Africa following a convincing 2-1 win on the road at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban in the return leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier on Tuesday, 5 September. (AllAfrica)


Blue Sharks Bounce Back to Beat Bafana

[CAF] Cape Verde came back from behind to register their first win in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers beating South Africa 2-1 at the National Stadium in Praia. (AllAfrica)


Gambia's Female Scorpions Intensify Preparations Ahead of Cape Verde Test

[Daily Observer] The Gambia National Female Scorpions is intensifying trainings ahead of their friendly international at home to Cape Verde later in August. (AllAfrica)


Jazz Appreciation - Horace Silver - the Pianist With Cape Verdean Roots

[The Point] As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Africa, but it was not called jazz then, and the term jazz only came into existence after the music developed in New Orleans. The pioneers of the music later moved to Chicago where the word was used to describe the music and the dance. Yes! The dance. Jazz, just like the foxt (AllAfrica)


Cabo Verdean Police Officers End Course in Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -Twelve scholarship students from the Cabo Verde?s police corporation last Tuesday, in the Angolan capital, finished a five-year course in Police Sciences, at the Higher Institute of Police and Criminal Sciences of Luanda (ISCPC). (AllAfrica)


U.S. Based Group Predicts Fraud in October Elections, If...

[New Dawn] Emancipation Movement of Liberia or EMOL, a Liberian peace building advocacy organization based in the United States of America is expressing serious apprehension over the decision by the National Elections Commission (NEC) to allow non-listed individuals on the official voter's roster to vote in the October's Presidential and Legislative elections, saying this could be a recipe for fraud, uncertainty, and the resurrection of conflict here. (AllAfrica)


Afcon 2019 - Key Inferences From Praia

[Monitor] Kampala -Is it just me that wasn't caught off guard by Uganda Cranes' 1-0 win over Cape Verde? (AllAfrica)


How Much is President Sirleaf Worth?

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday 13, June released her latest assets information to the public putting her net worth (assets minus liability) at USD1, 707, 279.64 (one million, seven hundred and seven thousand, two hundred seventy -nine and sixty-four cent). The president's income and assets declaration includes her gross annual salary of LRD1, 684, 500.00 and an annual allowance of USD72, 000. (AllAfrica)


Perfect Start - Cranes' Triumph Over Cape Verde

[Observer] It will not be until March 2018 that The Cranes will resume their quest for a berth at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals, when they host Tanzania. But in the meantime, they will enjoy the break after taking early control of group L, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE. (AllAfrica)


Junkies Surprised By Cranes Win Away to Cape Verde Islands

[Observer] After going to what had been presumed the hardest fixture of group L and picking up a win there, the Uganda Cranes feat against Cape Verde last Sunday on the opening weekend of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, left the locker-room in shock... (AllAfrica)


Cranes Keeping Eye On the Prize

[Monitor] Kampala -Five more Nations Cup qualifying matches, with the next coming in March next year, and this is all over, again. From those, only a maximum of 15 points can be accrued. Yet, the crucial 1-0 victory over Cape Verde in Praia City at the weekend was so priceless it left Uganda Cranes needing just nine more points from the available 15 to confirm a second successive Nations Cup finals slot in Cameroon 2019. (AllAfrica)


Lawmaker Wants China Union Summoned

[New Dawn] Bong County district #7 Representative Corpu Barclay, is calling on the House of Representatives to summon China Union on matters affecting former employees of the mining company. (AllAfrica)


Dream Start for Cranes After Sweet Victory Over Cape Verde

[Monitor] Kampala -The last time it happened, Denis Onyango and Geoffrey Sserunkuma were in their budding 20s. (AllAfrica)


Cranes Stop Hosts Cape Verde 1-0

[Observer] Uganda Cranes kick started the 2019 Total Africa Cup of nations (Afcon) on a winning note away to Cape Verde on Sunday. (AllAfrica)


Sserunkuma Downs Cape Verde Again As Cranes Make Winning Start

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda took over early leadership of Group L in the 2019 Afcon qualifiers after picking maximum points away to Cape Verde in their postponed game on Sunday evening. (AllAfrica)


AFCON - Uganda Cranes Match Against Cape Verde Postponed

[Monitor] The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has postponed the Uganda Cranes AFCON qualifier game against Cape Verde. (AllAfrica)


Coach Singles Out Cape Verde As Uganda's Biggest Concern

[Monitor] Kampala -When the grouping was done some five months ago, landing Uganda in the same pool with Tanzania, Cape Verde and Lesotho; there was almost uninterrupted consensus that this was a fair draw. (AllAfrica)


Micho Rules Injured Odongkara Out of Cranes Tie Against Cape Verde

[Observer] Uganda Cranes second choice goalkeeper Robert Odongkara will miss the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier on June 10 away to Cape Verde. (AllAfrica)


How African Countries Can Harness the Huge Potential of Their Oceans

[The Conversation Africa] Over the past decade there's been a steady rise across Africa in the attention given to the responsible use of the oceans to contribute to economic growth - or what's known as the Blue Economy. The opportunities around Africa's blue economies are enormous with significant potential to create jobs and improve livelihoods. (AllAfrica)


Women Scorpions Set for Cape Verde Int'l Friendly

[Foroyaa] Press Statement-The Gambia Women's National Team Head Coach Mariama Sowe has called up 36 players in her provisional squad to take on their counterparts from Cape Verde in a friendly match at home scheduled for the 26th August 2017. (AllAfrica)


Female Scorpions to Make International Return With Cape Verde Friendly

[Daily Observer] The Gambia Women's National Team Head Coach Mariama Sowe, has called up 36 players in her provisional squad to take on their counterparts from Cape Verde in a friendly match at home, scheduled for the 26th August 2017. (AllAfrica)


Cape Verde Supports Belt and Road Initiative, Vows to Deepen Cooperation With China

[Focac] Praia -Cape Verde supports the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and will deepen bilateral cooperation with China, the country's leaders said during meetings with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in the capital of Praia. (AllAfrica)


Parliament Break in an Attack On SABC - R2K

[News24Wire] The recent break in at the SABC's Parliament offices is an attack on both the public broadcaster and Parliament itself, the Right2Know campaign says. (AllAfrica)


HRW Letter to UN Security Council On Visit to DR Congo

[HRW] Re: Averting a Large-Scale Crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (AllAfrica)


Cape Verde - a Blueprint for China's Positive Role in Africa

[Focac] Why is China so interested in one of Africa's smallest countries? (AllAfrica)


22000 CODESRIA books to African institutions of higher education

[allAfrica] The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) has donated 21,771 books to seven African institutions of higher education and research and five public universities on the continent. In donating the books, valued at over 100 million CFA, the aim of CODESRIA is to strengthen teaching, research and human capital development in Africa. The ceremony for the book donation was held in CODESRIA's premises in Dakar, Senegal, on Thursday, 6 October 2016. (AllAfrica)


Balde, Sow Inspire Senegal to Victory

[CAF] Keita Balde scored and provided an assist for Moussa Sow as Senegal kicked-off their Group D qualifiers with a 2-0 win over Cape Verde on Saturday at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor, Dakar. (AllAfrica)


African Rivals Set for Group-Stage Challenge

[CAF] For the 20 remaining teams in the CAF qualifying campaign, the journey to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia(TM) begins in earnest this week as they play their first games in the group stage. With only the five group winners earning the right to represent the continent, the stakes are high from the off as every team knows that a loss in the first game sees them having to make up ground. (AllAfrica)


How Much of a Party Animal Is President Fonseca?

[African Arguments] As Cabo Verde votes in presidential elections this Sunday, the incumbent's links with the ruling party may turn out to be a mixed blessing. (AllAfrica)