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Angola Defends Real Cooperation Plan At CPLP

[ANGOP] Sal Island, Cabo Verde -The President of the Republic of Angola, João Lourenço, defended on Tuesday, in Sal Island (Cabe Verde) a realistic cooperation plan in the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP). (AllAfrica)

President of Republic Leaves for Cabo Verde

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, left early this morning to Sal Island, Cabo Verde to participate in the XII Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), set for this Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Angola's Minister Melo Highlights Public Press Role

[ANGOP] Ilha Do Sal -Angola's minister of Media João Melo said Friday in Cabo Verde that the state-run press should continue to play its role in the coming decades. (AllAfrica)

Govt Backs Cape Verde in Bid for Tarrafal As World Heritage Site

[ANGOP] Cabinda -The republics of Angola and Cabo Verde manifested on Tuesday in Cabinda, Angolan northern province, the intention to file a joint bid in UNESCO for the former Tarrafal Camp, in Cabo Verde, to be recognised as a World Heritage Site. (AllAfrica)

Cabo Verde Reaffirms Reinforcement of Cultural Cooperation With Angola

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -The minister of culture of Cabo Verde's, Abraão Vicente, reaffirmed this Sunday in Mbanza Kongo the commitment to reinforce cooperation with Angola in the various cultural domains, with particular emphasis on museology and preservation of cultural heritage. (AllAfrica)

HBD Invests Close to 17-Million Euro in Sundy Praia - General Manager

[Ghanaian Times] HBD, the tourism development company, says it will continue to invest in hotel and tourism facilities on the island of Sao Tome and Principe to help preserve and enhance the ecosystem of the surrounding waters and islets. (AllAfrica)

How the Elite Take Billions Offshore

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] From Cape Verde's white-sand beaches to Niger's vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow. (AllAfrica)

Angola and Cabo Verde Discuss Cultural Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The strengthening of bilateral cooperation in a wide range of fields has topped the agenda of the meeting on Friday between the Angolan Secretary of State for Culture, Maria da Piedade de Jesus, and Cabo Verdean Culture Minister, Abraão Vicente. (AllAfrica)

Cap Verdean and Congolese Music Streaming Platform Launched

[Digital Content Africa] Cap Verdean music industry veteran Elodie Dasilva, CEO of music label LusAfrica and DRC's Djo Moupondo of La Clique Musique have come together to launch a low-cost music streaming platform. Russell Southwood spoke to La Clique Musique's Djo Moupondo about how it will work and the scale of their ambitions. (AllAfrica)

Cape Verde Sees Seychelles As a Tourism Model, Foreign Minister Says After Visit With President

[Seychelles News Agency] Cape Verde hopes to learn from the sustainable tourism model of Seychelles, said the Cape Verdean minister of tourism on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Cabo Verde and Angola Establish Strategic Partnership

[ANGOP] Luanda -Cabo Verde and Angola managed to establish a strategic partnership, besides strengthening the traditional bilateral relations, during last week's visit to Angola of the Cabo Verdean Premier, José Ulisses Correia e Silva. (AllAfrica)

Cape Verde - How the Island Nation Is Fighting Dengue Fever

[IFRC] At first glance, the inhabitants of Cape Verde's capital Praia seem serene and undaunted. But as soon as the conversation turns towards dengue fever, they become deeply worried and anxious. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Faces Cape Verde in Wafu U20 Draw

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone -A under 20 tournament group-stage draw has been made in Monrovia, with host Liberia facing Cape Verde in the opening match of the tournament, while Senegal will meet Mail in group B. (AllAfrica)

WAFU U-20 Draw - Liberia Face Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone in Group A

[Observer] The draw for the WAFU/FOX U-20 Tournament was held in Paynesville, outside Monrovia, with host Liberia paired against Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, and Sierra Leone in Group A, while Senegal, Mali, Gambia, and Guinea paired in Group B. (AllAfrica)

Tillerson Pledges U.S. Support for Quick Release of Dapchi, Chibok Girls

[This Day] The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, arrived Abuja, Nigeria's capital Monday, where he pledged the support of the U.S. in securing the quick release of the Dapchi and remaining Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists and expressed hope that a deal for their release would be struck soon. (AllAfrica)

Cape Verde Wants to Help Angola in Local Elections

[ANGOP] Cabinda -Angola can count on the experience of the Republic of Cape Verde in the implementation of the administrative decentralization process that will culminate with the local elections, said Cape Verdean ambassador Jorge Eduardo Aubyn de Figueiredo. (AllAfrica)

New Leaders Revive Process to Improve Governance, But More Work Needed

[SAIIA] In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceañera , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa's most important governance self-evaluation and promotion instrument -- the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) -- will also officially turn 15 on 9 March 2018. (AllAfrica)

Angola/Cabo Verde Direct Flights to Resume

[ANGOP] Benguela -The Cabo Verdean ambassador to Angola, Jorge Figueiredo, announced on Friday in Benguela that the Luanda/Praia direct flights are to resume soon. (AllAfrica)

Embassy to Encourage Cape Verdean Investments in Cuanza Sul

[ANGOP] Sumbe -The Cape Verde embassy will encourage its country's entrepreneurs to invest in the province of Cuanza Sul, to create partnerships with local entrepreneurs and to contribute to the development of the region. (AllAfrica)

African Court Successfully Concludes Three-Day Sensitisation Mission to Cape Verde

[africancourt] The three-day African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) sensitisation mission to Praia, Republic of Cape Verde, from 13 to 15 December 2017 was a great success, according to the Court's President Justice Sylvain Oré. During the Mission, the African Court delegation met high level officials, including the acting President of Republic of Cape Verde, H.E Jorge Santos, who is also the President of the National Assembly; the Prime Minister Hon. Ulisses Correia; the President of the Constitution (AllAfrica)

Rwanda, Cape Verde Sign Bilateral Air Service Agreement

[New Times] The local business community will soon be able to easily explore more Western African markets following the signing of a bilateral air service agreement between the Government of Rwanda and Cape Verde. (AllAfrica)

Why 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2025 May Be Possible

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa's northwest coast, has set itself a very bold renewable energy target. As part of its "sustainable energy for all" agenda, it has pledged to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable resources by 2025. (AllAfrica)

Meeting Between the HR/VP Federica Mogherini and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence of Cabo Verde, Luis Filipe Tavares

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Today, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini received the Minister of Foreign Affairs and of Defence of Cabo Verde, H.E. Luis Filipe Tavares. (AllAfrica)

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)