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UN chief appoints Cristina Duarte of Cape Verde as his special adviser on Africa

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Cristina Duarte of Cape Verde as his special adviser on Africa. Duarte, who will succeed Bience Gawanas of...
novel coronavirus

COVID-19 cases in Cape Verde surpass 200, with 27 new cases

Cape Verde on Thursday reported 27 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Praia, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to...

Cape Verde confirms 16 new COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 106

Cape Verde reported 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 106 in the country. ...

Cape Verde reports 9 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, 82 in total

Cape Verde's Ministry of Health and Social Security confirmed on Thursday nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the capital city of Praia, bringing...
The An-225 arrived in North China's Tianjin on April 12 evening to transport 400 tons of medical supplies bought from China, including seven million masks and several hundred thousand protective suits, to Poland. Photo by Pang Jie/People’s Daily

Cape Verde receives medical donation from Chinese government

Cape Verde on Monday received an emergency humanitarian donation from the Chinese government to help prevent and control the novel coronavirus in the archipelago,...
world bank

World Bank to support Ghana and six others to harmonise statistics

Ghana and six other West African countries are to benefit from a $379 million World Bank Group support to help harmonise and improve their...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Cape Verde reports first confirmed case of COVID-19

Cape Verde reported its first confirmed case of COVID-19 late Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Security. The patient...
Tokyo 2020 Olympic games

Kenya’s beach volleyball team hunts for Olympic ticket

Kenya coach Sammy Mulinge has called for consistence and focus from his players as they head to Abuja, Nigeria for the second round of...

Kenya cites Nigeria, Cape Verde as top challengers for beach volleyball Olympic ticket

Kenya beach volleyball coach Sammy Mulinge has termed Nigeria and Cape Verde as the teams to watch out from their group ahead of next...

ECOWAS, Monetary Zones and the Dialectics of Regional Integration

Currency reforms must be linked to genuine unity and sovereignty There has been much discussion and debate over the potential for adoption of a new...

African countries charged to comply with data protection laws – DPC

Ghana's Minister for planning, Prof. George Gyan-Baffour, has indicated that, the spate of collecting and retrieving personal data is evolving, and therefore posing effective...

AfDB And FAO To Invest In Agriculture To End Hunger And Create Wealth In...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and FAO today agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at catalysing agriculture sector investments in Africa to end hunger...
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Over 400 people in Cape Verde undergo free cataract surgery

• The project, boosted by Cavibel in collaboration with Elena Barraquer Foundation and Ruta de la Luz, seeks to improve the visual health of the...

African Court Seminar Comes Off in Cape Verde

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights will undertake sensitization mission to Praia, the Republic of Cape Verde, from December 13 to 15,...

Ghana deepens ties with Cape Verde

Ghana and Cape Verde have resolved to begin the process of developing stronger ties between themselves, as well as exploring areas of co-operation to...

President Nana Addo Begins Tour Of Neighboring Countries

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday left Ghana to begin a three-nation tour of the nation’s immediate neighbours- Togo, Burkina Faso and Cote...
African leaders

African Leaders Reminded To Keep Anti-Corruption Pledges

African leaders who win elections on the anti-corruption platform must ensure that they lived up to their pledges to deliver corruption-free services to...
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission, attends the 26th AU summit in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

AU sends condolences to Cape Verde

An AU statement on Tuesday recalled that Monteiro was President of Cape Verde from 1991-2001, and he died on Sept. 16 at the age...

Cape Verde’s economy minister to visit China

A ministerial statement released on Tuesday said the meeting will be held in Beijing on July 28. During his visit to China,...

Bissau court confirms loss of seats for 15 PAIGC rebel MPs

"The decision by the permanent commission of the National Assembly which ruled that the 15 PAIGC parliamentarians lose their seats was in accordance with...
Expose Corruption

Rwanda maintains fair ranking in corruption report

The Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2015 by Transparency International shows that Rwanda is the fourth least corrupt country in Africa and 44th globally. In...

Ugandan wins Mister Africa International

Ghana's Ian Wordi placed second and Rwanda's Moses Turahirwa placed third position. Keith Karuhuura, as the new Mr. Africa International, will encourage young Africans to...

West Africa regional bloc starts common external tariff regime

In addition to that, measures have been put in place to deal with a Portuguese translation challenge faced by seven other countries, which is...
Internally displaced Persons (IDPs) from Partaker estate demonstrate at the entrance of the National Human Rights Commission in Abuja, capital of Nigeria, Sept. 3, 2015. The IDPs took part in a demonstration on Thursday protesting against poor living conditions and eviction from their camp. (Xinhua/Olatunji Obasa)

Stateless people denied fundamental human rights

They also lack access to education and health services and blocked from obtaining employment. A stateless person is someone who is not recognised as a...

Joseph Lamptey to officiate Cape Verde and Kenya qualifier

He will be assisted by David Laryea on line one and Ibrahim Adams on line two, whilst referee Seidu Bomison will assume the role...

CPLP sportsmen running in Mozambique against hunger

The 2 km mini marathon involved Mozambicans and other people from other CPLP member states, such as Angola, Guinea Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe,...

12 semi-finalists make it for TLCs Next Great Presenter

The search for TLC?s Next Great Presenter is well underway. After a rigorous selection process, Discovery Networks decided to extend its Top 10...

What happened to Nkrumah’s Anglo-Portuguese Alliance

Antonio de Figueiredo (March 18, 1929?Nov. 30, 2006) was a Portuguese-born journalist, activist, writer, and broadcaster who did a lot for the liberation of...

RE; JOY FM exposed again

I have seen a write up by an NDC to disprove the claim by JOY FM that Ghana has acquired a HIPIC status again...

Cape Verde hails Guinea Bissau court decision to nullify PM appointment

Cape Verde's Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves said the decision demonstrated public institutions in the neighbouring nation were functioning. "Now there is need to...