Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

The President of the Commission Concludes Official Visit to Cabo Verde

The President and delegation met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and discussed the key issues and challenges relating to our regional integration process, including how to strengthen Cabo Verde’s role as a key player

The President of the Commission H.E. Dr Omar Alieu Touray on Friday 13 October 2023 returned from his successfully concluded official visit to Cabo Verde. The President, accompanied by the Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy and Digitalisation Hon. Sediko Douka, and the Chief of Staff of the President Hon. Abdou Kolley,…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

Mozambique: communities return to their areas of origin with urgent basic needs

In May 2023, the ICRC opened its new office in Mueda to bring humanitarian assistance to people affected by the armed conflict in the north of Cabo Delgado

The armed conflict in Cabo Delgado continues to exact a toll on civilians and civilian infrastructure. Humanitarian consequences linked to displacement, the destruction of infrastructure and loss of livelihoods continue. While about 834,000 people are still internally displaced, a total of 1 million people are extremely vulnerable due the impact…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Resident Representative of the President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission pays a courtesy visit to the Ambassador of India

The two Ambassadors were able to discuss important issues focusing on relations between India and ECOWAS, especially relations with the Republic of Cabo Verde

The Resident Representative of the President of the ECOWAS Commission in Cabo Verde, Ambassador Samuel Lamptey, made a courtesy visit on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, to the Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Republic of Cabo Verde, Ambassador Sanjeev JAI. Ambassador Samuel Lamptey went to present his compliments…

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Source: Basketball Africa League (BAL) |

17 Players with Basketball Africa League (BAL) Experience to compete in 2023 International Basketball Association (FIBA) Basketball World Cup

Eleven of the 17 players with BAL experience on national team rosters participated in the 2023 BAL season that concluded in May

Six of the 32 Participating Teams Feature at Least One Player with BAL ( Experience; The FIBA World Cup Pass is Available for Purchase at ( in Angola, Cape Verde and Cote D’Ivoire. Seventeen players from six countries who have participated over the first three seasons of the Basketball Africa League…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Cabo Verde |

Cabo Verde: Tackling chronic diseases

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for 70% of all deaths in the country, with more than one-third of those due to cardiovascular diseases, and around 5% to diabetes

Teresa Ramos de Carvalho’s long struggle with hypertension and diabetes has turned around since she began attending regular consultations and receiving her medication free of charge at her local health facility in São Domingos in the central area of Cabo Verde. She is resuming normal life again after being forced…

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Cabo Verde: €14 million loan from African Development Bank will strengthen role as regional tech hub

It will offer more than 50 tech startups from across Africa integration grants of at least €5,000 each

The African Development Bank ( and the government of Cabo Verde have signed a €14 million loan agreement to enhance the Cabo Verde Technology Park by making it more climate resilient and supportive of enterprise development.  The agreement was signed on 19 July in Praia, Cabo Verde. The African Development…

Source: United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) |

In Cabo Verde, Young People from West Africa and the Sahel Plead for Quality Education and Decent Employment

The Forum brought together young women and men from 17 countries in West Africa and the Sahel, representatives of the government of Cabo Verde, regional organizations, United Nations entities and other technical and financial partners

The 3rd Annual West Africa and Sahel Youth Forum on the theme: "Empowering young women and men through quality education, decent work and innovative solutions to make conflict prevention more effective in maintaining peace and security in the region" concluded today its three days of work in Mindelo, São Vicente…

Source: United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) |

In Cabo Verde, Special Representative Simão Hails Progress in Strengthening Democracy and Good Governance, Reaffirms United Nations support

He reaffirmed the continued commitment of the United Nations to support Cabo Verde's efforts towards democracy and sustainable development, and to play a more active role in the sub-region

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mr. Leonardo Santos Simão, yesterday concluded a two-day visit to Cabo Verde. The visit undertakes from 12 to 14 July 2023, was part of his regional familiarization tour following his…

Source: The World Bank Group |

Cabo Verde’s Sustainable Growth relies on Economic Diversification and Resilience to External Shocks

Cabo Verde has achieved significant social and economic progress since its independence in 1975, despite its geographical challenges and limited resources

In 2022, Cabo Verde witnessed strong economic growth, led by the sectors of tourism, transport, and commerce. This surge in economic activity boosted the country's GDP and contributed to poverty reduction. However, the need for economic diversification and for resilience to external shocks, particularly climate related, posed significant threats to…

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Top 5 Innovative Renewable Energy Projects in West Africa

With both the energy transition and fuel security top priorities for West Africa, future energy solutions will require innovation

A pipeline of innovative renewable energy projects being developed in West Africa are driving sustainable solutions for the region. The upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power conference – which is organized by Energy Capital & Power ( – Mauritania will showcase the region’s renewable energy prospects to global investors. With…