Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

The research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen takes off to study marine life in Cabo Verde waters

The survey is taking place in collaboration with the Government of Cabo Verde, covering shallow waters from 20 metres, to up to 1000 metres below sea level

The research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen of the EAF-Nansen Programme, has just taken off for another month-long research expedition, this time around the Cabo Verde Islands. On board is a team of scientists from the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research (IMR), the Institute of Sea (IMar) in Cabo Verde, and two guest…

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Cabo Verde: African Development Bank Group extends $350,000 grant for technical assistance to deepen national capital markets

The grant will be sourced from the Capital Markets Development Trust Fund, a multi-donor fund administered by the African Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved $350,000 in grant funding for technical assistance to consolidate the country’s capital markets strategy and increase the liquidity of its fixed income markets.    The grant will be sourced from the Capital Markets Development Trust Fund, a multi-donor fund administered by the…

Source: U.S. Department of Justice |

Colombian Businessman Charged with Money Laundering Extradited to the United States from Cabo Verde

Saab is charged in an indictment with laundering the proceeds of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with a scheme to pay bribes

Alex Nain Saab Moran (Saab), 49, a Colombian citizen, will make his initial appearance in federal court in Miami, Florida, today after being extradited from the Republic of Cabo Verde. Saab is charged in an indictment with laundering the proceeds of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in…

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ECOWAS Deploys 55 Observers to the Presidential Election in Cabo Verde

The President of the ECOWAS Commission, approved the deployment of a long-term and short-term election observers to Cabo Verde to support and monitor the entire electoral process

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has deployed fifty five observers for the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (ECOWAS-EOM) to the Presidential Election in Cabo Verde. The observers were deployed today, October 16, 2021 in Praia, ahead of the October 17, 2021 Presidential Election. As part of ECOWAS electoral…

Source: Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom |

HMS Trent deploys to West Africa to support maritime security

The River-class patrol ship will visit Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Gambia and Cape Verde, and will take part in French-led multinational training exercises

Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Trent is setting sail to the waters of the Gulf of Guinea as she heads for security patrols and a mission to support allies in West Africa. The River-class patrol ship will visit Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Gambia and Cape Verde, and will take part in…

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Ensure bold African solutions and speak with a single, strong and unified voice at COP26

The Prime Minister made the call as he presided over the official opening of the Ninth Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-IX) conference

The Prime Minister of Cabo Verde, Ulisses Correia e Silva calls on African countries to go to the 26th UN climate change conference (COP26) united more than ever before and with bold African solutions for global efforts to tackle climate change. The Prime Minister made the call as he presided…

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Facebook Marketplace Rolls Out to 37 Countries & Territories Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Marketplace is a convenient destination where people can discover, buy and sell items from others in their local communities

Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa, including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia,…

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launches Green Cities Action Programme for Africa

Kenya among countries included in ambitious plans to help small, medium and large cities become greener, cleaner and integrated into sustainable agri-food systems

Nairobi and Kisumu Counties are part of the pilot phase of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s newly launched Green Cities Regional Action Programme for Africa. The Programme aims to apply innovative solutions and turn urbanization into an opportunity for cities to become more sustainable, more…

Source: Embassy of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Dakar, Senegal |

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Republic of Senegal H.E Ambassador Melaku Legesse discussed with Cabo- Verde Ambassador H.E Inacio Felino Rosa de Carvalho

Ambassador Melaku briefed the Ambassador about the current situation in Ethiopia

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Republic of Senegal H.E Ambassador Melaku Legesse discussed with Cabo- Verde Ambassador H.E Inacio Felino Rosa de Carvalho. Ambassador Melaku briefed the Ambassador about the current situation in Ethiopia, the Ethio-Sudanes border issue, the upcoming 6th national…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 20 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,190,181), deaths (137,350) and recoveries (4,611,132) by region: Central (187,195 cases; 2,944 deaths; 167,610 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,037; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,946; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (37,809; 879; 27,938), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…