Cap Verde

Lopatka: Award for Austrian wind power project in Cape Verde

VIENNA, Austria, July 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — With the wind power project in Cape Verde, Austria is contributing towards the sustainable development and energy independence of the island state. “This showcase project of Austrian Development Cooperation has now been awarded the renowned Ashden Award for Small Island Developing States 2013 by the World […]

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Republic of Cape Verde’s National Day

On the Occasion of the Republic of Cape Verde’s National Day WASHINGTON, July 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry, Secretary of State, Washington, DC, July 4, 2013 on Cape Verde’s National Day   On behalf of all Americans, I send my best wishes to Cape Verdeans as they celebrate 38 years of independence on July […]

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UN Committee to review women’s rights

UN Committee to review women’s rights in: Cuba, Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Serbia, Dominican Republic, Cape Verde, UK, Bosnia and Herzegovina GENEVA, Switzerland, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) holds its 55th session from 8 – 26 July. […]

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Consolidating Democratic Gains, Promoting African Prosperity

Consolidating Democratic Gains, Promoting African Prosperity WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks, Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, President Ernest Koroma, President Joyce Banda, President Macky Sall, Prime Minister Jose Neves Panel Discussion at the U.S. Institute for Peace, Washington, DC, March 29, 2013   ASSISTANT SECRETARY CARSON: Good morning, everyone. I want to start […]

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Cape Verde to make CAF Africa Cup of Nations debut: Development projects key to success

LONDON, United-Kingdom, January 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Cape Verde’s shock qualification for this month’s CAF Africa Cup of Nations – as the smallest-ever nation to reach the tournament – showcases the concrete impact of football development projects.   Two days ahead of the tournament’s opener between hosts South Africa and Cape Verde, head […]

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Africa in pictures : Cap Verde

Cap Verde Islands The uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century; Cape Verde subsequently became a trading center for African slaves and later an important coaling and resupply stop for whaling and transatlantic shipping. Following independence in 1975, and a tentative interest in unification with Guinea-Bissau, a one-party system […]

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3rd Meeting of ACP Ministers of Culture Adopts the Brussels Declaration on culture

The 3rd Meeting of ACP Ministers of Culture Adopts the Brussels Declaration on culture calling for stronger capacity building, information flows ACP Ministers of Culture have launched an appeal for a renewed commitment to the development of the cultural sector in their regions. Dubbed the Brussels Resolution, the 32-point document comes after the deliberations at the 3rd Meeting for ACP […]

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African weaving by Christopher Roy

African weaving video Iseyin, Nigeria – Yoruba version of West African narrow-strip loom (1994)Knoxville Museum of Art /Free Photos A new African video is announced by Christopher Roy titled “Men’s and Women’s Weaving in Africa.” This is an upgrade of his video titled, African Weaving. That video was quite detailed but it did not include […]

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CAPE VERDE: Can fog solve water shortages?

With the help of 200sqm of netting erected in 2005, Serra Malagueta’s residents are collecting fog water to supply their water needs.

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