Government in Cape Verde

  • Cape Verde opposition wins back parliament

    CAPE VERDE, 2016/04/07 Cape Verde' major opposition Movement for Democracy (MpD) party won parliamentary elections, results showed overnight, taking back power next 15 years. With almost all votes counted from Sunday's poll, MpD had 53.7 %, versus 37 % for the former ruling African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde (PAICV). The West African archipelago, 570 km (350 miles) off Senegal, has avoided the coups and civil wars plaguing its neighbors on the mainland.
  • Angola: Cape Verdean Minister Hails Cooperation Level.

    ANGOLA, 2015/04/08 The existing cooperation in defense and military areas, between the Republics of Angola and Cape Verde, were, Tuesday, considered excellent by the Cape Verdean Minister of Defence and Parliamentary Affairs, Rui Semedo. "The cooperation between Angola and Cape Verde has advanced in recent years, with chance for both nations," said the official, while addressing the official talks between Angolan and Cape Verdean delegations. For the defense and armed forces, the Cabinet minister has envisaged that relations march faster, with the existence of concrete actions of exchanges, training and combined military exercises.
  • African governments review growing energy and food subsidies

    BOTSWANA, 2013/06/20 African government deficits, while low by historical standards, has been creeping up as aid and remittances dip, and counter-cyclical interventions rack up in response to the effects of the financial crisis. Combined with a rising food and fuel import bill, governments are presently looking for savings. Energy and food subsidies are increasingly being reviewed.
  • The 7th Portuguese-language Business Conference

    ANGOLA, 2013/04/23 The 7th Portuguese-language Business Conference is due to be held Monday and Tuesday in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and to be attended by 1,200 businesspeople and representatives of the eight member states of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Nations (CPLP).