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UN agency to assist drought-affected Cape Verde
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) would provide urgent assistance to Cape Verde where food security and livelihoods are at risk following a sharp fall in crop production due to drought, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here.(3/9/2015 12:02:17 AM)
‘Stories on a Journey — Cape Verde’ review
The winsome play-with-music kicked off the Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix festival at the Kennedy Center.(3/5/2015 12:58:43 PM)
Historic schooner gets the go-ahead for restoration
When Julius Britto spoke at the schooner Ernestina-Morrissey’s restoration celebration at the New Bedford (Massachusetts) Whaling Museum late last year, it was the fulfillment of a commitment he had made 40 years ago to keep reminding Americans of their historic ties to Cape Verde.(3/2/2015 6:53:50 PM)
Drought-stricken Cape Verde to receive rugent assistance from UN agriculture agency
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday announced that it will provide urgently needed food crop seeds, animal feed and drip irrigation equipment to help thousands of people in drought-stricken Cape Verde, while also helping to build resilience and make agriculture less dependent on unpredictable rains.(2/26/2015 6:16:53 PM)
eServGlobal Announces Mobile Money Project with GMT Cabo Verde
BARCELONA, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At Mobile World Congress today, eServGlobal (AIM:ESG & ASX:ESV), the provider of mobile financial services to emerging markets, announced a project to supply an end-to-end mobile money platform for GMT Cabo Verde, a financial institution based...(3/8/2015 11:46:59 AM)
Football - INTERVIEW-Sierra Leone FA president battles on against the odds
In 18 months as president of the Sierra Leone football association (SLFA), Isha Johansen has seen the sport thrown into disarray by the Ebola virus, the(3/12/2015 2:02:23 PM)
Runner seeks gold for Cape Verde
Ruben Sanca “Who could forget Ruben Sanca?” For coaches who worked with him and the countless student runners who have followed after him, nearly everyone at the John D. O’Bryant School in Roxbury knows the graduate who competed in the London Olympic games and who is a serious contender for the Rio games next summer. read more(2/26/2015 6:27:58 AM)
INTERVIEW-Soccer-Sierra Leone FA president battles on against the odds
By Brian Homewood ZURICH, March 12 (Reuters) - In 18 months as president of the Sierra Leone football association (SLFA), Isha Johansen has seen the sport thrown into disarray by the Ebola virus, the national team shunned and has herself nearly been ousted by in-fighting. Her goals include establishing a professional league and follow the lead of Cape Verde, who went from rank outsiders to ...(3/12/2015 2:02:23 PM)
Africa: Major Leadership Prize Awarded to Pohamba of Namibia
[allAfrica]Cape Town -The outgoing president of Namibia, Hifikepunye Pohamba, has been awarded Africa's premier prize for achievement in leadership, worth U.S. $5 million over ten years.(3/2/2015 5:09:15 AM)
D’Tigers qualify for AAG, Afrobasket
Nigeria became the 13th national team to qualify for AfroBasket 2015 following a 63-50 second-leg win over Burkina Faso on Wednesday at the National Stadium in Lagos, FIBA.com reports. D’Tigers, who beat the Burkinabe side 87-64 last week in Ouagadougou, will appear in Africa’s most prestigious competition for the eleventh consecutive time. The other teams...  [Read More...](3/26/2015 9:29:54 PM)
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