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Angola Hands Over CPLP Energy Regulators Presidency to Cape Verde

Angola Hands Over CPLP Energy Regulators Presidency to Cape Verde

The Republic of Angola, through the Institute for the Regulation of Electricity Sector (IRSE), has terminated the presidency of the Association of Energy Regulators of the Portuguese Speaking Countries (RELOP), a rotary term commenced in 2013. Speaking to Angop in Luanda, Marino Lemos Bulls, from the IRSE Legal Office, the country has been replaced by […]

Yaya Toure Abandons Ivory Coast: John Obi Mikel Not Selected For Nigeria

Yaya Toure Abandons Ivory Coast: John Obi Mikel Not Selected For Nigeria

IVORY Coast begins the defence of its African title this weekend without Yaya Toure after the team captain asked not to be selected while he considers his international future. So, Sunday’s 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in neutral Nigeria is the start of new coach Michel Dussuyer’s reign, and possibly the […]

Why Should West Africa Hesitate to Endorse Term Limits?

Why Should West Africa Hesitate to Endorse Term Limits?

President Barack Obama’s widely-publicised remarks in Addis Ababa on African presidents who refuse to step down when their terms end highlights a vigorous debate which is going on across the continent. The debate is particularly intense in new democracies, where human rights defenders vigorously oppose moves to extend the rule of presidents in countries where […]

Cabo Verde Takes Over CPLP Youth Ministers Conference Chair

Cabo Verde Takes Over CPLP Youth Ministers Conference Chair

Cabo Verde has taken over the annual rotating presidency of the Conference of Ministers of Youth and Sports of the Portuguese Speaking Community Countries, taking over from Mozambique, during the institution’s 8th meeting held Friday. Among the challenges facing the new chair, stress goes to youth issue, the organisation of the X Commonwealth Games in […]

Jorge Carlos Fonseca Stops Over in Angola From South Africa

Jorge Carlos Fonseca Stops Over in Angola From South Africa

The President of Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, arrived on Tuesday in Luanda, in transit to his country, after attending the 25th Summit of the African Union (AU), held on 14-15 June in South Africa. At the Luanda’s “4 de Fevereiro” International Airport, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, who is stopping over in the country for 48 […]

Africa Cup of Nations Results:Nigeria,South Africa, Zambia

Africa Cup of Nations Results:Nigeria,South Africa, Zambia

Nigeria made a winning start, Zimbabwe created an upset, and South Africa and Zambia were held at home as Africa Cup of Nations matchday 1 qualifying continued Saturday. Cape Verde scored seven goals and Angola four against weak rivals in other games as the contest to find 15 teams for the 2017 finals in Gabon […]

African’s Small Island Nations and Middle-Income Countries Discuss Development Priorities

African’s Small Island Nations and Middle-Income Countries Discuss Development Priorities

Representatives From African Middle — income countries (MICs) and small island developing States (SIDs) are gathering in Praia, Cape Verde today to draw lessons from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and discuss common priorities under the post-2015 development agenda. SIDs share unique and particular vulnerabilities associated with their geography and climate, while MICs have been […]

Cape Verde: ‘I Am a Reformer’

Cape Verde: ‘I Am a Reformer’

Addis Ababa — This Thursday, May 28 in Abijan, Cote D’Ivoire, a milestone election will take place that will have profound implications for the future development of the African continent over the next five years, if not the next decade. Founded in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is a multilateral development finance institution established […]

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