São Tomé and Príncipe
Citizens of the United States prevented from entering Angola, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste
16 March 2020
The government of Angola is keeping the ban on the entry of foreign nationals from China, the epicentre of the new coronavirus, South Korea, Japan and Italy, but may extend or reduce this list based on the evolution of the pandemic, said the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda.
Lubango in Angola, becomes home to technical and vocational institute of the Portuguese-speaking African countries
12 March 2020
The Vocational Technical Institute of Finance of the Portuguese-speaking African Countries (PALOP), will be inaugurated in September in the Angolan city of Lubango, the official responsible for the training establishment said on Wednesday in the city.
Cabo Verde receives 819,000 tourists in 2019
5 March 2020
Cabo Verde was visited in 2019 by more than 819,000 tourists, an increase of 7.0% compared with 2018, the year in which the archipelago received more than 765,600 tourists the country's National Statistical Institute (INE) said in the capital, Praia.
Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries grows by 1.55% in 2019
28 February 2020
The value of trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries grew 1.55% year-on-year in 2019 to US$149.639 billion, according to official Chinese figures released by Forum Macau.
Cabo Verde parliament approves closure of banks operating with restricted authorisation
25 February 2020
The parliament of Cabo Verde unanimously adopted a draft law allowing the closure of banking institutions with restricted authorisations, reported the Cape Verdean press.
Cabo Verde Airlines has another 44 shareholders
24 February 2020
Cabo Verde Airlines has a further 44 new shareholders following the sale of 74,650 shares to Cape Verdean emigrants, said the director of the Department of Market Operation of the Cabo Verde Stock Exchange.
Cabo Verde removed from “blacklist” of tax havens in the European Union
19 February 2020
The removal of Cabo Verde from the "blacklist" of tax havens in the European Union is "a solid step towards the international transparency that the country intends to achieve," said on Tuesday the deputy prime minister and minister of Finance.
Luxembourg finances solar energy project of the Cabo Verde parliament
19 February 2020
Luxembourg will pay for a solar photovoltaic production system for the palace of the National Assembly of Cabo Verde, which is expected to reduce the parliament's electricity bill by approximately 30%.
Hotel Hilton in Praia yet to be built in Cabo Verde due to lack of funding
12 February 2020
Difficulties in securing financing are delaying the start of the construction of the Hotel Hilton Praia, whose first stone was laid four years ago, said on Tuesday in Praia, the representative of The Resort Group in Cabo Verde.
Turkish group OYAK interested in the volcanic stone in Cabo Verde
7 February 2020
Turkish group OYAK (Ordu Yardimlasma Kurumu) intends to invest in Cabo Verde in quarrying pumice, a rock of volcanic origin used in cement production, said the Prime Minister's office in a statement issued in Praia.
Cabo Verde’s trade deficit increases by 4.4% in 2019
6 February 2020
Cabo Verde’s balance of trade deficit increased by 4.4% on year in 2019 to 72.230 billion escudos (US$722 million), compared with 69.195 billion escudos in 2018, th