Monday 29 May 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-05-29

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AFP - 4/18/17

Every April, the tiny island capital of Cape Verde is taken over for a week by musicians of all stripes, trailing dreams of record deals and sold-out stadiums.

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AFP - 10/4/16

Cape Verde's President Jorge Carlos Fonseca has hailed his "historic" re-election at the helm of one of Africa's most stable democracies, with nearly complete results...

AFP - 9/17/16

Campaigning for the October 2 presidential election in the tiny Atlantic island state of Cape Verde was suspended Friday due to the death of its first democratically...

AFP - 9/5/16

Cape Verde's liberal Movement for Democracy (MFD) looked set to cement its hold over the Atlantic island Sunday with an expected victory in municipal elections seen...

West African leaders discussed setting up a force to combat extremists in the region and will send an observation mission to Gambia before elections, the regional...

AFP - 5/24/16

The only African cases of the Zika virus strain linked to surging cases of neurological disorders and birth defects are under control on Cape Verde, the Atlantic...

AFP - 3/21/16

Cape Verde's main opposition party won an absolute majority in general elections, according to nearly complete results, ousting the PAICV after 15 years in power....

Xinhuanet - 3/21/16

Cape Verde's ruling party Monday invited the country's main opposition party to seek an understanding on constitutional revision to ease the process of tax change...

AFP - 3/20/16

Voters in the West African archipelago of Cape Verde cast their ballots Sunday in a general election, with opinion polls split on whether the ruling socialists or...

Reuters (Eng) - 2/18/16

Oil firms have put major projects in West Africa on hold because of low prices - as they have across the globe - but when the market finally picks up, development is...

Reuters (Eng) - 1/25/16

Cape Verde's health ministry said on Sunday concerns prompted by a U.S. travel alert were overblown and that the number of cases of the Zika virus in the West African...

Reuters (Eng) - 1/21/16

Africa's small farmers, more than half of whom buy their seeds from local informal markets, need access to improved seeds that can yield more food and cope with...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/20/15

THE HAGUE— The International Criminal Court faced calls to change its approach in Africa or face losing some of its largest members as Kenya and South Africa joined...

Reuters (Eng) - 11/12/15

The European Union has offered African states a range of aid as well as easier visa access and lower costs for migrants sending cash home in return for help to curb...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/26/15

India hosts its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on a continent that is blessed with vast...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/19/15

Pope Francis will meet slum dwellers and refugees and call for dialogue between Christians and Muslims when he visits Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic next...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/15/15

China slapped a one-year ban on African ivory hunting trophy imports, the state forestry authority said on Thursday ahead of a trip by President Xi Jinping to Britain...

Reuters (Eng) - 10/6/15

Facebook Inc said it would launch a satellite in partnership with France's Eutelsat Communications to bring Internet access to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/23/15

Washington - The United States and India on Tuesday agreed to train troops in six African countries before they are deployed to UN peacekeeping missions, US Secretary...

Reuters (Eng) - 9/16/15

Kellogg Co (K.N) is setting up a joint venture with the African arm of Singapore's Tolaram Group to bolster its breakfast and snack food offerings in West Africa....

Reuters (Eng) - 9/3/15

A boat containing around 40 African migrants including a toddler girl landed on a beach on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, sea rescue services said on Wednesday...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/17/15

Swiss food and drinks company Nestle (NESN.VX) is cutting 15 percent of its workforce in 21 African countries, the company confirmed on Wednesday.

A Nestle...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/13/15

London — Protecting the world's dwindling forests and making small farms more productive will cost hundreds of billions of dollars annually - money governments and...

Reuters (Eng) - 6/6/15

Barcelona — African governments should aim to increase power generation 10-fold to give all their people access to electricity by 2030, an effort that would require a...

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