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Complete details about Cape Verde in Africa with capital city Praia

Country NameCape Verde (Cabo Verde)
Country CodeCPV
Capital CityPraia
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1975
Population428000
Surface Area4033.0
Life Expectancy68.9 years
GNP435.0 (old 420.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Crioulo     (100.0%)
Portuguese [official]     (0.0%)

Major Cities

Praia, São Tiago     (population 94800)

Cape Verde's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: USA TODAYWed, 27 Apr 2016 04:22:45 -0700
Suspect captured after 11 killed on Cape Verde

Police in Cape Verde arrested a solider Wednesday suspected of killing 11 people at a military barracks in the West African island nation, the Defense Ministry said. The suspect was arrested after a 24-hour manhunt, spokeswoman Edna Pinto told the ...   read full story

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Publisher: The GuardianTue, 26 Apr 2016 18:41:15 -0700
Cape Verde soldier kills eight comrades and disappears read full story
Publisher: NewsweekWed, 27 Apr 2016 03:41:15 -0700
Cape Verde: Eleven Men Shot Dead 'By Soldier' read full story
Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukTue, 26 Apr 2016 14:21:27 -0700
Eleven killed at Cape Verde military base read full story
Publisher: Washington PostTue, 26 Apr 2016 11:58:23 -0700
Cape Verde: Disgruntled soldier suspected of killing 11 read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsTue, 26 Apr 2016 13:28:36 -0700
Eleven bodies found at Cape Verde barracks read full story


Publisher: UPI.comThu, 28 Apr 2016 13:51:52 -0700
Cape Verde police capture suspected killer of 8 soldiers, 2 civilians at ...

Cape Verde, an island nation of about 500,000 people, was the site of a deadly attack Tuesday on a military barracks near the capital of Praia, officials said. Police said they believe a disgruntled soldier, who was captured Wednesday, opened fire on ...   read full story

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Publisher: Business InsiderWed, 27 Apr 2016 04:05:05 -0700
Police in Cape Verde launch manhunt after 11 killed read full story
Publisher: gulfnews.comThu, 28 Apr 2016 02:56:15 -0700
Cape Verde arrests soldier suspected of killing 11 in shooting spree read full story
Publisher: The Hillsdale Daily NewsWed, 27 Apr 2016 08:54:49 -0700
Cape Verde Official: Police nab suspect in slaying of 11 read full story
Publisher: TriValley CentralThu, 28 Apr 2016 03:52:30 -0700
Police in Cape Verde capture murder suspect read full story


Publisher: International Business Times UKTue, 26 Apr 2016 15:52:30 -0700
Cape Verde: 11 shot dead by 'disgruntled soldier' at military barracks on ...

A disgruntled soldier is being blamed for a shooting spree at a military barracks on Cape Verde in which 11 people died, including three civilians, two of whom were Spanish engineers engaged in repairs. The incident took place at Monte Tchota barracks ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailFri, 29 Apr 2016 04:58:22 -0700
Stephanie Davis sports a mysterious scratch on her chest as she jets back from ...

But Stephanie Davis and Jeremy McConnell were putting on an united front as they arrived back at London's Gatwick airport on Friday after jetting home from Cape Verde. Yet whilst the couple were sporting matching sunburns on their return, Stephanie, 22 ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @DawsonSarah2 on Tue May 03 04:37:12 EDT 2016 @SmallPlanetAir Cape Verde flight 14hrs delay no protocol- disgusting. Take the money and run.
From @yawagyei24 on Tue May 03 04:20:48 EDT 2016 RT @MacJordaN: Press Freedom Index 2016 Rankings - African nations 17 Namibia 26 Ghana 32 Cape Verde 168 Equa. Guinea 172 Djibouti 174 Suda?
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From @Beebonks on Tue May 03 03:48:23 EDT 2016 RT @MacJordaN: Press Freedom Index 2016 Rankings - African nations 17 Namibia 26 Ghana 32 Cape Verde 168 Equa. Guinea 172 Djibouti 174 Suda?
From @sunrisebot on Tue May 03 03:20:49 EDT 2016 ??? Rise and shine, Praia, Cape Verde! ?? The sun rose above you 9 minutes ago. Enjoy 12.7 hours of daylight today! ?
From @_ikaia_ on Tue May 03 03:10:27 EDT 2016 @CorinR I go to Budapest in June with the flat and then Cape Verde with Stu in July ?
From @WeatherRepeater on Tue May 03 03:00:10 EDT 2016 The weather at latitude 15.6 longitude -23.8, Tras-os-Montes in Cape Verde is currently clear. ???
From @RichardSolder on Tue May 03 02:52:01 EDT 2016 RT @MacJordaN: Press Freedom Index 2016 Rankings - African nations 17 Namibia 26 Ghana 32 Cape Verde 168 Equa. Guinea 172 Djibouti 174 Suda?
From @LindsayScott2 on Tue May 03 02:33:54 EDT 2016 Namibia, Ghana & Cape Verde the best places in Africa to be a journalist. Well done! @JeanNamibian https://t.co/nnLnbXJ2Rm
From @CaboVerdeGram on Tue May 03 02:20:07 EDT 2016 #CaboVerde by jakobkarlson, Sal, Cape Verde https://t.co/lAuQbVNEmp https://t.co/vDOtNlsH19
From @Webster_IM on Tue May 03 02:19:49 EDT 2016 RT @Newsbreak_Lotus: Latest report reveals Namibia, Ghana and Cape Verde are the best places in Africa to work as a Journalist @salpatel786?
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From @ihotmusiccharts on Tue May 03 02:15:47 EDT 2016 Fairytale by Enya is number 2 in Cape Verde #iTunes top 100 songs https://t.co/ONVdYWKj9I