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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: AllAfrica.comWed, 27 May 2015 05:33:45 -0700
Cape Verde: 'I Am a Reformer' - Is African Development Bank Presidential ...

SNA met up with the only female candidate and Small Island Developing State representative in the running, the current Minister for Finance and Planning of Cape Verde, Cristina Duarte, to discuss her agenda for the bank during a visit in Addis Ababa.   read full story

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Publisher: AnandTechFri, 22 May 2015 21:19:38 -0700
2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro's dGPU (R9 M370X) Is Cape Verde

At the time of the rMBP's launch, we suspected that it was an AMD Cape Verde GPU, based on the fact that this GPU is also in the M375, which is the next part above M370X. With the new laptop shipping immediately, M370X models have already begun ...   read full story


Publisher: Radio New ZealandSat, 23 May 2015 12:41:15 -0700
Illegal fishing boats found in Cape Verde

Two of the illegal fishing vessels chased by the Royal New Zealand Navy in January have been boarded by authorities in Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa. The Yongding was intercepted to the west of the Ross Sea. Three ships - Kunlun, Songhua and ...   read full story


Publisher: MacauhubWed, 27 May 2015 04:15:00 -0700
Three Portuguese-speaking countries exhibit at fair in Cabo Verde

Companies from seven countries will exhibit their products at the 3rd edition of the International Cabo Verde Agribusiness Fair (FIA-Cape Verde), held from 29 to 31 May in Praia, the fair's organiser said in a statement. In a statement, the Cabo Verde ...   read full story

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From @SirAlexas on Thu May 28 03:28:54 EDT 2015 Oliech alidance na hao watu wa Cape Verde
From @Od3ra_ on Thu May 28 03:28:17 EDT 2015 "@SirAlexas: Mlikua wapi when Dennis Oliech scored the famous goal against Cape Verde?" Kwa kbc mpaka saizi sijai ona how it was scored
From @KnowsDave on Thu May 28 03:22:59 EDT 2015 RT @SirAlexas: Mlikua wapi when Dennis Oliech scored the famous goal against Cape Verde?
From @DrogbaThaDj on Thu May 28 03:17:01 EDT 2015 Hio mawe msee Alafu akaenda kucelebrate mbele ya kibaki"@SirAlexas: Mlikua wapi when Dennis Oliech scored the famous goal against Cape Verde
From @SirAlexas on Thu May 28 03:15:41 EDT 2015 Mlikua wapi when Dennis Oliech scored the famous goal against Cape Verde?
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From @ihotmusiccharts on Thu May 28 02:17:46 EDT 2015 An transs by Ludo is number 3 in Cape Verde #iTunes top 100 songs http://t.co/ONVdYWKj9I
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From @ihotmusiccharts on Thu May 28 02:17:45 EDT 2015 Quem te Mandou (feat. Xelimpilo) by Lizha James is number 1 in Cape Verde #iTunes top 100 songs http://t.co/ONVdYWKj9I
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From @joshkariuki on Thu May 28 02:04:16 EDT 2015 Would be great to have Ms Cristina Duarte of Cape Verde take over from @DonaldKaberuka at #AfDB