22000 CODESRIA books to African institutions of higher education
[allAfrica] The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) has donated 21,771 books to seven African institutions of higher education and research and five public universities on the continent. In donating the books, valued at over 100 million CFA, the aim of CODESRIA is to strengthen teaching, research and human capital development in Africa. The ceremony for the book donation was held in CODESRIA's premises in Dakar, Senegal, on Thursday, 6 October 2016.
Balde, Sow Inspire Senegal to Victory
[CAF] Keita Balde scored and provided an assist for Moussa Sow as Senegal kicked-off their Group D qualifiers with a 2-0 win over Cape Verde on Saturday at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor, Dakar.
African Rivals Set for Group-Stage Challenge
[CAF] For the 20 remaining teams in the CAF qualifying campaign, the journey to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia(TM) begins in earnest this week as they play their first games in the group stage. With only the five group winners earning the right to represent the continent, the stakes are high from the off as every team knows that a loss in the first game sees them having to make up ground.
How Much of a Party Animal Is President Fonseca?
[African Arguments] As Cabo Verde votes in presidential elections this Sunday, the incumbent's links with the ruling party may turn out to be a mixed blessing.
Africans Suffer Setbacks in Safety and Rule of Law - Report
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Africa's premier survey of the performance of its national governments says safety and the rule of law have on average declined across the continent.
HM the King Congratulates President of Cape Verde On His Re-Election
[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to Jorge Carlos Fonseca on his re-election as president of Cape Verde.
Sow Returns to Senegal Squad for Cape Verde Clash
[CAF] Veteran forward, Moussa Sow, has been included in Senegal's 24-man squad ahead of their FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier at home to Cape Verde on 8 October 2016.
Gomes - Cape Verde Islands Will Fight All the Way
[CAF] One of Africa's smaller nations, Cape Verde Islands has a population of a little more than half a million, while its largely rocky terrain is not very conducive to football. The island country gained independence from Portugal in 1975, though strong ties still exist, with most of the national team playing their club football there, among Ricardo Gomes, who runs out for Nacional Madeira.