Cape Verde

African bank deepens recession forecast to 3,4% this year

The bank now estimates a recession of 1,7% to 3,4%, depending on the medium or more severe scenario, and a recovery of between 2,4% to 3% next year.

Businessman Alex Saab returns to jail in Sal for security reasons

Alex Saab, detained in Cape Verde at the request of the United States, who considers him to be Nicolás Maduro's forehead, was transferred to prison on the island of Sal, claiming the court for security reasons.

Pandemic cuts 4 million euros to sovereign bodies in Cape Verde

The cuts provided for in the Amending Budget proposal affect the National Assembly, the Prime Minister's office and the Presidency of the Republic, at the level of provisional appropriations for personnel, “suspending unsuccessful recruitment competitions, as well as overtime”, but also on fuel and other expenses "of a non-mandatory nature".

Cape Verde uses 3% of new budget to strengthen SNS

The largest share of this appropriation, worth 600 million escudos (5,5 million euros) is reserved for the purchase of an “emergency plane”.

'Whistleblowing' in Cape Verde, what protection for whistleblowers?

The prevention of unlawful acts with the simultaneous need to protect whistleblowers has also become a concern for the Cape Verdean legislator who approved Law No. 26 / IX / 2020 on March 81, 2020.

Covid-19: Cape Verde confirms 17th death and 31 new cases

Cape Verdean health authorities confirmed today the 17th fatal victim associated with covid-19 in the archipelago, in addition to another 31 newly infected in the last 24 hours
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