31 January 2020
Paulo Veiga, Cabo Verde's new minister of Maritime Economy, established on the island of São Vicente in 2018, is expected to bring new momentum and create a new economic growth engine with the Chinese-supported Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as the signature project for the sector.
05 December 2019
In 2017, Cabo Verde was planning to become the first country in the world to generate all of its electricity from renewables. This year, that ambitious target has been scaled down – but it isn’t stopping the African island nation from striving to quickly become as reliant as it can on renewables.
10 October 2019
Cabo Verde is among the most attractive tourist markets in West Africa at a time when the continent is increasingly attracting tourism investment, according to an assessment released by Hospitality and Tourism International Consulting.
26 September 2019
A new alliance agreement between Europe and Africa will level the playing field for them in African countries after complaints that Chinese official credit lines make them less competitive vis-a-vis Chinese counterparts in African countries.
28 May 2019
Air and maritime transports have long been identified as a major bottleneck for economic growth and development of Cabo Verde. Flying to Lisbon, Portugal, is often cheaper than flying between islands, and moving goods internally is also expensive for local companies. A revamp of air and maritime transports, a priority for the local Government, is finally taking form, but with mixed prospects.