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Number of Cape Verde hotel units up almost 10pc year-on-year

Official figures released in March from the Cape Verdean National Statistics Institute (INE) show that the number of hotel units across the archipelago rose by a mighty 9.6% year-on-year, from 178...

Cape Verde signs Japanese loan for electricity transmission project

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has entered into an agreement for JPY6.186bn ($75m) with the government of the Republic of Cape Verde off the west coast of Africa for electricity...

Number of passengers at airports in Cape Verde increased 11.2% in 2011

The number of passengers in airports and aerodromes in Cape Verde increased 11.2% in 2011, rising from 1.6 million to 1.78 million, reported in Praia National Airports Company and Aviation Safety (ASA).

Netherlands will partially finance the cruise ship terminal in Cape Verde

The Netherlands will fund 35% of the construction of a cruise terminal at the port of Mindelo, Sao Vicente Island, the Company reported fourth National Ports Administration (Enapor) of Cape Verde.

World Bank lent $ 53 million to Cape Verde for energy projects

The government of Cape Verde a loan of 53 million dollars from World Bank to finance projects of the Cape Verdean government wishing to terminate the energy constraints in the archipelago.

Two-thirds of the new package of U.S. aid to Cape Verde will be invested in water and sanitation

Two-thirds of the 66.2 million dollars from the second aid package from the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA), funded by the U.S., will be applied in the water sector and sanitation, said Tuesday in the city Beach Prime Minister of Cape Verde.

Mid and Long-Haul Winners for 2011: Dubai, Cape Verde & the USA

LONDON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Dubai recovers, Cape Verde takes on the Canaries, and Florida and New York see strong traveller demand, reports HomeAway.co.uk