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Cape Verde

Cape Verde

Population: 0.54 mn.
GDP: $1.98 bn.
Debt: $1.48 bn.

Economic growth and labour law reform will dominate the debate ahead of a close-run election in 2016. The governing Partido Africano da Independência de Cabo Verde's reforms have cost support. The centrist opposition Movimento para a Democracia of Ulisses Correia e Silva is promising jobs and tax cuts.





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Party postpones post-mortem

The governing party is papering over the divisions that appeared during the presidential election

The schism in the Partido Africano de Independência de Cabo Verde (PAICV) resulting from the presidential election remains unresolved. It probably won’t be addressed until local el...

Fonseca’s win tests nerves

For the first time in 20 years, the President and Prime Minister are from different parties

The victory of Jorge Carlos Fonseca over Manuel Inocêncio Sousa in the presidential run-off on 21 August with 54% of the vote will test the political nerves of both their parties. ...

A small success

In July the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is to re-categorise Cape Verde as a Medium Developed Country. While this reflects well on his economic management, P...

Micro-state struggles

As the succession heats up, another head of state seeks to amend the constitution

The contest to succeed Prime Minister Carlos Veiga is heating up. The ailing Veiga (he is said to have diabetes and regularly visits his doctors in Portugal) announced in April tha...

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