Cape Verde

17 Bathing Suits You’ll Want To Wear All Summer Long

Splish. Splash. Swimsuits.<p>Posted on June 21, 2017, 16:49 GMT<p>Andrew Richard / BuzzFeed<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b><p>1. A racerback set with a tropical leaves print to give you all the getaway</b> …

Clothing

Summer Plans? Book Your Christmas Markets River Cruise, Naturally.

Summer has officially arrived! While sugarplums and candy canes might not be dancing in your heads, it’s a sweet time to book a holiday-themed river …

Europe

Warming temperatures threaten sea turtles

The study by Dr Jacques-Olivier Laloë of the University’s College of Science and published in the Global Change Biology journal, argues that warmer …

Climate Change

The Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde

Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde were colonies of Portugal, which was determined not to let them go. The Portuguese were determined not to give up …

Africa

Compact between Spain and Portugal, signed by the Catholic Sovereigns at Madrid, May 7, 1495

Compact between Spain and Portugal, signed by the Catholic Sovereigns at Madrid, May 7, 1495<p>TRANSLATION.<p>Don Ferdinand and Dona Isabella, by the grace …

West Africa

Algeria, Ghana win in Nations Cup qualifying, Egypt lose

| CAPE TOWN<p>Heavyweights Algeria and Ghana recorded victories in their 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers on Sunday but Egypt, runners-up in Gabon earlier this year, were beaten 1-0 in Tunisia.<p>Ghana, who have reached the semi-final stage at the last six tournaments, began in emphatic fashion with a …

Africa

Soccer - Form book in tatters as African qualifiers make shock start

| JOHANNESBURG<p>Guinea, Mozambique and South Africa all produced surprise away wins on the opening weekend of the African Nations Cup qualifiers to suggest the form book will have a few pages torn out before the 16 finalists for Cameroon 2019 are decided.<p>Saturday’s extensive list of matches saw …

Africa

Brown study

A sigh of relief swept through Australia on budget night when Prime Minister Trumble announced that he had discovered the solution to the mystery of why our educational standards had become stranded below those of Kazakhstan and only marginally ahead of those in the Cape Verde Islands. His …

Education

Who is going to Russia? The state of World Cup 2018 qualification around the globe

It’s that time again. World Cup 2018 is just around the corner, which means we can officially start keeping track of the teams that have qualified …

FIFA

Cape Verde’s Blue Marlin Fishing Action from 2017 Penn Challenge

Outstanding action marks this year’s event<p>Catch all the action from the 2017 Penn Challenge tournament, held in Mindelo, Cape Verde. During this …

West Africa

Free Press Head Start for Monday, June 5

Churchill residents are getting low on spirits — and in more ways than one. Via Rail service from Thompson to Churchill was suspended on May 31 due …

Canadian News

4 Types of Slavery in Africa

Whether slavery existed within sub-Saharan African societies before the arrival of Europeans is a hotly contested point between Afrocentric and …

Slavery

Young artists steal show at Würzburg Africa Festival

The annual Africa Festival in Würzburg, Germany, offers many musical highlights from the African continent. This year, young artists from Senegal and …

Africa

A nation running out of water

Water is already scarce on Cape Verde, a small island nation off Africa's west coast. As climate change exacerbates the problem, what can the …

Water

This Color-Coded Map Pairs Every U.S. State With A Country Of Similar Size

This map will rock your world. Literally.<p>Think you know a good deal about geography and the countries of the world? This map is about to throw you …

Maps

Are these remote islands the Atlantic's best-kept secret?

The dogs sensed it first. Tremors deep in the bowels of the earth set them whimpering. Then goats grew nervous, straining at their tethers.<p>Shortly after sunrise the villagers were woken by a terrible whistling that became a roar as ash, rocks and lava exploded from a volcanic vent above their …

West Africa

Father of five says he can't leave the house without someone mistaking him for Obama

A father of five said he can't leave his house without being plagued by selfie requests from people mistaking him as former U.S. President Barack …

West Africa

Democracy is taking root in Africa. But that doesn't mean it works all the time

The questions that I get asked most often by students, policy makers and political leaders are: “can democracy work in Africa?” and “is Africa …

Democracy

FBI Offers Reward Leading To Arrest Of Violent Brockton Gang Member

BOSTON (CBS) – The FBI is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of a member of a violent Brockton gang.<p>The Boston FBI office …

Crime

Barack Obama appears to have taken up a job as a tour guide in Cape Verde

In case you were wondering what he’s been up to lately, Barack Obama appears to have taken up a job as a tour guide in Cape Verde.<p>Queen's cute nod to …

West Africa

This Obama lookalike gets pestered for photos everywhere he goes

He might look like Barack Obama, but this is in fact Jose Oliveira, a 43-year-old father of five from Cape Verde, off the northwest coast of Africa.<p>Jose says he gets stopped numerous times a day by people commenting on the resemblance.<p>“Ever since Barack Obama was made president I have had people …

Barack Obama

Dutch Team Wins Penn Challenge

The event highlights excellent marlin fishing in Cape Verde<p>The Penn Challenge is an annual charity-driven tournament organized by The Fishing …

West Africa

Win an OwlCrate Box!

This giveaway is sponsored by OwlCrate.<p>OwlCrate is a monthly subscription service that delivers bookish fun straight to your door! Each box will …

Virgin Islands

'Synthesize The Soul' Offers A Perfectly Paced Dance Party

A new collection presents synthesizer dance music from the Cape Verde islands in the '70s and '80s. Critic Milo Miles says the music on <i>Synthesize The Soul</i> will sweeps you up with energy and rhythm.<p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. Music critic Milo Miles has a review of a new …

West Africa

Thursday assorted links

2. Andrew Sullivan on neo-reaction:<p>Among many liberals, there is an understandable impulse to raise the drawbridge, to deny certain ideas access to …

Economics

One Man’s Trash

Construction worker Alcindo Soares lives in Cape Verde, Africa, and has always dreamed of becoming a pro athlete. He has no access to an indoor gym, …

Cool Stuff

One of Macau’s biggest casinos is expanding into West Africa

Macau, the world’s largest casino hub, is expanding into Africa<i>.</i> Macau Legend, led by billionaire and former Macau legislator David Chow, is building a $275 million casino complex in Cape Verde, a set of islands off Africa’s west coast.<p>The 152,700 square-meter (1.6 million square feet) complex, …

West Africa

Volcanic Islands of Cape Verde

<b>Crossing the Atlantic Ocean</b><p>We <b>started our cruise in Miami</b>. The ship then did a short Caribbean cruise. We enjoyed <b>an undersea adventure in Barbados</b> …

Beaches

Fitness Buff Turned Trash At The Beach Into Full-Fledged Gym

“Train, then go swim in the ocean, and the day is complete.”<p><i>This story is part of a series on ocean plastics.</i><p>Most people go to the beach to kick back. Not Alcindo Soares.<p>Soares always dreamed of becoming a professional athlete, Great Big Story reported in its profile of the exercise buff. But when …

Fitness

One man’s mission to unearth Africa’s lost treasure trove of music

When he was growing up, Vik Sohonie moved around a lot with his family. Born in India, he was raised in various places in southeast Asia and the United States, and spent extended periods in Europe and Africa. To stay anchored wherever he ended up, he recalls, he listened to music. “I always saw …

Music