WHO confirms Zika virus strain in Cape Verde imported from the Americas

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The World Health Organization confirmed that the Zika virus strain in Cape Verde was imported from the Americas. In a statement, WHO said: “Sequencing of the virus in Cape Verde by Institut Pasteur, Dakar, confirms that the Zika virus currently … Read More

Cape Verde: Rate of teenage pregnancy drops in Cape Verde

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Praia, Cape Verde (PANA) – Teenage pregnancy in Cape Verde has dropped from 23.9% in 2011 to 20.1% in 2013, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) said Tuesday. “We want to improve our communication with teenagers and youths in general as … Read More

Cape Verde: Government regularises status of all illegal immigrants | Le Cap-Vert régularise tous les immigrés clandestins

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Praia, Cape Verde (PANA) – Cape Verde will regularize the status of all illegal immigrants in the country with effect from January 2015 when a new legislation on foreigners comes into force, according to Deputy Health Minister Cristina Fontes … Read More

Cape Verde changes name to “Cabo Verde”

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Photo: inflexwetrust.com PANA New York, US – The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cape Verde at the UN, said the African country’s government has decided to undertake a name change from “Republic of Cape Verde” to the “Republic of … Read More