Tag: Cape Verde

  • Facebook extends marketplace initiatives to 37 Sub-Saharan Africa countries

    Facebook extends marketplace initiatives to 37 Sub-Saharan Africa countries

    Facebook has extended its marketplace initiatives to 37 countries and territories in sub-Saharan Africa. Already available in South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria, the new destinations are Benin, Malawi, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea among others. Marketplace is a…

  • Groups, fixtures and schedule of Afcon 2015 qualifying

    Groups, fixtures and schedule of Afcon 2015 qualifying

    After the second qualifying round is over and the Group stage team list is complete, here are all the fixtures of the final qualifying round of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco. Group A: Nigeria, Soudan, Afrique du Sud, Rwanda 1st round: (5-6 September 2014) Nigeria – Rwanda Sudan – South Africa 2nd round: (9-10…

  • Obama Hails Democratic Progress in Africa

    Obama Hails Democratic Progress in Africa

    U.S. President Barack Obama says Africa is strengthening democratic rule and making economic strides, and that the United States will be a partner for achieving further progress. President Obama spoke after meeting at the White House with the leaders of Cape Verde, Malawi, Senegal, and Sierra Leone. Obama says improved governance is taking root in…

  • Obama to meet Joyce Banda and three other African leaders

    Obama to meet Joyce Banda and three other African leaders

    President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, will on Thursday March 28, 2013 meet four African leaders including President Joyce Banda of Malawi. In a press statement signed by the U.S Ambassador to Malawi, Jeanine Jackson, the visit is meant to strengthen the ties amongst the five leaders. “The visit of these four…

  • South Africa play out a disappointing goalless draw with newcomers Cape Verde

    South Africa play out a disappointing goalless draw with newcomers Cape Verde

    Hosts South Africa played out a disappointing goalless draw with newcomers Cape Verde in the opening game of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Bafana Bafana struggled to overcome their tag as a side who struggle to score goals, failing to create clear-cut chances in the Johannesburg rain. Cape Verde had the best opportunity of…

  • South Africa add Malawi, Algeria friendlies to preparations

    South Africa add Malawi, Algeria friendlies to preparations

    South Africa have added friendlies against Malawi and Algeria to their preparations for January’s Africa Cup of Nations. Bafana Bafana will play Malawi on 22 December in Durban and then Algeria on 12 January in Soweto. They had already lined up a game with Norway on 8 January in Cape Town . Hosts South Africa…

  • No African leader qualifies for $5 million award, again, prize committee rules

    No African leader qualifies for $5 million award, again, prize committee rules

    It’s the biggest cash prize available to former leaders of African countries, and no one was worthy this year — again. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced Monday that it will not award its $5 million prize that recognizes democratically elected African leaders who excel in office and — critically — leave when they are supposed…