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In Cape Verde on February 28, 2013 at 7:23 pm

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CAPE VERDE FLIGHT GUIDE WINTER 2012/2013

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SAL

Cape Verde’s Aero-business Cluster is expected to have its epicenter on the Island of Sal. Sal offers all of the conditions necessary to stimulate business, attract investments and promote economic growth around the sector, A Semana reported.

SAO VICENTE

The Cape Verde government plans to focus on training in the sea sector by establish the Sea School on the island of Sao Vicente, which will be part of an international network. The future Sea School will be an independent unit of Cape Verde University (UNI-CV).

Business & Economy News

In Cape Verde on February 28, 2013 at 7:21 pm

AGORA TAMBEM EM PORTUGUES!

O Grand Tour de Cabo Verde esta a ser traduzido em Portugues! Começamos na Ilha de Santiago e ja seguimos para a Ilha de Sao Vicente

BRAZIL WEEKLY

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AVIATION

The Chamber of Commerce of Canary Islands and the Canary Islands businessmen residing in Cape Verde are studying the possibility of opening an air-route for cargo transportation between the islands of Cape Verde and Canary Islands, Inforpress reported.

BANKING

Angolan bank BIC is expected to formalize its purchase of BPN-IFI Cabo Verde (Banco Português de Negócios-International Financial Institution Cape Verde), created to accommodate BPN’s assets following its scandal-ridden nationalization (A Semana).

ENTREPRENEURS OF CAPE VERDE

Check out Atlantico Weekly’s Entrepreneurs of Cape Verde, a series of short interviews with entrepreneurs in Cape Verde, both homegrown and foreign!

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TOURISM

Overnight stays at Cape Verde’s hotels of up to a maximum of 10 nights will pay a tourist tax of two euros per night as of 1 May. The tax will be paid locally and applies to travellers aged over 16. With this new tax the government hopes to net around 600 million Cape Verde escudos per year (5.4 million euros), to be used to improve the tourism sector in the archipelago, particularly by structuring services offered to tourists, as well as promoting tourism, providing training, protecting the environment and increasing security. Cape Verde’s tourism operators are in favour of the measure and believe it will improve conditions for tourists and the business climate, Macauhub reported.

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Angola Business News

In Angola on February 28, 2013 at 7:18 pm

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OPINION

Our latest opinion article is a reaction to a recent piece in The Economist: Can Brazil Conquer Africa’s Booming Markets?

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ECONOMY

Fuel subsidies are unfair because they benefit the rich who drive SUVs more than the poor, Nicholas Staines, the IMF’s representative in Angola, said (Bloomberg).

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BUSINESS

Sonangol has increased its stake in Millennium bcp, Portugal’s largest listed bank by assets, to 19.44 percent.

OIL & GAS

The production of crude-oil in Angola is currently superior to 1.7 million barrels per day and it is expected to reach 2 million barrels in 2014 or 2015, ANGOP reported.

Angola has delayed plans to begin exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) because of technical problems at its $10 billion plant, a senior executive at state oil firm Sonangol saidaccording to Reuters.

Sonangol plans this year to auction of 15 onshore oil blocks, the company’s chairman said.

Politics & Regional News

In Cape Verde on February 21, 2013 at 1:22 pm

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INTERNATIONAL

The President of the Republic, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, announced that by the end of this year Cape Verde will host a “big event” that will bring together national politicians, academics and researchers and from United States of America.

Cape Verde and the European Union will sign the Readmission Accord in Brussels in March of this year. The document is the last step before the Visa Facilitation Accord goes into effect for citizens of both Cape Verde and the European Union, and the final stage of a process that began in June of 2008 when the government established the so-called Partnership for Mobility with the European Union as a part of the Special Partnership entered into in November of 2007 (A Semana).

POLITICS

The Movimento para a Democracia  (MpD -opposition party) will change its internal electoral rules to ensure greater transparency and internal democracy during the elections for the new leader of the party to be held this year. No date has been scheduled yet. Widely believed to be the frontrunner is the present mayor of Praia.

CAPE VERDE FLIGHT GUIDE WINTER 2012/2013

Welcome on Board! Check out Atlantico Weekly’s latest feature, the Cape Verde Flight Guide, with TACV Cape Verde Airlines Winter 2012-13 timetable and an overview of all flights to and from Cape Verde!

BEST CAPE VERDE MUSIC & BOOKS

Be welcome to check out Atlantico Weekly’s music cd and book store in cooperation with Amazon.com! Browse the Atlantico Store for the latest and best Cape Verde and Angolan music, like Cesaria Evora, Tito Paris, Lura, Nancy Vieira, Mayra Andrade, Bonga and many others…! Also use the Atlantico Store to find relevant maps, books on politics, economics and history as well as travel or tourist guides about Cape Verde and Angola. You order straight with Amazon, one of the best online stores in the world. Enjoy!

DEFENSE & SECURITY

Cabinet spokesman and Minister of National Defense Jorge Tolentino has confirmed his intention to leave the government in the next cabinet shuffle, which is expected to take place in March or April, in order to dedicate his time to his “lifelong passion,” literature, A Semana reported.

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SANTIAGO

Two masked armed thieves held up the Quinta da Montanha Hotel, located in the mountain village of Rui Vaz on the Island of Santiago, in the early morning hours of Sunday, February 17. The thieves, whose identity has yet to be discovered, managed to steal a mobile phone and more than 100,000 escudos in cash from the register in the reception, A Semana reported.

Business & Economy

In Cape Verde on February 21, 2013 at 1:21 pm

ECONOMY

In January 2013, the rate of change recorded by the CPI (Consumer Price Index) was 4.5%, up 0.4 percentage points (pp) from the figure recorded in the previous month. Monthly variation observed between December 2012 and January 2013 was negative ( – 0.2%), lower than 0.6 percentage points in the previous month. variation average of the last twelve months was – was 2.7%, higher than the previous month at 0, 2 pp

AGORA TAMBEM EM PORTUGUES!

O Grand Tour de Cabo Verde esta a ser traduzido em Portugues! Começamos na Ilha de Santiago e ja seguimos para a Ilha de Sao Vicente

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AVIATION

The TACV Cabo Verde Airlines flight that connects Portuguese capital Lisbon and the northeastern Brazilian city of Fortaleza via Praia “has been going well,” A Semana reported. Regular flights between the two cities were resumed on December 6 after a hiatus.

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TOURISM

In the year 2012, the hotel industry registered some 534,000 customers, representing an increase of 12.3% over the year 2011. In the same period, overnight stays grew 17.9%. The UK was the leading country of origin of tourists. Tourists from the UK were also those that spent more time in Cape Verde, with an average stay of 9.1 nights. The island of Boa Vista island was the most sought after by tourists, representing approximately 38.1% of the entries in hotel establishments (INE).

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Angola Business News

In Angola on February 21, 2013 at 1:19 pm

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NEWS

The government in 2013 plans to spend $49.9 billion and collect revenue of $45.8 billion, resulting in a $4.1 billion deficit, according to budget documents. It expects to receive about $19 billion in loans and foreign aid, Bloomberg reported.

OPINION

Our latest opinion article is a reaction to a recent piece in The Economist: Can Brazil Conquer Africa’s Booming Markets?

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PROJECT OF THE WEEK

Render of the Port of Barra do Dande, planned 40 kms north of Luanda, set to become Angola’s main port in the future.

Render of the Hotel Ekuikui 1, to be built in Huambo.

BEST ANGOLA MUSIC & BOOKS

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ECONOMY

Angola will start an electronic bond market within months and a stock market within two years, central bank Governor Jose de Lima Massano said according to Bloomberg.

Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and Zambia have decided to put together a joint plan for the repair, maintenance and operation of the Lobito Corridor railroad, Macauhub reported.

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Politics & Regional News

In Cape Verde on February 14, 2013 at 1:12 pm

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CAPE VERDE FLIGHT GUIDE WINTER 2012/2013

Welcome on Board! Check out Atlantico Weekly’s latest feature, the Cape Verde Flight Guide, with TACV Cape Verde Airlines Winter 2012-13 timetable and an overview of all flights to and from Cape Verde!

BEST CAPE VERDE MUSIC & BOOKS

Be welcome to check out Atlantico Weekly’s music cd and book store in cooperation with Amazon.com! Browse the Atlantico Store for the latest and best Cape Verde and Angolan music, like Cesaria Evora, Tito Paris, Lura, Nancy Vieira, Mayra Andrade, Bonga and many others…! Also use the Atlantico Store to find relevant maps, books on politics, economics and history as well as travel or tourist guides about Cape Verde and Angola. You order straight with Amazon, one of the best online stores in the world. Enjoy!

DEFENSE & SECURITY

The Chief of Staff of Armed Forces (CEMFA), Alberto Fernandes, was promoted to the rank of major general in a ceremony presided over by the Minister of National Defence, Jorge Tolentino.

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OPINION

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Business & Economy News

In Cape Verde on February 14, 2013 at 1:09 pm

MORE OPINION

For many years, there was little if any online information available regarding investing in Cape Verde. In fact, CVI itself never had its own website until very recently. You can find it here. CVI is even on Facebook now, under the name Cape Verde Investments. CVI is certainly to be commended for keeping up with the times. The real question is how well is CVI marketing to foreign investors via their online presence? Read on…

ECONOMY
According to the National Statistical Institute survey of consumers in the 4th quarter of 2012, the index of consumer confidence decreased in comparison to previous quarters, i.e. the confidence of Cape Verdeans is the lowest in three consecutive quarters. However, when compared with the same quarter of the previous year, it was found that the confidence indicator progressed favorably. This was due to the positive assessment of families on the current economic situation of households over the same period of year 2011, as well as the economic and financial situation of the country over the next 12 months (INE).

 

AGORA TAMBEM EM PORTUGUES!

O Grand Tour de Cabo Verde esta a ser traduzido em Portugues! Começamos na Ilha de Santiago e ja seguimos para a Ilha de Sao Vicente

BRAZIL WEEKLY

Be very welcome to also visit our sister publication, Brazil Weekly, with news about developments in Brazil. Check out for instance our City Briefs about the country’s most important economic centers, with lots of relevant information for business travellers…enjoy!

LOGISTICS

Canary Islands shipping company Boluda Corporación Marítima may increase its shipping routes between Cape Verde and the countries in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The company plans to increase the frequency of its shipping route to Sao Vicente from once a month to once a fortnight as well as extending it to Praia, on Santiago Island. The company is analysing the feasibility of expanding sea routes linking Cape Verde to other West African countries.

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In Angola on February 14, 2013 at 1:06 pm

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NEWS

Angola’s constitutional court rejected a claim by an opposition party that President Jose Eduardo dos Santos had overstepped his powers to create the country’s $5 billion sovereign wealth fund. Angola launched the fund last October to invest in domestic and overseas assets by funnelling the country’s vast oil wealth into infrastructure, hotels and other high-growth projects. The announcement of the fund raised criticism from opposition groups about transparency as it did not give parliament any oversight and appointed one of the president’s sons to the fund’s management board. Opposition party CASA-CE in December asked the constitutional court to overturn the creation of the fund, arguing that the constitution did not allow a president to create reserve funds by decree without the approval of parliament (Reuters).

Turkey is once again expected to be the biggest foreign participant in this year’s edition of the Luanda International Fair (Filda), overtaking Portugal. At the 30th edition of the fair, due to take place in July, Turkey, as in the 2012 edition, will have the largest number of exhibiting foreign companies, with a 5,000 square metre pavilion (Macauhub reported).

PROJECT OF THE WEEK

Render of the Hotel Ekuikui 1, to be built in Huambo.

BEST ANGOLA MUSIC & BOOKS

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ECONOMY

Angola’s central bank has room to lower interest rates to spur investmen, Governor Jose de Lima Massano said. Policy makers cut the benchmark interest rate for the first time in a year in January, lowering it to 10 percent from 10.25 percent as inflation slowed. Commercial banks charge borrowers between 12 percent and 14 percent (Bloomberg).

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OIL & GAS

Sonangol has concluded a deal on a one billion Euro loan with the China Development Bank, Angop reported.
The money will be refunded in a 10 years period, at an annual interest rate of 3,50 per cent.

Politics & Regional News

In Cape Verde on February 7, 2013 at 6:38 pm

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CAPE VERDE FLIGHT GUIDE WINTER 2012/2013

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CAPE VERDE CAN!

After holding their ground against South Africa in the opening match of the Africa’s Cup soccer tournement held in South Africa (0-0), as well as against Morocco (1-1), Cape Verde’s national team, the Blue Sharks, beat Angola at 2-1 and made it to the quarter finals. But Ghana proved to strong and that’s where Cape Verde’s dream came to an end. Nevertheless, it was a greaat achievement and the Blue Sharks showed that it was not just a lucky shot or draw that got them in the Africa’s Cup. Those boys did more promoting for Cape Verde than a dozen trade missions could have done. Now the country has won respect from the masses worldwide.

BEST CAPE VERDE MUSIC & BOOKS

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Business & Economy

In Cape Verde on February 7, 2013 at 6:36 pm

OPINION

Our latest opinion article is a reaction to a recent piece in The Economist: Can Brazil Conquer Africa’s Booming Markets?

MORE OPINION

For many years, there was little if any online information available regarding investing in Cape Verde. In fact, CVI itself never had its own website until very recently. You can find it here: http://www.cvinvest.cv/. CVI is even on Facebook now, under the name Cape Verde Investments. CVI is certainly to be commended for keeping up with the times. The real question is how well is CVI marketing to foreign investors via their online presence? Read on…

AGORA TAMBEM EM PORTUGUES!

O Grand Tour de Cabo Verde esta a ser traduzido em Portugues! Começamos na Ilha de Santiago e ja seguimos para a Ilha de Sao Vicente

BRAZIL WEEKLY

Be very welcome to also visit our sister publication, Brazil Weekly, with news about developments in Brazil. Check out for instance our City Briefs about the country’s most important economic centers, with lots of relevant information for business travellers…enjoy!

ENTREPRENEURS OF CAPE VERDE

Check out Atlantico Weekly’s Entrepreneurs of Cape Verde, a series of short interviews with entrepreneurs in Cape Verde, both homegrown and foreign!

With Jacqueline Sturiale, Paulino Dias, Don Xavier, Fatima Lima, Djopan Oliveira, Patone Lobo, Emanuel Spencer, Paulo Martins, Scapa and many others…

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TOURISM

A total of 153 passengers on a TAP flight from Portuguese capital Lisbon had to return to Portugal due to a lack of hotel rooms on the Island of Sal. The flight, whose original destination was São Vicente, was diverted to the island of Sal because of the poor visibility caused by suspended dust particles at São Vicente’s Cesária Évora International Airport. Hotels on Sal, however, were booked solid, forcing the airline to take all of the passengers back to their point of departure, A Semana reported.

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In Angola on February 7, 2013 at 6:31 pm

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NEWS

Angola’s government has suspended a Pentecostal church from conducting any activities for 60 days after a New Year’s Eve stampede during an overcrowded religious vigil killed 16 people, News24 reported.

PROJECT OF THE WEEK

Render of the mixed project for Luanda called Amilcar Cabral, named after the street on which it will be erected. Who doesn’t know who Amilcar was?

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ECONOMY

Angola plans to buy an undecided number of locomotives from US group General Electric (GE), the director of the Angolan National Railways Institute (INCFA), Júlio Bango Joaquim said.

AVIATION

Three more Boeing 777- 300 ER planes will be purchased until 2016 by TAAG, Angop reported.

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MINING

Within the next three to four years Angola will have a complete map of all the mining resources in the country, the Ministry for Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiroz said.

OIL & GAS

Angola plans to export 56 cargoes totaling 1.74 million barrels a day of crude in March, compared with 49 shipments for February, according to a final shipping schedule obtained by Bloomberg News.