COAT OF ARMS
*The group of islands was named Cabo Verde, meaning Green Cape, by the Portuguese in 1444. As time passed, the name was anglicized to Cape Verde. Since 2013, the government decided that the Portuguese Cabo Verde would henceforth be used for official purposes, and requests that the rest of the world respects this name change.
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Jorge Carlos Fonseca
Population: 583,255 (2020)
Land Size: 4,033 sq km (1,557 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - Aug 10, 2020: Second State-Owned Enterprises Reform and Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing - AllAfrica News: Cape Verde
[World Bank] IDA Credit: $25 million equivalent
- Thu - Jul 9, 2020: France's New Equality Minister Ready for 'Most Beautiful Fight of Our Century' - AllAfrica News: Cape Verde
[RFI] Tech businesswoman Elisabeth Moreno surprised France this week by becoming the new women's rights minister. Moreno, a political novice, is now also in charge of diversity and equal opportunities. The only black member of President Emmanuel Macron's new cabinet wants inclusion to be more than a slogan.