Jazz Appreciation – Horace Silver – the Pianist With Cape Verdean Roots

[The Point] As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Afric…

[The Point] As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Africa, but it was not called jazz then, and the term jazz only came into existence after the music developed in New Orleans. The pioneers of the music later moved to Chicago where the word was used to describe the music and the dance. Yes! The dance. Jazz, just like the foxt

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde

U.S. Based Group Predicts Fraud in October Elections, If…

[New Dawn] Emancipation Movement of Liberia or EMOL, a Liberian peace building advocacy organization based in the United States of America is expressing serious apprehension over the decision by the National Elections Commission (NEC) to allow non-list…

[New Dawn] Emancipation Movement of Liberia or EMOL, a Liberian peace building advocacy organization based in the United States of America is expressing serious apprehension over the decision by the National Elections Commission (NEC) to allow non-listed individuals on the official voter's roster to vote in the October's Presidential and Legislative elections, saying this could be a recipe for fraud, uncertainty, and the resurrection of conflict here.

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde

Lawmaker Wants China Union Summoned

[New Dawn] Bong County district #7 Representative Corpu Barclay, is calling on the House of Representatives to summon China Union on matters affecting former employees of the mining company.

[New Dawn] Bong County district #7 Representative Corpu Barclay, is calling on the House of Representatives to summon China Union on matters affecting former employees of the mining company.

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde

Perfect Start – Cranes’ Triumph Over Cape Verde

[Observer] It will not be until March 2018 that The Cranes will resume their quest for a berth at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals, when they host Tanzania. But in the meantime, they will enjoy the break after taking early control of group…

[Observer] It will not be until March 2018 that The Cranes will resume their quest for a berth at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals, when they host Tanzania. But in the meantime, they will enjoy the break after taking early control of group L, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde

Junkies Surprised By Cranes Win Away to Cape Verde Islands

[Observer] After going to what had been presumed the hardest fixture of group L and picking up a win there, the Uganda Cranes feat against Cape Verde last Sunday on the opening weekend of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, left the locker-room …

[Observer] After going to what had been presumed the hardest fixture of group L and picking up a win there, the Uganda Cranes feat against Cape Verde last Sunday on the opening weekend of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, left the locker-room in shock...

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde

How Much Ellen Worths?

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday 13, June released her latest assets information to the public putting her net worth (assets minus liability) at USD1, 707, 279.64 (one million, seven hundred and seven thousand, two hundred seventy …

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday 13, June released her latest assets information to the public putting her net worth (assets minus liability) at USD1, 707, 279.64 (one million, seven hundred and seven thousand, two hundred seventy -nine and sixty-four cent). The president's income and assets declaration includes her gross annual salary of LRD1, 684, 500.00 and an annual allowance of USD72, 000.

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde

Cranes Keeping Eye On the Prize

[Monitor] Kampala -Five more Nations Cup qualifying matches, with the next coming in March next year, and this is all over, again. From those, only a maximum of 15 points can be accrued. Yet, the crucial 1-0 victory over Cape Verde in Praia City at the…

[Monitor] Kampala -Five more Nations Cup qualifying matches, with the next coming in March next year, and this is all over, again. From those, only a maximum of 15 points can be accrued. Yet, the crucial 1-0 victory over Cape Verde in Praia City at the weekend was so priceless it left Uganda Cranes needing just nine more points from the available 15 to confirm a second successive Nations Cup finals slot in Cameroon 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Cape Verde