The Cape Verdean government plans to invest US$62.2 million in the four international airports in the country, by 2017, the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and the Presidency of the Council of Ministers said.
Minister Démis Lobo Almeida said that US$40.8 million would be used for expansion of Nelson Mandela International Airport, in Praia.
The modernisation of Amilcar Cabral International Airport on Sal Island … More
Mozambican power company EdM has hired a Japanese consortium made up of Tokyo Electric Power Services Co. (TEPSCO) e a Oriental Consultants Japan Co. (Oriconsul) to build a second gas-fired power plant in southern Mozambique, costing US$166 million.
The power plant will be built in Maputo and will have a capacity of 100 megawatts (MW), said the president of EdM, Gildo Sibumbe
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The Vice President of China, Li Yuanchao said at a meeting in Beijing with former President of Timor-Leste (East Timor) Jose Ramos-Horta, that his country intended to increase cooperation with Timor-Leste.
According to the Xinhua news agency, Li also said that China and Timor-Leste have cooperated successfully since establishing diplomatic relations in 2002.
The Chinese Vice President advocated for greater cooperation between the … More
The province of Kwando Kubango, in southern Angola, will be the location of a new center to promote production of farmed fish (hatchery), as part of an investment of US$14.7 million, according to an official order.
Construction of the Kwando Kubango Hatchery Center will be conducted by Aquafish – Global Solutions.
The purpose of construction of the center, according to the order, is … More
The Portuguese government plans to re-launch the privatisation of flagship airline TAP Portugal by the end of 2014, if “market conditions are conducive to the success of the operation,” according to the State Budget for 2015.
In the proposed State Budget for 2015 the Government restates its intention, by the end of 2014, to launch the concession procedure for public transport in … More
Portugal’s Secretary of State for Tourism, Adolfo Mesquita Nunes, said in Sagres, in the southern Algarve region, that Cristiano Ronaldo would be the face used to promote Portuguese tourism in China in 2015.
Mesquita said that the star football player’s image rights would cost 150,000 euros for a 12-month period.
“China has seen growth of 30 percent. It is a market with very … More
The government of Guinea-Bissau will put biodiversity at the heart of the development strategy for the country that it plans to put forward to the population and international partners in the coming months, said Prime Minister Domingos Simões Pereira.
“Guinea-Bissau has unique things that so far are not being explored,” he said regarding areas of land classified as natural heritage.
According to the … More