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Standout Midfielder Oliveira Ottawa-Bound

Photo courtesy Michael Rincon / Phoenix Rising FC OTTAWA - Ottawa Fury FC added a major element to its squad on Thursday with the signing of attacking midfielder Kevn Oliveira, a move that reunites the Cape Verde international with new Fury FC Head Coach Nikola Popovic. The signing is pending league

USLSOCCER.COM

What We Can Learn From 'S-Hole Countries'

Despite President Trump's reported call to reject immigrants from "shithole countries," people from these countries actually have plenty to teach us. Let's start with a quiz: Which country was the first in the world to ban government discrimination against gays in its constitution? A) Norway B) New

NEW YORK TIMES

The Case for Lusophone African Literature

A few years ago, I was at an African literature festival that was being held, ironically, in London. Important debates and discussions were buzzing around me. African literature was not yet "mainstream," but that year, "translations" and "languages" had again become buzzwords. There was a renewed in

OZY

Africa's Generational War Is Reaching a Tipping Point

Protesters in the Zimbabwean capital of Harare cheer a military vehicle during a demonstration demanding President Robert Mugabe's resignation on Nov. 18. (Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images) NAIROBI - In Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta finally secured a second term on Nov. 28 after two flawed ele

FOREIGN POLICY

What do Benin, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania and Niger Have in Common?

When it comes to resilience and sustainable agriculture as supported by the Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP) of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the diversity of these countries quickly comes together, as revealed during a recent South-South exchange

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52 amazing holidays to take in 2018 - one for every week of the year

Whether you're after half-term sunshine, a trip to the Antarctic or simply something new, here we map your year with the perfect holiday ideas for every week of 2018. January 1-7 The dawn of a new year will often spark the urge to be healthier - but this instinct can evaporate fast at the merest hin

YAHOO!

The African islands that the whole world wants to visit

As a holiday destination, Cape Verde has plenty to recommend it. It's a year-round sun spot with alluring beaches, volcanic hiking routes, and a lively music scene, not to mention direct flights from the UK at under six hours, and no time difference - so no jet lag to contend with. These draws would

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January transfer news & rumours: Lemar prefers Liverpool move

Monaco star Thomas Lemar would prefer to join Liverpool rather than Arsenal in the January transfer window, reports The Independent. Arsenal failed to complete a 90 million deal for Lemar in the summer and have been linked with a renewed approach in the New Year, with Chelsea also showing an intere

YAHOO SPORTS

We Are Entertained: 'Lady Bird' (Plus a 'Darkest Hour' Giveaway!)

This week is a wild romp through the world of cinema. A mysterious natural disaster forces Chris out of the theater early during our featured film Lady Birdbut he makes up for missing the ending by getting into an early screener of Darkest Hour. What can we say about Lady Bird that hasn't already be

GEEKDAD.COM

Good Morning Africa from the people of Cape Verde

Also known as Cabo Verde, Cape Verde is named after the westernmost cape of Africa and is closest to Senegal. The Islands are divided into two major groups: Barlavento to the north and Sotavento to the south. Barlavento includes Santo Antao, Sao Vicente, Santa Luzia, Sao Nicolau, Sal and Boa Vista.

THISISAFRICA.ME

The Force Is Strong with Our 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Giveaway!

Unless you've been living in a galaxy with no internet, you know that the latest installment of the Star Wars franchise has a major release this week with Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The sequel to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it's the most anticipated movie of the fandom. Who are Rey's parents? What

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Framingham State enlists FBI help in investigation of racist messages - The Boston Globe

Framingham State University officials have enlisted the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to try to identify who is responsible for leaving a series of racist notes targeting black students on campus. Since October, five messages containing racial slurs have been left on campus, and the ha

BOSTON GLOBE

Some of the World's Priciest Real Estate Floats on Open Waters

It's among the world's most-expensive real estate per square foot, where the oceanfront views never tire, and where the price of entry buys access to the otherwise inaccessible-165 apartments aboard The World, a condo cruise ship. Its intensely private residents spend a third of the year, on average

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Africa's Richest Woman Prepares New Deals After Losing Oil Post

Less than a month after being fired as head of Angola's state-owned oil company, Isabel dos Santos says she is studying new deals. Dos Santos, Africa's richest woman, said two major Angolan banks she has links to are preparing to sell shares as part of plans to strengthen their operations at home an

BLOOMBERG

Engineering research in Africa is growing but it's still a patchy picture

Africa's vast land mass and rich natural and mineral resources make it strategically important and an increasingly significant global player. It is also a dynamic young continent: about 60% of its residents are aged below 25. The African Union is trying to harness this enormous potential through its

THE CONVERSATION

EU adopts tax haven blacklist, British territories spared

Reuters. EU Commissioner Moscovici holds a news conference in Brussels By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union finance ministers adopted a blacklist of 17 jurisdictions deemed as tax havens on Tuesday, in an unprecedented step to counter worldwide tax avoidance, although they did

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#MODELMONDAYS: Alecia Morais Is Taking No Prisoners

This year's Victoria's Secret Fashion show featured the most diverse models in the history of the lingerie company. To be a part of such an event is a true landmark for a modeling career. Just ask Alecia Morais, who burst onto the scene in 2013 with her stunning looks from Cape Verde and shows no si

HELLOBEAUTIFUL

New countries in the NBA: The definitive 2017 report

If you're like me, then you already know that maybe the very most important web page in an Internet stuffed with compelling basketball research is the Basketball-Reference Birth Places page. The only thing that's wrong with this enchanting walk down NBA history is it has been filed under the Frivoli

FANSIDED

These lost and found Somali tapes are now nominated for a Grammy award

It is an album that captures the melodious voices of prominent Somali singers like Hibo Nura, Nimo Jama, the Waberi troupe, and the Iftin Band, among others. In it, they meditate on love, life, and a Somalia rising from the ashes of colonialism. The music, plaintive and treacle-like to the ear, is i

QUARTZ

Watching Out for American Jobs

PHOTO: Delta is just one of many domestic airlines with advocates in the halls of Congress. (photo via Flickr/Strlic Furln) Uh oh, American jobs are at stake. Again. Or so the major domestic airlines-and the elected officials closest to them-would have you believe. The latest endeavor to save Americ

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