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Tropical Depression Lee to weaken into remnant low off Cape Verde: NHC
(Reuters) - Tropical Depression Lee is expected to degenerate into a remnant low over the Atlantic by Monday night, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The storm system is about 1,060 miles (1,710 km) west of the Cape Verde Islands with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour (55 km per hour), the NHC said. Reporting by Arpan Varghese in Bengaluru   Read More ...
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NHC says 80 percent chance of cyclone south of Cape Verde islands
(Reuters) - A low pressure system located 300 miles (483 km) south of the Cape Verde islands has an 80 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone over the next two days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday. Environmental conditions are expected to remain conducive for development, and a tropical depression is likely to form on Thursday night or Friday, the Miami-based weather forecaster said   Read More ...
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NHC says 20 percent chance of cyclone off Cape Verde islands
(Reuters) - A tropical wave located several hundred miles west of the Cape Verde Islands has a 20 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. “Some development of this system is possible during the next day or two before upper-level winds become hostile for tropical cyclone formation,” the NHC said   Read More ...
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What You Need To Know About All These Scary Cape Verde Hurricanes
With Harvey and Irma ripping through the Atlantic Basin and causing untold amounts of damage, the storm watchers of the world now have their eyes on that part of the world. Many are asking questions like, how do these storms begin? And, are there any more monster storms coming? A peek at a place called the Cape Verde Islands and at how hurricanes form can give us a hint of what more may be coming   Read More ...
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Bafana trolled in reaction to Cape Verde defeat
Cape Town - Bafana Bafana came in for heavy criticism in the wake of their disappointing loss to minnows Cape Verde with fans trolling the team on Twitter. Stuart Baxter's men's hopes of qualifying for the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia lie in tatters after they suffered an embarrassing defeat to the Cape Verde Islands at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban   Read More ...
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NHC says 80 percent chance of cyclone west-southwest of Cape Verde islands
(Reuters) - A low pressure system located about 1000 miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde islands has an 80 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical cyclone over the next two days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday. A tropical depression or tropical storm will likely form within the next day or two while the disturbance moves west-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph over the tropical Atlantic Ocean, the Miami-based weather forecaster said   Read More ...
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10-man Bafana go down to Cape Verde
Cape Town - Bafana Bafana suffered a 2-1 defeat to Cape Verde in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Praia on Friday evening.Stuart Baxter's charges broke the deadlock in the 14th minute when Tokelo Rantie accelerated past two defenders before calmly slotting past the goalkeeper. Cape Verde levelled matters in the 31st minute when Nuno Rocha found the back of the net with a deflected effort   Read More ...
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Tropical storm Irma forms west of Cape Verde Islands
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Irma has formed over the far eastern Atlantic and could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday. Irma is located about 420 miles (675 km) west of the Cape Verde Islands with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 km/h), it said. Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bengaluru. Our   Read More ...
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NHC says system west of Cabo Verde has 90 percent chance of becoming cyclone
(Reuters) - A low-pressure area west of the Cabo Verde Islands has a 90 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. "This system continues to become better organized, and any significant increase in the associated thunderstorm activity would result in the formation of a tropical depression within the next day or two," the Miami-based forecaster said   Read More ...
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NHC says 70 percent chance of tropical storm near Cabo Verde Islands
(Reuters) - A low pressure area near the Cabo Verde Islands has a 70 percent chance of tropical storm formation over the next two days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. "Environmental conditions are conducive for development, and a tropical depression is expected to form in 2 or 3 days over the eastern Atlantic," the Miami-based weather forecaster said   Read More ...
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Minister Nxesi jets off with Bafana to Cape Verde
Cape Town - Minister of Sport and Recreation Thulas Nxesi took time out of his schedule to accompany Bafana Bafana to Cape Verde for their 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier. The Confederation of African Football’s preliminary competition offers five berths at the World Cup Russia. South Africa are in Group D with Burkina Faso, Cape Verde and Senegal. In his reaction to travelling with the national team, Nxesi stated that this is an all-important match for the team and the country   Read More ...
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Bafana round off training ahead of Cape Verde clash
Cape Town - Bafana Bafana rounded off their single training session at Nike Centre in Soweto on Monday afternoon which was attended by all local-based players ahead of Friday’s Fifa World Cup qualifier against Cape Verde. The team leaves for the Atlantic Ocean Island on Tuesday morning and are expected to arrive at around 8pm the same day. The Monday proceedings were presided over by coach Stuart Baxter and his technical staff consisting of goalkeeper coach Andre Arendse and assistant coaches Thabo Senong and Quinton Fortune   Read More ...
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Coetzee out of Bafana-Cape Verde matches
Cape Town - Most local based players reported for Bafana Bafana camp on Sunday as the National team gears for crucial back-to-back FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Cape Verde. South Africa play the Islanders on Friday, September 1 in Cape Verde (kick off 20:30 SA time) before welcoming the same opponents at Moses Mabhida on Tuesday, September 5 at 19:00. Defender Rivaldo Coetzee has been ruled out of the two matches because of an injury while all overseas players will join the rest of the team in Cape Verde   Read More ...
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Unraveling Cape Verde's flip-flop on Israel
The back story behind the Cape Verde volte-face this month on whether it will or will not continue to vote against Israel at the UN shines an instructive light on the challenges and sensitivities Israel faces as it tries to move back into Africa in a significant way.On August 2, the Prime Minister’s Office put out a statement saying that Cape Verde, an archipelago of 10 islands off the coast of West Africa, had announced it would no longer vote against Israel at the UN   Read More ...
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NHC sees 20 percent chance of cyclone near Cape Verde Islands
(Reuters) - A broad trough of low pressure southwest of the Cape Verde Islands has a 20 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday. "Environmental conditions are expected to be generally conducive for development of this disturbance for the next several days while it moves westward at about 15 miles per hour over the tropical Atlantic," the NHC said   Read More ...
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Demi Rose DJs braless in a gold mini-dress as Bianca Gascoigne kisses her female friend on WILD night out in Cape Verde
BUSTY Demi Rose sizzled as she ditched her bra for a night spent DJ'ing behind the decks at a wild party night in Cape Verde. The stunning YouTube star, 22, struggled to contain her cleavage in a very revealing gold wrap dress with a deep plunging neckline. The lack of lingerie proved problematic as the Brummie was forced to take her fingers off her disks to adjust the flapping side panel and prevent a wardrobe malfunction slap bang in front of revellers including Celebrity Big Brother's Bianca Gascoigne   Read More ...
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NHC says 40 percent chance of cyclone for disturbance south of Cabo Verde Islands
(Reuters) - A complex area of disturbed weather, associated with a broad low pressure system, extending from about 400 miles (645 km) south to about 600 miles (965 km) southwest of Cabo Verde Islands off West Africa has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next two days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday   Read More ...
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Cape Verde pledges not to vote against Israel at UN
The island state of Cape Verde off the west coast of Africa announced on Wednesday it will no longer vote against Israel at the United Nations, the Prime Minister's Office said Wednesday night.According to a statement put out by the Prime Minister's Office, Cape Verde's President Jorge Carlos Fonseca directed the country's UN delegation in New York to no longer vote against Israel at the world body   Read More ...
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Paddling with sharks in Cape Verde
Sharks swim exactly how you’d imagine. Their fins stand firm, cutting through the water. Now and then you catch a glimpse of their sleek, grey bodies gliding along below the surface through a break in the waves. We were watching lemon sharks on the island of Sal, Cape Verde. They were congregating in the shallow, warmer water to find fish to eat   Read More ...
NHC says 60 percent chance of cyclone near Cape Verde
A low pressure system located about 850 miles (1,367.9 km) west-southwest of the Cape Verde islands has a 60 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next two days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory on Wednesday. This system still has the potential to become a tropical depression before it moves west-northwestward into a drier and more stable air mass during the next day or two, the Miami-based weather forecaster added   Read More ...
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NHC says 20 percent chance of storm west-southwest of Cabo Verde islands
A broad low pressure system located about 650 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands has a 20 percent chance of strengthening into a tropical storm over the next two days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. The nearly stationary system continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms and could develop into a tropical depression later this week, the Miami-based weather forecaster said   Read More ...
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Cape Verde’s soccer championship semis postponed after keys to stadium could not be found
Cape Verde’s soccer championship has been thrown into confusion after a semi-final first leg tie was postponed because the stadium keys could not be found, leaving players, officials and fans locked outside. The country’s football federation (FCF) has suspended the stadium but ordered Sunday’s return match between Mindelense and Ultramarina to go ahead – even though the first leg has still to be played   Read More ...
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Cape Verde semi-final postponed after teams locked out of stadium - Football
(Reuters) - Cape Verde's soccer championship has been thrown into confusion after a semi-final first leg tie was postponed because the stadium keys could not be found, leaving players, officials and fans locked outside. The country's football federation (FCF) has suspended the stadium but ordered Sunday's return match between Mindelense and Ultramarina to go ahead - even though the first leg has still to be played   Read More ...
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Cape Verde semi-final postponed after teams locked out of stadium
REUTERS: Cape Verde's soccer championship has been thrown into confusion after a semi-final first leg tie was postponed because the stadium keys could not be found, leaving players, officials and fans locked outside. The country's football federation (FCF) has suspended the stadium but ordered Sunday's return match between Mindelense and Ultramarina to go ahead - even though the first leg has still to be played   Read More ...
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From Cape Verde with love
It is intriguing to hear singers perform songs in different languages. Each has its own inherent rhythm and textures and, as such, the music and articulation must change to suit the linguistic substratum. Maria de Barros is more adept than most at going with the language flow.The 56-year-old singer is the centerpiece of the next installment of the current Hot Jazz series, with gigs lines up March 7 to 11,   Read More ...
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Burkinabe win to go level with Bafana
Cape Verde failed to use their home advantage when they lost their 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier 2-0 to Burkina Faso on Saturday night at Estádio Nacional de Cabo Verde in Praia. Two first half goals, from Banou Diawara and Prejuce Nakoulma, allowed the visitors to walk away with the full three points. The victory now takes the Stallions to the top of the group due to the goal   Read More ...
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Bafana edge Senegal in qualifier
Goals from captain Thulani Hlatshwayo and Thulani Serero gave Bafana Bafana a 2-1 victory over Senegal in their 2018 World Cup Group D qualifier at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday. Bafana top the standings with four points after two matches. Cape Verde were playing Burkina Faso in the other match. The result marks new beginnings for Bafana, who donned their new kit from sponsor Nike.   Read More ...
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Bafana begin prep for qualifier
Bafana Bafana arrived in Polokwane on Monday afternoon to start preparations for the upcoming crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal on Saturday, 12 November 2016 at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. The match kicks off at 3pm. Meanwhile, Burkina Faso will face Cape Verde in the other Group D match. The Bafana delegation was met by Polokwane’s Executive Mayor, Thembi Nkadimeng, MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture, Onicca   Read More ...
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Balde leads Senegal to victory
Lazio striker Keita Balde scored one and assisted the other as Senegal claimed a 2-0 win over Cape Verde in their opening Group D 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor in Dakar on Saturday. Arguably Africa's most inform team at the moment, the Teranga Lions made light work of the Blue Sharks as they continued where they left off - having registered six wins   Read More ...
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Ivorian goal blitz, drama as SA draw
A three-goal blitz enabled Ivory Coast to whip Mali 3-1 on Saturday in World Cup qualifying while Burkina Faso snatched a dramatic 1-1 draw with South Africa after wasting two penalties. Democratic Republic of Congo thrashed Libya 4-0, Senegal overcame Cape Verde 2-0 and Gabon and Morocco drew 0-0 in other matchday 1 African clashes. Sambou Yatabare stunned reigning African champions Ivory Coast by racing on to a long   Read More ...
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Star-studded Senegal face Cape Verde
Senegal kick-start their quest to replicating what their predecessors achieved 14 years ago, with a Group D 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Cape Verde Islands in Dakar on Saturday evening. Kick-off at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor is set for 10pm CAT. Eager to rekindle that World Cup feeling, the West Africans will be aiming to make an early statement of intent with victory on home soil.   Read More ...
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Mashaba happy with 2018 WC draw
Bafana Bafana head coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba says he was happy with the draw for the 2018 Fifa World Cup African Zone qualifiers conducted in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Friday. South Africa is in Group D alongside Senegal, Burkina Faso and Cape Verde. Speaking from Namibia, where he is preparing his squad for the final of the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup against Botswana on Saturday, Mashaba said he   Read More ...
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Conservation laws need reshaping to protect sea turtles
An illegal trade in marine turtles is continuing despite legislation and conservation awareness campaigns, a pioneering study has shown. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Exeter in the Cape Verde islands, 500 km off the West Coast of Africa, and one of the world's leading nesting sites for the protected loggerhead species, found that the biological impact of the trade has been previously underestimated and that turtles   Read More ...
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Plagiarism vs. originality debate takes centre stage in book reading
The novelist Virginia Woolf once said that if you want to come up afresh in thousands of minds and books long after you were dead, the way to do it is to start thinking for yourself.   Read More ...
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