Imagine the following situation: you are at the beach with your friends. Suddenly, someone asks: "Would you like to be a professional model?", what would you do? Cape Verdean Raquel Pinto didn't think twice. She grabbed the opportunity and became an international model.
18 Jun 2022
Hundreds of houses in Cape Verde are being coated with an anti-insecticide paint to help stop the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, including malaria.
13 Mar 2022
Inventor and environmentalist Carlos Silva wants to help protect the environment by producing cosmetic products free of perfumes and artificial preservatives.
18 Jan 2022
Group A's matches wrap up with a series of 1-1 draws that see Burkina Faso and Cameroon move on to the knockout stage, Ethiopia go home and Cape Verde await their fate. Ghana and Senegal are among the teams from Groups B and C that will be fighting to secure their last 16 place on Tuesday. History will also be made as a game between Zimbabwe and Guinea is officiated by an all-female group of referees. Alison Sargent gets the latest from James Vasina and Sports Editor Simon Harding in Cameroon.
22 Dec 2021
Falling pregnant at 15 caused Sara to drop out of school. But determined to support herself and her child, Sara has built up a successful business selling fried bananas.
19 Dec 2021
Falling pregnant at 15 caused Sara to drop out of school. Determined to support her and her child, Sara has since built up a successful business selling fried bananas.
6 Nov 2021
Patrick Gomes has invented a project that filters wastewater, produces cooking gas and electricity. The architecture student believes that the equipment can help Cape Verdeans deal with the country's water shortage.
16 Oct 2021
Meet the Cape Verdean boxing champion Walter Barros who is using his love of sport to help young people stay away from violence and crime.
19 Feb 2021
Two young Cape Verdeans turn used glass bottles and leftover PVC piping into vases and lamps for homes, bars and restaurants. And this is just the beginning of their "recycling with style".
13 Nov 2020
On the island of Santiago, a Capeverdean government project provides two neighboring and isolated rural communities with renewable energy free of charge. In total, 15 homes were equipped with photovoltaic kits. Residents are already feeling the impact of the arrival of electricity in their lives. Can this innovation prevent young people from leaving for the cities?
2 Dec 2018
The Cape Verde islands are looking to wind and solar power to bring down their high energy bills, while at the same time doing something positive for the environment. A public-private partnership is helping make this a reality.
2 Oct 2018
Water is already scarce on Cape Verde, a small island nation off Africa's west coast. As climate change exacerbates the problem, what can the country's government do about it?