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MAP - Jeux vidéo: la 1ère édition du Morocco Gaming Expo, du 24 au 26 mai à Rabat
Rabat-29 février 2024-(MAP)-La première édition du salon marocain des jeux électroniques(Morocco gaming expo),organisée par le ministère de la Jeunesse,de la Culture et de la Communication,...
ANSA - Industrial turnover down 0.5% in 2023 - ISTAT
Industrial turnover in Italy fell by 0.5% in 2023 net of calendar effects compared to the previous year, ISTAT said on Thursday. ...
ANSA - اعادة اضاءة نصب دون بيدرو دى توليدو
(أنسامد) - فبراير 29 - روما - تقرر اعادة اضاءة النصب الجنائزى لدون بيدرو الفاريز دى توليدو فى الكنيسة البابوية الملكية فى سان جياكومو ديجلى سبانيولى فى نابولى.
وقد خضع النصب التكارى لاعمال اعادة الترميم بفضل مجموعة كابرى راعية جمعية اصدقاء نابولى. ...
MAP - Maroc-Espagne : les élites ont la responsabilité de préserver l'héritage culturel commun (Mourad Kadiri)
Rabat-29 février 2024-(MAP)- Les élites au Maroc et en Espagne sont tenues constamment de protéger et de préserver l'héritage culturel commun entre les deux pays,...
MAP - Royal Air Maroc et Visa révèlent les premières cartes bancaires co-brandées avec des banques de renommée
Casablanca - 29 février 2024 -(MAP)- Royal Air Maroc et Visa viennent de relever les premières cartes bancaires co-brandées avec des banques de renommée. ...
ATA - 'Evangelization' icon restauration, Onufri's artistic treasure completed
TIRANA, Feb 29 /ATA/ The 'Evangelization' icon, an artistic treasure, made by Cypriot Onufri, escaped degradation thanks to the work of Conservation & Restoration laboratory...
ANSA - Workplace accidents and deaths rise year-on-year in Jan
Work-related accidents and deaths in Italy increased in January over the same month in 2023, the National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work (Inail)...
ANSA - من اومبريا..اكتشف إيطاليا التى لا تعرفها
(أنسامد) - فبراير 29 - روما - تبدأ وزارة السياحة الإيطالية خطتها الوطنية للترويج السياحى والتى تقوم علي ما يسمى "السياحة البطيئة" لاكتشاف إيطاليا بشكل غير مسبوق وتعمل على تنظيم رحلات مختارة تقع بطول شبه الجزيرة لعرض وتقديم الطعام والنبيذ الإقليمى المتنوع. ...
NNA - فوز لبناني مزدوج في ترياتلون ابو ظبي
وطنية - احتل اللبناني علي الزعبي ومواطنته ليندزي ناضر المركز الاول في فئتي الرجال والسيدات لسباق ابو ظبي للترياتلون(فئة السبرينت) الذي أقيم على جزيرة ياس وحلبة ياس مارينا في امارة ابو ظبي بالامارات العربية المتحدة.
واحرز الزعبي لقب السباق من بين 190 مشاركا،...
MAP - Semaine Nationale de l'Artisanat: remise des prix aux lauréats de la 8ème édition
Casablanca -29 février 2024- (MAP) - Les lauréats de la 8ème édition de la Semaine Nationale de l'Artisanat (SNA) ont été dévoilés, mercredi à Casablanca,...
MAP - Benslimane: Des centaines de jeunes à l'ouverture de la Rencontre internationale sur les jeunes et les défis des changements climatiques
Benslimane -29 février 2024-(MAP)- Les travaux de la Rencontre internationale sur "Les jeunes et les défis des changements climatiques: quels rôles et quelles contributions ?"...
NNA - United Nations Lebanon launches new campaign to showcase support for Lebanese across various sectors
NNA- TheUnited Nations announced today the launch of its social media campaign in Lebanon­ -­­­­­­­­­#All4Lebanon- aimed at informing the public about the support the UN...
ANSA - Soccer: Pogba gets four-year doping ban
Juventus's France midfielder Paul Pogba on Thursday got a potentially career-ending four-year doping ban.
The former Man Utd player,who turns 31 next month, had tested positive...
ANSA - روما تسحب طلب استضافة بطولة العالم لالعاب القوى 2027
سامد) - فبراير 29 - روما - سحب الاتحاد الإيطالى لالعاب القوى عرض روما لاستضافة كأس العالم 2027 لالعاب القوى .
وقال الاتحاد انه بعث برسالة الى الاتحاد الدولى لالعاب القوى ابلغه بالقرارلان العرض لم يكن به عناصر النجاح اللازمة. ...
MAP - Des jeunes du monde s’engagent à oeuvrer pour un avenir vert, juste et durable (Déclaration de Benslimane)
Benslimane - 29 février 2024 - (MAP) - La rencontre internationale sur “Les jeunes et les défis des changements climatiques”, tenue mercredi à Benslimane, ...
MAP - L'instauration d'une école moderne et performante requiert une action commune pour relever les défis (M. El Malki)
Rabat - 29 février 2024 - (MAP) - L'instauration d'une école moderne, équitable, attrayante et performante requiert une action commune de l'ensemble des partenaires stratégiques,...
NNA - 'عصر الرحباني وفيروز' في لجامعة اللبنانية الأَميركية
وطنية-في سلسلة البرامج الخاصة بـمئوية الجامعة اللبنانية الأَميركيةLAU (1924-2024) دعا "مركزُ التراث اللبناني" في الجامعة إِلى مؤْتمر أَكاديمي وأُمسية غنائية رحبانية نهار الإِثنين 4 آذار 2024 في حَرَم بيروت، وفق البرنامج التالي:
المؤْتمر من ثلاث جلسات في القاعة 903 من مبنى كلية عدنان القصَّار لإِدارة الأَعمال:...
ANSA - Boy, 10, reads for book lover who went blind at 55
A10-year-old Albanian boy is reading books to a55-year-old Italian neighbour and book lover who recently lost her sight due to a serious illness in Verona....
ANSA - مدرسة باليه ديلا سكالا تقدم عروضها فى بياتشينزا
(أنسامد)-فبراير 29-روما تقدم مدرسة الباليه التابعة لاكاديمية ديلا سكال عدة رقصات كلاسيكية على المسرح البلدى فى بياتشينزا يوم3 مارس.
وقد أسس فرانشيسكو بينيديتو ريتشى عام1813 مدرسة الرقص واصبحت اساس قسم الرقص فى اكاديمية ديلا سكالا والتى اصبحت من بين المؤسسات الاكثر ثقة فى العالم لتدريب الرقص....
MAP - UN-Environment: Minister Benali Holds Series of Bilateral Meetings in Nairobi
Nairobi -February 29, 2024- (MAP) - Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, Leila Benali, held a series of bilateral talks in Nairobi on Wednesday,...
MAP - Morocco Carpet & Flooring Trade Show Kicks off in Casablanca
Casablanca-February 29,2024-(MAP)-The second Morocco Carpet and Flooring Trade Show kicked off, on Wednesday in Casablanca, on the sidelines of the 8th National Crafts Week (SNA)....
NNA - أورجانون و FLAT6LABS تطلقان الإصدار الثاني من برنامج مسرعة الأعمال للابتكارات الرقمية في مجال صحة المرأة لمعالجة التحديات الرئيسية في لبنان والمنطقة
وطنية - أطلقت 'أورجانون'، الشركة العالمية للرعاية الصحية التي تهدف إلى تحسين صحّة المرأة بالشراكة مع Flat6Labs، الرائدة في مجال التمويل الأساسي والاستثمار المبكر في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا، الإصدار الثاني من برنامج مسرعة الأعمال للإبتكارات الرقمية في مجال صحة المرأة. ...
ANSA - Cinema: Franco Nero says no plans to retire yet
Iconic Italian actor Franco Nero said Wednesday night he had no plans to retire after recently turning 82.
"I still want to work a lot, ...
ANSA - إيطاليا:اتجاهات جديدة فى المشروبات الغازية والحلويات
(أنسامد) - فبراير 29 - روما - يقام فى الفترة من 17 الى 19 مارس فى ميلانو المعرض التجارى المتخصص فى قطاع المشروبات المخصصة للحانات والكوكتيلات والخلطات تحت اسم "ميكسولوجى اكسبيرينس 2024". ...
MAP - Morocco Co-Sponsors Declaration at 13th WTO Conference to Reduce Trade in Harmful Plastics
Abu Dhabi - February 29, 2024 - (MAP) - At the 13th World Trade Organization (WTO) Conference in Abu Dhabi, six countries, including Morocco, ...
MAP - UN Environment Assembly, As Universal As Values it Defends (Minister)
Nairobi - February 29,2024 - (MAP) - The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), as a resonance platform, is as universal as the values it defends,...
CNA - تسعون خبيراً يشاركون في مؤتمر للدفاع والطاقة في لارنكا
شارك أكثر من 90 خبيراً في مجال الطاقة من 29 دولة ومنظمات مستقلة ومؤسسات أكاديمية وشركات، في مؤتمر عقد في لارنكا يومي 27 و28 شباط،/فبراير،ضمن المنتدى التشاوري للطاقة المستدامة في قطاع الدفاع والأمن.
تم تنظيم المؤتمر من قبل وكالة الدفاع الأوروبية بالتعاون مع وزارة الدفاع القبرصية....
CNA - مسؤول أممي يجتمع مع مدير الإدارة السياسية في الخارجية اليونانية
عقد الممثل الخاص للأمين العام للأمم المتحدة ورئيس قوة الأمم المتحدة لحفظ السلام في قبرص كولين ستيوارت اجتماعاً اليوم الخميس مع مدير الإدارة السياسية في وزارة الخارجية اليونانية روسوس كوندوروس. ...
CNA - CBC projects GDP growth at 2.6%, 3.1%, 3.2% in years 2024-2026
The Central Bank of Cyprus(CBC) expects GDP growth of 2.2% in 2023, compared to significant growth of 5.1% in 2022, while for the years 2024...
CNA - البنك المركزي في قبرص وفي اليونان يوقعان مذكرة تعاون
يتوقع أن تدخل العلاقات بين البنك المركزي القبرصي والبنك المركزي في اليونان مرحلة جديدة مع توقيع مذكرة تعاون اليوم الجمعة من قبل محافظي البنكين.
حسبما علمت وكالة الأنباء القبرصية أن المذكرة ستنشئ تعاوناً بين البنكين المركزيين في مجالات محددة، مما يعزز خبرة السلطتين. ولهذا الغرض،...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Food Love Fest festival promotes Alentejo, Ribatejo cuisine
Santarém, Portugal,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- The main aim of the Food Love Fest festival, which will take place throughout March, involving 17 restaurants and more than 50 chefs...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Benchmark index closes in the red with BCP tumbling 4.3%
Lisbon,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)-The Lisbon stock market ended Thursday's session down, reversing the opening trend,with the PSI index losing 0.56% to 6,157.96 points and BCP leading the declines,...
Lusa - Business News - Angola: Lack of freedom is a daily reality - activist Rafael Marques
Luanda, Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- Angolan activist Rafael Marques said that the lack of freedom in Angola is a daily reality, reacting to a report released on Thursday...
Lusa - Business News - Angola: Power outages, poor cell phone cover, complicate banking services
Luanda, Feb. 29, 2024 (Lusa) - Angolan banking sector officials said on Thursday that the lack of energy, mobile network coverage and financial illiteracy...
Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: Human rights commission without money for missions - president
Praia,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)-The president of Cabo Verde's National Commission for Human Rights and Citizenship (CNDHC) said on Thursday that the institution suffered from a lack of resources...
Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Transport minister backs LAN management company
Maputo,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- Mozambique's minister of transport and communications called on Thursday for the renewal of the contract with the South African company Fly Modern Ark (FMA),...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Only rain, water savings can help Algarve drought
Alcoutim, Portugal,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- The Algarve is in a "very difficult" situation due to the drought, and at the moment, there are only two things to do:...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Birdwatching drives tourism on Azores island of Corvo
Lisbon, Feb. 29,2024 (Lusa) - Birdwatching has increasingly boosted tourism on the Azores' smallest island, Corvo, between October and November, where more than 60 birdwatchers...
Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: Bank share sell-off nets government €13.6M
Praia,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- Cabo Verde raised €13.6 million with the sale of almost all the shares it held in Caixa Económica, one of the country's largest banks,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Former economy minister appointed as OECD's chief economist
Paris,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)-The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced on Thursday the appointment of Portugal's former Economy Minister Álvaro Santos Pereira, ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Viseu mayor concerned at cut in air links
Viseu,Portugal,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)-The mayor of Viseu, Fernando Ruas (PSD), expressed his concern on Thursday about the reduction in flights on the airline linking Trás-os-Montes to the Algarve,...
CNA - Resilience of banking system key to dealing with shocks, SRB Chairman says
The development of the resilience of the European banking system and consequently of the Cyprus banking system, contributes to dealing with shocks, ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Three beached yachts to be removed from Algarve beach
Lagoa, Portugal, Feb. 29,2024 (Lusa) - Three yachts have been beached at Praia Grande in Ferragudo, one since October and two for over a month,...
CNA - EIB a significant contributor in Cyprus economy in 2023
The European Investment Bank's (EIB) contribution in the Cyprus' economy was considerable, with €230 million disbursed in loans for public sector projects in 2023, ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Ratings of all major agencies expected to return to 'A' after 13 years
Lisbon,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)-After 13 years, Portugal should once again be rated at 'A' level by all the financial rating agencies, with the Standard and Poor's rating increase...
Lusa - Business News - Macau: Casino operator Macau Melco cuts losses by 70.2% in 2023
Macau, China, Feb. 29, 2024 (Lusa) - Macau gambling operator Melco Resorts and Entertainment on Thursday announced a loss of $277.6 million(€256.5 million) in 2023,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Port of Sines takes possession of six automatic gantry cranes
Sines,Portugal,29 Feb 2024 (Lusa)-Six new fully automated gantry cranes arrived today at the Porto de Sines(Setúbal) container terminal as part of the infrastructure expansion project,...
CNA - زيادة في عائدات السياحة بنسبة 29% في ديسمبر على أساس سنوي
وفقاً لنتائج الاستطلاع التي أجريت على المسافرين من قبل خدمة الإحصاء القبرصية، سجلت العائدات من السياحة في كانون الأول/ديسمبر زيادة سنوية بنسبة 29.0%.
ذكر بيان صحفي صادر عن خدمة الإحصاء القبرصية أن عائدات السياحة بلغت 74.3 مليون يورو في كانون الأول/ديسمبر 2023 مقارنة بـ 57.6 مليون...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Competition authority greenlights Greenvolt takeover by GVK Omega
Lisbon, Feb.29,2024(Lusa) - Portugal's Competition Authority (AdC) announced on Thursday that it does not oppose the purchase of Greenvolt and subsidiaries by GVK Omega. ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: TAP to increase flights to Brazil to 96 per week at summer peak
Lisbon,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)-Portuguese flag carrier TAP will increase the number of flights it offers to Brazil this summer,reaching 96 per week at the peak of the season,...
CNA - Cyprus and Greece Central Banks to sign Memorandum of Cooperation
Relations between the Central Bank of Cyprus(CBC) and the Bank of Greece(BoG) are expected to enter a new phase, with the signing of a Memorandum...
CNA - Tourism revenue up by 29% in December on annual basis
Revenue from tourism in December recorded an annual increase by 29.0% according to the results of the Passengers Survey carried out by the Cyprus Statistical...
Lusa - Business News - Angola: Public prosecutor officials announce eight-day strike
Luanda, Feb. 29, 2024 (Lusa) - The National Union of Public Prosecutors of Angola (SNMMP) has called for an eight-day strike in March, ...
CNA - سلوفينيا تعرب عن دعمها الكامل لإنهاء تقسيم قبرص
أعربت رئيس الجمعية الوطنية السلوفينية أورسكا كلاكوكار زوبانتشيتش عن دعمها للجهود المبذولة على المستوى الدولي وفي الاتحاد الأوروبي من أجل إعادة توحيد جمهورية قبرص وحل القضية القبرصية من خلال تسوية شاملة قابلة للحياة، بعد 50 عاماً من الانقسام. ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Jobless rate in January unchanged on month at 6.5%, down 0.5pp on year
Lisbon,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)-Portugal's unemployment rate in January was unchanged from December, at 6.5%, and was down by half of a percentage point from January of 2023, ...
Lusa - Business News - Macau: Region's hotel establishments enjoy record January with 1.32M guests
Macau, China, Feb. 29, 2024 (Lusa) - Macau's hotels and guesthouses in January set a new record by welcoming more than 1.32 million guests, ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Work on south-bank station of new Porto metro line to start on Monday
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- Construction work on the Santo Ovídio station of the Porto metro system's new Ruby Line on the south bank...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: No trains between Cais do Sodré, Algés at weekend due to metro works
Lisbon, Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- Rail traffic between Lisbon's Cais do Sodré station and Algés, in the neighboring municipality of Oeiras, will once again be suspended this weekend,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: World Youth Day had most coverage in press, online last year - study
Lisbon,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)-World Youth Day(WYD)-the mass Roman Catholic event that took place in Lisbon last August - was the topic with the most coverage in Portugal's press...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Stock market trading higher, Mota-Engil rising 1.85%, EDPR off 1.02%
Lisbon, Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- The Lisbon stock market was maintaining its opening trend on Thursday morning and was trading higher, with Mota-Engil shares up 1.85% to €5.51...
Lusa - Business News - Macau: Companies hire almost 26,000 non-residents in last 12 months - government
Macau, China, Feb. 29, 2024 (Lusa) - Macau companies hired almost 26,000 non-resident workers in the last 12 months, it was announced on Thursday. ...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: EC highlights country's naval, maritime potential for EU defence
Brussels, Feb. 29,2024 (Lusa) - The European Commission highlights Portugal's "potential" at naval level, pointing out that "there will be many opportunities" for the country...
CNA - نائب رئيس بنك الاستثمار الأوروبي يجري اتصالات في قبرص
يقوم كيرياكوس كاكوريس نائب رئيس بنك الاستثمار الأوروبي بزيارة رسمية إلى قبرص يجري خلالها اتصالات مع المسؤولين القبارصة في نيقوسيا.
بحسب بيان صحفي صادر عن وزارة المالية سيجتمع كاكوريس خلال إقامته في نيقوسيا بمرافقة مسؤولي القروض من بنك الاستثمار الأوروبي، مع وزير النقل القبرصي ألكسيس فافيديس...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Public prosecutor's office criticised by judicial and external sectors
Lisbon,Feb.29,2024(Lusa)- The actions of Portugal's public prosecutor's office in the Operation Influencer and Madeira corruption cases have been criticised in recent months by the judiciary,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Top newspaper, news magazine headlines on Thursday, 29 February
Lisbon, Feb. 29, 2024 (Lusa) - The general election campaign and the paint attack on PSD leader Luis Montenegro dominate the headlines this Thursday morning....
Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: Stock market launches first issue of blue bonds to raise up to €3.2M




Mindelo, Cabo Verde,Jan.23,2023(Lusa)-The Cabo Verde Stock Exchange is launching on Monday the first issue of "blue bonds" in the country, to raise up to €3.2 million, to finance blue economy projects, according to the chairman of the institution.
Speaking to Portuguese news agency Lusa, Miguel Monteiro explained that this is a public offering via the International Investment Bank (iiB) of Cabo Verde, which will run from 23 January to 28 February, and is expected to place from 250 million to 350 million escudos (2.3 million to 3.2 million euros), with a maturity of five years and an interest rate of 4%.
"In the first place it is due to the fact that since 2014 there have been no public offers and this is going to be a public offer. In other words, in this specific case it will be iiB bonds, called Marine and Ocean Based Blue Bond series D, and which in practice aim to finance the development of projects in the area of the blue economy," he said.
This issue, which will be publicly launched at 6 p.m. local time (7 p.m. in Lisbon) today in Mindelo, in the presence of the prime minister, Ulisses Correia e Silva, as part of the Ocean Race, the world's biggest and oldest regatta, passing through São Vicente (20 to 25 January), provides an amount of between 50 and 100 million escudos (450 to 900,000 euros) for the bank to fund, via its own line, micro-entrepreneurs and small investments in this sector.
"But it also aims to enable financial inclusion in this same sector of the blue economy, through direct funding or through partnerships with microfinance institutions for small-scale credit to individuals and small businesses in the sustainable maritime and fishing sector," Miguel Monteiro explained earlier.
The remaining amount to be raised by the iiB with this public offering will serve to finance larger projects, also in the sector of the maritime economy.
"Linked to coastal protection, always aimed at this sector, being a 'Blue Bond', a blue bond, it has to be for this sector (...) And naturally, during and at the end of these five years, reports will be issued on the allocation of these funds, so that everyone can know specifically where the investemtns were made", he also said.
"In practice it is for companies in the sustainable maritime and fishing sector," added Miguel Monteiro.
In addition to being the first issue solely to finance sector projects linked to the blue economy, this is also the first public issue in almost a decade, as the chairman of the Exchange highlights.
"In this case, any Cabo Verdean from Santo Antão to Brava, any Cabo Verdean abroad or any foreigner here in Cabo Verde or even abroad, will be able to subscribe to these bonds. In other words, they will be able to invest in the bonds," he said.
Outside Cabo Verde, the subscription of these bonds can be done through the online platform Blu-X, a recently developed tool aimed at promoting the financing of the sustainable development of Cabo Verde and the African region, in particular the blue economy, through the issuance and trading of sustainable bonds, such as blue, green, social and sustainability bonds.
"It comes to highlight the importance that Cabo Verde and the Stock Exchange give to the blue economy," the official also highlighted, about the BLU-X platform, which results from a partnership with the United Nations Programme in Cabo Verde.
Cabo Verde's stock exchange, BVC, closed the year with a historic result of ten stock market placements, compared to the annual average of four before 2022, with the amount of primary market issues, including treasury bonds, reaching PTE 27,925 million (253.3 million euros), a record since the beginning of the Exchange's activities.
"We will exceed the ten issues made last year," Miguel Monteiro said, on the current outlook for 2023.
The capitalisation of the BVC at the end of December exceeded 106,844 million escudos (968.9 million euros), driven by growth in stock market issues.
The market capitalisation - approximating the market value of companies and securities - of the BVC had already exceeded PTE 100,000 million (915 million euros) in April for the first time in its history.
Cabo Verde's stock exchange was established in May 1998 and still has four listed companies, notably Banco Comercial do Atlântico (BCA, owned by Portugal's state owned bank Caixa Geral de Depósitos group) and Caixa Económica, and others that issue bonds.

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