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Ex-Presidente de Cabo Verde ganha prémio Excelência na Liderança Africana da Fundação Mo Ibrahim


Ex-leader of Cape Verde wins $5m African prize

Monday, 10 October 2011

A $5 million prize for good African governance was awarded Monday to the former president of Cape Verde, cited for turning his small island nation into a model of democracy, stability and prosperity.

In an announcement made in London and broadcast across Africa, the Mo Ibrahim prize committee said that during his 10 years in power, Pedro Verona Pires helped lead the nation of 200,000 off West Africa’s coast out of poverty and won recognition for his human rights record.

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