Grogue, the national drink of Cabo Verde, is a spirit distilled from sugar cane.
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The government and some producers are pushing to industrialize the sugar cane-based spirit to boost its popularity around the world, while small farmers fear losing their livelihoods.
Cesária Évora on stage in the new documentary by Ana Sofia Fonseca.
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On in South Africa at the Encounters film festival, the documentary is an intimate portrait of the great artist.
Migrants often have to brave the sea with just food, water, and life vests.
Migration can be a matter of life and death, but religion can help people cope.
Digital media shutdowns in Africa will lead to higher economic costs and greater public outrage.
Farmers, Rui Vaz village, Santiago island, Cape Verde.
Indigenous beans could enhance food security in Cabo Verde which depends on food imports.
Many villagers will have little to return to.
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