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Lusophone

A person, company or country for which Portuguese is the primary language. While it is not as important in international commerce as English or French, it is the fifth most spoken language in the world and has official status in nine countries.
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The Lusophone Compact is a financing platform, involving the African Development Bank, Portugal, and the six Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa (PALOPs): Angola, Cabo Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe signed, on Thursday, a country-specific memorandum of understanding for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact aimed at accelerating inclusive, sustainable, and diversified private sector growth.
The deal will help implement the wider Lusophone Compact, a financing platform involving the AfDB, Portugal, and the six Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa.
Lors de leur premiere edition, en septembre 2016, au Conseil economique et social a Paris, les Rencontres Africa ont connu un succes, avec pres de 3000 entreprises presentes (dont 900 venant de l'ensemble du continent africain : Afrique du Nord, Afrique de l'Ouest et centrale, Afrique anglophone et lusophone), 3500 rendez-vous d'affaires sur deux jours, huit conferences plenieres et une douzaine d'ateliers, mais aussi de nombreuses signatures de contrat effectives.
He adds: "SAP is investing in all Energy & Natural Resource Industries (utilities, oil & gas, mill & mining & chemicals) and in all African regions (South Africa, Sub-Saharan, Lusophone, North Africa, East and West Africa).
Portugal's long coastline, vast territorial waters, and privileged relationships with countries in South America and Lusophone Africa make it a gateway country for South American cocaine and a transshipment point for drugs coming to Europe from West Africa.
However, immigration for members of the lusophone has occurred in several waves and in turn, has resulted in distinct settlement patterns.
As a result of their geographical and conceptual situation between Amazonia and the Caribbean, they have often been treated as anomalous addenda to histories of a primarily Hispanic or Lusophone "Latin America." Joshua Hyles's worthy aim, in Guiana and the Shadows of Empire, is to narrate how the site of Walter Raleigh's chimeric El Dorado, became the three Guianas, with their diverging political trajectories.
Fuchs adds that it's time to focus more on West Africa, South Africa and the Francophone and Lusophone speaking countries.
La seconde prevue a 16h intitulee [beaucoup moins que] Anglophone, lusophone ou francophone : l'Afrique et ses litteratures plurielles [beaucoup plus grand que].
C4 Pedro is going head-to-head against the continent's best Portuguese-speaking artists in the Best Lusophone category, where he is pitched against fellow countrymen NGA and Preto Show, alongside Mozambique's Lizha James and Nelson Frietas (Cape Verde).
Utopia in Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone African Countries.