Cape Verde President Jorge Carlos Fonseca in Hospital

Cape Verde President Jorge Carlos Fonseca hospitalised (News Central TV)

President of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca has been hospitalized after being diagnosed with chronic gastritis.

The 70-year old President was hospitalised following increased pain caused by chronic gastritis.

Chronic gastritis is a long-term condition in which the mucus-lined layer of the stomach, also known as the gastric mucosa, is inflamed.

The President’s hospitalization is coming less than two months before another presidential election in the central Atlantic Ocean country.

Cape Verde’s Constitutional Court had received names of eight candidates for the October 17 polls. This is the highest number of presidential contestants at any time in the history of the country.

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The campaigns are scheduled to hold between September 30 and October 15, 2021, while the eventual second round of votes is scheduled for October 31st.

Since its independence from Portugal in 1975 , Cape Verde has had four Presidents.

The last presidential elections in Cape Verde, which re-elected Jorge Carlos Fonseca took place on October 2, 2016 under the African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde.

In that election, Jorge Carlos Fonseca of the Movement for Democracy Party (MPD) was reelected with 74 percent of the votes. At the end of his second term, the President can no longer be reelected according to the country’s term limit regulations.


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