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New Penal Code to Be Approved Next Parliamentary Year

[ANGOP] Luanda -The final approval of the bill on Angolan penal code, whose discussions on the specialty concerning the limit of the penalties has split MPs and the government, is expected to be discussed in the next parliamentary year 2018/2019 . (AllAfrica)

Sonangol Signs Memorandum With Air Companies

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's National Oil Company (Sonangol) and Luxembourg-based Heliconia and Canadian CHC airlines signed Wednesday in Luanda a memorandum of understanding, the implementation of which should form the beginning of the SonAir regeneration process. (AllAfrica)

Luanda Governor Appoints New Municipal, District Deputy Administrators

[ANGOP] Luanda -The governor of Luanda province Adriano Mendes de Carvalho Thursday sacked and appointed deputy district and communal administrators for economic, financial and budgetary areas. (AllAfrica)

DR Congo President Stresses Warm Relations With Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s president Joseph Kabila Thursday in Luanda praised the cooperation and neighborhood ties with Angola, adding that they can be strengthened. (AllAfrica)

FAA Told to Carry Out Diligently Combative Programmes

[ANGOP] Malanje -The Chief of Staff of the Angolan Armed forces (FAA) Egídio Sousa Santos Wednesday urged the staff in northern Malanje province to conduct operational, combative, educational and patriotic preparation with zeal and dedication to respond to the challenges of securing the country's strategic goals. (AllAfrica)

Red List of Endangered Species in Angola Launched

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Environment, in the framework of the implementation of the National Biodiversity Conservation Strategy, launches Friday the red list of endangered fauna and flora species in the country. (AllAfrica)

Elections Top Presidents João Lourenço and Joseph Kabila Meetings

[ANGOP] Luanda -The process of organizing the elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), scheduled for December 23, was one of the key themes of Thursday's meeting between President João Lourenço and his counterpart, Joseph Kabila. (AllAfrica)

President Calls for More Attention to Crime Fighting Efforts

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço Thursday in Luanda called for more attention to fight against growing crime rate targeting people and public assets in the country. (AllAfrica)

Angola Seeks Active Diplomacy

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan head of State, João Lourenço, Thursday in Luanda reiterated the need for the Angolan ambassadors in the different countries to commit themselves to promoting the image of the country and carrying out an active diplomacy. (AllAfrica)

Basketball - Interclube to Face 1º De Agosto

[ANGOP] Luanda -Interclube are facing 1º de Agosto this Friday in the 18th round of the national women's basketball championship. (AllAfrica)

University Sports - Football Draw Takes Place Monday

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 24th edition of the university football championship will take place next Monday 6, in Luanda, with the participation of 17 universities and higher institutes, ANGOP learned Thursday. (AllAfrica)

The Empress Has No Clothes

[Maka] Isabel dos Santos is the woman who once boasted to Forbes magazine that she was Africa's first female billionaire. (AllAfrica)

Ornamental Rocks Yield Akz 1billion in First Quarter

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 20,000 cubic meters of ornamental rocks were traded in the first quarter of 2018, which enabled AKZ 1 billion gross revenues to be levied in this period. (AllAfrica)

Soyo Municipality to Have New Premises for Court Operation

[ANGOP] Soyo -Soyo municipality located 310 km away from Mbanza Kongo, northern Zaire, will have new premises for the functioning of its local court, said on Wednesday the Chief Justice, Rui Ferreira. (AllAfrica)

Catoca With New Director-General

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 64th special session of the General Assembly of the Mining Society of Catoca, held this Thursday in Luanda, elected the Angolan Benedito Paulo Manuel to the position of new director general of this diamond company in the country. (AllAfrica)

Angola At 30th Meeting of Lianzi Unitization Committee

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola, through the Minister of Mineral and Petroleum Resources, Diamantino Azevedo, participated on Thursday in Lianzi, a border area with Congo, at the 30th meeting of the Unitization Committee (Joint operation of an oil block, with 50% for each part). (AllAfrica)

Environment Minister Lauds Supervisors' Work

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Environment minister, Paula Francisco, lauded on Tuesday in Luanda, the supervisors? work and dedication in the combat against illegal exploitation of Angolan fauna and flora. (AllAfrica)

Health Minister Recommends Breastfeeding Promotion

[ANGOP] Luanda -Health minister Sílvia Lutucuta called for increasing awareness of the promotion of breastfeeding in health units, in the markets and among adolescents and young people, to reverse the situation of chronic malnutrition in children under five years of age. (AllAfrica)

Unicef Seeks Support to Strengthen Breastfeeding in Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) intends to help Angola join the Global Movement for Nutrition, known as SAM (Scaling Up Nutrition). (AllAfrica)

DR Congo's Kabila Expected in Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The head of State of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Joseph Kabila Kabange will pay an official visit to Angola on August 2-3, at the invitation of his Angolan counterpart, João Lourenço. (AllAfrica)

Minister Wants to Caution Environmental Situation in Schools

[ANGOP] Luena -Angola's minister of Environment Paula Francisco has said that a joint work plan is in the pipeline focused on a memorandum on collaboration to be signed between her sector and Education. (AllAfrica)

OPM Praises Valorization of Women By Angolan Government

[ANGOP] Dala -The vice- chairwoman of the Pan-African Women Organization (PAWO) for Southern Africa, Carolina Cerqueira, last Tuesday in Dala municipality praised the policies of the Angolan Executive aimed at enhancing, recognizing and including women in social, political and economic development of the country. (AllAfrica)

President Elected Politician and Personality of 2017

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan president, João Lourenço, was on Wednesday distinguished with the prize ?politician of the year? and ?personality of 2017? through voting made by internet users of the Novo Jornal website. (AllAfrica)

Isabel Dos Santos Ignores Attorney General's Office Notification

[ANGOP] Luanda -The former chairperson of the Sonangol Board of Directors, Isabel dos Santos, ignored the first notification from the Attorney General's Office (PGR) to provide clarification on her management as the head of the national hydrocarbons concessionaire. (AllAfrica)

Over 400 DRC Citizens Detained Over Border Violation

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -At least 437 citizens from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been detained over the last seven days for violating the border perimeter, the National Police in northern Zaire province told Angop Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Exemption From Tariff of Agricultural Tools Satisfies Farmers

[ANGOP] Cuito -Farmers in central Bié province last Monday showed satisfaction with the new Customs Tariff that exempts the payment of taxes on agricultural instruments and means, as the measure will boost the dynamization of agricultural activity in the country. (AllAfrica)

Dala Wins Rural Industrial Park in 2018

[ANGOP] Saurimo -Dala Municipality, 160 kilometers south of the city of Saurimo (Lunda Sul), will gain this year a rural industrial park to promote agro-industrial activity, said Monday the director general of the National Institute of Industrial Development of Angola (Indria), Luís Ribeiro. (AllAfrica)

Angola Seeks Self-Sufficiency in Sugar Production

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Angolan government through its ministries of Industry and Agriculture is conducting short and mid - term projects to leverage and turn the country self-sufficient in sugar, cellulose and fertilize production. (AllAfrica)

Over 50,000 Youths to Attend Entrepreneurial Training Programme

[ANGOP] Luanda -Ten thousand young people will benefit from training under Community "Entrepreneurship programme and the other 48,800 under Future Generation Entrepreneurship programme, until 2022. (AllAfrica)

Family Minister Chairs Central Event On African Women's Day

[ANGOP] Dala -Angola's minister of Social Action, Family and Promotion of Women Victoria da Conceição presides over Tuesday the central event of the African Women's Day in the municipality of Dala, eastern Lunda Sul province. (AllAfrica)

Chamisa's SADC Appeal Bears Fruit As Angola President Responds

[New Zimbabwe] Angolan President Joao Manuel Goncalves has dispatching his foreign affairs minister to Zimbabwe to assess the situation in the country ahead of the watershed July 30 elections. (AllAfrica)