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Media Minister Wants Greater Role of Angop

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Media minister, João Melo, said on Thursday that he intends to work to give greater prominence and visibility to the country's only News Agency (ANGOP) within the information system. (AllAfrica)

Monument to Unknown Soldier Deemed Fine

[ANGOP] Luanda -Contrary to the comments being circulated lately in the social media about the existence of cracks on the structure of the monument honouring the Unknown Soldier, this new tourism attraction infrastructure built in downtown Luanda City is in good condition, running no risk of breaking up as it has been alleged. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Vendors Irk Namibian Business People

[Namibian] SOME Namibian small business owners and vendors in the north have expressed discontent with the increasing number of Angolan citizens selling on the streets of many northern towns. (AllAfrica)

AGT Brings Together Major Taxpayers This Wednesday

[ANGOP] Luanda -The General Tax Administration (AGT) is to hold its second methodological meeting with the major taxpayers this Wednesday, under the rapprochement process between the parties. (AllAfrica)

Menongue Facelift Project Tops Governor's Priorities

[ANGOP] Menongue -The facelift project of Menongue city, capital of Cuando Cubango province, is one of the priorities of Pedro Mutindi, governor reappointed for the 2017-2022 governance term. (AllAfrica)

Former Combatants Minister Calls for Staff's Patriotic Sentiment

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan minister of Former Combatants and Motherland Veterans, João Ernesto dos Santos "Liberdade", asked Wednesday to the heads of the sector of the various levels patriotic sentiment and responsibility so that everyone may work for the improvement of the living conditions of the former soldiers. (AllAfrica)

Benguela - Director Guarantees Flow of Agricultural Products

[ANGOP] Benguela -The distribution of more than 74.000 tons of cereals planned for the 2017-2018 agricultural campaign in Benguela province is guaranteed, according to the local director of Agriculture and Rural Development, Fernando Assis. (AllAfrica)

Angolan President Dismayed By Victims of Tragic Road Accidents

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, regretted this Wednesday the tragic road accidents, which happened in Uíge and Huíla provinces on Monday and Tuesday, claiming 16 lives and 24 wounded. (AllAfrica)

Cabinda - 28 Percent of Maritime Passengers Terminal Works Done

[ANGOP] Cabinda -The technical and operations administrator of the Cabinda port, Artur de Carvalho said Wednesday in this city that 28 percent of the maritime passenger terminal and the breakwater construction works of the port has already been executed. (AllAfrica)

MPs Told to Put Party Interests Aside and Serve People More

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Speaker of the National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, last Wednesday in Luanda appealed to MPs to work with the sense of collectiveness and make the differences strengthen the country's democracy. (AllAfrica)

Cabinda - New Governor Presented to Staff

[ANGOP] Cabinda -The governor of the northern Cabinda Province, Eugénio César Laborinho, is to be presented this Thursday to his staff at a ceremony that is to be chaired by the minister of Territory Administration and State Reform, Adão Francisco Correia de Almeida. (AllAfrica)

Attorney General Office Gets New 25 Prosecutors

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Attorney General of the Republic (PGR) has been reinforced with new 25 prosecutors that will be performing their duties in the other 17 provinces of Angola, except Luanda. (AllAfrica)

Huíla - Sixth Division of Army Motorized Infantry With New Commander

[ANGOP] Matala -Lieutenant General Rodrigues António Ndala "Surpresa" is the new Commander of the Sixth Division of Motorized Infantry of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) in Matala municipality, southern Huíla province, replacing Lieutenant General Remígio do Espírito Santo. (AllAfrica)

Ruling Luanda Is Tough, but Possible - Territory Minister

[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of Territory Administration and State Reform, Adão de Almeida, considered to be a delicate and tough task to rule Luanda province, but possible with participation of all citizens. (AllAfrica)

Caixa Angola Fado Festival Back in October

[ANGOP] Luanda -The province of Luanda is hosting the 3rd edition of the Fado Caixa Luanda Festival on 26 October, in a promotion of Banco Caixa Angola. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Writer At 29th Course of Portuguese Literature in Maputo

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan writer, Lopito Feijó, will attend the 29th course of Portuguese Language literature to take place on 9-12 October at Maputo's Portuguese Cultural Centre in Mozambique. (AllAfrica)

Nsoki to Perform At Afrimma 2017 Awards

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan singer, Nsoki is one of the invited guests to perform at AFRIMMA 2017 Awards, set for October 8 in Dallas-Texas, US. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Referees' Training Course Kicks Off in Bíe

[ANGOP] Cuito -At least 52 candidates will be participating in a training course aimed for football referees, taking place from this Thursday in Cuito city, Bié province, in an initiative of the local Youth and Sports Directorate. (AllAfrica)

ICGLR Heads of State and Government Meet in Brazzaville

[ANGOP] Luanda -The seventh Summit of Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)), currently chaired by Angola, will take place on October 19 this year in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, Angop learnt on Tuesday from a press note released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Mirex). (AllAfrica)

Higher Education Minister Prioritizes Staff's Capacity Building

[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria do Rosário Bragança Sambo, pointed out as priority of her management the capacity building of human resources, with view to improving the sector. (AllAfrica)

Minister Wants to Boost Angolan Tourism

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Hotel and Tourism sector needs combined efforts by other Ministerial Departments to better respond to its role of generating income and job creation for its development. (AllAfrica)

INAC Intensifies Actions to Protect Child's Rights

[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The National Child's Institute (INAC) in southern Cunene province has been reinforcing actions to protect and respect the rights and duties of minors in recent months, said Tuesday the head of protection to this target group in Ondjiva, Macuntina Samuel. (AllAfrica)

Czech Republic Provides Credit to Angolan Business People

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan agricultural firms intending to apply for the loan granted by Czech Republic's Agrico are told to present feasible projects that will allow the quick repayment of the amount. (AllAfrica)

Defence Minister Committed to Staff Training At All Levels

[ANGOP] Luanda -National Defense minister, Gen. Salviano de Jesus Sequeira Tuesday pointed out the training and improving the staff at all levels as the main challenges of the sector. (AllAfrica)

Deputy Governor Wants Students Focused On Training Process

[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The provincial deputy governor for political and social affairs of southern Cunene province, Albertina José, Tuesday in Ondjiva appealed to the students for greater attention and commitment in order to better prepare them to contribute to the development process of Cunene. (AllAfrica)

Angola Now Able to Share Seismic Data With World

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has officially started sharing, from early October, information and data on the seismic activities produced in the country to the world network of seismic information, from its Kapanda station in Malanje, confirmed Tuesday to Angop in Luanda, the director of INAMET, Domingos José do Nascimento. (AllAfrica)

Minister Wants More Efficient Mineral and Oil Resources Sector

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Minister of Mineral Resources and Petroleum, Diamantino Azevedo, announced on Tuesday that a new organic statute will be created in the coming days to merge the Ministries of Geology and Mines and Petroleum Ministry so as to make it more efficient. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Parliament Is Center of Democracy - Secretary General

[ANGOP] Luanda -The secretary general of the Angolan National Assembly (AN), Pedro Agostinho de Neri, on Monday in Luanda said the parliamentary activities of a constitutional state are the center of the democracy, as it represents the people's interests. (AllAfrica)

Diversification Leads to Economic Stabilization - Analyst

[ANGOP] Luanda -The diversification of the economy may be a factor of economic stabilization as long as imports are reduced and national production capacity is increased, political analyst Almeida Mendes Henriques said Tuesday in Luanda. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Angolan Coach Signs a Year and Half Deal With Desportivo DAs Aves

[ANGOP] Luanda -Former head coach of the Angolan national senior men's football team, Lito Vidigal, 48, is the successor to Ricardo Soares as coach of Desportivo das Aves in the first Portuguese Football league. (AllAfrica)

Al - Bashir Sends Message to Angolan Counterpart

[SNA] Khartoum -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer al-Bashir has sent a congratulatory message to his Angolan counterpart, Mr. Jo?o Lorenzo, the President of the Republic of Angola, on his election as President of his country. (AllAfrica)