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President Approves U.S.$75 Million Financing Agreement for Laúca Dam

[ANGOP] Luanda -A U.S.$75 million financing agreement have been approved through a Presidential Decree published in the State Gazette on February 06, for the continuation of works in Malanje- based Laúca Hydroelectric Dam. (AllAfrica)

Brazilian Foreign Minister in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Brazilian minister of Foreign Affairs, Aloysio Nunes, arrived on Friday morning in Luanda for a 24-hour work visit, in the ambit of the strengthening of the co-operation relations. (AllAfrica)

Completion of Drainage System At Zango 8000 Ward Set for August

[ANGOP] Luanda -The drainage system of the social housing project being implemented in Zango 8000 ward, in Luanda's Viana Municipality, is expected to be concluded in August this year. (AllAfrica)

United Arab Emirates to Invest in Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) manifested on Wednesday interest to invest in Angola, in the sectors of crude-oil, telecommunications, agriculture, transports, ports infrastructures and airports. (AllAfrica)

Angola to Attend African Forum On Science, Technology and Innovation

[ANGOP] Luanda -An Angolan delegation headed by the minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Maria do Rosário Sambo, is to attend the third Africa Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to be held from February 10 to 12 in Cairo, Egypt. (AllAfrica)

Budgetary Allocation for Education and Health to Get Increase

[ANGOP] Luanda -The monetary allocation for the sectors of health and education, in the 2018 Draft State Budget, is to be increased to enable also the recruitment of 20,000 new teachers for primary and secondary education, 1,500 physicians and 200 nursing and diagnostic technicians. (AllAfrica)

Head of State Visits Redevelopment Works in Futungo De Belas Ward

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Thursday was informed about the redevelopment project being executed in Futungo de Belas ward and the Mussulo island, in Luanda Province. (AllAfrica)

Angola Focussed On Boosting Economic Co-Operation

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday, in Luanda, analysed the mechanisms for the boosting of economic co-operation between the two countries, mainly in the areas of trade, investment, energy, defence, transports, banking and telecommunications. (AllAfrica)

Huambo to Benefit From Laúca's Hydroelectric Power

[ANGOP] Huambo -The central Huambo province will have the electric power supplied by the hydroelectric Laúca dam through the country's northern central and southern interconnecting systems. (AllAfrica)

Head of State Focused On Economic Diplomacy

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Wednesday in Luanda defended a diplomacy turned to the economic sector, with the aim of attracting major private investment to the country. (AllAfrica)

Soap Manufacturer Needs Over U.S.$ 2 Million to Keep Production Going

[ANGOP] Luanda -The soap manufacturer Rogério Leal e Filhos Lda needs at least two million dollars to carry on its normal monthly production of 1,500 tons. (AllAfrica)

State Secretary Reassures Support to Oil Institute

[ANGOP] Sumbe -The Secretary of State for Geology and Mines, Jânio da Rosa Corrêa Victor, reiterated on Wednesday in sumbe city, central Cuanza Sul province, the continued support of his Ministry to the National Oil Institute (INP) to secure the future of the oil industry. (AllAfrica)

Culture Minister Deems Fundamental Ties Between Angola and Portugal

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Culture minister, Carolina Cerqueira, on Wednesday evening in Lisbon, Portugal, deemed it fundamental to strengthen the ties that exist between Angolan and Portuguese citizens, particularly in the cultural domain, however, she stressed, each needs to preserve its own identity, despite the fact that both peoples have the Portuguese language as a common aspect. (AllAfrica)

Combination of Synergies to Reduce Female Illiteracy Defended

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Domingos da Silva Neto, defended Wednesday in Luanda the combination of synergies to reduce the levels of female illiteracy. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - 1º De Agosto's Suspended Players Free to Play in Champions League

[ANGOP] Luanda -The suspension from participating in domestic competition imposed by the Angolan Football Federation (FAF) to six of 1º de Agosto players has no effect in the Confederation of African of Football (CAF) competitions. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Petro Seeks Quick Reintegration Into Afro Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -Petro de Luanda has already completed its team and is now preparing for the Saturday match with the Malawian team Master Security qualifier for the groups phase of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Cup. (AllAfrica)

President Sacks Ambassadors

[ANGOP] Luanda -The head of State João Lourenço Wednesday fired nine Angolan Ambassadors and the provincial governor of Bengo, according to Civil Affairs Office of the President of Republic. (AllAfrica)

World Bank Makes Available U.S.$70 Million for Local Development

[ANGOP] Luanda -A three-year financial agreement amounted at USD 70 million was signed last Tuesday, in Luanda, between the Republic of Angola and the World Bank (WB), aimed for the funding of a "Local Development Project". (AllAfrica)

Angola and Zambia Sign Memo Against Cholera and Malaria

[ANGOP] Luanda -A memorandum of collaboration in the health domain was signed last Monday, in Lusaka, between the Health Ministries of Angola and Zambia, represented by the incumbent ministers, respectively Sílvia Lutukuta and Chitalu Chilufya. (AllAfrica)

MPLA Debates Repatriation of Funds

[ANGOP] Luanda -The ruling MPLA party Secretariat of the Political Bureau (BP) Tuesday discussed the mechanisms for the repatriation of funds held by Angolans outside the country. (AllAfrica)

Social Fund Invests U.S.2.3 Million in Social Projects

[ANGOP] Dondo -Five hundred million kwanzas is the amount invested by the Social Support Fund (FAS) in Cuanza Norte during the past eight years (2010 to 2018). (AllAfrica)

Plastic Artist Exhibits Paintings

[ANGOP] Luanda -A set of 26 works will mark another individual exhibition of the plastic artist Francisco Van-Dúnem "Van", entitled " No centro da questão ", in the Luanda Art Space. (AllAfrica)

Tarehe Sita - Museveni Hails Nyerere, Samora Machel

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda is greatly indebted to Mwalimu Julius Nyerere and FRELIMO leader Samora Machel for their support to the country's liberation struggle from the early 70s, President Yoweri Museveni has said. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Interclube Prepare for Girabola's Inaugural Round

[ANGOP] Luanda -After ending a pre-competition programme in the central Benguela Province, Interclube held last Tuesday a closed-door training session to get tuned up for the inaugural round of the first division National Football Championship (Girabola2018). (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Title Holders Play Last in Start of Season

[ANGOP] Luanda -Due to their involvement in the African Champion Clubs Cup, 1º de Agosto will only start their defence of the first division football championship (Girabola2018) title on February 28, when they face Progresso do Sambizanga in the first round of Girabola, which is set to kick off on Saturday, February 10. (AllAfrica)

Government Set to Meet With Industry Sector

[ANGOP] Luanda -Ministries of Economy and Planning and Industry will promote Thursday a consultation meeting with business class of the manufacturing industry. (AllAfrica)

Over 50 Angolan and Foreign Tourists Visit Mbanza Kongo

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -A group of 51 Angolan and foreign citizens visited last weekend the Mbanza kongo City, its world heritage site and capital of the northern Zaire Province. (AllAfrica)

Geocampo Project With 30 Hectares of Plowland in Zaire

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -At least 30 hectares of land have been cropped at the Geocampo project in Nzeto municipality, northern Zaire province as part of the 2017/2018 agricultural season. (AllAfrica)

Why Have Death Squads Not Been Brought to Book?

[Maka] Nearly two years ago, rumors began circulating in the Angolan capital, Luanda, that police officers working for the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) were routinely rounding up suspected petty criminals and killing them. (AllAfrica)

Luanda Governor Recognises Deeds of Former Combatants

[ANGOP] The Governor of the North -western Luanda Province, Adriano Mentes de Carvalho, last Sunday said that Angolans have their own identity thanks to the brave combatants who, in the dawn of 04 February 1961, took up weapons and attacked colonial infrastructures, with highlight on prisons, with the aim of putting an end to the Portuguese fascist regime. (AllAfrica)

Minister Calls On Entrepreneurs to Invest in Aquaculture Production

[ANGOP] Menongue -The Minister of Fisheries and Sea, Victória de Barros Neto, Thursday in Menongue, southern Cuando Cubango province, challenged entrepreneurs to dedicate themselves to the development of the aquaculture production chain, with commercial initiatives, to boost economic and social progress of the country. (AllAfrica)