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IMF's Evaluation Mission in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Evaluation Office will be working in Luanda from 01 to 05 December, with the aim of assessing the results of the IMF programme and performance in Angola. (AllAfrica)

25,000 Families Registered for Resettlement

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 25,000 families that had been displaced from endangered zones of Viana Municipality, Luanda Province, currently living in shanties located in the neighbourhood of Zango and Calumbo, have been registered for resettlement in better locations. (AllAfrica)

Angola Imports Over 400,000 Tons of Rice a Year

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola imports 400,000 tons of rice a year to add to its locally grown 25,000 tons and thus meet its market needs. (AllAfrica)

Angolan President Meets With UN Secretary General

[ANGOP] Abidjan -Angolan head of State João Lourenço met on Wednesday in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, with UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the sidelines of the 5th African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) Summit. (AllAfrica)

Angola At China/CPLP Summit On Education

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola attended the China/Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) think tank summit held in Macao. (AllAfrica)

Education Minister Calls On Students to Focus

[ANGOP] Caxito -Education minister Maria Cândida Narciso last Wednesday called on the students of the Liceu Eiffel secondary school of Caxito City, northern Bengo Province, to really focus on their studies so that they can better contribute to the development of Angola and the creation of a fair and balanced society. (AllAfrica)

HIV On the Rise in Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Hiv/Aids pandemic in Angola is spreading vertiginously, mainly in the provinces of Luanda, Lunda Norte, Lunda Sul, Cuando Cubango and Cunene. (AllAfrica)

Sirus Awards Honour Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 7th edition of the Sirus Awards was marked with a homage to Angola and its people, in recognition of the way the nation has been running its affairs. (AllAfrica)

Singer Wants More Investment in Gospel Music

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan musician Miguel Buila said Tuesday in Luanda that more investment in the production of gospel music is needed as it greatly contributes to the moralisation of families. (AllAfrica)

Power Shortage Cripples Textile Company

[ANGOP] Benguela -Central Benguela province -based textile manufacturer Alassola is since November 2016 unable to operate to its full capacity due to power shortage and poor cotton supplies. (AllAfrica)

Property Tax Yields Over U.S. $126 Million

[ANGOP] Luanda -Over 27 billion kwanzas were yielded for the state's coffer, in the past ten months, through the collection of Property Tax, representing a one percent increase in relation to the similar period of the year 2016. (AllAfrica)

Angola Attends Palop, Asia Copyrights Meeting

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is attending the meeting of the African Portuguese Speaking Countries (Palop) and Asia copyrights and related rights officials taking place from 30 November to 1 December in São Tomé and Príncipe. (AllAfrica)

Athletics - Registration for Luanda's Saint Sylvester Opens

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Athletics Federation opened Thursday the registration for the yearend Luanda's Saint Sylvester International Race of 31 December. (AllAfrica)

Swimming - Angola to Attend Zone 4 Open Water Competition

[ANGOP] Luanda -The swimmers Luyane Costa and Rafaela Santo will represent Angola's junior team in the zone 4 open water competition to take place in Mauritius. (AllAfrica)

Handball - National Team Lose Friendly Game With France

[ANGOP] Luanda -The senior women's National Handball Team last Wednesday lost 30-18 to France, in their last preparation match in this European country, ahead of the Angolan squad's participation in the Germany World Cup, set to happen on 01-17 December, this year. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Changes to Championship Regulations On FAF's Agenda

[ANGOP] Luanda -The changes expected to be made to the national first division football championship (GirabolaZap) will be high on the agenda for the general assembly of the Angolan Football Federation (FAF) set for 18 December in Luanda. (AllAfrica)

State Secretary Assesses School Infrastructure in Moxico

[ANGOP] Luena -The State Secretary of Education for Technical and Vocational Training, Jesus Joaquim Baptista, will visit the school infrastructure in the municipalities of Luau and Moxico (headquarters). (AllAfrica)

Governor Reiterates Support to Journalists

[ANGOP] Dundo -The governor of Lunda Norte province, Ernesto Muangala, reiterated Tuesday in Dundo, the availability of moral and material support to the media in the province, especially with regard to raising awareness of public sources of information and transports for news coverage. (AllAfrica)

Angola Marks Friday Entrance in United Nations

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Republic of Angola is celebrating this Friday its 41st anniversary since being admitted as a full member of the United Nations Organisation (U.N). (AllAfrica)

Handball - Goalkeeper Marta Alberto to Join National Squad On Thursday

[ANGOP] Luanda -The goalkeeper Marta Alberto is joining this Thursday the National Handball Team, ahead of the country's participation in the Germany World Championship, scheduled for 1 to 17 December, this year. (AllAfrica)

Angosat1 Makes Telecommunications More Competitive

[ANGOP] Luanda -The launching of Angolan satellite on December this year will make the national companies services more competitive compared to those provided by their foreign counterparts. (AllAfrica)

Lunda Sul - Artists Urged to Carry Out Activities With Professionalism

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The governor of the eastern province of Lunda Sul Ernesto Kiteculo called for the need of the local artists to perform their activities with professionalism, competence, and responsibility, in order to achieve excellence. (AllAfrica)

Over 100 Young People Attend Technical Vocational Training

[ANGOP] Namacunde -At least 102 young people from different areas of the city of Namacunde, Cunene province, concluded their technical training this year at the Pavilion of Arts and Crafts of the district, said Wednesday, the local head of the institution, Nazario Bartolomeu. (AllAfrica)

Entrepreneurs Told to Contribute to Sharing Economy

[ANGOP] Luanda -National business class has been told to contribute to the sharing economy due to the tools the telecommunications infrastructure and information technologies provide for the future. (AllAfrica)

Deputy Governor Calls for Combating Domestic Violence

[ANGOP] Sumbe -The vice Governor for the Social, Economic and Political Affairs of coastal Cuanza Sul, Joaquim Almeida Júnior on Tuesday called on all citizens to contribute to fight against domestic violence and make their homes happy. (AllAfrica)

Head of State Lands in Abidjan

[ANGOP] Abidjan -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, landed this afternoon in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, to participate in the 5th African Union - European Union Summit, to be held from 29 to 30 November, under the motto "invest in youth for a sustainable future." (AllAfrica)

TAAG Increases Flights to Lunda Norte

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola Airlines TAAG plans to increase the frequency of its flights to Dundo City, eastern Lunda Norte Province, starting on Thursday, 30, to improve client's service. (AllAfrica)

New Organic for Ministerial Departments

[ANGOP] Luanda -Fifteen institutions, including support agencies and ministries, got approved on Tuesday, by the Council of Ministers, their organic statutes, in the framework of the process of adapting the organization and the functioning of the Government to its new organization. (AllAfrica)

Agriculture Sector Contributes With 12 Percent to GDP

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan agricultural sector currently contributes only 12 percent to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a figure still low considering the potential of the country, said today in Luanda, the Secretary of State for Agriculture and Livestock, Carlos Alberto Pinto. (AllAfrica)

Angola - President On His Way to Abidjan for AU/EU Summit

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço left Luanda Tuesday bound for Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, to attend the 5th African Union (AU) and European Union (EU) Summit of 29-30 November, going with the motto "Investing in youth for a sustainable future". (AllAfrica)

Sonangol Must Focus On Its Core Business - Specialist

[ANGOP] Luanda -The new board of the state-owned National Fuel Society (Sonangol), led by Carlos Saturnino, besides the need to continue to implement policies to reduce costs, has also to do away with some of its businesses outside the oil sector. (AllAfrica)