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World Marks Hypertension Day

[ANGOP] Luanda -The world celebrates every year the Hypertension Day on 17 May. (AllAfrica)

Athletics - Angola to Hold Training Sessions in Portugal

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan athletes will benefit from some facilities in some High Performance Sport Centers in Portugal, if necessary and request by Angolan institutions. (AllAfrica)

Crude Oil Barrel Traded At U.S.$80

[ANGOP] London -Brent crude for July delivery is being traded above USD 80, with more than 1 percent profit, after opening high the trading session at USD 79.29 on the London futures market. (AllAfrica)

Angola Consolidates Partnerships for Women's Rights and Promotion

[ANGOP] Addis Ababa -Angola's Ministry of Social Action, Family and Women Promotion (MASFAMU) is committed to consolidating partnerships and exchanging experiences with other African countries and organisations to ensure women's rights, promotion and empowerment. (AllAfrica)

Luanda International Fair to Happen At Special Economic Zone

[ANGOP] Luanda -The 34th edition of Luanda International Fair (FILDA 2018), set to take place on July 10-14, will be held at Luanda's Special Economic Zone (ZEE) exhibition park, with an expected budget of 477. 4 million kwanzas. (AllAfrica)

Lesotho Government Announces Start of State Reform

[ANGOP] Maseru -Lesotho's Prime Minister, Thomas Thabane has announced the formal start of the reform process recommended by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to overcome the political crisis that the country faces. (AllAfrica)

Ende Expands Power Grid to the Outskirts of Soyo

[ANGOP] Soyo -Some of the outskirts districts of the city of Soyo, northern Zaire province, will benefit from electricity in the coming days, as part of the expansion of the distribution network of the National Electricity Distribution Company (ENDE) in the region. (AllAfrica)

Culture Minister Defends Respect for Moral Values

[ANGOP] Luanda -The transmission of moral values needs to start in the family, since it is in the beginning of the socialization process of children that families must instil in them the knowledge and respect for moral standards and national symbols, defended Tuesday the Culture minister, Carolina Cerqueira. (AllAfrica)

Sistec Reduces Sales and Closes Some Stores

[ANGOP] Luanda -Sistec's (Systems, Technologies and Industry) turnover decreased from USD 100 million in 2014 to USD 50 million in 2017, due to the shortage of foreign currency in the Angolan market. (AllAfrica)

U-20 Football Team Leaves for Angola

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Under-20 national football team has left the country for Angola for the return leg of a 2019 CAF Youth Championship Second Round Qualifer against Angola's Os Palanquinhas. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda, Angola Move to Bolster Judicial Ties

[New Times] Justice Minister and Attorney General Johnston Busingye Tuesday received in his office Angolan Interior Minister Angelo de Barros da Veiga Tavares, who is in the country for a four-day visit. (AllAfrica)

Preventive Measures Against Respiratory Diseases Recommended

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -Residents in northern Zaire province have been urged to take precautions against acute respiratory diseases, which are typical in this dry season. (AllAfrica)

ENI Announces Completion of Ochigufu Oil Field in Zaire

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Italian oil company ENI has completed construction of the Ochigufu field in northern Zaire province-based deep waters, according to its official website. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Coach Blames Lack of Composure for 1º De Agosto Woes

[ANGOP] Luanda -Coach Romeu Filomeno blamed 1º de Agosto 1-0 defeat to Eswatini's Mbabane Swallows (former Swaziland) on a lack of serenity, in their second round match group D of African League Champions Clubs in football. (AllAfrica)

President Lourenço Discusses Situation in DR Congo

[ANGOP] Luanda -The situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with highlight on the elections set for 23 December this year, was analysed last Monday in Luanda at a meeting between the Angolan President, João Lourenço, and the representative of the United Nations (UN) to DRC, Leila Zerrogui. (AllAfrica)

Tourism Should Serve As Attraction to Reap Financial Revenues

[ANGOP] Menongue -The Governor of the southern Cuando Cubango province, Pedro Mutindi, pointed out on Monday in Menongue, the tourism sector as one of the attractions of reaping financial revenues. (AllAfrica)

Health Minister Stresses Nurses' Patriotism

[ANGOP] Huambo -Angola's health minister Sílvia Lutucuta acknowledged Saturday the patriotic sense, dedication and commitment of nurses to assist the patients and increasing their service quality. (AllAfrica)

Angola, Portugal Interested in Deepening Military Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan and Portuguese Defence ministers respectively Salviano Sequeira and José Azeredo Lopes Monday in Luanda reaffirmed their joint interest in renewing and strengthening the partnership in the military field between the countries. (AllAfrica)

Angola, Portugal Gearing Up for New Military Agreement

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Portugal will sign this week in Luanda a new framework agreement in the military, said the European country's Defense minister Jose Azeredo Lopes (AllAfrica)

Parliament Sets Selecting Criteria for Local Governments

[ANGOP] Luanda -The criteria for choosing municipalities to run for local governments in 2020 will be defined by the National Assembly (AN) in the near future, said Monday the minister of Territory Administration and State Reform, Adão de Almeida. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Women Get Lifte Effects Award

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 22 Angolan women, including the former First Lady, Maria Eugénia Neto and the apostle Ernestina Matias, received on Sunday in Luanda the Lifte Effects award for their commitment to solidary projects. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Angolan Under20 Beat Malawi

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan under20 men's football team defeated on Saturday in Blantyre Malawi by 2-1, in the first leg match of the eliminatories, qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON2019). (AllAfrica)

Journalists Urged to Be Responsible in Face of Current Changes in Angola - Archbishop

[ANGOP] Huambo -The archbishop of the Huambo, Dom José de Queiroz Alves, said on Sunday that the current political, social and economic stage of Angola demands huge responsibility and patriotic spirit of the journalists, in reporting the truth with impartiality to promote the union amongst Angolans. (AllAfrica)

Angola to Present Report On Children's Rights

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola will present its report on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child at the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child from 14 to 16 May in Geneva, Switzerland. (AllAfrica)

Portuguese Defense Minister in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Portuguese Defense Minister, José Azevedo Lopes, arrived in Luanda on Saturday for a five-day working visit aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation in the area of defense. (AllAfrica)

Vilakati - First Home Game Very Important

[CAF] Mbabane Swallows are leaving no stone unturned reserving most energy through resting key players and paying much on Tuesday's Group D Day Two clash against Angola giants Primeiro de Agosto set for Mavuso Sports Centre in the capital, Manzini. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Interclube Defeat Domant FC

[ANGOP] Luanda -Interclube on Saturday received and beat Domant FC do Bengo by 1-0, in the 15th round match of the national first division football championship (Girabola2018). (AllAfrica)

Behind the Smoke Screen - an Authoritarian New President

[Maka] After the 2017 elections, the hopes ordinary Angolans placed on President João Lourenço were so high that many regarded him as a gift from God. Next September, his predecessor, José Eduardo dos Santos, will finally step down from the leadership of the ruling MPLA, after 39 years. The combined imperial powers of the country's presidency and of the MPLA will make João Lourenço the absolute ruler of Angola, and it does not bode well for the country. (AllAfrica)

Lawsuit Against Former Angolan Vice President Transferred to Angola

[ANGOP] Lisbon -The Court of Appeal of Lisbon, Portugal, last Thursday decided to transfer to Angola the lawsuit against the former Angolan vice president of the Republic, Manuel Domingos Vicente. (AllAfrica)

Tourism Minister Discusses Cooperation With South African Counterpart

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan minister of Hotels and Tourism, Angela Bragança, discussed in Durban, with her South African counterpart, Derek Hanekou, the reinforcement the bilateral cooperation, especially in the field of training, infrastructure creation and construction of resorts. (AllAfrica)

The Runaway Plaintiff Making a Mockery of Justice in Angola

[Maka] In my professional career, I stood trial three times due to my exposés on the powerful elite in Angola. The first time, the plaintiffs were the President and the Attorney General (AG). The second time, I took on eight generals in a bundle as the plaintiffs. Now, in a repetition of the circumstances of that first trial, the plaintiffs are once again that former president and his AG. (AllAfrica)