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Main Opposition Party Defends Nationwide Debate Over Education

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's largest opposition party, UNITA, defended on Thursday a nationwide debate over education in the country, with a view to defining structuring priorities in the sector and secure the sustainable development of the nation. (AllAfrica)

Angolan President Gets Message From Zimbabwean Counterpart

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço Friday in Luanda received a message from his Zimbabwean counterpart, Emmerson Mnangagwa. (AllAfrica)

Angola Gets Agricultural Material Plant Soon

[ANGOP] Lubango -The country will soon have a factory for production of agricultural materials, with stress to machetes, plows and hoes, said Thursday the minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Marcos Nhunga. (AllAfrica)

Angola Expects High Turnout At Luanda Biennial

[ANGOP] Addis Ababa -Angolan minister of Culture Carolina Cerqueira has asked the support of the member countries of the African Union (AU) to join the Biennial project in Luanda. (AllAfrica)

Namibia's Cotton Farming to Benefit Angola


Construction of Mbanza Kongo's Satellite City Takes Off Soon

[ANGOP] Mbanza Kongo -The minister of Spatial Planning and Housing, Ana Paula de Carvalho, last Wednesday in the northern Zaire Province assured that financial conditions are now gathered for the effective start of the construction works of the Mbanza Kongo satellite city. (AllAfrica)

Scientific Activities Need to Meet Country's Development Challenges

[ANGOP] Huambo -The scientific researches carried out by universities nationwide must meet the country's development challenges, recommended on Thursday in central Huambo, the Secretary of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Domingos da Silva Neto. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Champions Start Fight for Ninth Continental Title

[ANGOP] Luanda -1º de Agosto senior males team, Angola's defending champions, will face on Friday evening, in Cairo, the Egyptian Al Ahly squad for Group C's first round of the African Champion Clubs Cup in basketball, a competition which the Angolan team won eight times already. (AllAfrica)

Tourism, Uan Sign Cooperation Agreement to Boost Sector

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Hotel and Tourism and the Center for Legal-Political Studies and Sciences of Agostinho Neto University ( UAN) Friday signed a protocol of cooperation to boost domestic tourism. (AllAfrica)

Freedom House/Angola - President's Commitment Acknowledged

[ANGOP] Luanda -The commitment of Angolan head of States João Lourenço to fight against corruption and impunity has been acknowledged by the American watchdog organisation Freedom House. (AllAfrica)

Angola - India Offers 30 Graduate, Postgraduate Scholarships

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 30 nationals aged between 18 and 30 will attend graduate and postgraduate courses in Engineering and Medical Sciences in India in 2019/2020, funded by the Asian country's government. (AllAfrica)

Angola, Sweden Combine Effort to Increase Turnover

[ANGOP] Stockholm -Angolan entrepreneurs and Swedish investors met Thursday in Swedish city of Stockholm to identify new forms and areas of cooperation for increasing turnover between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Angola Seeks Investors in South Africa for "Dormant Minerals"

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Mineral Resources and Oil is looking for companies interested in investing in the so-called "Brown" and "Green" projects for all minerals in the country, said the minister, Diamantino Azevedo. (AllAfrica)

Angola, Italy Strengthen Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Italy signed on Wednesday, in Luanda, a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at bolstering the economic cooperation between the two nations. (AllAfrica)

Italy to Aid Hospital's Rehabilitation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Italian government is to assist the rehabilitation and expansion works of Luanda's hospital "Divina Providência", said on Wednesday in the Angolan capital the president of this European country, Sergio Mattarella, at the end of a three-day official visit to Angola. (AllAfrica)

Statistics Institute Launches Census On Farming, Fisheries Sectors

[ANGOP] Luena -The National Statistics Institute (INE) launched on Wednesday, in the eastern Moxico Province, the Farming and Fishing Census (RAPP), aimed at collecting data related to these sectors. (AllAfrica)

How Russia Is Growing Its Strategic Influence in Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Much has been made about China's role and profile in Africa and the factors underlying its activities on the continent. Less debated is the spread and depth of Russia's contemporary presence and profile in Africa. (AllAfrica)

Italian President in Luanda for Three-Day State Visit

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, arrived last Tuesday evening in Luanda for a three-day state visit at the invitation of his Angolan counterpart, João Lourenço, with the aim of analysing and strengthening the bilateral relations. (AllAfrica)

Angola Calls for New Impetus in Cooperation With DRC

[ANGOP] Luanda -Foreign minister Manuel Augusto said Tuesday he hopes the new DRC government can give a new impetus to cooperation projects between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Angola Wants France's Aid to Build Strong Economy

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan government is counting on French government's aid to build a strong economy, become less reliant on oil and competitive enough to generate prosperity. (AllAfrica)

João Rosa Santos Launches New Book On Friday

[ANGOP] Luanda -The most recent literary success of João Rosa Santos, whose launch was initially scheduled for December 2018, is only publicly released on July 8 this year, in a ceremony to take place in the Association of Angolan Writers (UEA). (AllAfrica)

The Hunter, Hunted - An Angolan General's Hunting Lodge

[Maka] Angolans call the remote southeastern province of Kuando Kubango "the end of the world" (in Portuguese: "o fim do mundo"). Bordering Zambia, Botswana and Namibia, it's more than a thousand kilometres inland from their country's capital and a byword for the poverty and destruction wrought by more than 30 years of civil war. (AllAfrica)

President Points Out Cooperation With DR Congo As Priority

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço Tuesday in Luanda mentioned the cooperation in security and economic fields with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as priorities. (AllAfrica)

Angola Attends in Indaba Mining Fair

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Indaba Mining International Fair, an exhibition in which Angola participates, started Monday in Cape Town, South Africa, with the presence of 200 companies in the sector. (AllAfrica)

Angola's Effort to Protect Wealth Is Legitimate - DR Congo

[ANGOP] Luanda -President of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi Tuesday in Luanda considered legitimate Angola's commitment to protect its wealth from being exploited by illegal foreigners. (AllAfrica)

Angola Aircraft Acquisitions Fly in the Face of Mounting Burdens

[CAJ News] Luanda -SADDLED with a growing debt burden and struggling to eradicate poverty, Angola still has the luxury of splurging millions in foreign currency under the state carrier's fleet restructuring and modernisation programme. (AllAfrica)

MPLA Secretary Stresses Grassroots Organizations for Party Growth

[ANGOP] Saurimo -Grassroots organizations must play a decisive role in the growth and regular organization of the ruling MPLA party, through reinforcement and effectiveness of plans to recruit and rescue militants, called Saturday the party first secretary in Lunda Sul, Daniel Neto. (AllAfrica)

China Pledges More Investments in Agriculture and Industry

[ANGOP] Soyo -The Chinese ambassador to Angola, Cui Aimin, last Friday in Soyo City, northern Zaire Province, reiterated his country's support to the development of the Angolan sectors of agriculture and industry. (AllAfrica)

Kimbele Municipality Gains Reference Hospital

[ANGOP] The Kimbele Municipality, in the northern Uige Province, gained a new reference hospital which was inaugurated last Saturday by the provincial governor, Mpinda Simão. (AllAfrica)

Ruling Party Prioritises Dialogue On Its 2019 Political Agenda

[ANGOP] Luanda -The ruling MPLA on its 2019 political agenda prioritises the party?s focus on the promotion of a culture of peace, fraternal dialogue and solidarity within the Angolan society, as well as support initiatives aimed at preserving peace and consolidating national unity and reconciliation. (AllAfrica)

Ethiopia, Mali Report Zero Human Cases of Guinea Worm

[Carter Center] Atlanta -Just 28 human cases of Guinea worm disease were reported in 2018, down slightly from 30 cases reported in 2017. When The Carter Center assumed leadership of the Guinea Worm Eradication Program in 1986, there were an estimated 3.5 million human cases annually in 21 countries in Africa and Asia. (AllAfrica)