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New Legal Tool Safeguards Future Pensioners

[ANGOP] Luanda -The new legal tool of the juridical regime for contribution to the mandatory social protection through the social security, which entered into force on December 26 this year, safeguards the interests of the future pensioners. (AllAfrica)

Governor Recommends Improvements in Health Services Management

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The governor of the eastern Lunda Sul Province, Daniel Neto, last Thursday in Saurimo City appealed for immediate improvements in the region?s health services and the creation of complaint offices in hospitals, with a view to enabling better supervision of the performance of health professionals. (AllAfrica)

Number of 2018 Yearend Race Contestants Higher

[ANGOP] Luanda -The number of athletes registered for the 2018 yearend competition, dubbed Saint Silvester Road Race, is higher than last year's, specifically 300 racers more, making up a total of two thousand registered contestants. (AllAfrica)

Statement By IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde At the Conclusion of Her Visit to Angola

[IMF] Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), (AllAfrica)

Isabel dos Santos and the Economic Empowerment of African Women

[Chronicle of the Week] At a United Nations debate in New York, Isabel dos Santos, who is currently the richest woman in Africa, spoke of the economic empowerment of African women as a key to transforming society. This and many of her other hopeful and encouraging messages have inspired many citizens in African countries, mainly young women, to pursue their ambitions in business. (AllAfrica)

Angola Acquires 500 Tractors to Boost Agriculture

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola expects to receive as from next week a set of 500 tractors (100HP and 90 HP) to boost the country's agricultural production. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Armed Forces Implement Civic Virtues Campaign

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) will implement a campaign to bolster the ethico-military and civic virtues of the troops as from 2019, said on Thursday in Luanda the FAA Chief of Staff, Egídio de Sousa Santos. (AllAfrica)

Judo - Faia Presents Diploma of Merit

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan judoka Antónia de Fátima "Faia" last Wednesday in Luanda presented to the minister of Youth and Sports, Ana Paula Sacramento, and the Angolan society her Diploma of Merit, recently won at the international great prize dubbed "Women is Sport". (AllAfrica)

Girabola2018/19 - Petro Lose to Maquis

[ANGOP] Luanda -Petro de Luanda last Wednesday in their home were caught by surprise by FC Bravos do Maquis team to whom the former lost by 0-2, in 11 de Novembro Stadium, in the capital of the country, a seventh-round game that had been postponed, at a time that the top division football championship (Girabola2018/19) is entering the ninth round this weekend. (AllAfrica)

President João Lourenço Already in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan President, João Lourenço, returned Wednesday night to Luanda from Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, where he took part in the mini-joint summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). (AllAfrica)

Former Combatants Minister Reiterates Support to Agricultural Cooperatives

[ANGOP] Lubango -The Ministry of Former Combatants and Veterans of the Homeland intends to support the 311 agricultural associations and cooperatives nationwide to improve output and people's staple diet. (AllAfrica)

Musician Konde to Release New Album

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan musician Konde is to release a new album on December 23 entitled "Te amo e não nego", six years after his last work. (AllAfrica)

President Brahim Gali Receives Letter of Thanks From His Angolan Counterpart

[SPS] Bir Lehlu (Liberated Territories) -The President of the Republic, Mr. Brahim Gali received a letter of thanks from his Angolan counterpart, Mr. João Lourenço in response to the congratulatory message sent by the Saharawi leader on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Angola. (AllAfrica)

Angola Requests for European Countries' Aid to Repatriate Capitals

[ANGOP] Vienna -Angolan Vice President, Bornito de Sousa, on Tuesday in Vienna, Austria, requested for European countries' support to the nation's process of repatriating capitals illegally acquired and placed abroad. (AllAfrica)

Algiers, Seoul Eye Boosting Strategic Partnership

[ANGOP] Algiers -Algeria and South Korea agreed on Tuesday that a great potential can be exploited in their bilateral partnership. (AllAfrica)

Angola and Unesco Sign Agreement for Biennial of Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan government and UNESCO signed on Tuesday, in Paris, an agreement for the holding of the Biennial of Luanda a Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace in Africa, in September 2019. (AllAfrica)

Sanatorium Hospital to Recruit New 50 Physicians

[ANGOP] Luanda -Luanda's Sanatorium Hospital will employ 50 new physicians following the public recruitment process held in the country in September this year. (AllAfrica)

Cuanza Sul - 14,000 Heads of Cattle Vaccinated

[ANGOP] Sumbe -At least 14,000 heads of cattle have been vaccinated against contagious peripneumonia, hermetic carbuncle and modular dermatitis in centre-west Cuanza Sul Province. (AllAfrica)

Minister Stresses Importance of Museum Cooperation With Germany

[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of Culture Carolina Cerqueira said memorandum of scientific technical understanding in the field of museum signed Monday by the National Department of Museums, the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and the Goethe Institute boosts the Angolan museum network in modernisation, dissemination and preservation of the national collection. (AllAfrica)

Police Detain Alleged Defrauder of Illegal Immigrants

[ANGOP] Malanje -A 31 year-old man, who works for the Municipal Administration of Calandula, northern Malanje Province, has been detained by the Criminal Investigation Police (SIC) for posing as member of the police operation dubbed "Operation Retrieval" and, in that capacity, defrauded many illegal foreigners. (AllAfrica)

Auction Gives Transparency to Diamond Market

[ANGOP] Luanda -The diamonds to be put up for sale in an auction scheduled for next January is an initiative to bolster the commitment with innovation and transparency in the diamond industry and before the civil society and business community, Angop has learnt. (AllAfrica)

IATF/2018 - Angolan Companies in Cairo to Lure Investments

[ANGOP] Cairo -An Angolan delegation made up by 60 companies arrived on Monday in Cairo to take part in the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF/2018) going from 11-17 December in, Egypt. (AllAfrica)

Music - 2018 Variante Song Competition With 19 Contenders

[ANGOP] Luanda -Nineteen contestants from all over the country are vying for the main prizes of the 2018 National Popular Music Festival dubbed "Variante", whose final presentation is scheduled for Thursday, December 13. (AllAfrica)

IATF / 2018 - Intra-African Fair Opens Doors Focused On Free Trade Zone

[ANGOP] Cairo -The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Zone (ZCLCA) agreements, scheduled for 2019, to accelerate the production of local goods and services and to emerge from the economic dependence of African countries, dominated the official opening of the first Intra-African Trade Fair, which began today in Egypt. (AllAfrica)

Handball - Angolan and Senegal Through to Afro-Cup Final

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan senior females National Handball Team last Monday beat Cameroon by 25-16, thus getting the pass to the final, set for Wednesday, of the 23rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, whose other finalist is Senegal. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Executive Highlights Importance of Human Rights

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Executive is determined to support programmes designed to train people in matters relating to human rights, with a view to contributing to the improvement of citizens? access to health and education. (AllAfrica)

Angola Praises Japanese Experience in Preserving Its Cultural Identity

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's minister of Culture Carolina Cerqueira and ambassador of Japan, Hironori Sawada Matters Monday discussed the establishment of bilateral cooperation in the cultural field. (AllAfrica)

Football - Top Division Championship Standing

[ANGOP] Luanda -Check bellow the standing of the first division National Football Championship (Girabola2018/19), after the dispute of the Fifth Round. (AllAfrica)

Former Higher Education Minister Dies in Mozambique

[ANGOP] Maputo -The former Angolan minister of Higher Education Adão Gaspar Ferreira do Nascimento was found dead Wednesday in one of Maputo-based hotels in Mozambique, Angop has learnt. (AllAfrica)

EU Donates U.S.$2.2 Million for Training of Entrepreneurs

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least two million euros is the amount made available by the European Union (E.U) for the training of Angolan entrepreneurs that want to be involved in the process of exporting goods to the E.U market. (AllAfrica)

Angola and Egypt Review Co-Operation Agreements

[ANGOP] Cairo -A technical team was set up last Wednesday, in Cairo, to review the co-operation accords between Angola and Egypt, whose signing go back to the year 1983. (AllAfrica)