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Opposition Unita Reiterates Focus On Education Sector

[ANGOP] Lubango -The parliamentary bench of the country's largest opposition party, UNITA, last Thursday in Lubango City, chief town of the southern Huila Province, reiterated the party's commitment to working for the development of higher education in Angola. (AllAfrica)

Angola and Vatican Reinforce Co-Operation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The government of Angola and the Holy See on Friday morning, in the Vatican, signed a Framework Agreement that reshapes the bilateral relationship. (AllAfrica)

Chevron Seeks Partners in Benguela

[ANGOP] Benguela -The oil company Chevron seeking local partnerships in southern Benguela province to manufacture support equipment for the oil industry, an initiative that can create 700 direct jobs. (AllAfrica)

President Expected in Moxico for Two-Day Visit

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of state João Lourenço is expected Thursday in Cazombo, Alto Zambeze municipal headquarters, as part of the first stage of a two-day visit to the eastern Moxico province. (AllAfrica)

Drought Victims Receive 320 Tons of Foodstuff

[ANGOP] Lubango -The National Civil Protection Commission on Wednesday delivered 320 tonnes of foodstuff to support the drought-stricken population in southern Huila province. (AllAfrica)

South Africa Reiterates Importance of Relations With Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The importance of preserving cooperation relations between Angola and South Africa was reaffirmed on Tuesday (10) in Luanda by the special South African envoy, Khulo Mbtaha. (AllAfrica)

President Appoints New State Secretary for Youth

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of state João Lourenço has appointed Fernando Francisco João Secretary of State for Youth, According to a Civil Affairs Office note reached Angop on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

President Calls for Combined Effort to Achieve Youth's Dreams

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of state João Lourenço Wednesday in Luanda said that the achievement of dreams and expectations of youth entails individual and collective commitment of each young person. (AllAfrica)

SA, Angola Work to Strengthen Trade Relations

[] As trade and investment partners, South Africa and Angola should pursue further partnerships that will aid in skills transfer, says Angolan Minister of Commerce, Dr Joffre Van-Dunem Junior. (AllAfrica)

Angola Denies Closure of Embassy in Pretoria

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday, denied information on the alleged closure of that diplomatic mission, following the wave of "afro-phobia" that has been taking place a few days ago in South Africa. (AllAfrica)

Faa Reaffirm Intervention in Peacekeeping Operations

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Armed Forces Chief of Staff (CEMG / FAA) Egídio de Sousa Santos reaffirmed on Monday in Luanda the availability of troops to intervene in peacekeeping and humanitarian aid operations in the regional and continental framework. (AllAfrica)

Changes to Media Legislative Package Underway

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Media Legislative package included in Law 1/17 of 23 May - Press Law, is being revised to adjust to current circumstances, said Eduardo Magalhães, national director of Institutional Communication and Press. (AllAfrica)

Angola Prepares Tariff Offer for EU Partnership

[ANGOP] Luanda -The country is preparing the future tariff offer for the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreements between Angola and the European Union, said Tuesday in Luanda, the director of the Ministry of Commerce's exchange office, Rui Livramento. (AllAfrica)

Angola Attends Zimbabwe Tourism Fair

[ANGOP] Harare -An Angolan delegation will take part from 12 to 14 this month, in Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), at the 12th edition of the Tourism Fair, called "Sanganai Hanganani Tourism Expo". (AllAfrica)

Angola Reassures Private Investors

[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, announced on Tuesday, in Brazzaville, that Angola has created the necessary conditions for foreign investors to do their business in the country, transparently and safely. (AllAfrica)

Angola Attends 23rd WTO General Assembly

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola participates in the 23rd General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (WTO), taking place from 9 to 13 September in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AllAfrica)

Angola Foresees 600 Mw Solar Power By 2022

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's minister of energy and water João Baptista Borges announced Tuesday in Luanda that the country will have a capacity of 600 megawatts of solar energy by 2022. (AllAfrica)

Angola Qualify for Group Stage Ahead of Qatar 2022

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's national football team Tuesday in Luanda beat Gambia 2-1 qualifying for the group stage for the race to Qatar in 2022, set to begin. (AllAfrica)

Dubai Hosts 2nd Angolan Mining Sector Roadshow

[ANGOP] Luanda -The city of Dubai hosts on Tuesday the second roadshow (technical presentation) of Angolan mining concessions, objects of public tender for the granting of mining rights (two diamond concessions, two phosphate concessions and one iron). (AllAfrica)

Brazilians Upgrade Angolan Entrepreneurs

[ANGOP] Luanda -Terra Brasil a group of companies has been empowering, since February this year, in Luanda, Angolan entrepreneurs, in order to enable them with new business and trade techniques, said its director, Camila Cristiane Silva. (AllAfrica)

Fresan Provides 12 Million Euros for Southern Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Food and Nutrition Security and Resilience Strengthening (Fresan) Project in Angola will provide 12.3 million Euros to civil society organizations and NGOs that take action to mitigate the lack of water and food to the population from southern Angola. (AllAfrica)

Cosafa U-17 Star Luvumbo Makes Angola Senior Team Debut

[SAFA] COSAFA tournaments have long been known for developing young talent and we have yet another example as teenage forward Zito Luvumbo made his debut for Angola on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Angola, IMF Want Debt Below 90 Percent of GDP

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Secretary of State for Budget Aia-Eza da Silva said on Friday that the Angolan government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) want public debt below 90 percent of gross domestic product (BIP). (AllAfrica)

Angola-Qatar - Six Agreements Mark Beginning of Economic Cooperation

[ANGOP] Doha -Angola and Qatar, two oil-producing countries, signed six agreements of common interest that mark a new stage of economic cooperation in various sectors on Sunday at the Royal Palace of the Emir, in Doha. (AllAfrica)

Local Companies Seek Trade Opportunities in Angola

[] South African companies will partake in an Outward Trade and Investment Mission (OTIM), which gets underway in Angola today. (AllAfrica)

Pope Appoints Three African Cardinals

[CISA] Vatican -Pope Francis has appointed Archbishops Fridolin Ambongo Besungu of Kinshasa-DRC, Cristóbal López Romero of Rabat-Morocco, and Bishop Eugenio Dal Corso Emeritus of Benguela-Angola as cardinals of the Catholic Church. (AllAfrica)

Our Banking System Is Just Smoke and Mirrors

[Maka] What happened to the US $2 billion injection of funds from Angola's central bank (BNA) in 2014 that was supposed to refinance the Banco Económico (BE) as it emerged from the ashes of the failed Banco Espírito Santos (BESA)? Surely José de Lima Massano must have some idea? He was Governor of the Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA) then and is again now. Did he keep track of where the money went? Because the BE is failing again and he seems all too ready to throw good money after bad: orderin (AllAfrica)

President Receives Message From Gabonese Counterpart

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, received on Thursday, in Luanda, a message from his Gabonese counterpart, Ali Bongo, about the ongoing political reforms in the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS). (AllAfrica)

Scorpions Raring to Go Ahead of Angola Tie

[Foroyaa] Gambia is targeting to unleash venom on Angola when they battle the Southern African nation. (AllAfrica)

Attorney General Demands Change of Attitude of Public Managers

[ANGOP] Caxito -The Deputy Attorney General, Manuel Dias, demanded on Thursday, in Caxito, Bengo province, a change of attitude of public managers, who must choose an administration in the interest of the nation. (AllAfrica)

Is Angola's Lourenco the New Mr Fix It?

[East African] The reconciliation of presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Rwanda's Paul Kagame in the Angolan capital Luanda on Wednesday came from an unlikely peacemaker. (AllAfrica)