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Home Affairs to Renew Angolan Special Permit Amid Looming Deadline

[GroundUp] The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) on Thursday invited about 5,000 qualifying Angolan nationals to apply for the Angolan Exemption Permit. The Angolan Special Permits (ASP) was first issued in 2018 and expires at the end of this year. The conditions of the permit state that it cannot be extended, and its conditions cannot be changed. (AllAfrica)

Isabel dos Santos Ordered to Return to Angola U.S.$500 Million in Shares 'Tainted by Illegality'

[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Isabel dos Santos, at one time the wealthiest woman in Africa, must surrender one of her last remaining major assets, a stake in the Portuguese energy company Galp worth an estimated $500 million, an international tribunal in the Netherlands has ruled. (AllAfrica)

Angola Scraps Procedure for Submission of Documents

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Several documents, previously needed to handle different processes, are no longer required by the Central Public Administration Services. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Angola Reports 138 New Cases, Four Deaths

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola's health authorities found 138 fresh Covid-19 cases, with four fatalities and 193 recoveries in the last 24 hours. (AllAfrica)

Angola Wants to Take Advantage of Koffi Annan International Centre Capacity

[ANGOP] Accra -- Angola's Foreign Affairs minister Téte António said Wednesday in Accra, Ghana, that his country intends to take advantage of the skills offered by the Koffi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (KAIPTC). (AllAfrica)

Angola to Receive 100,000 Doses of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola will receive 100,000 doses of Johnson and Johnson's one-shot Covid-19 vaccine in the next few days, aimed at strengthening the vaccination programme underway in the country. (AllAfrica)

Angolan President Leaves Ghana

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola president, João Lourenço, left Ghana Wednesday back to Angola following a two-day state visit, during which he developed an intense political and investment agenda for the country. (AllAfrica)

Over 500 Tones of Goods for Drought Victims in Southern

[ANGOP] Luanda -- More than 500 tons of goods were sent on Wednesday to the south-based provinces to assist the local drought victims, as part of "Abraço solidário, Somos Angola" campaign launched last April. (AllAfrica)

Parliamentary Year Ends On 13th August

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The National Assembly (AN) on August 13 will hold the solemn session to close the legislative year of the IV Legislature. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Angola Records 1,029 Recoveries, 100 New Infections

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The health authorities announced today, Tuesday, the registration of 100 new cases, 4 deaths and 1,029 recovered patients. (AllAfrica)

Angolan President Invites Ghanaian Businesspeople

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, on Tuesday invited businesspeople from Ghana to invest in Angola, taking advantage of the opportunities offered by the Angolan market. (AllAfrica)

Angolan President Returns to Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan head of state João Lourenço arrived Wednesday in Luanda after his Turkey, Guinea and Ghana trip, started on 27 July. (AllAfrica)

Singer 'Tchinina' Honored At African Women's Song Festival

[ANGOP] Huambo -- The Singer Teresa da Cruz Mangenge, whose artistic name is "Tchinina", was honored on Tuesday, at the first Africa Women's Song Festival, held in Huambo, for her contribution in the development of local music. (AllAfrica)

National Women Basketball Team Called for Afrobasket2021

[ANGOP] Luanda -- At least 22 players have been called for the Angola senior women's basketball team to represent the country in the Afrobasket2021 to be held in September, in Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

Walter Costa Appointed National Women Basketball Team Coach

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Walter Costa was appointed Tuesday coach of the national senior women's basketball team ahead of the team's participation in the Afrobasket2021 to be held in September, in Cameroon. (AllAfrica)

Mwana N'keto" Debuts in Angolan Cinemas

[ANGOP] Lubango -- The Angolan film "Mwana N'Keto" is to be screened in Angola cinemas from August 5 after premiering in June, in Lisbon, Portugal. (AllAfrica)

Angola Sailing Team End Participation in Tokyo

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola sailing duo ended their participation in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after occupying the 19th and last position in the two regattas of the day, in the 470 specialty. (AllAfrica)

Angola, Ghana Trade Balance Estimated At Usd Six Million

[ANGOP] Accra -- The Angolan Trade Attaché, Rui Livramento, said this Sunday that the Angola/Ghana trade balance is currently around six million dollars. (AllAfrica)

Angola, Ghana Define Areas of Bilateral Cooperation

[ANGOP] Accra -- Angola and Ghana defined, this Monday in Accra, the areas of bilateral cooperation, with the signing of a Memorandum of Intent, as part of the State visit of the President of the Republic, João Lourenço. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Authorities Report 963 Recoveries

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The health authorities reported on Monday that in 24 hours 963 patients of Covid-19 were recovered, plus the registration of 105 new cases and two deaths. (AllAfrica)

MPLA Welcomes Head of State's Diplomatic Actions

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Secretariat of MPLA's Political Bureau Tuesday welcomed the actions of the Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, during the tour he has been carrying out since 27 July, with the Republic of Ghana as his last point. (AllAfrica)

President Saddened By Adviser's Death

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, expressed today in Accra, regret for the death of businessman and member of the Economic and Social Council, João Macedo, which occurred this Tuesday in Portugal, victim of a car accident. (AllAfrica)

Aipiex Presents Business Opportunities in Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Private Investment Agency (AIPIEX) on Tuesday presented business opportunities in the Angolan market to the Ghanaian businesspeople. (AllAfrica)

President Stresses Strengthening of Relations With Ghana

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, Joao Lourenço, on Tuesday stressed that Angola and Ghana have resources and potential for strengthening bilateral cooperation, with emphasis on the areas in which they are stronger. (AllAfrica)

President João Lourenço Fulfils Second Day of Visit to Ghana

[ANGOP] Accra -- The Angolan President, João Lourenço, is fulfilling this Tuesday his second and last day of his state visit to Ghana, with an intervention in parliament and participation in a Business Forum. (AllAfrica)

Petro Protest Match Against Sagrada Esperança

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Petro de Luanda on Monday said they played under protest against Sagrada Esperança for leaving the pitch for more than 20 minutes, in the last round of the National Football Championship (Girabola2021), which saw the latter winning the match 1-0 and becoming champions. (AllAfrica)

Angola, Ghana Committed to Agriculture and Mining Industry

[ANGOP] Accra -- Angola and Ghana are committed to strengthening cooperation in transport, mining, agriculture, training and education and defence field. (AllAfrica)

Uan With 3,690 Vacancies for 2021/2022 School Year

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Agostinho Neto University (UAN) has available 3,690 places for 2021/2022 academic year in the different courses of its 10 organic units, with online enrollment starting this Monday, due to covid-19. (AllAfrica)

Malanje Gets Roller Skating Equipment

[ANGOP] Malanje -- Malanje roller hockey association received on Saturday, sticks, wheels, gloves, packs, skates and gloves from the Angola Roller Hockey Federation with the aim to aid dissemination of the practice of this sport in the region. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Head of State Arrives in Ghana to Strengthen Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, Joao Lourenço, arrived mid-afternoon this Sunday in Accra, for a two-day state visit at the invitation of his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo Addo. (AllAfrica)

Angola Prioritises Economic Cooperation At Cplp Presidency

[ANGOP] Luanda -- A focus on economic and business cooperation will be Angola's priority during its rotating presidency of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP), a position it will take up at the organisation's conference, to be held from 12 to 17 of this month in Luanda. (AllAfrica)