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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)

President Wants Closer Economic Cooperation With Ghana

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic of Angola, João Lourenço, Thursday called for closer economic cooperation with Ghana for the benefit of both peoples. (AllAfrica)

President On His Way to Cunene

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan head of State João Lourenço left Luanda Friday for Ondjiva, southern Cunene province, for a two-day working visit. (AllAfrica)

Cdca Dance Company Promotes Upgrading Course

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Contemporary Dance Company of Angola (CDCA) is promoting an upgrading dance course, as part of its diversity program, the head of CDCA, Ana Clara Guerra Marques said on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

African Trade Area to Have Payment System Adjusted

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will create a platform for an adjusted Pan-African payment system, via instant transactions, thus reducing the costs of currency conversion. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Angola Reports 116 New Infections, 28 Recoveries

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The health authorities announced Wednesday the registration of 116 new cases, 5 deaths and the recovery of 48 patients. (AllAfrica)

Angola Engaged in Peace and Security in SADC Region

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola continues its efforts to contribute to the consolidation of peace, security and democracy in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Esmeralda Mendonça said Wednesday in Luanda. (AllAfrica)

Angola Works to Make Continental Trade Area Operational

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola is working for the approval, this month, of the operationalisation process of the agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the minister of Industry and Trade said Wednesday in Luanda. (AllAfrica)

Angola Engaged in Developing Food Systems

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Republic of Angola remains committed to fulfilling the United Nations 2030 and African Union 2063 agendas, referring to the objectives of sustainable development, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Esmeralda Mendonça said Tuesday in Luanda. (AllAfrica)

Constitutional Revision Law Sent to Tc for Consideration.

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, sent, this Wednesday, to the Constitutional Court (TC), the Constitution Revision Law, approved recently by the National Assembly. (AllAfrica)

President Appoints New Angolan Ambassador to Ghana

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, Wednesday appointed João Baptista Domingos Quiosa, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Angola to Ghana. (AllAfrica)

Anac Approval Raises Performance Indicators for Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Minister of Transport, Ricardo D'Abreu, Wednesday in Luanda said that the approval of the National Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) will allow Angola to raise its performance indicators in the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) audits. (AllAfrica)

Over 212 Billion Kwanzas Spent On Projects

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan government injected over 212 billion kwanzas, from 28 May to 24 June, for the execution of 1,679 projects of the Integrated Plan for Intervention in Municipalities (PIIM), launched in 2019. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Government Eases Measures in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan government announced Wednesday the easing of restrictive measures to prevent and fight Covid-19 in the province of Luanda, as part of the update of the Decree on the State of Public Calamity. (AllAfrica)

Sports Venues in Angola Set to Receive 25 Percent of Audience

[ANGOP] Luanda -- All sports venues in Angola are as from Friday allowed to have the presence of public at around 25 percent of their capacity, the updated Decree on the State of Calamity, said on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Petro Win Women's Handball Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Petro de Luanda won the Angola Women 's Handball Cup on Wednesday after defeating Academia do 1º de Agosto by 26-21 in the final played at Luanda' s Kilamba Multipurpose pavilion. (AllAfrica)

Angola Start World Chess Championship Against Ukraine

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola Master Fide (MF) Sérgio Miguel faces the Ukrainian Grand Master (GM) Ivan Sardinha on Saturday in a two legs elimination match that will determine whether the country will continue or not at the World Chess championship, taking place in Sochi (Russia). (AllAfrica)

Interclube Win 2021 Angola Handball Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Interclube won the 2021 Angola Men's Handball Cup on Wednesday, after beating 1º de Agosto by 22-20 in the final played at Luanda's Multipurpose Kilamba Pavilion. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Cinemas Reopen in Luanda

[ANGOP] Luanda -- Cinemas in Luanda reopen on Friday until August 7, the Minister of State and Head of the Civil House of the President of the Republic, Adão de Almeida announced on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

President João Lourenço Sends Message to Sassou Nguesso

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic of Angola, João Lourenço, sent a message to his Congolese counterpart, Denis Sassou Nguesso as acting president of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (CIRGL), which was delivered on Tuesday, in Brazzaville. (AllAfrica)

Angolan Head of State Congratulates Counterparts

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, congratulated this Tuesday his counterparts from Cape Verde, Algeria and Venezuela on their independence day celebrations, marked Monday 5th. (AllAfrica)

MPLA Vice President Points Out Pillars for Well-Being of Angolans

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The ruling MPLA party's vice president, Luísa Damião, said this Tuesday, in Luanda, that the consolidation of peace, forgiveness, national reconciliation and the deepening of democracy are essential pillars for promoting the well-being of Angolans. (AllAfrica)

First Lady Points Out Education As Main Vehicle for Sustainable Development

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan First Lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, considered this Tuesday, in Luanda, education as the main vehicle to promote sustainable development, for being an elementary right and a basic need of the citizens. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Angola Registers 280 Recoveries and 75 New Infections

[ANGOP] Luanda -- the Angolan health authorities announced, this Tuesday, the recovery of 280 patients, 75 new infections and 5 deaths. (AllAfrica)

Country's Peculiar Electoral System Needs Reforms. How It Could Be Done

[The Conversation Africa] Angola has a unique electoral system. Its main peculiarity is that it involves voters electing the president, deputy president and members of parliament simultaneously with a single mark on a single ballot paper. (AllAfrica)

President Pays Tribute to Former Ombudsman

[ANGOP] Luanda -- President João Lourenço paid Tuesday tribute to the former Ombudsman, Carlos Alberto Ferreira Pinto, who died last Friday of illness. (AllAfrica)

Independent Bodies With Specific Regulation

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The minister of State and Chief of the Civil Affairs Office to the President of Republic Adão de Almeida said Monday that the System of the Independent Administrative Entities has a specific regulation. (AllAfrica)

Official Praises Free Trade Zone Negotiations

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The secretary general of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Wamkele Mene said Monday in Luanda that negotiations for the implementation of this area are in good pace. (AllAfrica)

Foreign Minister, President Touadéra Discuss Car Situation

[ANGOP] Luanda -- The latest developments on the peace process in the Central African Republic (CAR) took the Angolan Foreign Minister Téte António to Bangui city, where he was received by the President Faustin-Archange Touadéra, Angop has learnt. (AllAfrica)

Over 100 Tons of Goods to Assist Drought Victims in Cunene

[ANGOP] Luanda -- At least 168 tons of goods were sent to the southern Cunene province on Monday to assist the drought victims in the region. (AllAfrica)

Endiama Now Owns 41 Percent of Catoca

[ANGOP] Luanda -- National Diamond Company - Endiama currently holds 41% of the shares of Sociedade Mineira de Catoca (SMC), with the conclusion of the partial purchase of shares from "Odebrecht Angola. (AllAfrica)