Minister Kussumua Visits Japan to Strengthen Friendly Relations

The Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan, Yasuhisa Shiozaki and the Minister of Welfare and Social Reintegration of Angola, João Baptista Kussumua / Photo: Embassy of Angola in Japan

The Minister of Welfare and Social Reintegration of Angola, João Baptista Kussumua, paid an official visit to Japan from 20 to 26 October to strengthen the friendship and solidarity ties between the two countries as well as to review the level of cooperation in mining clearance ...

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New Luanda Airport to Open in 2017

Luanda Internacional Airport / Photo: JAIMAGENS

Construction works on the new Luanda International Airport will be completed by April 2017 according to the Minister of Transports, Augusto da Silva Tomás.

The Minister gave this information to the press during a field visit that by the Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos, on Monday, October 26 to the new Luanda International Airport, aimed at assessing the progress of the construction works.

Located 40 kilometers from the center of Luanda and ...

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Minister Calls on Entrepreneurs to Invest in Cotton Production

Bernarda Martins, Minister of Industry / Photo: ANGOP

The Minister of Industry, Bernarda Martins, called on the domestic and foreign investors to invest in cotton production in Malanje Province, in order to support the three large textile factories rehabilitated by the government in the provinces of Kwanza Norte, Luanda and Benguela.

The minister, who was speaking to journalists at the International Conference on Investment Promotion organized by the Malanje Province, said that under the rehabilitation, expansion and modernization ...

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Angola at the World Energy Executive Assembly

António Belsa da Costa, Chairman of the Association of Power Utilities of Africa /Photo: ANGOP

An Angolan delegation led by the Chairman of the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA), António Belsa da Costa is in Addis Ababa to attend the World Energy Executive Assembly and the World Energy Leader’s Summit (October 26-30). Angola holds the chairmanship of APUA since 2014 for a three-year term.

On the sidelines of the event, the APUA Chairman who is also ...

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Luanda Hosts SADC Central Banks Governors Meeting

José Pedro de Morais, Governor of the Angolan Central Bank / Photo: JAIMAGENS (Archive)

The Angolan capital, Luanda, will host on 28-30 October, the 41st Meeting of the Committee of Governors of Central Banks (CGCB) of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

The meetings will focus primarily on monetary policy, banking supervision, monetary and capital markets, international financial relations, payment systems, clearing and settlement, training, information systems and money laundering.

The Governor of the South African Reserve Bank ...

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Angolan Head of State Accredits New Ambassadors

The Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Petar Rajic, presents his letter of credence / Photo: ©JAIMAGENS

The Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos, received, Monday, at the Presidential Palace in Luanda, the letters of credence from five new ambassadors.

They are the ambassadors of the Holy See, Archbishop Petar Rajic, Gabon, Guy Nambo-Wezet, Mali, Diamou Keita, Mozambique, Santos Alvaro, and Egypt, Ahmed Ahmed Sabry Abdelfattah.

Last week, the Angolan Head of State received letters of credence from the ambassadors of the ...

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Liberia Praises Solidarity of Angola

The solidarity shown by Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, during the Ebola epidemic outbreak in Liberia and in other West African countries was highlighted, Tuesday in Luanda by the special envoy of the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson -Sirleaf.

Boima Fahmbulleh who was received in audience by President José Eduardo dos Santos, told the media that he took the opportunity to explain to the Angolan Head of State the progress achieved in the fight against the Ebola epidemic in ...

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