Japan Provides Usd 20 Million for Rehabilitation of Namibe Port

Photo: Pedro Parente

The Governments of Angola and Japan signed on January 15, in Luanda, an agreement of “exchange of notes”, valued at 20 million US dollars, for the start of the second phase of the rehabilitation and modernization of the Namibe Port. The agreement was signed by the Secretary of State for Cooperation, Angela Bragança, and the Japanese Ambassador to Angola, Kuniaki Ito.

Speaking to the press, the State Secretary Angela Bragança said that the signed agreement ...

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Angola to Stay at the Helm of the ICGLR

Director for Africa and the Middle East at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Joaquim do Espírito Santo / Photo: Pedro Parente

Angola is expected to hold the presidency of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) for another two years, as Kenya withdrew its candidacy to take over the rotating presidency from January this year. This was announced by the Director for Africa and the Middle East at the Angolan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Joaquim ...

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Second Power Station of the Cambambe Dam to Start Operations in June

Minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges / Photo: Francisco Miudo

At least 960 megawatts will be added to the country’s power network in June this year, with the launch of the second power station of the Cambambe Hydroelectric Dam in Cuanza Norte province. According to the Minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges, the second Cambambe power station will generate the equivalent of twice the current capacity of the Capanda Dam, in Malanje ...

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Agriculture at the Center of the Priorities of the Government

Minister of Agriculture, Pedro Canga / Photo: JAIMAGENS (Archive)

The agricultural sector is considered by the Angolan government, as one of the priority areas of the economic diversification program. Currently, agriculture in Angola is characterized by a production that falls short of what is required to meet the needs of the domestic market, consequently diverting huge financial resources to food imports.

The Minister of Agriculture, Afonso Pedro Canga considered the Angola-Japan Business Forum held in Angola in March 2015, as ...

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