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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National Hero’s Day

António Agostinho Neto Memorial / Photo: JAIMAGENS

September 17, the birth date of the founder and first President of Angola, Dr. António Agostinho Neto, is considered as the National Hero’s Day because of his contributions in the fight against Portuguese colonialism. September 17 was established as a national holiday in 1980 one year after his death in Moscow, from an illness.

Physician and statesman, Dr. Agostinho Neto was jailed several times by the Portuguese authorities for his ...

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TAAG Executive Directors Arrive in Angola

H.E. Augusto da Silva Tomas, Minister of Transports of Angola and His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, at the signing of the strategic partnership agreement in Dubai.

The four executive directors appointed by Emirates Airline are already in Angola to join the new board of directors of TAAG, Angolan Airlines.

The CEO of TAAG, Joaquim Cunha, said the new executive directors would assume their respective positions soon, under ...

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New General Labor Law Comes Into Force

The new General Labour Law, approved on June 15 this year, came into force on 14 September. According to the national director of Public Administration, Employment and Social Security, Agostinho dos Reis Amândio, the main objectives of this new law is to promote social justice and the creation of more jobs in order to enhance economic growth.

Speaking at a seminar about the new law, Agostinho dos Reis Amândio, added that the previous labor law was in a historical, socio-economic and ...

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Angola and Namibia Discuss Cooperation

Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos (right) and Peter H. Katjavivi / Photo: Rosario dos Santos

Angola and Namibia intend to identify new areas of cooperation and will continue to work to strengthen their parliamentary ties. This was pledged by the Speakers of the Parliament of Angola and Namibia, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos and Peter H. Katjavivi, respectively, during a meeting that took place on the sidelines of the 4th World Conference of Speakers of ...

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Angolan Foreign Minister to Meet the Diplomatic Corps

Georges Rebelo Chikoti, Minister of Foreign Relations / Archive Photo: Antonio Escrivão

The Angolan Foreign Minister will meet with the diplomatic corps accredited to Angola to discuss about the upcoming ministerial level International Conference on Maritime and Energy Security, which will be held in Luanda (Angola) on October 7-9, with the support of the Governments of the United States of America and Italy.

The event aims to contribute to the strengthening of national and international initiatives ...

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Angola will Host the Meeting of the Ministers of Finance and Governors of the Central African Banks

Partial View of the Bay of Luanda / Photo: Clemente Santos

Angola will host on August 27-28 the Meeting of the Ministers of Finance and Governors of the Central African Banks, the African Caucus. The meeting is an important opportunity for African leaders, represented by their Ministers of Finance, Planning and Governors of the Central Banks, to jointly present in a coordinated and organized way the major and current concerns affecting the economies of the African continent, ...

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Angola and Japan Sign Loan Agreement

The Ministers of Finance of Japan and of the Republic of Angola Shaking Hands

The Minister of Finance of the Republic of Angola, Armando Manuel and the President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Akihiko Tanaka, signed on August 17 in Tokyo, Japan, a 23.64 trillion yen loan agreement. The loan designated as “Development Policy Loan” was preceded by an Exchange of Notes signing ceremony held in Luanda (Angola) on July 31.

The three-day visit to Japan by ...

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