Speech of the President of the Republic, H. E. João Lourenço, on the Future Summit “Future of Africa” on Abu Dhabi, January 15, 2019

-Your Highness
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,
Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Supreme Deputy Commander of the United Arab Emirates,
-Excellencies, Heads of State and Government,
-Distinguished Guests,
-Ladies and Gentlemen,
I appreciate the invitation that I was assigned to participate in the activities of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the ceremony for the Zayed Sustainability Award to the winners of this year, and speak before such distinguished international personalities on “The future of Africa.”
As we know Africa ...

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Angolan President Visits Portugal

President João Lourenço                                                        Photo: ANGOP


Angolan Head of State João Lourenço will visit Portugal from November 22 to 24 at the invitation of his Portuguese counterpart, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.


According to the President’s Civil Affairs Office, this will be the first State visit of President João Lourenço to Portugal.


The President will be accompanied by the First Lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, a ministerial delegation and members of his office.


The official program includes visits to ...

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President of the Republic visits France and Belgium

President of the Republic, João heading to France                                                                          Photo:Pedro Parente


The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, left Luanda on Sunday to Paris, for a three-day official visit to the Republic of France.

According to a press release from the Civil Office of the ...

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Fertilizer factory to be built in Angola

Angolan President, João Lourenço (right) and the President & CEO of Haldor Topsoe / Photo: Franciso Miúdo

The President and CEO of the Dannish group Haldor Topsoe announced on Monday in Luanda, the construction of a factory in Soyo municipality, Zaire province with the capacity to produce two million tons of fertilizer per year.

The project is valued at two billion dollars, totally private and will be built in three years, according to the president ...

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Angola and Madagáscar officialize cooperation

President João Lourenço (right) and President Hery Rajaonarimampianina (letf) / Photo: Francisco Miudo

Angola and Madagascar officialized the bilateral cooperation on 18 November at a meeting in Luanda between the Angolan President, João Lourenço, and his Malagasy counterpart, Hery Rajaonarimampianina. The meeting between the two Statesmen was part of a working visit to Angola by the Malagasy President, aimed at strengthening ties of friendship between the peoples of the two countries.

At the end of the ...

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President of the Republic appoints a new cabinet

João Lourenço, President of the Republic of Angola / Photo: JAIMAGENS

On September 28 and 29, the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, nominated, by presidential decree, the heads of different government departments as follows:

Manuel José Nunes Júnior, as State Minister for Economic and Social Development;

Pedro Sebastião, as State Minister and Head of the Security Office of the President of the Republic

Frederico Manuel dos Santos e Silva Cardoso, as State Minister and Head of ...

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