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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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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