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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Angola: Logging in Cuima Forest Polygon Banned

CaA la - The logging in forest polygon of Cuima commune, Cala district, 80 km south of the central Huambo province's capital has been banned since early this month. Speaking to Angop on Saturday, the administrator of Cala district, Victor Tchissingui, said the move aims at protecting and conservation of the forest.

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Angola: Over 40 New Suspected Mined Areas Identified

The areas are based in the eastern corridor of the central Huambo province, comprising the municipalities of Catchiungo and Chicala-Choloanga as far as in the border with Bie province. The head of brigade of INAD, Victor Jorge, disclosed the information to Angop, explaining that the discovery is the result of action research conducted by sappers.

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21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Angola: State Secretary Stresses Investment in Science and Technology

The secretary of State for Science and Technology, Joo Sebastio Teta, reaffirmed on Friday in Luanda that the National Policy on Science, Technology and Innovation is the instrument of the Angolan Government to design and implement strategies and mechanisms that will elevate Angola to great achievements in this field. Speaking at the opening of the 6th edition of the Angola Inventor/Creator Fair , the official said that to achieve this goal, the Ministry of Science and Technology has outlined programmes and it has implemented a number of projects.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Project 'Angola Online' officially launched [Bizcommunity (South Africa)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BizTech Africa reports that a digital project, named Angola Online, has officially been launched by the country's Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, in partnership with the National...For more: - BizTech Africa: Angola Online free internet project launched in Luanda... According to the report, the project includes the nationwide installation of free internet access points in areas of higher population density, and will ultimately aim to have five million Angolans connected by 2017.

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Angola: UNACA to Harvest Over 700,000 Tons of Maize

At least 748,073 tons of maize will be harvested by the end of next December by small farmers in the coastal strip of the province of Benguela, seeking to safeguard the sustainability of families, under the Program to Combat Poverty and Hunger, reported Friday, the provincial chairperson of Unaca, Joao Januario. Speaking to ANGOP, Joao Januario said a total of 490,549 Kwanza were made available under the agricultural credit campaign, having benefited 502,000 small farmers as an incentive to production and productivity, to improve the lives of households and achieve desired goals in fighting hunger and poverty.

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Angola: Kenya to Rely On Angola in Oil Exploration Field

Kenya may count on the technical support of the Angolan authorities in the exploration and development of the oil sector. The diplomat announced this to the press soon after the end of an audience the Angolan head of State, Jos Eduardo dos Santos, granted to him.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

In-depth Africa

Celebrating our Heroes and Heriones

Abdul Samad Minty: Agitator for the non-aggression of the Frontline States and a fierce campaigner for the military and nuclear embargo against the apartheid regime THE analysis of the United Nations hearing on the non-aggression of the Frontline States during the struggle for liberation as well as scholarly studies on the nuclear embargo against the apartheid administration indicates that Abdul Samad Minty was one of the few international friends of Southern Africa who spearheaded such campaigns. He, amongst others, acted in solidarity with the oppressed people of Southern Africa and took it upon himself to fight on the international front against the destabilization of the Southern African region by the apartheid regime.

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Angola: Tourism Accelerates Job Creation - Hotel Minister

Angolan minister of Hotel and Tourism, Pedro Mutindi, said Wednesday that tourism sector increases and accelerates the creation of employment for young people and contribute significantly to the rapid economic development of the country. Pedro Mutindi was speaking at the inauguration of Mulombe and Luauca hotel facilities, and tourist village of Tchilindro on the outskirts of Menongue, capital of south-east province of Cuando Cubango.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Inside Track: Angola's poor and the trickle-down impact of oil

In fact, they were former military generals from the victorious Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, inserted into top jobs at the end of the bloody civil war that ravaged the country for more than a quarter of a century. Now, more than a decade on, they are still in post as the country's oil boom bestows untold wealth on the ruling elite and their well-educated offspring become the latest generation to secure positions of influence.

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Special Envoy Djinnit praises Angola's pivotal role as Chair of...

Special Envoy Djinnit praises Angola's pivotal role as Chair of ICGLR, expresses strong support for region's commitment to neutralize negative forces LUANDA, Angola, September 11, 2014/African Press Organization / - UN Secretary General's Special Envoy Said Djinnit completed a two day visit in Luanda, Angola. The Special Envoy met with President Dos Santos as well as Ministers of External Relations and Defense.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

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Central Africa: UN Pledges Support for Angola's Great Lakes Effort

The Special Representative of the Secretary General for West Africa, Said Djinnit, said Monday in Luanda that his organisation wants to further strengthen relations with Angola to help the country solve the political and military crisis in the Great Lakes Region. Said Djinnit, who is also the head of the United Nations Office for West Africa was speaking to Angop short after arriving at Luanda's "4 de Fevereiro" International Airport.

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Angola: Degradation of Roads Hinders Flow of Products to Cities

The degradation of some access roads has contributed significantly to the weak flow of domestic production to provincial capitals, admitted on Monday the economist Fernando Osmar. Speaking to ANGOP, in Luanda, on the theme "The flow of agricultural production," the economist said that due to lack of means of transportation of the products from the countryside, especially from the peasant families, the goods up being deteriorated.

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Angola: 18th African Electricity Companies Congress Opens

The 18th Congress of the African Electricity Companies opened Tuesday in Luanda under the theme Energetic Mix in Africa, challenges and perspectives, during a ceremony presided over by the Angolan minister of Energy and Water, Joo Baptista Borges. The event taking place for the first time in Angola is intended to promote the development and integration of the African electricity sector, being attended by 47 countries.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

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.com | State is auctioned to the highest bidder

September is Public Service Month and we remember the deaths of Suliman Saloojee, Alpheus Maliba, Jacob Monakgotla, Imam Abdullah Haron, Looksmart Ngudle and Steve Biko. These martyrs cannot die in vain when our state is auctioned to the highest bidders whose criminal motive is corruption at all costs.

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Angola: Finance Minister of Zimbabwe Leaves Luanda

The Minister of Finance of Zimbabwe, Undenge Samuel, returned, Sunday, to his country, after attending the 14th meeting of Finance ministers of Southern and Eastern Africa , which took place on Friday, Luanda. During the work, attended by 17-member countries, the Republic of Angola assumed the presidency of the organization in place of the Republic of Namibia.

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Angola: UN Special Envoy for Great Lakes Expected in Angola On Monday

Luanda - The Assistant-Secretary General of the United Nations and Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, will make an official visit to Angola, on 08-10 September, during which he is to hold meetings with members of the Angolan Executive According to a press note from the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Said Djinnit is scheduled to arrive in Luanda on Monday evening. The top UN official, who is from Algeria, was appointed to be Special Envoy to the Great Lakes last July, by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, in replacement of the Irish Mary Robinson.

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Angola: Peasants Must Pay Attention to Quality Soil

Angolan peasants must acquire precise information about the quality of soils to be used as part of agricultural projects, said last Friday in Luanda the technician from the Central Laboratory of the Agriculture Ministry, Ndonga Miguel Pedro. The technician was speaking at a lecture on the topic "Problems relating to the environment and poly-cyclical aromatic hydrocarbons", promoted by the Central Laboratory of the Agriculture Ministry.

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Angola: Kero Supermarket Inaugurates New Shop in Alvalade Ward

The Kero network of supermarkets inaugurated last Friday in Luanda one of more its shops, in Alvalade ward, with the objective of bring its products closer to the customers and help to diversify the market. With an area of 14,000 square metres, the Kero Gika, as it is being dubbed, is the biggest shop ever opened in Angola, having benefitted from a investment of five billion kwanzas.

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Angola: Over 100 Peasant Families to Get Arable Land in Necuto Commune

About 128 peasant families in Necuto commune, northern Cabinda Province, will get arable land plots, as of next week, in the framework of the programme of fight against hunger and poverty. The information was given last Friday to ANGOP by the co-ordinator of the Buco Zau Municipality's Integrated Programme of Rural Development and Fight against Hunger and Poverty, Jos Macaia.

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Angola: African Attires Stand Out in Cultural Industries Fair

Several African attires of different styles, both for men and women, are outstandingly on display at the second edition of the National Fair of Cultural Industries, which was opened last Friday, in Luanda. The style of the costumes, many of which have been adapted to the current new trends, called the attention and curiosity of the visiting public.

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