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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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