[New Era] The Namibian and Angolan police have launched a joint investigation against a web of organised crimes, where Namibian arm dealers have allegedly smuggled firearms into the neighbouring country.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The observation mission of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) highlighted the participation of the Timorese people in the presidential runoff election in that country, won by the candidate Ramos Horta.
[ANGOP] Soyo -- The inauguration of the passengers and load river terminal of Soyo municipality, northern Zaire province, restored the safety and comfort in maritime link to the northern province of Cabinda.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola's minister of Industry and Commerce Victor Fernandes Sunday highlighted the reforms launched by Government over the last five years, aimed to build trust among private investors.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, Saturday checked the level of execution of the construction work of the new Luanda International Airport (NAIL), located in the commune of Bom Jesus, in the municipality of Icolo e Bengo, Luanda province.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Minister of State and Head of the Military Affairs Office to the President of Republic Francisco Furtado met Friday in Pentagon with the United States Secretary of Defence, Lloyd Austin, as part of bilateral cooperation between Angola and the United States.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Angolan ambassador to Egypt, Nelson Cosme, reaffirmed the Angolan State's interest in strengthening the partnership with the Egyptian authorities, within the framework of bilateral cooperation.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) and the Special Security Corps for Strategic Minerals (CESME) Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at strengthening mechanisms against illegal mining and ore trafficking.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The National Assembly (AN) on Wednesday started a special discussion on the draft law amending the Code of Administrative Litigation Procedure, taking into account the new requirements placed on the country's Public Administration.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Minister of Health, Silvia Lutucuta appealed Thursday to the communities to get involved in the resolution and identification of the main problems that affect the environment and negatively impact the health of the population.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, on Thursday congratulated young Angolans, students, sportsmen, artists and workers from all walks of life, for the fast construction of the Cafu Canal - Cunene River Water Transfer System.
[ANGOP] Malanje -- The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, António de Assis, highlighted today, Thursday, the resilience that the sector has been showing in face of the limitations imposed by Covid-19 in the last three years, providing food to the country, for the strengthening of food security.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angola continues to improve and acting in accordance with the world extractive industry which contribute to the increase of the explorations and concessions of the oil fields, the minister of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas, Diamantino Azevedo, said Tuesday.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The World Bank's Board of Directors has approved a USD 300 million financing to support the Government of Angola to improve water supply and strengthen water resources management for greater climate resilience in some areas of the country.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The resident coordinator of the United Nations in Angola Zahira Virami reaffirmed Wednesday the support of the UN system in the preparation process of Angola's transition from Least Developed Country to Middle Income Country.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The CEO of the Portuguese state saving bank Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) Paulo Macedo Wednesday in Luanda expressed the financial institution's availability to continue supporting infrastructure construction projects in Angola.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan head of State João Lourenço was informed Wednesday in Luanda about the preparations for the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), scheduled for May, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Head of the UN Regional Office for Central Africa, François Fall, recognised Angola's role in addressing peace and security issues in the region.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- An Angolan delegation headed by the Minister of State and Head of the Military Affairs Office to the President of the Republic Francisco Pereira Furtado is expected in Washington DC (US) to mark the 5th anniversary of the signing of the memorandum of understanding, in the defence sector, between the two countries.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan minister of Economy and Planning Mário Caetano João said Wednesday that the government plans to devise strategies for the graduation of Angola from Least Developed Country to Middle Income Country, focusing on gaps and adjusting the National Development Plan ( PDN 2022-2026).
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -- Angolan head of State João Lourenço reiterated Monday the government's permanent commitment to launch structuring programmes to reduce the impact of the drought in the provinces of Cunene, Namibe and Huíla, in the southern region of the country.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- National Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) opens Tuesday the proposals competing for the bid/2021, for eight oil blocks in the Lower Congo and Kwanza Basins, after sending invitation letters to 13 pre-selected companies.
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -- At least 235.000 people from Ombadja, Cuanhama and Namacunde municipalities will benefit from drinking water under the project of transfer from the Cafu capture station from Cunene river, inaugurated this Monday by the President of the Republic, João Lourenço.
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -- The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, Monday in Ombadja, Cunene province, highlighted the importance of State investments in the field of water, stressing that they allow a deep transformation of the local population's food habits.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, arrived on Sunday in the city of Ondjiva, Cunene province, where he will lead the commemorations of the Peace and National Reconciliation Day, to be held on Monday.
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -- The Minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges, said in Ondjiva, the construction of storage and water retention infrastructures is the solution to combat the negative effects of drought in the provinces of Cunene, Huíla and Namibe, in the next six years.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- National Development Plan (PND) 2018-2021 had an execution rate of around 65.75 percent, according to a statement from the 3rd Ordinary Meeting of the Economic Commission of the Cabinet Council, held Wednesday.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Issues related to strengthening parliamentary cooperation dominated Wednesday in Luanda, the audiences that the speaker of the National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, granted to the ambassadors of Côte d'Ivoire, Portugal and India.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- At least sixty-eight billion kwanzas is the amount that the Ministry of Economy and Planning (MEP) has provided to the agricultural sector, in order to improve productivity in the five-year period (2018-2022), the national director for the Economy, Competitiveness and Innovation, Joffrana Xavier said today in Luanda.
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The Central Bank of Angola (BNA) has made available 25 million coins of 200 kwanza, presented this Wednesday in Luanda to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Peace and National Reconciliation.
[UNFPA] Lubango -- "I have had doors closed in my face many times, but my desire to bring knowledge to young people and adolescents in order to avoid unwanted pregnancy has no end," said Stela Varela, 28, an activist for the Youth Support Centre (CAJ) and a beneficiary of the Safeguard Young People (SYP) programme.
[VOA] Harare, Zimbabwe -- Media watchdogs in southern Africa are calling on the governments of Angola, Eswatini and Zimbabwe to do more to protect press freedom following the publication of the Freedom in the World 2022 Report which says those countries are among the most oppressive authorities to media in the region.