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Angola to join G20 initiative to suspend debt payments

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Angola will join the Group of 20 (G20) Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI), which allows the country to direct funds to combat the impact...
Angola

Angola and France leaders discuss economic impact of COVID-19

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Angolan President Joao Lourenco and French President Emmanuel Macron held a telephone conversation on Monday, talking about current issues, especially the impact of COVID-19...
Angola

Reducing oil dependence is urgent for Angola amid oil price

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The production of goods and services may be the way to reduce the impact of COVID-19 and the drop in the price of oil...
Angola

More than 3,700 in Angola lose jobs due to COVID-19

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At least 3, 728 workers had lost their jobs in the last two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Teresa Rodrigues Dias, Minister of...
diamonds

Angola to produce less than 2 million carats of diamonds in 2020 due to...

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Angola will produce less than 2 million carats, rather than the 8 million previously expected for 2020, Ganga Junior, CEO of the National Diamond...
agricultural productivity

Angolan agri-producers provided with US$120 million financial aid in credit lines

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Angola announced a plan to offer financial support to its agricultural sector by providing credit lines worth 120 million U.S. dollars, in a bid...
Angola

UN grants US$16 million to aid Angola fight COVID-19

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The United Nations (UN) has granted 16 million U.S. dollars to complement Angola's effort in fighting the COVID-19, the UN's resident coordinator in Angola,...
Angola

Angola re-imposes sanitary cordon following 3-day lift

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Angola re-imposed on Tuesday the sanitary cordon it lifted from Saturday to Monday to enable people, who were caught out of their province during...
petroleum revenue

Oil price war could create decline in Angola’s economy

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The oil price war together with COVID-19 outbreak is affecting Angola, Angolan economist Carlos Rosado de Carvalho said in an interview to Xinhua. ...
Coronavirus

Angola reinforces measures to prevent spread of COVID-19 after 2 cases confirmed

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Angola registers two positive cases of coronavirus, the Minister of Health Silvia Lutukuta announced at a press conference Saturday morning in Luanda. ...
Angola

Angola reports first two confirmed COVID-19 cases

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Angola registered two positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Minister of Health Silvia Lutukuta announced at a press conference Saturday morning in...
Teacher

Angola teachers’ union calls off strike

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Angola's Higher Education Teachers' Union (SINPES), which planned to go on strike from Friday over arrears, has suspended the action after an agreement with...
diamond

Angola’s diamond tax revenues grow 41.6 percent in last 2 years

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Tax revenues generated by diamond trading have increased 41.6 percent over the last two years in Angola, the country's National Diamond Company (Endiama) said...
Jose Eduardo dos Santos

Angola’s ex-president confirms ordered transfer of US$500 million

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Angolan former president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, confirmed on Tuesday that he ordered the ex-governor of the country's central bank (BNA) to transfer 500...
Fuel

Angola to build 1,132 new fueling stations nationwide

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Angola will build 1,132 new fueling stations nationwide by 2022, director general of the Petroleum Derivatives Regulatory Institute, Albino Ferreira, said on Friday. ...
accident

4 killed in road accident in Angola’s central region

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At least four people were killed and eleven others were seriously injured after a taxi car and a mini truck collided early on Friday...
education

Angola’s finance ministry forbids private schools from increasing fees

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Private education institutions in Angola, which early this year sought to increase price of school fees, have been prevented from doing so by the...
banks

Angolan commercial banks purchase forex directly from oil, gas firms

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Angolan commercial banks purchased 277.7 million U.S. dollars and 95,000 euros from oil and gas firms in January, after the country's central bank, BNA,...
poverty

Angola, UNDP discuss poverty reduction

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Angolan government officials and representatives of the civil society organizations in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) discussed alleviating poverty in the...
oil spill

Angola probes oil spill in Soyo region

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Angola's environment ministry is investigating an oil spill in the beaches of Soyo, in the country's northern province of Zaire, the ministry said on...
Quadripartite Summit | Luanda, 12 July 2019

Next quadripartite summit to be held in border area between Rwanda, Uganda

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The heads of state of Angola, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda have decided to meet again on Feb. 21 at another quadripartite...
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (L) and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame pose for a photo after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which ceases the hostilities between the two central African states in Luanda, Angola, Aug. 21, 2019. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed Wednesday by Rwanda and Uganda to cease their hostility is "valuable", a senior Rwandan official said. (Photo by Francisco Miudo/Xinhua)

Angola president says quadripartite summit on Uganda-Rwanda issue fruitful

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The third quadripartite summit on the implementation of the Luanda Agreements signed between Uganda and neighboring Rwanda was considered "fruitful" by host Angola's President...
court

Angola’s attorney general’s office denies negotiations with former president’s daughter

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Angola's attorney general's office on Sunday denied current allegations referring to negotiations with billionaire daughter of Angola's former president Isabel dos Santos or her...
Quadripartite Summit | Luanda, 12 July 2019

Angola to host quadripartite summit to discuss regional security issues

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Heads of state of Angola, DR Congo, Rwanda and Uganda will come together in the Angolan capital on Feb. 2 to discuss issues related...
European Union

EU grants €23 million to develop Angolan economic sector

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Angola and European Union (EU) signed on Friday, in Luanda, three new financing agreements valued at 23 million Euros, for the implementation of cooperation...
Joao Lourenco

Angolan president expects leader of main opposition to improve republic council

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Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Thursday said he expects to count on the experience of the recently appointed member of the Council of the...
neglected tropical diseases

Angola records annually over 1,000 patients with NTDs

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Over 1,000 people have been infected annually with Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Angola, the country's national coordinator of NTDs in the Ministry of...
free movement

Angola may withdraw from free movement agreement with two Congos

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Angola may pull out in the near future, from the tripartite agreement on free movement of people and goods it signed 21 years ago...
Deadlier Std Emerges

Global fund to fight epidemics to support Angola

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The chairperson of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Donald Kaberuka, on Monday guaranteed his organization's support to Angola to eradicate...

Chinese firms promote electronic devices to Angola market

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Chinese-made digital and electronic devices are being displayed in a digital exhibition fair held from December 18 to January 18 in the Angolan capital,...