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2014-10-30 Seven Million Litres of Crude-Oil By-Products Traded in Luanda
[ANGOP]Luanda -The state-owned Sonangol Logistics in Luanda City's Boavista ward delivers on a daily basis about seven million litres of crude-oil by-products to Sonangol Distribution branch to be traded in Luanda Province, said last Wednesday a supervision officer of the company, Bernardino Honda.

2014-10-30 About 600,000 Hectares of Land Prepared for Maze Cultivation
[ANGOP]Camanongue -About 600,000 hectares of land are ready for maze cultivation in the agribusiness project of Camaiangala, municip+ality of Camanongue, in the eastern Moxico Province, in the framework of the 2014/2015 agricultural campaign.

2014-10-30 Media Crucial to Success of African Chess Championship
[ANGOP]Luanda -The chairman of the Angolan Chess Federation, Aguinaldo Jaime, last Tuesday in Luanda said that the media will play an important role for the success of the African junior championships, in both sexes, which Angola will host from 1 to 10 December this year, in Saurimo City, eastern Luanda Sul Province.

2014-10-30 Ceast Defends a Culture of Peace As Angola Takes a Seat At UNSC
[ANGOP]Luanda -Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Angola and Sao Tome and Principe (CEAST) considered the Angola's election to non-permanent member of the UN Security Council an opportunity for the country to back the culture of justice and peace-building in the world.

2014-10-30 Construction Works of New Ring Road in Lubango Launched
[ANGOP]Lubango -The construction of 26 km of new ring road of Lubango, southern Huila province, was launched Tuesday by the provincial governor, Jo√£o Marcelino Tyipinge.

2014-10-30 Conference On Urban Transformations Marks World Cities Day
[ANGOP]Luanda -A Conference under the theme "Leading the Urban Transformations" will be held on 31st this month, ahead of celebration of World Cities Day, established by the United Nations.

2014-10-30 Angolan President Regrets Zambian Counterpart's Death
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos, expressed on Wednesday in Luanda his heart-felt sympathy for the death of the Zambian Head of State, Michael Sata, occurred on Tuesday in London, England.

2014-10-30 Angola - European Union Values Gender Equality
[ANGOP]Luanda -The European Union (EU) ambassador to Angola, Gordon Kricke, said on Wednesday in Luanda that the promotion of gender equality between women and men is one of the basic values of his institution, aiming for the defence of principle "Equal salary for equal work".

2014-10-30 Parliament Passes Revised Labour Law
[ANGOP]Luanda -The National Assembly (Parliament) approved Wednesday the draft revision of the General Labour Law, with 150 votes in favour, none against and eight abstentions.

2014-10-29 Artist Ana Vidigal At Luanda's Portuguese Cultural Centre
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Portuguese plastic artist Ana Vidigal will open on Thursday (30 October) at the Luanda?s Portuguese Cultural Centre the exhibition "Jugular", which will go until November 13.

2014-10-29 Minister of National Defence Back Home
[ANGOP]Luanda -The minister of the National Defence, João Lourenço, returned on Tuesday to the country from Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo, where he attended on behalf of the Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, the official closing of the Loango-2014 Military Exercises, of the rapid deployment capacity of the Central Africa Multidimensional Force (FOMAC).

2014-10-30 Angola - Human Rights to Be Evaluated in Geneva
[ANGOP]Geneva -Progress recorded in Angola on human rights shall be submitted Thursday to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva (Switzerland) at the 20th session of the Working Group of the mechanism.

2014-10-30 Chess Federation President Challenges Provincial Governments
[ANGOP]Luanda -The president of the Angolan Chess Federation (FAX), Aguinaldo Jaime, urged the provincial governments to support chess, likewise the example of Lunda Sul province, which accepted to host the African cup of junior men and women's chess cups, set for 1-10 December.

2014-10-30 National Culture and Arts Award Incentivizes Artistic Creation
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Culture minister, Rosa Cruz e Silva, considered on Wednesday in Luanda the National Culture and Arts Award an incentive to the creating gift of Angolans in several arts.

2014-10-30 Angola Expects to Produce 1,8 Million Barrels of Oil Per Day in 2015
[ANGOP]Luanda -The country expects to achieve a daily average production of 1.8 million barrels of oil, during the economic exercise of 2015, a figure that represents an increase of 10 percent relatively to the growth rate foreseen in the General State Budget (OGE).

2014-10-30 Moxico - FAA's Logistics Specialists Gathered in Luena
[ANGOP]Luena -The specialists of the National Logistics Department of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) met on Wednesday in Luena city, eastern Moxico province, in its 25th broad council destined to assess the activities developed in 2014 and lay out other ones for the next year.

2014-10-30 Fall of Crude-Oil Price Deemed Opportunity for Country to Diversify Its Economy
[ANGOP]Luanda -Economy minister Abrah√£o Gourgel last Wednesday, in Luanda, deemed the fall of crude-oil price in the international market an opportunity for the country to diversify its economy.

2014-10-30 Inventors Visit Pre-Exposure At International Ideas Fair
[ANGOP]Nuremberg -The Angolan inventors and creators Tuesday visited the site set to host the International Fair of Ideas, Innovations and New Products in Nuremberg, Germany.

2014-10-30 Nation At UN Human Rights Council 20th Session
[ANGOP]Luanda -A delegation from the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, headed by the incumbent minister, Rui Jorge Carneiro Mangueira, left Luanda this Wednesday, to attend the 20th Session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations in Geneva, Swiss Confederation.

2014-10-30 TAAG Represents Angola At Tourism Fair in Argentina
[ANGOP]Buenos Aires -The Angolan Airlines (TAAG) represented Angola in the 19th International Tourism Fair (FIT) of the Latin America, which took place on 25-28 this month in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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