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2016-02-11 Six Months in Prison for Calling Trial a Farce
[Maka] The Angolan judge presiding over the 'Luanda Book Club' trial of 17 Angolan activists accused of preparing a rebellion, has pronounced one of the activists guilty of contempt of court and sentenced him to six months in prison and a fine of 50,000 Kwanzas.

2016-02-11 2013/2015 Government Activities Analyzed
[ANGOP] Luanda -The 3rd joint ordinary meeting of the Economic Commissions and the Real Economy of the Cabinet Council, held on Wednesday in Luanda, considered the assessment report of the Government's activities for the period from January 2013 to September 2015.

2016-02-11 Cuanza Norte - Golungo and Ngonguembo to Harvest 600 Tons of Coffee This Year
[ANGOP] Golungo Alto -At least 600 tons of coffee are to be harvested this year in the municipalities of Golungo Alto and Ngonguembo, northern Cuanza Norte Province, which is just about the same amount collected in 2015.

2016-02-11 Angolan and CAR Defense Ministers Assess Cooperation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Defense ministers of Angola, João Lourenço, and of the Central African Republic (CAR), Joseph Bindoumi, assessed on Wednesday in Luanda the military cooperation between the two states.

2016-02-11 Sudanese Vice-President in Luanda for ICGLR Summit
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Vice-president of Sudan, Hassabo Mohamed, arrived on Wednesday in Luanda to participate in the 6th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the International Conference for the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), taking place on Friday in the Angolan capital.

2016-02-11 Girabola 2016 - FAF Holds First Football Medicine Seminar
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Football Federation is holding on 11-12 February at Luanda's Sports Museum the first training course on Football Medicine.

2016-02-11 Minister Points Out Ornamental Rocks As an Alternative to Oil Crisis
[ANGOP] Lubango -The minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiroz, pointed out on Wednesday in Lubango, southern Huíla province, the fostering the manufacturing activity of ornamental rocks, through the creation of technology of cutting, with the right alternative to the current low price of oil barrel at the international market.

2016-02-11 Future ICGLR Summits Should Focus On Development - Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is appealing for unity to end conflicts, wishing that future summits of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region focuses on regional development.

2016-02-11 U.S Offers to Help Reduce Impact of Drought
[ANGOP] Luanda -The US Government is ready to help with the drought facing the populations in southern Angola.

2016-02-11 Govt Work From 2013 to 2015 Analysed
[ANGOP] Luanda -The report on the Angolan Government's activity from January 2013 to September 2015 was analysed Wednesday in Luanda.

2016-02-11 ICGLR Secretary Happy With Election in Central Africa Republic
[ANGOP] Luanda -The outgoing executive secretary of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, Ntumba Luaba, Wednesday in Luanda expressed satisfaction with the first parliamentary and presidential elections held in Central Africa Republic on January 15.

2016-02-11 ICGLR On Solution to Repatriation of DRC Negative Forces
[ANGOP] Luanda -The return of the members of negative forces defeated during the military conflict waged in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) eastern region to their homeland tops the International Conference on Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) meeting.

2016-02-11 Bengo - Angoflex Launches Kaombo Project
[ANGOP] Caxito -The Angoflex Industrial company launched on Wednesday at its central base in Barra do Dande commune, northern Bengo province, the rigid pipe welding projec, called Kaombo, an act chaired by the governor João Bernardo de Miranda.

2016-02-11 Moxico - CFB Trains Resume Circulation in Luena/Bié Section
[ANGOP] Luena -The train of Benguela Railways (CFB) resumed on Wednesday the circulation in Luena/Bié section and vice versa, after being stopped for seven days, as a result of a ravine that threatened to destroy the Savinguila/Cuemba route, central Bié province.

2016-02-11 Quela Farmers Encouraged to Increase Agricultural Production
[ANGOP] Vila Quela -Farmers from Quela municipality in the northern Malanje province were on Tuesday encouraged to increase agricultural production to resolve the current economic and financial situation faced by the country.

2016-02-11 Angola - Choreography and Song Contributed to União Njinga Mbande Victory
[ANGOP] Luanda -The exchange of costumes, choreography, song and organization allowed the carnival group of Uniao Njinga Mbande, from Viana municipality, to win Luanda class A Carnival, said its chairman, António Domingos.

2016-02-11 Nzinga Mbande Wins Luanda Children's Carnival
[ANGOP] Luanda -Carnival group of Cassules Viveiro Njinga Mbande won the Carnival of Luanda in the children's class with 875 points, according to results released on Wednesday by the organizing committee of the event.

2016-02-11 South Africa - Penultimate Day of Mining Indaba Event Reserved for Afbd
[ANGOP] Cape Town -Last Wednesday, the third day of the International Mining Conference, also dubbed Mining Indaba, happening in South Africa from 8 to 11 February, was reserved for the intervention of the African Development Bank (AfBD), focussing on issues like natural resources, infrastructures, investments and technical assistance.

2016-02-11 Zaire - Peasants Urged to Be Organized in Associations
[ANGOP] Mbanza Congo -The governor of the northern Zaire province, José Joanes André, urged on Wednesday in Mbanza Congo city the local farmers to organize themselves into associations and cooperatives in order to facilitate the authorities to direct the support they need to exercise their activity.

2016-02-11 União Recreativo Do Kilamba Wins Class B Carnival
[ANGOP] Luanda -With 793 points, the União Recreativo do Kilamba group won the title in Class B and secured the ascent to the category A of the Luanda Carnival, according to results released on Wednesday by the organizing committee.

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