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2015-05-22 Angola - BPC Changes Loading Limits of Visa Prepaid Card
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Savings and Credit Bank (BPC) changed on Wednesday the limits of loading the Visa Prepaid Cards of Gingongo.

2015-05-22 Santo António Farm Helps to Decrease Shortage of Animal Food
[ANGOP] Luanda -The production of animal food at the Santo António Farm, located in Quibala Municipality, central Cuanza Sul Province, will enable the decrease of the shortage of this product in the country, mainly those involved in the raising of laying birds, as well as cause a fall in the importation of such product, said last Thursday the Economy minister, Abrahão Gourgel.

2015-05-22 Lunda Sul - Bonga to Be Honored At Ama 2015 Music Awards
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The organizers of the competition Angola Music Awards (AMA) has announced on Friday in Saurimo that Barceló de Carvalho "Bonga" will be the one to be honoured at the third gala that will award the artists that stood out throughout last year in the national music.

2015-05-22 Bic Basket - Petro De Luanda Beat Asa in Playoff
[ANGOP] Luanda -Petro de Luanda obtained their second victory in the playoff of Bic Basket by beating ASA (105-66) in the second match of the semi-finals, played at Luanda's Cidadela stadium.

2015-05-22 Beetles Deemed Extinct Worldwide Found in Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -A species of beetle (Escarabaeus Cancer) known internationally as extinct since 1949 was found in the south-eastern Cuando Cubango Province, by researchers from Angola, Canada and America.

2015-05-22 Angola - Angolan and Portuguese Ruling Parties to Boost Relations
[ANGOP] Luanda -The ruling parties of Angola and Portugal, MPLA and PSD, respectively, may establish, soon, a cooperation agreement in the interest of the two peoples and states.

2015-05-22 Hildebrando De Melo Invited to Exhibit in Lisbon
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan plastic artist Hildebrando de Melo is one of the invited creators to participate in the cultural event "√Āfrica em Lisboa", to take place on 27-31 May in Lisbon.

2015-05-22 Angola - Opposition Enriches MPLA Project in Parliament
[ANGOP] Luanda -The parliamentary groups of UNITA, CASA-CE, PRS and FNLA presented on Thursday in Luanda contributions to enrich the draft resolution plan that approves the essential tasks for the preparation and conducting of general and local elections in the country, proposed by the MPLA.

2015-05-22 Canada - Angolan Cinema to Be Presented in Festival in Ottawa
[ANGOP] Ottawa -The country is participating on 21-23 May in the 4th Festival of Cinema of the Portuguese language, which is promoted in the Canadian city of Ottawa by the embassies of Angola, Brazil and Portugal, in partnership with Canadian Cinema Institute.

2015-05-22 Cuba - Ambassador Announces Angola/Cuba Joint Commission
[ANGOP] Havana -Angola/Cuba Join Commission, to speed up issues related to co-operation between the two states, is to be created from next June announced on Thursday in Havana, the Angolan Ambassador to that country, José César Augusto Kiluanje.

2015-05-22 Parliament Approves Preparation Plan of Elections
[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Assembly approved on Thursday in Luanda, without any vote against, the draft resolution approving the plan of essential tasks for the preparation and conducting of the general and local elections in Angola.

2015-05-22 Executive Clarifies Diplomatic Corps on Events of Mount Sumé
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, the Ministry of Interior and the National Police, promoted on Wednesday in Luanda, a meeting with all the members of the diplomatic corps accredited in Angola to address the State's position on the statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation that occurred last April in Mount Sumé, Huambo province.

2015-05-22 Cabinda - Trade Minister Happy With Projects Evolution in Cabinda
[ANGOP] Cabinda -The Trade minister, Rosa Pacavira, expressed on Wednesday her satisfaction at the rate of the evolution of the projects of the sector in the northern Cabinda province.

2015-05-22 Sonangol Announces Oil Exploration for 2016
[ANGOP] Havana -The Angolan Oil Company (Sonangol) will start the exploration process of crude oil in Cuba.

2015-05-22 President Praises Singer 'Bang√£o'
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State José Eduardo dos Santos Thursday in Luanda said that the Angola nation has lost one of the greatest figures of its musical history who in recent decades attracted many fans with his most beautiful compositions and interpretations of reference and inspiration source for the artists of the new generations.

2015-05-22 Welfare Minister Reaffirms Commitment to Assisting Vulnerable Groups
[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of Welfare and Social Reintegration, Jo√£o Baptista Kussumua, last Wednesday in Luanda said that the mission of his department is to draft, propose and execute the social policy relating to the most vulnerable groups.

2015-05-22 Amangola and Huíla Sport Department Sign Cooperation Protocol
[ANGOP] Lubango -The UNion of the Local Associations in Angola (Amangola) in Huíla and the Provincial Youth and Sport Department signed on Wednesday a cooperation protocol, aiming to recreate the practice of sports in the communities.

2015-05-22 Politician Defends "Immortalization" of Singer Bang√£o's Work
[ANGOP] Luanda -The second provincial secretary of MPLA in Luanda, Jesuino Silva, defended on Wednesday in Luanda the "immortalization" of the artistic work of the singer and composer Bang√£o, as recognition and tribute to his contribution to the empowerment of the national culture.

2015-05-22 Benguela - Municipal Administration Attracts Investors to Recover Farms
[ANGOP] Ganda -The municipal administrator of Ganda, central Benguela province, António Kapewa Kalianguila expressed on Wednesday the intention of attracting more domestic and foreign investors interested in investing in the recovery of agricultural farms in the area.

2015-05-22 Angola Defence Forces Moot 'English School'
[The Herald] AN Angolan general has called for the establishment of an "English School" to cater for Sadc Special Forces from non-English-speaking nations in the region to ease communication during joint operations.

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