Cabinda's Contingent Future
[Africa In Fact]Resources have long been the source of conflict in Africa. Battles for control of resource-rich territories take many shapes and are waged on many fronts. Now separatists in Angola's oil-rich province of Cabinda have turned to stock markets overseas to fund their struggle by selling rights to future mineral assets they hope to own one day.
Governor Calls for Greater Attention to Family Agriculture in BiÃ©
[ANGOP]The governor of the central BiÃ© province, Ãlvaro Boavida Neto, called for greater attention to family agriculture, so as to improve the quality of the peasants? living standards.
Full Version of the Message of the Angolan Head of State for the Death of Mandela
[ANGOP]The President of the Republic, JosÃ© Eduardo dos Santos, addressed Friday a message of condolence to the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, for the death of Nelson Mandela, whose full content follows.
HIV/Aids Campaign At Workplace With Positive Results
[ANGOP]The campaign of counselling and testing for HIV/AIDS at the workplace, dubbed "LaÃ§o Vermelho", opened on December 2, was closed on Friday with positive results, in a ceremony chaired by the Minister of Health, JosÃ© Van-DÃºnem.
Bie Govt to Equip Training Centres With Technical Means in 2014
[ANGOP]The governor of the central Bie province, Ãlvaro Manuel de Boavida Neto, said on Friday in Kuito that in 2014 the local vocational training centres will be equipped with more technical means.
Agriculture Sector to Produce About 20 Million Tons of Cassava in BiÃ©
[ANGOP]The sector of Agriculture and Rural Development in the central BiÃ© province will produce between 2013 to 2017, about twenty million tons of cassava, reported on Friday in Kuito city, the head of the institution, Marcolino Rocha Sandemba.
Africa Wants Environmental Balance - Says Foreign Minister
[ANGOP]France/Africa Summit, to end this Saturday in Paris, is seeking clearer positions on global environment.
Angola and France Suppress Diplomatic and Service Visas
[ANGOP]Angola and France are signing this Saturday in Paris an accord for the suppression of visas on their diplomatic and service passports.
Lecturer Defends Creation of Leisure Centres for CPLP Elderly People
[ANGOP]The university lecturer of Cabo Verde Denise Oliveira Centeio advocated on Saturday in Humpata municipality, southern Huila province, the need for governments of the Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (CPLP) to establish leisure and entertainment centres, aiming to strengthen the elderly people's motor function.
MPLA Vice-President Works in Mbanza Kongo
[ANGOP]The Vice-president of the ruling MPLA party, Roberto Victor de Almeida, is paying on Saturday a working visit to Mbanza Kongo city, northern Zaire province, to chair the anticipated main event aimed to celebrate the 57th anniversary of the referred political organization, to be marked on 10 December.
Cote d'Ivoire Seen As Favourites to Qualify for World Cup Second Phase
[ANGOP]The Angolan midfielder Felisberto Amaral Gilberto considered Cote d'Ivoire favourites, among African nations, to qualify for the second phase of the world cup of Brazil2014.
Drought Contributes to Cholera Outbreak in Southern Angola
[IRIN]Johannesburg -A protracted drought followed by the onset of the rainy season in southern Angola has triggered a sharp increase in cholera cases, mainly concentrated in Cunene province, where over 1,000 infections and 48 deaths were recorded during a two-week period in November, according to figures from the Ministry of Health.
France Strives to Keep African Influence At Paris Summit
[RFI]"The world is in mourning" for Nelson Mandela, French President FranÃ§ois Hollande told a summit on peace and security in Africa as it opened on Friday. Over 50 representatives of African countries will discuss conflict resolution and Hollande will try to convince them to keep doing business with France.
The European Commission's Problem With the Truth
[Maka]Recently, on November 19, the president of the European Commission, Mr. JosÃ© Manuel Barroso, instructed the European Union (E.U.) High Representative and vice-president of the Commission, Baroness Catherine Ashton, to respond on his behalf to queries on the detention of Angolan activist Nito Alves, a minor, and the charges brought against him.
Journalist Told to Deepen Knowledge for Accurate News Reporting
[ANGOP]The Secretary of State of Social Communication, Manuel da ConceiÃ§Ã£o, said on Thursday in Luanda that writing of news stories is more and more professional treatment of news contents linked to the various sectors and domains of life requires regular seminars for journalists.
Approval of State General Account Postponed
[ANGOP]The National Assembly (Angolan Parliament) Thursday in Luanda postponed for Monday (December 9) the approval of the State General Account for the fiscal year 2011, initially scheduled for Friday.
South Africa's Nelson Mandela Dies in Johannesburg
[ANGOP]Johannesburg -South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
Parliament's Fifth Commission Meeting a Consultation Exercise
[ANGOP]The National Assembly?s 5th Commission on Economy and Finance with social partners and representatives of the civil society held Thursday in Luanda was an exercise of consultation.
Angola Invests Boosts Diversification of Economy
[ANGOP]The Angola Invests programme, an initiative to support micro, small and medium size enterprises, is one of the pillars of the support for the diversification of the Angolan economy.
Construction Ministry Wants to Re-Launch Ties With Media
[ANGOP]The Ministry of Construction pledged to re-launch relations with the media professionals with a view to ensuring well prepared, free, timely and clear information, said Thursday the incumbent Minister, Waldemar Pires AlexandrÃ©.