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2014-04-18 Germany Pushes Human Rights
[Deutsche Welle]The German government's commissioner for human rights tells DW he intends to address controversial topics on a trip to Africa, such as the rights of sexual minorities.

2014-04-17 WHO Official Regrets Deaths Caused By Ebola
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Regional Director for Africa of World Health Organization (WHO), Luís Sambo, regretted on Wednesday in Luanda the death of 121 people, including health agents, victims of the hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus.

2014-04-18 1º De Maio's Vice-President Threatens to Cut Players' Salaries
[ANGOP]Benguela -The vice-president of 1º de Maio de Benguela football club, Rui Araújo, expressed his sadness at the performance of players in the team in the last weekend's 7th round of the national first division championship (Girabola2014) and threatened to cut the athletes' salaries, if they continue with the same posture on the field.

2014-04-18 Health Minister Recognizes Improved Living Conditions of African Children
[ANGOP]Luanda -The minister of Health, José Van- Dunem recognized Thursday, in Luanda, that the living conditions of African children are improving due to efforts made by governments in meeting the targets of the Millennium Development Goals.

2014-04-18 Angolan Telecommunication System Improves Lately
[ANGOP]Huambo -The recovering of the Angolan telecommunication system, through various transmission resources, was stressed on Thursday by the director of Angola Telecom Company in the central Huambo province, Adriano Muteka Muholo, as one of the benefit of the political-military climate of stability in the country since the signing of peace agreement in 2002.

2014-04-18 Minister Highlights Role of Catholic Church in History Preservation
[ANGOP]Caconda -Culture minister Rosa Cruz e Silva last Tuesday in Caconda Municipality, southern Huila Province, stated that the Catholic church has been an ideal partner in the training of cadres and preservation of Angolan history.

2014-04-18 Energy Minister Recommends for Setting Up of Pre-Paid Electric Metres
[ANGOP]Sumbe -The minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges, recommended on Thursday in Sumbe city, central Cuanza Sul province, for a greater rationalization of the consumption of electricity through massive setting up of the pre-paid electric metres in the municipalities of Sumbe, Porto Amboim and Amboim.

2014-04-18 Disarmament Commission Seizes Over 89.000 Weapons in Last Six Years
[ANGOP]Luanda) -The National Commission for the Civilians' Disarmament (CNDPC) collected in the last six years (2008/2014), about 89. 473 fire-arms and continues to promote actions conducing to the handing over of weapons voluntarily and cohesively.

2014-04-18 Minister Discusses With Unido Official Industrialization Strategy
[ANGOP]Luanda -The strategies of industrialization of the country under the policies of the Angolan Government for the development, topped today in Luanda , the audience that the foreign minister, Georges Chikoti , granted to Mohamed Eisa, regional director of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

2014-04-18 Angolan Jiu Jitsu Athlete Retains World Title
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan athlete Omar Sousa won on Thursday in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) for the second time straight the world champion title of Jiu Jitsu, after beating in the final the juvenile Jordan Zakaria Mohamed.

2014-04-18 Petro De Luanda Beat 1º De Agosto in Angola Cup
[ANGOP]Luanda -Petro de Luanda defeated on Thursday night 1º de Agosto by 96-89, in the first leg match of the senior males basketball Angola cup, disputed at Luanda's Multi-purpose arena.

2014-04-18 Trade Minister Presents New Business License in Cuanza Sul
[ANGOP]Sumbe -The Trade Minister, Rosa Pacavira, presented on Thursday in Sumbe province, central Cuanza Sul province, the new business license to the traders of the region.

2014-04-18 Minister Calls for Society's Efforts in Preserving National Heritage
[ANGOP]Lubango -The minister of Culture, Rosa Cruz e Silva, Wednesday in Lubango, southern Huila province, called on the society to make efforts for preserving the national cultural heritage.

2014-04-18 Construction of Diamond Museum Valued At 70 Billion Kwanza
[ANGOP]Luanda, -The construction and assembly of the "Diamond Museum" is estimated at 70 billion kwanza, and may take three years, reported today, Thursday, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Diamond Company of Angola (ENDIAMA).

2014-04-18 Angolan Defence Minister Distinguished By Russian Military Authorities
[ANGOP]Luanda -The minister of the National Defence, Cândido Pereira Van-Dúnem, was distinguished on Thursday in Luanda by the embassy of Russia in Angola with medal for the strengthening of the combative friendship, under the cooperation relations between the two countries.

2014-04-18 Social Policy Commission Analyses Ministries' Statues and State Institutions
[ANGOP]Luanda -The Social Policy Commission of the Cabinet Council analyzed on Thursday the draft of the presidential decrees that update the various organic statutes of ministries and state institutions.

2014-04-18 Territory Minister Works in Lunda Sul
[ANGOP]Saurimo -The minister of Territory Administration, Bornito de Sousa, is paying since Thursday a working visit to the eastern Lunda Sul province, in view to presiding over the closing acto f the 7th Technical Activities of the Local Administration Training Institute (IFAL).

2014-04-18 Minister of Planning Calls On Society for Commitment
[ANGOP]Kuito -The minister of Planning and Territorial Development, Job Graça, Wednesday , in Chinguar district, 75 kilometers southwest of Kuito (Bie), called on the society for engagement during the general census of population and housing, set for 16-May.

2014-04-18 African Ministers Committed to Improving Health Care
[ANGOP]Luanda -African Health Ministers expressed, Thursday, in Luanda, their commitment to the betterment of the health system in their respective countries, through the materialization of prevention and treatment of diseases programs.

2014-04-18 Logistics for 2014 Census Being Studied
[ANGOP]Luanda -The logistics matters for the General Population and Housing Census are being handled by the operation?s Main Office.

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