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2017-04-20 UNDP Praises Advances in Promoting Gender Policies
[ANGOP] Luanda -The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) representative, Henryk Larsen, praised Angola's progress on gender and women empowerment issues.

2017-04-20 Angola Joins Solidarity Campaign for Gender Equality
[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Assembly Wednesday joined the worldwide solidarity campaign for gender equality, "He for she".

2017-04-19 Construction of Railway to New Airport Under Way
[ANGOP] Luanda -The construction of a railway heading to Luanda's new International airport has started four months ago with ground-levelling works from kilometro 30 locality in Viana municipality to Bungo, Luanda Port.

2017-04-20 Cycling - Federation Defends Construction of Bicycle Paths
[ANGOP] Luanda -The secretary general of the Angolan Cycling Federation (FACI), João Francisco, defended the need to build exclusive routes for bicycle riders as a way to motivate the emergence of new athletes in the country.

2017-04-19 500-House Project Underway in Cuito
[ANGOP] Cuito -The construction process of 500 homes underway in central Bie province was launched in January this year in the Azul 2 neighborhood (outskirts of the Cuito city), as part of Government strategy to improve housing quality in the region.

2017-04-20 Zaire - Over 4.000 Foreigners Repatriated Due to Irregularities
[ANGOP] Mbanza Congo -At least 4.948 foreign citizens, mostly from the Democratic Republic of Congo, were repatriated from the national territory in 2016 by the Migration and Foreigners Service (SME) in the northern Zaire province, less 2.283 in relation to the previous year.

2017-04-19 Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs At SADC Troika Meeting
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Manuel Augusto, traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Tuesday to attend the meeting of the SADC Political, Defense and Security Body, running from 19-20 April.

2017-04-19 Govt Recommends Mass Birth Registration
[ANGOP] Luanda -The report on the electoral registration process, developed by the Ministry of Territorial Administration (MAT) from August 25, 2016 to March 31, 2017, recommends the mass registration of the civil registry and the attribution of the Identity card to citizens.

2017-04-19 Culture Minister Wants Regional Museums
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Minister of Culture, Carolina Cerqueira, said Tuesday in Luanda the intention of creating regional museums in the Central, Northern and Southern regions of the country, similar to what exists in the East region with the Dundo Regional Museum, as a way to better value and protect the collective cultural memory of Angolans.

2017-04-19 Govt Establishes Partnership in Fertilizers With Mirocco
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and the Kingdom of Morocco have recently established a strategic partnership so that the Maghreb country can provide fertilizers to the Angolan agricultural sector at more affordable prices, said Minister of Agriculture Marcos Nhunga.

2017-04-18 Man Arrested Over Beheading Two Girls
[ANGOP] Menongue -A man was arrested on Monday in Menongue, southeastern Cuando Cubango province, after he allegedly beheaded two girls in a month.

2017-04-18 Sudanese and Moroccan Envoys Meet With Luanda Governor
[ANGOP] Luanda -The ambassadors of the Republic of Sudan and the Kingdom of Morocco to Angola, Khalid Mohamed Farah El Fahal and Saadia El Alaoui, respectively, visited the Provincial Government of Luanda on Tuesday to discuss issues related to cooperation between their countries and Angola.

2017-04-18 Police Seize Smuggled Fuel
[ANGOP] Mbanza Congo -At least 13.150 liters of fuel were seized in the last seven days by the Tax Police stationed in the Luvo border post in Mbanza Congo city, northern Zaire province, for alleged smuggling of oil by-products.

2017-04-18 Lunda Sul - Ministry to Train Fishermen
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Ministry of Fisheries is making arrangements to train artisanal fishermen, professionalise them and thus improve their activity in the country.

2017-04-18 Professional Deontology Must Be Priority - Governor
[ANGOP] Cuito -Health professionals in central Bié province must always abide by deontological ethics in looking after the patients, thus curing their physical and psychological ailments.

2017-04-18 Nigeria Loses Africa's Top Oil Producer Position to Angola
[Guardian] Sheds N83 billion in one month

2017-04-17 Governor Announces Electrification of Municipal Headquarters
[ANGOP] Soyo -Contracts for the electrification of the headquarters of northern Zaire province municipalities will be awarded on 25 April this year.

2017-04-17 Nation Needs Mature and Capable Politicians - Cleric
[ANGOP] The Bishop of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the World, also known as Tocoist Church, Afonso Nunes, last Sunday in Catete district, in Luanda's Icolo e Bengo Municipality, said that Angola needs politicians with maturity and capacity to resolve the problems of the citizens.

2017-04-17 Police Foil Illegal Trespassing At Border
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -Eighteen offenders who tried to cross the border between Angola and Namibia were arrested in the last seven days in the southern Cunene province by the staff of the Border Police, said Saturday in Ondjiva, the spokesman of the National Police Command in the region, intendant Nicolau Tuvecalela.

2017-04-17 Bishop Calls for Spread of Gospel and Love of Neighbour
[ANGOP] Luanda -Bishop Zeca Martins appealed Sunday in Luanda to society in general for the need to announce the Gospel of Christ in time and in a timely manner so that there is a greater conversion and love for others.

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