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2016-12-02 Lead Acid Battery Producer Begin Exports Into Angola
[The Herald] LEAD acid battery producer Chloride Zimbabwe is set to begin exports into Angola in the first quarter of 2017, as the company seeks to capitalise on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe's 5 percent export incentive, a senior official has said.Chloride is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amalgamated Regional Trading (ART) Corporation.

2016-12-01 Government's Economic Team Approves Cash Flow Plan Assessment Report
[ANGOP] Luanda -The 17th Joint Ordinary Session of the Economic Commission and Real Economy Commission, both of the Cabinet Council, last Wednesday in Luanda approved the assessment report on the Cash Flow Plan for the month of October, 2016, whose expenses were executed by 92 percent.

2016-12-01 New Media Law Threatens Free Speech
[HRW] Johannesburg -Angolan President Jos├ę Eduardo dos Santos should refuse to sign a new media law until parliament revises provisions restricting the right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said today. The law grants the government and ruling party expansive power to interfere with the work of journalists, and potentially to prevent reporting on corruption or human rights abuses.

2016-12-02 Thailand Wants to Boost Angolan Rice Production
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Thai ambassador to Angola, Pornchai DanvivaThana, reaffirmed Wednesday in Luanda his country's interest in training Angolan technicians in the field of agriculture, with emphasis on increasing rice production.

2016-12-01 Handball - Angola Beat Cameroon and Lead Group A
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior women's handball team secured on Wednesday the 1st place of group A, after beating Cameroon by 30-14, in the third round match of the Africa Cup of Nations, taking place in Luanda.

2016-11-30 Ministry of Justice Holds Roundtable On UPR
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, in partnership with the UUNDP, is holding this Wednesday a roundtable to analyse the recommendations not accepted by Angola in the second Report of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), presented from November 2014 and March 2015.

2016-11-30 Handball - Angola Beat Senegal
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior women's handball team defeated on Tuesday Senegal by 31-18, in the group A's second round match of the 22nd Africa Cup of Nations, taking place at Luanda's Kilamba arena since Monday.

2016-11-30 Luanda Hosts Workshop On Development of Financial Sector
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Ministry of Finances (MINFIN), in partnership with World Bank, is holding this Wednesday a workshop on the ?Guidelines of the Development Strategy of the Financial Sector in Angola?.

2016-11-30 Basketball - 1┬║ De Agosto Unbeaten in African Champions Clubs Cup
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan 1┬║ de Agosto senior women's basketball team finished unbeaten in the African Champions Clubs Cup, taking place in Maputo, Mozambique, after beating the host team of CDA Polit├ęcnica by 78-33.

2016-11-30 Angola/Mozambique - Parliamentary Administration Among Cooperation Priorities
[ANGOP] Maputo -The cooperation in the field of parliamentary administration must also be one of the bets between the legislative institutions of Angola and Mozambique, according to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos.

2016-11-30 Angola and China Sign Agreement to Build Caculo Caba├ža Dam
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and China signed on Tuesday in Beijing a four-and-a-half-billion-dollar financing agreement for the construction of the Caculo Caba├ža hydroelectric dam in the Middle Kwanza basin.

2016-11-30 Parliament Plays Its Role With Sense of State
[ANGOP] Maputo -The Angolan Parliament has been excelling its role with a high sense of State, choosing as its main objective the construction and consolidation of a democratic and legal nation capable of fostering development for the welfare and happiness of all citizens.

2016-11-30 Youth Activist Released a Week Early
[AI London] Francisco Mapanda (also known as Dago N├şvel Intelecto) was released from Comarca de Caquila prison on 21 November, seven days earlier than when he was due to be released. The reason for his early release is unknown.

2016-11-30 Greasy Palms in Angola's Oil Industry
[Maka] Today Maka Angola can shed light on a relatively clumsy sleight of hand by the former Chairman of the Board and CEO of Sonangol USA. Step forward Baptista Sumbe, who occupied that position between 1997 and 2009.

2016-12-01 Handball - Angola Unbeaten in Group Stage
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior women's handball team remain unbeaten in the Africa Cup of Nations, taking place in Luanda, after defeating Cameroon by 30-14, in the group A's third round of the competition.

2016-12-01 Canada Asks for Angolan Help to Join UN Security Council
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Secretary of State for Cooperation ├éngela Bragan├ža said on Wednesday in Luanda that Canada wants Angola's help to join the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

2016-12-01 Minister Muandumba Donates Several Goods to Priest João Dos Santos Shelter Home
[ANGOP] Menongue -The minister of Welfare and Social Reintegration, Manuel Gon├žalves Muandumba, last Wednesday made a foodstuff donation to the Priest Jo├úo dos Santos shelter home for children, in the south-eastern Cuando Cubango Province.

2016-12-01 Trade Ministry Ensures Foodstuff for Festive Season
[ANGOP] Luanda -The supply of foodstuff for festive season is ensured, a situation that will permit the costumers of the country to spend the celebrations without any concerns.

2016-11-30 Artist Wants Greater Valorization of Plastic Arts
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan artist Francisco Van-D├║nem "Van" highlighted in the Angolan capital the need to boost the plastic arts, especially in the field of circulation and trading of this cultural product.

2016-11-29 Anthropology Museum's Central Deposit to Be Unveiled Wednesday
[ANGOP] Luanda -The central deposit, next to the main building of the National Anthropology Museum in Luanda downtown, will be unveiled on Wednesday November 30.

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