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2015-03-31 'No Place for Criminal Defamation in Angolan Legal System' - Misa
[MISA] 31 MARCH 2015, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA-MISA calls on the Government of Angola to observe the December 2014 decision by the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights which found that prison sentences as penalties for defamation violate the African Charter on Human and People's Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. In the same breath, MISA supports the joint appeal by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Inform

2015-03-31 President Nguesso's Visit to Angola Is Part of Historical Ties Consolidation - Foreign Minister
[ANGOP] Luanda -The visit of the President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, who arrived on Monday in Luanda, is part of the consolidation of the historical ties of fraternity, solidarity, friendship and cooperation between the two countries, said the Angolan minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti.

2015-03-31 Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Occurs in Worrying Time At International Level
[ANGOP] Hanoi -The 132nd assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), taking place from 28 March to 1 April in Hanoi city (Vietnam), is happening at a worrying time at international context due to the fact that most of the countries experienced the effects of the economic and financial crisis, on one hand, and for the increase of terrorist attempts that directly threaten peace and security.

2015-03-31 Congo President in Luanda to Strengthen Cooperation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The president of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou N'guesso, is since Monday in Luanda for a three-day official visit to Angola meant to have existing bilateral cooperation reinforced.

2015-03-31 Cuanza Norte - Minint Staff At Human Rights Seminar
[ANGOP] Ndalatando -More than 70 staff of the Interior Ministry in the northern region are since Monday attending a training in human rights and penitentiary work in Ndalatando, northern Cuanza Norte province.

2015-03-31 Benguela - Over 100 Trainee Lawyers Attend Course of Legal Practices
[ANGOP] Catumbela -At least one hundred and sixteen trainee lawyers will attend as from the next days in the central Benguela province, the first training course in forensic practices, promoted by the Angolan Bar Association (OAA), through its provincial council, to last six months.

2015-03-31 Teams Hold Last Training Session in Preview of World Cup
[ANGOP] Lobito -The teams participating in the in the 24th edition of the World Championship Big Game Fishing/Trolling, taking place in Lobito, central Benguela province, from 28 March to 4 April, held their last training session, ahead of their participation in the competition.

2015-03-31 Angolan Insurance Companies Ready to Assume Freightage
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan insurance companies are ready to get involved in the freightage of imported goods and help avoid the risks that arise from the importation activity, said last Monday in Luanda the chairman of the state-owned ENSA insurance company, Manuel Gonçalves.

2015-03-31 African Cities, British Magazine Launch José Eduardo Dos Santos Award
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Association of African Cities and the British Magazine African Business will launch in April this year a José Eduardo dos Santos Award, to honour mayors, African cities governors and other people who excelled in good urban management practices.

2015-03-31 326 Land Reserves Registered for Housing
[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 326 land reserves have been registered since the National Urban and Housing Programme started in 2008, Angop learned Monday in Luanda.

2015-03-31 Education Deemed Essential Factor for Gender Equality
[ANGOP] Luanda -Education minister Pinda SimĂŁo last Monday in Luanda said that the contribution of women at their workplace depends greatly on their academic training, since this is an essential tool for the promotion of equality among citizens.

2015-03-31 Sport Fishing - Angolan President Challenges Youths to Get Involved in Sports
[ANGOP] Lobito -The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, has challenged young people to get involved in high sea sportive fishing activities, as well as other sea sports, in the ambit of the country's plan for this sector.

2015-03-31 Uushona Praises Angolan Patriotism - Calls for More Bilateral Trade
[New Era] Luanda - Namibia's Ambassador to Angola, Grace Uushona, has nothing but praises for the Angolan government and the pivotal role it played in ensuring that Namibia attains its own independence by waging its liberation struggle from Angolan soil.

2015-03-31 Angola - Freight Exchange Seeks Solutions Against High Prices
[ANGOP] Luanda -The high monetary value paid by domestic importers outside the country, mainly in Africa, to ensure the goods, have led in recent years, the National Freight Exchange of Angola (BNF) to seek solutions to minimize the effects of the situation.

2015-03-31 Petro and CĂĄala Open Girabola's 7th Round
[ANGOP] Luanda -Petro Atlético de Luanda and Recreativo da Cåala do Huambo are playing Tuesday here in an early opening of the seventh round of the national senior men football championship (Girabola2015).

2015-03-31 National Residues Agency Clarifies New Operators Contract Procedures
[ANGOP] Luanda -New procedures for contract of garbage cleaning operators has been adopted, requiring the interested firms to stand a local administration's public tender.

2015-03-31 Official Defends Securing of Goods in Country
[ANGOP] Luanda -The recovery of the money invested by importers in an attempt to get goods into the country is dependent on the assurance of the products in insurance companies, said on Monday the chairperson of the Angolan Agency for Insurance Regulation and Supervision, Aguinaldo Jaime.

2015-03-31 Angola/Congo - Peace, Security and Stability Are Pressing Engagements - Georges Chikoti
[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti, defended Monday in Luanda, that peace, security and stability are commitments whose materialization is unavoidable, because they constitute the foundation for the progress and development of Angola and the Republic of Congo.

2015-03-31 Minister On Negative Impact of HIV/Aids
[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the National Council for Children, JoĂŁo Baptista Kussumua, Monday in Luanda highlighted the need to work on reducing impact of HIV/AIDS on people's lives and economy of the countries, especially the African region.

2015-03-31 1Âș De Agosto and Petro Play Qualifying Game to Cup Final
[ANGOP] Luanda -The basketball teams of 1Âș de Agosto and Petro de Luanda face off Tuesday, at 06pm, at Victorino Cunha pavilion in a game for the first "leg" of the semi-finals of the Angola Cup.

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