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First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço Calls For More Support To Rural Women

First Lady Ana Dias Lourenço Calls For More Support To Rural Women

Angola’s First Lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, Tuesday appealed to the government to strengthen, in a substantive and sustainable way, the support for rural women, as the main driving force of the family and rural economy in the country. According to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE), in Angola, rural women, as recognized as […]

Covid-19 – Health Ministry Reiterates Strict Measures In Churches

Covid-19 – Health Ministry Reiterates Strict Measures In Churches

Ministry of Health (MINSA) has recommended strict preventive measures against Covid-19 during the church services. Churches resumed their activity on Saturday (September 19) in Luanda. Church services and worships, with large gatherings, had been banned from March this year, in the light of the State of Emergency, as part of measure to contain the spread […]

Parliamentary Women and Red Cross Sign Anti-Drug Deal In Angola

Parliamentary Women and Red Cross Sign Anti-Drug Deal In Angola

  The Group of Parliamentary Women and the Red Cross of Angola (CVA) will sign next September a cooperation protocol to strengthen the actions against drugs in Angola’s 18 provinces. The protocol provides for joint actions to alleviate the scourge and consequences of excessive consumption of alcohol and illicit drugs. Speaking to the press, at […]

Domestic Violence Cases Decrease In Cuanza Sul

Domestic Violence Cases Decrease In Cuanza Sul

The central Cuanza Sul province registered a total of 136 cases of domestic violence in the last six months, less 30 in relation to the same period in 2019, the provincial director of the Department of the Social Action Family and Gender Equality, Maria da Conceição Neto, told ANGOP on Tuesday. In the meantime, the […]

Chad To Repay U.S.$100 Million Debt To Angola With Cattle

Chad To Repay U.S.$100 Million Debt To Angola With Cattle

Angola has agreed to receive 75,000 cattle from Chad as payment of a $100 million debt from the cash-poor north-central African country. The cattle will be delivered over the next 10 years as repayment for the 2017 debt. Local news report said the first instalment of 1,000 cows has already arrived in Angola’s capital Luanda […]

‘No Negotiations’ With Dos Santos – President Joao Lourenco

‘No Negotiations’ With Dos Santos – President Joao Lourenco

In an exclusive with DW, Angolan President Joao Lourenco spoke for the first time about allegations against Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos. He also defended his role in a government led by her father. Reports of corruption have blighted Angola since President Joao Lourenco took office in 2017, despite campaign promises to reform the […]

Angola Assists Cyclone Idai Victims In Mozambique

Angola Assists Cyclone Idai Victims In Mozambique

Angola’s assistance made up of 26 tons of food and medicines to Tropical Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique will help prevent the spread of the epidemics in the Indian Ocean country, the Health minister of Mozambique Nazira Abdula said Friday in Beira city. Nazira Abdula was speaking to the press shortly after the delivery ceremony […]

30 Killed In Angola Mine Collapse

30 Killed In Angola Mine Collapse

At least 30 people died after a mine collapsed at Chipindo municipality in Angola’s south-west Huíla Province, state media confirmed. According to Radio Nacional de Angola (RNA), the tragedy happened at Chiwele locality where the illegal gold miners were at work.   “The prospectors were extracting gold in the mine when it collapsed due the […]

An Anguished Cry For Justice In Angola

An Anguished Cry For Justice In Angola

The family of a man tortured to death by Angolan police have petitioned President João Lourenço for justice. As reported by Maka Angola, João Alfredo Dala was beaten and mutilated during a 15-hour police interrogation as part of an investigation into the alleged kidnapping of an elderly pastor of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in […]

Refugee Women In Angola Decline Donation Of Skimpy Outfits

Refugee Women In Angola Decline Donation Of Skimpy Outfits

 A clothes donation exercise at an Angolan camp housing Congolese refugees has degenerated into a farce after women refused to accept shorts offered by a Japanese manufacturer. The clothes had been shipped for distribution at the Lovua refugee settlement in Angola’s northeastern Lunda Norte Province. Officials from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) […]

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