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Rest Of Africa Weighs On South Africa’s Shoprite Q1 Sales

Rest Of Africa Weighs On South Africa’s Shoprite Q1 Sales

Shoprite increased turnover 6.4 percent in the three months to end-September, buoyed by South African sales, but with weaker commodity prices weighing on in its business in the rest of Africa. Africa’s largest grocer grew South African sales 8.1 percent in the three months to end-September as it kept price increases low amid weak economic […]

Women Encouraged To Boost Agricultural Production

Women Encouraged To Boost Agricultural Production

Women living in rural communities in the southern Cunene Province were encouraged to invest in agriculture to contribute to the socio-economic development of the region. The appeal was made by the provincial governor, Kundi Paihama, who was speaking at the closing ceremony of the second provincial forum of rural women, in the commune of Xangongo, […]

Rural Women Hold Forum In Huíla, Angola

Rural Women Hold Forum In Huíla, Angola

 Aspects linked to the 2017/2018 agricultural campaign are expected to dominate Wednesday in Lubango, the rural women’s forum in Huíla province, Angop learnt on Wednesday. The meeting is also analyzing the possibilities of support for families, the promotion of aquaculture, fish farming, the impact on family income in rural areas, the current situation of the […]

Angola’s State Oil Firm Saves $1.7 Bln After Spending Cuts

Angola’s State Oil Firm Saves $1.7 Bln After Spending Cuts

Angola’s state-owned oil company Sonangol said on Friday it had saved $1.7 billion thanks to spending cuts since 2014 in response to lower crude prices. Oil companies across the world have made steep cuts to their annual capital expenditure over the last three years to cope with a slump in oil prices. Sonangol said in […]

Women Processors Increase Dry Fish Production In Angola

Women Processors Increase Dry Fish Production In Angola

At least 190.539 kilograms of fish were processed in 2016 by 83 women associated with the salting project in the coastal Cuanza Sul province, according to the provincial director of fisheries, Adão Pereira. In relation to 2015, Angop learnt on Thursday, there was an increase of 115.189 kilograms.  The women, who have been associated since […]

Minister Reiterates Call For Aid To DRC Refugees

Minister Reiterates Call For Aid To DRC Refugees

 The Social Welfare minister Wednesday in Luanda reiterated his call to the international community, churches and society, for a relief aid to the 30,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo based in Angola. Gonçalves Muandumba was speaking to journalists after a ceremony of symbolic delivery of a kit of reproductive health material by the […]

Explain Your Results, Beaten Angola Party Head Tells Electoral Commission

Explain Your Results, Beaten Angola Party Head Tells Electoral Commission

The leader of Angola’s main opposition party called on the country’s electoral commission on Saturday to explain how it compiled provisional election results giving the ruling MPLA party a landslide victory. Isaias Samakuva said his UNITA party, which has rejected the published results of Wednesday’s national ballot, was conducting a parallel count using polling station […]

Angolan Election That Will Bring About The First Leadership In Four Decades

Angolan Election That Will Bring About The First Leadership In Four Decades

Voting ended in a landmark Angolan election that will bring about the first leadership change in almost four decades for Africa’s second-biggest oil producer. “D-day has arrived,” Domingos Francisco said Wednesday as he stood in line behind dozens of voters outside a blue tent that served as a polling station in the Rangel neighborhood in […]

Angola: Women Represent 59.9 of Voters In 2017 Elections

Angola: Women Represent 59.9 of Voters In 2017 Elections

The representation of the woman with electoral capacity in the August 23 election represents 59.9 percent of the total number of voters, said the Angolan Secretary of State for Cooperation, Ângela Bragança. The official said so during a lecture on “Women and Elections in Africa”, adding that the electoral process should be a challenge for […]

Angola Joins Solidarity Campaign For Gender Equality

Angola Joins Solidarity Campaign For Gender Equality

The National Assembly Wednesday joined the worldwide solidarity campaign for gender equality, “He for she” The Angolan parliament’s accession comes as a result of the recommendation of the 39th plenary assembly of the parliamentary forum of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), held last year in the Kingdom of Swaziland to join the “He for […]

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