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2017-07-26 Election Campaigns Kick Off in Angola
[Deutsche Welle] Campaigns for the August presidential election in Angola have begun. The poll will mark the end of the 38-year rule of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos who is not running for reelection.

2017-07-26 Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to Angola
[PR Newswire] London -Jessica Hand has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Angola

2017-07-25 Experts Defend Creation of Legislation to Protect Genetic Resources
[ANGOP] Luanda -The need for the creation of a national legislation to protect genetic resources against bioprospecting activities was defended last Monday, in Luanda, by the experts that participated in the workshop on "Phytogenic Resources in the context of food security".

2017-07-25 Patriotism Must Prevail Over Differences - Governor
[ANGOP] The governor of the central Huambo Province, João Baptista Kussumua, last Sunday appealed to the political forces participating in the electoral process that will culminate with casting of ballot on 23 August, this year, to make patriotism prevail over political differences.

2017-07-25 Authorities Frustrate Illegal Entrances At Boarder
[ANGOP] Mbanza Congo -At least 45 violations of the Angola/DRC border, in the section that covers respectively Zaire Province and Congo Central, were recorded in the last seven days by the Angolan Border Police, a figure that represents eight cases less in comparison to the previous week.

2017-07-25 U.S.$180 Million Sovereign Guarantee Issue Authorised
[ANGOP] Luanda -A Sovereign Guarantee of USD 180 million, to be issued by the Finance Ministry, has been authorised by the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, with the aim of guaranteeing the acquisition of necessary funding for the execution of a project relating to the installation, supply and servicing of the Integrated Computerised System of the General Tax Administration (SIIAT).

2017-07-24 300 Illegal Immigrants Repatriated
[ANGOP] Cabinda -Three hundred citizens from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were detained and expelled administratively to their country, in the last seven days, by the Migration and Foreigners Service (SME), for illegal stay in the northern Cabinda province.

2017-07-24 Local Market to Remain One of Priorities for Italian Investors
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan market is one of the most attractive and prosperous in the African continent as a whole, with a motivating competitiveness, reason why Italy will continue prioritizing Angola in its external investments, said Pedro Figueiredo, a businessman in Luanda.

2017-07-24 Anxiety on Continent As Kenya, Rwanda and Angola Prepare for Polls
[Nation] After a rather lacklustre electoral year, the season of big-league African polls is finally here.

2017-07-24 Egyptian Physicians Help DR Congo Refugees
[ANGOP] Luanda -Five Egyptian doctors arrived Sunday in Luanda, en route to Lunda Norte province, where they will provide humanitarian assistance to refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo in Angolan territory.

2017-07-24 1º De Agosto Beat Petro and Win National Handball Championship
[ANGOP] Luanda -The senior women's handball team of 1º de Agosto showed all their competitive ability and best moment of shape by defeating Petro de Luanda on Saturday (23-18) in the final of the 39th edition of the national championship, played at Cidadela arena, thus retaining the title of the referred competition.

2017-07-24 Refugees Stop Flowing in
[ANGOP] Dundo -The north-eastern Lunda Norte Province for the past two months has not recorded the entrance of new refugees from DR Congo, informed last Sunday, in Dundo City, the provincial governor, Ernesto Muangala.

2017-07-24 Guialo Elected MVP of Women's Handball Championship
[ANGOP] Luanda -The center back of 1º de Agosto, Isabel Guialo, was on Saturday elected in Luanda the MVP of the National Senior Women's Handball Championship, whose title was won by the military squad by defeating Petro de Luanda (23- 18), in a final match played at Cidadela arena.

2017-07-24 Drinking Water Reaches to Residents of Cruzeiro
[ANGOP] Huambo -Three thousand residents of Cruzeiro locality in the central Huambo province started benefiting from a drinking water supply system inaugurated on Sunday by the provincial governor, João Baptista Kussumua.

2017-07-24 Police Satisfied With Supporters' Behaviour
[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Police Command last Sunday, in Luanda, commended the high level of civic behaviour showed by the supporters, during the 3-2 victory game of Angola over the Mauritius island, for the second-leg encounter of the penultimate round qualifier for the final stage of the Africa Cup of Nations for Home-based Players (CHAN2018).

2017-07-24 Govt Pays Debt to Namibia, Shames Critics
[Namibian] The Bank of Namibia said on Friday that Angola paid N$648 million of its debt to Namibia last week, and is expected to pay off the balance by early next year.

2017-07-24 Governor Wants More Speed in Facelift Works of Caxito
[ANGOP] Caxito -The governor of the northern Bengo province, João Bernardo de Miranda, Friday called on the technicians of the facelift works of Caxito city, within the scope of the Integrated Infrastructures Programme, so that they are fast and meet the established deadlines.

2017-07-24 CHAN - Sable Antelopes Make to Last Qualifying Matches
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola made to the last qualifiers for the final of the 5th edition of the African Nations Championship, after beating Mauritius 3-2 in a second leg encounter on Sunday at Luanda's 11 de Novembro stadium.

2017-07-24 Madagascar Stun Mozambique, Book Angola Date
[CAF] Madagascar recorded a shocking 2-0 win over Mozambique away in Maputo on Sunday to book a date with Angola at the final round of the qualifiers for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018.

2017-07-24 Cruzeiro Residents Benefit From Drinking Water
[ANGOP] Huambo -Three thousand residents of Cruzeiro locality in the central Huambo province started benefiting from a drinking water supply system inaugurated on Sunday by the provincial governor, João Baptista Kussumua.

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