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2017-05-26 Parliament Passes Local Power Law
[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Assembly Thursday in Luanda general and unanimously passed into law the Local Power bill and the draft on the Local Power Organisation and Functioning, as part of the tasks towards the setting up of autarchies.

2017-05-26 Ministers Express Commitment to Great Lakes Security
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Defense ministers from the member countries of the Great Lakes region reiterated on Wednesday night their commitment to seek lasting solutions to regional peacemaking, in the spirit of the Security, Stability and Development Pact.

2017-05-26 Libolo Crowned National Basketball Champions
[ANGOP] Luanda -Recreativo do Libolo won on Thursday the National Senior Men's Basketball Championship (BIC Basket) after beating Petro de Luanda by 96-87, in the fourth game of the playoff of the final played at the best of seven matches.With this result, Libolo dethroned 1┬║ de Agosto.

2017-05-26 Parliament Speakers Want African States to Bet On Youth
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Speaker of the National Assembly (AN), Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, stressed on Thursday in Luanda the need for African states to invest seriously in youth, scientific research and entrepreneurship, so as to strengthen the continent.

2017-05-26 Stars, Angola Machakos Friendly Cancelled
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The highly anticipated friendly match between Kenya and Angola's teams of local based players which had been set for June 4 in Machakos has been put off, on request from the Angolans.

2017-05-26 Hotel, Tourism Minister Works in Lunda Sul
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Minister of Hotel and Tourism, Paulino Domingos Baptista, is in Saurimo eastern Lunda Sul province since last Wednesday where he unveiled a hotel and a residential compound.

2017-05-26 Local Products Have Quality - Trade Minister
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The Trade Minister, Fiel Constantino, said on Wednesday in Saurimo in the eastern Lunda Sul province that national products have qualities to be sold inside and outside the country.

2017-05-24 The President's State of Health - a State Secret?
[Maka] It makes you wonder: just how bad is the Angolan President's health? Things must be grim if the entire state apparatus zips their lips, leaving it to the big man's tiny grandson (as quoted in a social media posting by his mother Tchiz├ę dos Santos) to tell the world that "vov├│" (his grandpa) is "living a normal life", "watching the TV news" in Barcelona.

2017-05-26 Ruling Party Presidential Candidate in Huambo
[ANGOP] Huambo -The ruling MPLA party presidential candidate, Jo├úo Manuel Gon├žalves Louren├žo, is since Friday morning in central Huambo province, for his presentation to militants, friends and sympathisers.

2017-05-26 MPLA Vice - President Leaves for Huambo
[ANGOP] Luanda -The MPLA Vice- president, Jo├úo Louren├žo, left this Friday morning for the central Huambo province, where he will be presented to the local population as the ruling party's presidential candidate for the election, set for August 23 this year.

2017-05-26 Lunda Sul - Tourism Sector Contributes to Public Accounts Balance
[ANGOP] Saurimo -The hotels and tourism sector can contribute significantly to the balance of public accounts, the creation of new jobs and the fight against poverty, said Thursday in Saurimo, the incumbent minister, Paulino Domingos Baptista.

2017-05-26 Election - Lists of Parties' Candidatures Continue On Display
[ANGOP] Luanda -The lists of candidatures of the five Angolan political parties and an electoral coalition contesting the forthcoming election of 23 August, continue available for those interested and awaiting further treatment by the Constitutional Court.

2017-05-26 Government Prioritizes Wheat Cultivation
[ANGOP] Luanda -The agriculture sector is working towards the creation of conditions for farms that bet on wheat cultivation so as to enable them to produce it with competitiveness.

2017-05-26 Plastic Artist Displays Iron Sculpture At Luanda Airport
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan plastic artist, Hildebrando de Melo, displayed on Thursday an iron sculpture in front of Luanda?s ?04 de Fevereiro? International Airport to celebrate Africa Day marked on May 25.

2017-05-26 Youth Minister Wants Reflection On Africa Day
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan minister of Youth and Sports, Albino da Concei├ž├úo, has recommended Angolans to reflect on 25 May, Africa Day, in the sense of the deeds so far achieved by the continent and to reach in the near future.

2017-05-26 Poachers in Bicuar National Park Arrested
[ANGOP] Lubango -Fifty-eight poachers were detained in the last 10 days by fiscal officers in the Bicuar National Park, Hu├şla province, and handed over to the National Police.

2017-05-23 Military Chiefs Review Security in Great Lakes Region
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Chiefs of Staff of the member States of the International Conference on Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) are assessing Tuesday in Luanda the situation of security and instability in this part of Africa.

2017-05-23 Parties With 48 Hours to File Complaints to Constitutional Court
[ANGOP] Luanda -The parties running for the general election, set for August 23, have, as from Monday, 48 hours to file any complaints on the candidacy process submitted to the Constitutional Court (TC).

2017-05-23 Angolan Parliament Speaker Back Home
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Speaker of the National Assembly, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, returned Monday to Luanda from Dili (Republic of East Timor), where he participated in the inauguration ceremony of the new president of this Asian country, Francisco Guterres Lu-Olo, held on Friday.

2017-05-22 Investors Invited to Explore Minerals in Curoca
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The administrator of Citado, in the municipality of Curoca, southern Cunene province, has appealed to local and foreign operators to invest in the mineral-rich region.

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