Luanda, Angola Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Angola: Filda2017 - Innovation Makers Launches Digital CounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    A new ATM equipment called "Balco Digital", which allows to carry out all necessary bank operations in Angola, was launched on Thursday at the Luanda International Trade Fair by Innovation Makers. The equipment is available in the market and its use will depend on the interest of the banks in joining, acquiring and installing this type of service.

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  2. Angola: Commission Analyses Measures to Deal With Country's Economic SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The activities report on "measures to face the current economic situation" - June 2017 was one of the topics analyzed at the 11th joint ordinary meeting of the Economic Commission and the Commission for Real Economy of the Cabinet Council at Luanda's Presidential Palace. The meeting, which was held under the guidance of the President of the Republic, Jos Eduardo dos Santos, also analyzed the balance sheet of the execution of the financial programme of the National Treasury for the 2017 second quarter.

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  3. Lactiangol inaugurates new production lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Dairy Reporter

    The Dairy Company of Angola has invested approximately $27m in a new production line and manufacturing facilities, inaugurated Monday, in the Angolan capital, Luanda. Funded by the Angola Development Bank , the amount invested served to double production capacity, guarantee quality standards and update technical services, focusing on demand.

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  4. Wings Travel Management Sets Up Mozambique OperationRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | PRWeb

    Wings Travel Management , the global specialist travel provider for high-end corporate businesses and companies in the oil, gas and marine industries, is establishing an operation in Mozambique to support clients who are moving into this market, following the discovery of some 85 trillion cubic feet of gas reserves in 2011, said to be the most significant find in a decade. The gas discovery in Mozambique is very exciting for the energy sector.

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  5. EU Says Will Not Send Observation Mission for Angola ElectionsRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The European Union has scrapped plans to observe elections in Angola next month, after Luanda failed to agree to a package of conditions, including access to all parts of the country during the poll, an EU spokesperson said on Friday. The EU expects instead to send a smaller team of experts to assess the elections on Aug. 23, but the team will consist of no more than five people and will not provide an in-depth account of the electoral process.

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  6. Angola's Dos Santos Set to Retain Grip on Power After RetiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Jose Eduardo dos Santos is set to maintain control from behind the scenes when he steps down as Angola's president next month after almost four decades in office. Dos Santos will until at least 2018 still be leader of the Movement for the Liberation of Angola, or MPLA, the party that has ruled the southern African nation since its independence from Portugal in 1975. And, this month the government pushed a law through parliament that may enable his appointees to remain in charge of the security services.

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  7. Lactiangol inaugurates new production lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Dairy Reporter

    The Dairy Company of Angola has invested approximately $27m in a new production line and manufacturing facilities, inaugurated Monday, in the Angolan capital, Luanda. Funded by the Angola Development Bank , the amount invested served to double production capacity, guarantee quality standards and update technical services, focusing on demand.

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  8. Discover The World Launches New Partnership With TAAG-Angola AirlinesRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 26, 2017 : TAAG-Angola Airlines, Angola's national carrier, has recently launched a new partnership with Discover the World for sales and marketing representation in France, Germany and Russia. "We researched who would be the best company to work with in the European travel industry and Discover the World fit the bill," said William Boulter, TAAG-Angola Airlines Chief Commercial Officer.

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  9. Angola Strips Future President of Power to Fire Security HeadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Angolan lawmakers have approved a bill that will deprive future presidents of the right to fire the heads of its military, police and intelligence services as Jose Dos Santos, in power since 1979, prepares to step down. The measure, which extends the terms for the officials to a potential eight years from six, was passed by 131 lawmakers from the ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola, or MPLA, party, Speaker Fernanda dos Santos said in Luanda on Friday.

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  10. Angola's president returns from Spain amid health concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Angolan media say President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has returned to the country from Spain, where he has received medical treatment this year. The state-run news agency Agencia Angola Press reported Thursday that dos Santos and his wife, Ana Paula dos Santos, arrived at a military base in Luanda, the capital.

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  11. FILE - In this April 12, 2008 file photo Angola's President Jose...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this April 12, 2008 file photo Angola's President Jose Eduardo dos Santos arrives at the Mulungushi International Conference Center in Lusaka, Zambia. Angolan media say dos Santos has returned to the country from Spain, where he has received medical treatment this year.

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  12. Angolan president returns from second trip to Spain, condition unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Reuters

    Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has returned from Barcelona after a "private visit" that came a month after the 74-year-old leader spent several weeks in the Spanish city receiving medical treatment. Dos Santos, Africa's second-longest ruler, arrived in Luanda late on Wednesday after leaving for Spain on July 3, authorities said, without giving details of his trip or his condition.

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  13. Angola: Bank Presents Diversification Project to Trade MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The result of a socioeconomic and citizenship campaign dubbed "Diversificar" is to be presented this Thursday, in Luanda, to the Trade Ministry, by the Angolan Development Bank . ANGOP has learnt that the campaign is aimed at influencing economic agents to adopt the good practices that promote sustainable investments, as well as promoting sustainable entrepreneurial undertakings.

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  14. Angola's Constitutional Court Upholds Freedom of AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... Angolan President and MPLA leader, Jose Eduardo dos Santos attends a party central committee at a meeting in Luanda, Angola, December 2 ,2016. Decree 74/15, signed by President JosA Eduardo dos Santos, required nongovernmental organizations to ...

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  15. Angola: Restrictions on fundamental freedoms continue ahead of electionsRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The arraignment of two journalists in Angola on spurious charges is the latest assault on fundamental freedoms as the government increases restrictions on civic space ahead of crucial elections scheduled for 23 August 2017. Global civil society alliance CIVICUS urges the government of Angola to stop the judicial persecution of journalists, and calls on international observers to ensure freedom of expression is respected in the run up to the elections.

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  16. Major step forward for digitalisation in AfricaRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Cellular News

    A Multinational telecommunications company, Angola Cables, announced today that construction had begun on its South American data centre, located in Fortaleza, Brazil . The data centre is an important next step in the company's roll out of promoting the digital inclusion and empowerment of Africa by the use of subsea internet cable connecting Africa to the Americas and providing high speed internet at some of the lowest latency speeds between the two continents.

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  17. Angola: Military Chiefs' Term of Office to Be DiscussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The Proposed Law on the Term of Office of the Chiefs of the Armed Forces, National Police and Intelligence Services was rescheduled this Thursday in Luanda for discussion at the 9th Plenary Meeting of the National Assembly , set for July 21. This was confirmed on Thursday by the Angolan Parliament's spokeswoman, Emlia Carlota Dias, at the end of the Conference of the heads of the Parliamentary Groups of the National Assembly, which met under the guidance of the speaker Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos. She also stressed that the leader of the Parliament called for greater concert amongst the political parties with a parliamentary seat, in order to give proper handling of the legal tool.

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  18. Maria Borges - First African Model Of The *Century* To Make An Elle U.S. CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Weekend

    Inside the pages of the glossy, the Angola-born star shared an inspiring message of why her cover is so sentimental. "The fashion industry is here for everyone, [regardless] of colour or race ," she told Elle.

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  19. Angolan Leader Back in Spain a Month After Medical TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Voice of America

    Angolan President and MPLA leader, Jose Eduardo dos Santos attends a party central committee at a meeting in Luanda, Angola, Dec. 2 ,2016. Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos returned to Barcelona on Monday on a "private visit," the government said, a month after the 74-year-old leader spent several weeks in the Spanish city receiving medical treatment.

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  20. Angola: Sonangol's Net Profit Reaches 13 Billion KwanzasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The net profit of the public National Fuel Society , in the year 2016, reached 13 billion kwanzas, revealed last Monday, in Luanda, the company's Chief Executive Officer, Isabel dos Santos. According to the Sonangol C.E.O, who was speaking at a press conference that served to present the company's 2016 assessment report, the figures 13 billion kwanzas and 525 billion EBITDA reflect a reversal of the trend of abrupt drop in the previous two years, thus solidifying the company's recovery base.

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