July 2011

General Commander checks intoxication situation in Cunene

Cunene, Ondjiva – The general commander of the Angolan National Police (PNA), commissioner Ambrósio de Lemos dos Santos, paid on Saturday a working visit to Ondjiva city in the southern Cunene province, aimed at learning about the phenomenon relating to the introduction of toxic gas in schools in some provinces of the country.  

Gingas group enlivens fans with 30-year career show in Benguela

Angola,   Benguela – The Angolan music group of Gingas do Maculusso enlivened on Friday their fans in the central Benguela province with the holding of a show dubbed “Acácias e Rosa”, aimed at celebrating their 30 years of career.  The group, which shared the stage with singer Elvio and Ombaka theatre collective, performed with many songs such as “Kalandula”, “Malembe” and “Xiyame”.

OMA worried about attention given to elderly people

Angola,    Luanda – The national secretary of the ruling party’s Women Wing (OMA), Luzia Inglês, said on Saturday in Luanda that she is concerned with the assistance families give to elderly people. The official said so to Angop said so to the press during the socialisation meeting with elderly people at the Third Age Sheltering Home of Beiral, promoted by OMA, in the ambit of the celebration of the African Women’s Day, being marked on Sunday 31 July.

Environment Vice-Minister at 31st meeting of Montreal protocol

Angola, Luanda – The Angolan Environment Vice-Minister, Syanga Abílio, is in Montreal city in Canadá, where he will attend on 1-5 August in 2011 the 31st Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol.  Representing Angola, as ratifying country to this protocol, Syanga Abílio and his staff will present the steps already achieved regarding the fighting against substances that endanger the ozone layer. 

Sao Tomean official praises ruling party's women wing

Angola,  Luanda – The secretary-general of the Women’s Organisation of Sao Tome and Principe, Maria das Neves de Sousa, congratulated on Saturday in Luanda her Angolan counterpart for the socialisation activity promoted to celebrate with elderly people of Beiral centre in Rangel district.  

Children urged to treat their parents with affection - Family Minister

Angola, Luanda - The Minister of Family and Women Promotion (MINFAMU), Genoveva Lino, exhorted on Saturday in Luanda the children to treat their parents with affection and respect.  Genoveva Lino said so to the press during the socialisation meeting with elderly people at the Third Age Sheltering Home of Beiral, promoted by the ruling party’s women wing (OMA), in the ambit of the celebration of the African Women’s Day, being marked on Sunday 31 July. 

Angola in group J with Senegal and Uganda

Angola, Luanda - Angolan national football team will start playing the qualification for Brazil2014 World Cup in group J together with Senegal, Uganda and the winner of the match between Mauritius and Liberia.   Angop learnt through the draw held on Saturday in Rio Janeiro, Brazil.   The qualification match for the Brazil2014 World Cup will start from 11 November 2012 until 13 November 2013. 

World Cup 2014 - All the African Draws

Nigeria was Saturday, in Brazil drawn in Group F of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers with Malawi and the winners of the preliminaries between Seychelles and Kenya and Djibouti versus Namibia as opponents.

MPLA secretary works in Kamacupa

Bié, Kuito – The first secretary of the ruling MPLA in Bié, Boavida Neto, works since Friday, in Kamacupa district, 82 kilometres east off Kuito city. According to a communiqué released to Angop, on Saturday, Boavida Neto will unveil the primary school of Kamuenho war. The politicians, reads the note, will also move to the commune of Kwanza, 25 kilometres east off the municipal headquarter, where he will, among other issues, get acquainted with the political life in the region. 

Over fifty domestic workers honoured

Luanda,  Luanda – Over fifty domestic workers were honoured this Saturday, here, by the Union of Angolan Workers (UNTA), part of July 31 celebrations, Africa Women Day. Organizer of the event, Fernanda de Carvalho, considered the act as an activity of protest so that the regulation of domestic work in Angola is approved as soon as possible.