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Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:14 - Updated Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:14

Combating smuggling of natural resources in progress

Menongue - The south-eastern Cuando Cubango Province government wants greater involvement of society in combating smuggling of diamonds, timber, poaching and forest charcoal.

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The appeal was made by governor Pedro Mutindi, at the end-of-year greetings ceremony.

The official denounced the existence of groups of foreign citizens who have been smuggling diamonds in the municipality of Mavinga.

On the other hand, he encouraged all those who invest in the production of vegetables, cereals and watermelon, among other products of the field, to diversify the economy of the province.

He also called on national businesspeople to invest in the Okavango-Zambezi cross-border tourism project, of which Angola is part with Namibia, Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

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