Sat, 05 Aug 2017 14:03 - Updated Sun, 06 Aug 2017 07:53
Election2017: Opposition FNLA pledges to reduce maternal, infant mortality
Luanda - The creation of better conditions in hospitals, through providing them with equipment, facilities and qualified manpower to reduce maternal and infant mortality, was among the pledges made by the leader of the opposition
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Opposition FNLA leader and presidential candidate, Lucas Ngonda
Photo: Lino Guimaraes
Frente Nacional de Libertação de Angola (FNLA) party.
Lucas Ngonda was speaking on the State-run Rádio Nacional de Angola, during a broadcast under the ongoing electoral campaign ahead of the forthcoming 23 August general election.
According to FNLA leader and presidential candidate, i tis a must that conditions be put in place for children to be born healthy to avoid maternal death.
he also said his organisation stands for a fight against misery, poverty and other social evils.
Lucas Ngonda mentioned settling the basic social concerns facing the Angolan population like electricity, water, housing, education and others as being high on his party’s agenda, should it win the election of 23 August this year.
Six parties are contesting the general election of this year. They are the ruling MPLA party and opposition UNITA, FNLA, PRS , APN and CASA-CE coalition.
In the country’s first multi-party election of 1992, FNLA elected five MPS. But it the 2008 polls, that number fell down to three and to two in the latest ballot of 2012.
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Luanda - The MPLA candidate for the President of the Republic, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, highlighted on Saturday, in his return to the city of Uíge, the investments already made and the projections in infrastructures in education and health as fundamental for the progress of Angola.
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Luanda - The main opposition UNITA party has pledged to reform the country?s judicial system, with a view to making its administration rapid and credible, should it win the forthcoming 23 August general election.
- 05/08/2017 14:03:18
Cuito - The satisfactory performance of the media organs in the coverage of the ongoing electoral campaign was on Friday here recognised by the opposition UNITA party coordinator for central Bié and southeastern Cuando Cubango provinces.