Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:20 - Updated Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:20
Head of State shows deep consternation for victims of train accident
Luanda - The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, last Tuesday expressed great consternation for the death of 18 citizens and 14 others who got injured following the collision of two trains in the south-western Namibe Province.
Send by email
To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send
To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send
Angolan President, João Lourenço
“I’ve received with profound consternation the information about the accident involving two trains that collided in the Lubango-Namibe route. It is a tragic event , in consequence of which several families lost their beloved ones, to the memory of whom I bow down with pain and sorrow”, President Lourenço wrote on his twitter page.
The tragedy took place when a Moçâmedes Railway Company (CFM) train transporting black granite collided with another CFM train operating at the service of a Chinese firm that was servicing the rails.
- 08/11/2018 18:35:33
Luanda - The British Baroness Lindsay Northover confirmed Thursday her country's availability to fund projects in the energy and health sectors for Angola.
- 08/11/2018 17:58:03
Luanda - Angolan head of State João Lourenço has scrapped the National Agricultural Mechanisation Firm (Mecanagro), a business entity supervised by Agriculture and Forestry Ministry.
- 08/11/2018 16:55:59
Luanda - The Angolan head of State Joao Lourenço has approved a AKZ 3 billion additional credit for National Institute of Social Security, Mecanagro and Sopir - Sociedade de Desenvolvimento dos Perímetros Irrigados.
- 08/11/2018 16:04:55
Luanda - The multinational oil company ENI will continue to invest in Angola where it has recorded an increase in production of 50,000 barrels/day in the last 12 months.