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Fri, 04 Oct 2019 09:19 - Updated Fri, 04 Oct 2019 09:21

Supreme Court chief resigns

Luanda - The Angolan President, João Lourenço, accepted onThursday the resignation letter of Rui Ferreira from the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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Angolan President, João Lourenço

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Supreme Court Chief Justice Rui Ferreira resigns

Photo: Pedro Parente

According to a statement from the President’s Office for Institutional Communication and Press Affairs, citing the Civil House, the resignation request was "accepted in the interest of safeguarding the good name of the Angolan Justice".

The note announces that, in the coming days "It will start the replacement process, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution and the Law".

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