Tue, 24 Mar 2020 14:47 - Updated Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:53
Head of State convenes Council of Republic
Luanda - President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço has convened a session of the Council of the Republic for 25 March, for consultation on prospective measures to reinforce, prevent, contain and combat the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country.
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In the same vein, the President has alo decided to hear from the National Asembly (parliament) , having for that purpose assigned a Government delegation headed by the minister of State and head of the Security Affairs to the Presidency of the Repúblic and coordinator of the Commission appointed to lead the Government's efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in Angola.
Since the coronavirus emerged in December in China, Angola has detected three confirmed positive cases of Covid 19.
The first two were reported on the 21 March, both involving Angolans who arrived from Portugal on 17 and 18 March.
- 24/03/2020 14:05:21
Menongue - The governor of Cuando Cubango, Júlio Bessa, said Monday that he wants to transform the municipality of Cuito Cuanavale into a tourist area, due to the interest of many tourists, resulting from the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale, which took place between 1987 and 1988 in the locality.
- 24/03/2020 12:16:03
Menongue - The Angolan defense minister, Salviano Sequeira, defended last monday that the disclosure of the achievements of the heroic Battle of Cuito Cuanavale, which culminated in the abolition of the Apartheid regime in South Africa, and the independence of Namibia, should not be just the responsibility of the Angolan Government but of all southern African countries.
- 23/03/2020 20:52:11
Luanda - President João Lourenço Monday in Luanda paid a homage to the ?combatants of all battles?, particularly Angolans, Cubans and Russians, for their sacrifices during the Cuito Cuanavale Battle.