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  • African Union plays
    Sat, 10 Dec 2016 12:31

    African Union plays "Together for a culture of peace"

    Luanda - At least 1,100 personalities among athletes, coaches and leaders from a dozen countries are taking part in the 7th Games of Region 5 of the African Union in Luanda, last Friday, whose motto is "Together for a culture of peace".

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  • Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16

    Grandmaster title for Caxita dependent on Elo rating - Official

    Luanda - The award of the Grandmaster title to Angolan Esperança Caxita by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) is pending the rise in her Elo rating from 1849 to 2300.

  • Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:54

    First batch of locomotives arrives in Angola

    Luanda - The first batch of fifteen Chinese-made locomotives to boost the Angolan Railways capacity started reaching the country last November, the minister of Transport, Augusto da Silva Tomás announced Tuesday.

  • Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:32

    Musician Calabeto satisfied with homage paid to him

    Luanda - The Angolan musician António Manuel Francisco "Calabeto" last Friday expressed his satisfaction with the homage paid to him by the promoters of the “Quintas da Banda” cultural event, held in Luanda’s Cidadela sports complex.

  • Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:55

    Luanda Province motorway gains Cuban Revolution leader's name

    Luanda - The Cabolombo/Viana/Cacuaco motorway, located in Luanda Province, last Saturday was given the official name of Comandante em Chefe da Revolução Cubana (Commander-in-Chief of the Cuban Revolution) Fidel de Castro Ruz, who passed away last November 25, in Havana, victim of an illness.

  • Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:47

    Angola: Welfare minister reiterates commitment to disabled people's inclusion

    Luanda - The Minister of Welfare and Social Reintegration, Gonçalves Muandumba, reiterated Saturday in Luanda the commitment of the Angolan government to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities.

  • Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:30

    Fidel Castro's support allowed Angola to become independent - governor

    Luanda - Luanda governor Higino Carneiro said Tuesday that the wise decisions taken at the time by the Angolan President António Agostinho Neto and backed by the Cuban Fidel Castro allowed the country to become free and independent enabling the country to live in peace and democracy.

  • Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:19

    Athletics: João Feliciano wins Lwini Cup

    Luanda - The athlete João Feliciano from Bié Province last Sunday, in Luanda, won the 16th edition of the Lwini Fund Cup in adapted athletics, T11 category (total visual impairment), with the mark of 26 minutes and 37 seconds.

  • Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:45

    Ruling party happy with young people's response to voter registration in Cazenga

    Luanda - The co-ordinator of the ruling MPLA party's monitoring group for Cazenga Municipality, in Luanda Province, Celso Rosa, last Thursday expressed his satisfaction with the high number of young people flocking to the voter registration posts to get registered to cast the ballot in 2017.