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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 17:26 - Updated Wed, 21 Oct 2015 19:17

Lunda Norte: More than 500 former combatants join school - minister

Dundo - At least 580 former combatants enrolled in the school system in the eastern Lunda Norte province, as part of ongoing training programme, said the incumbent minister, Cândido Van-Dúnem.

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Candido Pereira dos Santos Van-Dunem minister of Former Combatant

Photo: Antonio Escrivao

The minister was speaking at the meeting with former combatants, widows and their children.

The official mentioned 415 children as having been enrolled in 2015.

Of this number,  101 went to the first cycle education, 32  (second cycle) and 21 (higher education). Three former combatants and 13 children.

On the other hand, 127 former combatants attended the training in agriculture field in 4 municipalities.

Also 250 attended professional training -  56 in computer, 35 refrigeration techniques, 23 electricity, 46 decoration, 32 cooking and 58 masonry.

Still, 16 received vehicles and 25 others benefitted from residences.

The end of his working visit was marked by delivery of household appliances, building equipment and motorbikes to the local former combatants.

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