Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:21 - Updated Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:21
President leaves Cuito Cuanavale back to Luanda
Luanda - Angolan President João Lourenço left Saturday (22) the locality of Cuito Cuanavale, south-east province of Cuando Cubango, back to Luanda, after attending the celebrations of the Southern Africa Liberation Day, March 23.
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President João Lourenço leaves Cuito cuanavale
Photo: Francisco Miudo
João Lourenço participated in the event along with his counterparts from the Republic of Congo, Namibia, Zambia and DR Congo.
Representatives from South Africa, Cuba, Russia and Mozambique were also present in the historic locality.
In his speech, João Lourenço considered Cuito Cuanavale a heritage of Southern Africa and appealed for brotherhood and unity of the peoples of the region.
More than 20 heroes of the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale were also distinguished by the heads of state, who also placed wreaths at the monument to the military of the Cuito Cuanavale battle.
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Cuito Cuanavale - President-in-Office of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Hage Geinbob said on Saturday that March 23rd reflects the expectations of the people who fought for liberation of the region and reiterated permanent commemoration of the date.
- 23/03/2019 12:32:37
Luanda - The 31st anniversary of the famous "Battle of Cuito Cuanavale", one of the bloodiest military confrontations of the post-independence war, from November 15, 1987 - March 23, 1988, is being commemorated this Saturday.
- 23/03/2019 12:05:17
Cuito Cuanavale - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa landed Saturday in the locality of Cuito Cuanavale, south-east Cuando Cubango province , to attend the celebration of Southern Africa Liberation Day.