Minister regrets death of ANGOP journalist

  • Jornalista Agostinho Quilemba
Luanda - The Minister for Telecommunications, Information Technology and Mass Media, Manuel Homem, said Tuesday in Luanda that ANGOP had lost one of its most promising professionals with the death of journalist Agostinho Quilemba.

In a message of condolence, the minister said that the premature death of the journalist and editor of the economic newsroom, at the age of 41, left ANGOP without one of its new professionals who gave his best for the quality of its journalistic content.

The journalist died on Tuesday of an illness at the Sagrada Esperança Clinic in Luanda.

Agostinho Quilemba, with a degree in economics, was one of the professionals of the new wave of the Agency and started work in 2001.

As part of the company's new dynamic, aimed at improving the quality of news content, he was appointed in 2007 as Sub-Editor of the Economic Desk.

In 2018, following the same editorial strategy, he was appointed editor of the Economic Desk, a position he held until the time of his death.

Agostinho Quilemba was an exemplary editor, competent and full of innovative ideas, who commanded a group of promising young journalists, with whom he had been promoting the publication of Angop's economic content.

In a message of condolence, the minister said that the premature death of the journalist and editor of the economic newsroom, at the age of 41, left ANGOP without one of its new professionals who gave his best for the quality of its journalistic content.

The journalist died on Tuesday of an illness at the Sagrada Esperança Clinic in Luanda.

Agostinho Quilemba, with a degree in economics, was one of the professionals of the new wave of the Agency and started work in 2001.

As part of the company's new dynamic, aimed at improving the quality of news content, he was appointed in 2007 as Sub-Editor of the Economic Desk.

In 2018, following the same editorial strategy, he was appointed editor of the Economic Desk, a position he held until the time of his death.

Agostinho Quilemba was an exemplary editor, competent and full of innovative ideas, who commanded a group of promising young journalists, with whom he had been promoting the publication of Angop's economic content.