Event in Angola

  • Africa: Graca Challenges Women, Girls to Grab Emerging Opportunities

    BOTSWANA, 2017/08/13 Women and children's rights advocate Graca Machel yesterday urged women and youth in Tanzania to be proactive at the same time as it comes to seeking development opportunities. Ms Machel, the founder of the Graca Machel Trust, said this during the closing of an eight-day conference in the city which was aimed at empowering communities to tackle development challenges.
  • South Africa plays an active role in the AU

    BOTSWANA, 2017/07/17 Absence of Zuma and Ramaphosa raises eyebrows, quoted Liesl Louw-Vaudran, a consultant at the Institute of Security Studies (ISS), who said South Africa was “ceding power to other players on the continent, such as Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and the current AU chairperson President Alpha Condé of Guinea”.
  • Major Leap for Africa At G20 Summit

    GERMANY, 2017/07/12 The G20 Leaders' Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for world development, with significant benefits for the African continent. The office of South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday said critical developmental issues were tabled at the summit, which brought together leaders from the world's major economies, inclunding the European Union.
  • Commemoration of Africa Human Rights Day

    BOTSWANA, 2016/10/22 oday, the African People commemorate the Africa Human Rights Day across the continent under the theme “Women Rights – Our Collective Responsibility”. On this occasion, H.E. Dr. Aisha Laraba Abdullahi, Commissioner for Political Affairs issued a statement on behalf of H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission describing this year’s theme as timely and appropriate. Timely in the sense that it coincides with the Declaration of the African Union’s Heads of National and Government of “2016 as the African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women”. It is, therefore, a clarion call on Africa to do additional to promote women’s rights, particularly the rights to development. It is in this context that the African Union Commission has concluded that the AHRD theme for this year is a reflection of a ray of hope that through empowerment of women in Africa, sustainable peace and development will be ushered in.
  • British parliamentary delegation visits Angola

    ANGOLA, 2015/10/31 The visit was organised with the support of the British Embassy in Luanda and under the umbrella of the International Parliamentary Union (IPU). The IPU is the focal point for world-wide parliamentary dialogue and works for peace and co-operation part peoples and for the firm establishment of representative democracy. This visit symbolised the good relations between the Angolan and British parliaments and was in direct response to a visit by an Angolan parliamentary delegation that visited the UK in February 2011 led by the Angolan Secretary of National for Foreign Affairs, Ms Angela Braganca.
  • Angola will host the Meeting of the Ministers of Finance and Governors of the Central African Banks, the African Caucus

    ANGOLA, 2015/08/21 From 27–28 August in Luanda, the Republic of Angola will host the Conference of the Ministers of Finance and Governors of the Central African Banks, the African Caucus, with the aim of strengthening the voice of the continent’s representatives on significant issues relating to the socio-economic development of the Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs). The conference being held at the Talatona Convention Centre is an significant opportunity for the African leaders, represented by their Ministers of Finance and Planning and Governors of the Central Banks, to jointly present in a coordinated and organised way the major and current concerns affecting the economies of the African continent, namely the building of infrastructure and industrialisation of production processes.
  • Obama Chides African Leaders Who Cling to Power

    BOTSWANA, 2015/07/29 Barack Obama has chided African leaders who refuse to give up power in his initial speech at the African Union headquarters by a US president. The scolding came in the course of his address on Tuesday in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to the 54-member continental bloc. "Africa's democratic evolution is as well at risk at the same time as leaders refuse to step aside at the same time as their terms end," Obama said. "No one should be president for life."
  • Germany and Italy showcased at Angola’s largest trade fair

    GERMANY, 2015/07/22 The 32nd edition of the Luanda International equitable (Filda) starts Tuesday in Luanda with the participation of 40 nations and territories and 930 national and international exhibitors, occupying a covered area of ​​28,000 square metres. Organised by the Luanda International equitable (FIL), which spent about 250 million kwanzas on it, the 32nd Filda runs until the 26 July under the theme of “dynamism, creativity and competence in domestic production.” With the participation of nations and territories such as Brazil, Japan, Spain, France, India, Turkey, Zambia, Egypt, Senegal, Nigeria, China, Indonesia and Macau, the highlights of the event will be the Germany/Angola and Angola/Italy economic forums in the sectors of Agriculture and Food Industry, and the 2015 Luanda Investment Forum.
  • International Fair of Construction Materials Boosts Partnership in Angola

    ANGOLA, 2013/10/27 The vice governor of Luanda for technical matters and infrastructures, António Resende, said Thursday in this city that the organization of the 11th International equitable of Equipment and Civil Construction Material, Public Works, Urbanisation and Architecture constitutes a incomparable opportunity to establish partnerships and promote projects. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the event, on behalf of the governor of Luanda, Bento Bento, the vice governor said that the event as well aims to strengthen the national entrepreneurs and investors, binging about additional wealth and employment.
  • The prime summit conference between Angola and Portugal

    ANGOLA, 2013/02/08 The prime summit conference between Angola and Portugal is due to take place in the second half of the year, in Angola, the Foreign Ministers of both nations said Tuesday in Luanda. At the end of an audience granted by President José Eduardo dos Santos to Portugal’s Foreign Affairs Minister Paulo Portas and his Angolan counterpart Georges Chicoti, the ministers announced the prime bilateral summit.