May 162014
Angola's Minister of Energy and Water visits Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 14-16 May, Angola’s Minister of Energy and Water João Baptista Borges is visiting Sweden with a delegation. The main focus of the visit is to promote a business exchange between Sweden and Angola. The visit is also a follow-up of of the visits to Angola […]

May 062014
Press Availability in Luanda, Angola

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Availability John Kerry Secretary of State Luanda, Angola May 5, 2014     SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning, everybody. President Dos Santos and I had a very constructive conversation today. We discussed a broad array of the issues concerning not just the bilateral relationship, but also concerning […]

May 062014
Remarks With Angolan Foreign Minister Georges Chikoti After Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Ministry of Finance Luanda, Angola May 5, 2014   FOREIGN MINISTER CHIKOTI: (Via interpreter) Good morning. I had an opportunity to most recently meet with Secretary of State Kerry where we discussed – SECRETARY KERRY: You want to press the mike […]

Jun 202013

ROME, Italy, June 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Angola announced it will give $10 million to the new Africa Solidarity Trust Fund administered by FAO, to be invested in promoting food security in Africa.   The announcement, made by Afonso Pedro Canga, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Angola, came at the official […]

May 232013

ANGOLA: From Theory to Practice / It’s Time to Guarantee the Capacity of Human Rights Defenders to Act / Preliminary findings of a fact-finding mission on the situation of human rights defenders PARIS, France, May 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the […]

May 162013

ROME, Italy, May 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Italy goes to work in Angola to fight infectious bovine diseases: The ‘G.Caporale’ Istituto zooprofilattico of Teramo is starting up an ambitious programme for the treatment of sick cattle and improvement of slaughtering conditions. The main goal is to weaken the bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) that seems […]

May 142013

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM is working with the authorities and humanitarian partners in the Democratic Republic of Congo to assess the situation of some 39,500 irregular Congolese migrants who have voluntarily returned home from Angola in the past six weeks ahead of a threatened May 15th expulsion deadline.   […]

Apr 192013

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay will conduct her first ever mission to Angola from 22 to 24 April 2013, at the invitation of the Government.   During her three-day mission, Pillay will meet with meet President Eduardo dos Santos, the Ministers of […]

Feb 142013
Angola must not send detainees to Democratic Republic of Congo

LONDON, United-Kingdom, February 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Angola must not send to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nine detainees held on charges in connection with allegedly attempting to destabilise the government there, since there is a real risk they would face torture and other ill-treatment, and possibly the death penalty if sent […]

Jan 302013

LUANDA, Angola, January 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Mauro Mecagni, visited Luanda from January 16 to January 29, 2013, to conduct the Second Post-Program Monitoring mission following the completion of the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with Angola. During its stay, the IMF staff […]