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British Ambassador John Dennis bids farewell to Luanda, Angola

British Ambassador John Dennis bids farewell to Luanda, Angola

INTERNATIONAL
LUANDA, Angola: The reception on the 7th February was attended by over 150 key contacts from the Angolan government, business, academia and civil society, as well as by diplomatic partners. Since his arrival in 2014 Ambassador Dennis has led successful and ongoing efforts to deepen cooperation between Angola and the UK in trade, defence, education and the environment. As well as on key global and regional issues. A bilateral Memorandum of Understanding was signed in 2016, institutional and people to people contacts are now thickening fast. The government of Angola is now responding with vigour to the economic challenges posed by the fall in the oil price In his farewell speech, Ambassador Dennis said: "I knew I wanted to be Ambassador to Angola from the moment I ...
Blocked Funds, Connectivity, Infrastructure, & Safety Tops the Agenda for Angola at the IATA Day

Blocked Funds, Connectivity, Infrastructure, & Safety Tops the Agenda for Angola at the IATA Day

INTERNATIONAL
LUANDA, Angola: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts a trebling in the size of Angola’s air transport market to 7.1 million passengers a year by 2036 at the present forecast annual growth rate of 6.7 per cent. However, even faster growth with greater socio-economic benefits for Angola could be achieved if the country opens up its market and prioritizes its participation in the continent-wide connectivity efforts, unblocks funds, consults with industry to improve infrastructure and maintains world class safety standards. “Aviation is vitally important to Africa. It currently supports 6.8 million jobs and contributes $73 billion in GDP across the continent. It connects people and businesses, enables trade and tourism, reunites families and friends, c
CHAN 2018 DAY 4: Congo edge Cameroon, Angola settles for a draw

CHAN 2018 DAY 4: Congo edge Cameroon, Angola settles for a draw

SPORTS
Agadir, Morocco: Day 4 results Group D: Angola 0:0 Burkina Faso, Cameroon 0:1 Congo Day 5 fixtures Group A: Morocco vs Guinea, Sudan vs Mauritania Congo Brazaville edged Cameroon with a 1:0 victory in group D of the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN) at Stade de Agadir, in Morocco on Tuesday night. Congolese goal came in the 73rd minute after Gwot Kalati was adjudged to have fouled Junior Makiese inside the area. Makiese converted the penalty denying Cameroonian goalie Gwot chance to save the indomitable Lions. Despite of dominated possession and being close on several occasions, Cameroon failed to make the difference. During the course of the game, Cameroon’s attacker Patrick Moukoko missed from six yards out following a swift counter on the left wh