Central Africa

Central Africa: Angola Chairs ECCAS Commission

Luanda — The Council of Ministers of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) approved Thursday, by consensus, the candidate of Angola for the position of president of the organ’s Commission, Gilberto Verissimo, as part of the ongoing reform process. The two-day meeting held Wednesday and Thursday in Luanda …

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Angola: Angola’s Vice President to Sue for Libel

Luanda — The authors of information circulating on social media alleging the involvement of the Angola’s Vice President Bornito de Sousa in the country’s massacre of May 27, 1977, should be brought to justice. The is contained in a press released from the Governing Bodies of Support to Vice Presidency, …

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Cameroon: COVID-19 – Journalists Trained On Risk Reporting

They have been urged to inspire hope in the population. Over 20 media practitioners from both the private and public media in the Littoral region have been trained on “Risk Communication” with focus on the Covid-19 pandemic. The training that took place on 29 of April 2020 at the Littoral …

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Angola: BPC Announces Plans to Lay Off 1,600 Workers

Luanda — Savings and Credit Bank (BPC) plans to lay off 1,600 of the 4,820 workers by 2022, according to the company’s CEO, who said that the move is part of Recapitalisation and Restructuring Plan. Antonio Andre Lopes, who was speaking at a press conference on Thursday, said that the …

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Cameroon: Student Creates App to Ease Knowledge Exchange

The platform to facilitate exchanges among is a panacea to the school boycott in NW/SW. An upper sixth student has come up with a computer application that facilitates exchange of knowledge among students, especially those in examination classes and those living in the North West and South west regions which …

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Angola: COVID-19 – Over 100 Families Get Food Aid in Eastern Lunda Norte

Cambulo — At least 152 vulnerable families in the villages of Muamuxito, Catela, Cambongo, Sazuji, in eastern Lunda Norte, received on Wednesday basic foodstuff and hypertension tests, as part of the measures to prevent covid-19. According to the municipal administrator of Cambulo, Silvestre Cheleca, the program that will extend to …

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