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  • Wed, 13 May 2020 13:08

    Alassola factory to produce 500k masks/month

    Benguela - The Alassola textile factory, located in the city of Benguela, country’s centre-west, will produce 500,000 face masks per month, as part of the programme to prevent the spread of the covid-19 pandemic in the country.

  • Fri, 08 May 2020 14:24

    Benguela hotels chain records 60 percent drop in revenues

    Benguela - The hotels chain in southern Benguela province has recorded 60 percent loss in revenues due to the covid-19 pandemic, the head of the Association of Hoteliers and Similar, Jorge Gabriel, told ANGOP Friday.

  • Thu, 07 May 2020 12:32

    Covid-19: Country plans to increase salt production

    Benguela - Angola will increase salt production, this year, from 109,000 to 120,000 tonnes, despite the covid-19 pandemic that plagues the world, the president of the Producers Association (Aprosal), Tottas Garrido, has disclosed.

  • Wed, 29 Apr 2020 16:40

    Covid-19: Governor Rui Falcão calls for greater border control

    Benguela - The Benguela province governor Rui Falcão Tuesday asked the health staff, security and public order forces to redouble the control at border posts in the region in order to enforce the Presidential Decree, extending the State of Emergency (from March 26 to May 10).

  • Thu, 23 Apr 2020 17:36

    OIC NGO steps up HIV prevention test in risk groups

    Lobito - The executive director of the Community Interaction Organization (CIO) Rodrigues Boano Tomás Wednesday said that the non-governmental organization will strengthen the awareness among homosexuals and sex workers in Benguela to increase access to HIV testing and reduce cases of AIDS infection.

  • Wed, 22 Apr 2020 14:22

    Benguela receives seven Cuban doctors

    Benguela - Seven Cuban doctors of various specialties arrived last Tuesday in the centre-west Benguela Province to reinforce the action of the health units, as part of the fight against the covid-19.

  • Tue, 21 Apr 2020 10:51

    National highway 105 gains new bridges

    Benguela - The government of the coastal Benguela province announced plan for construction of two bridges and rehabilitation of another one in the short term along national road No. 105, which connects the provinces of Benguela and Huíla, Angop learnt Monday.

  • Tue, 14 Apr 2020 14:08

    Covid-19: Over 4,000 people undergo screening

    Lobito - A least 4,013 passengers from Luanda were screened at a station installed in Canjala commune, Benguela province, from Saturday to Monday, after the inter-provincial circulation was authorized by the government.

  • Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:44

    NGO Rise builds over 100 schools in Angola

    Lobito - At least 154 primary and secondary schools have been built, since 2003 until now, in various provinces of the country, as a result of the partnership between the non-governmental organization Rise Angola, its American counterpart and the education sector, with a view to the expansion of the national school network.