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Angola’s imports fall 33 pct in first quarter

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The products imported by Angola in the first quarter of 2016 amounted to 1.598 billion tons, a decrease of 33.26 percent compared to 2.395 billion tons recorded in the first three months of 2015, according to the National Shippers Council (CNC).

The latest data in the CNC Statistical Bulletin showed that in the first quarter Angola received 341,500 tons of clinker, the More

Angola negotiates new loans

Angola is negotiating about US$1 billion in new loans, including a credit line for food and medicine, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

The newspaper wrote that investment bank Goldman Sachs is to put together a syndicated loan for Angola, which will be partially guaranteed by the World Bank, while Gemcorp Capital LLP, based in London, is negotiating separate funding for Angola More

Mozambique’s Attorney-General plans to clarify issue of public debt

The Attorney General of the Republic of Mozambique will endeavour to clarify the issue of national public debt and, in if any is found to be illegal, the offenders will be made responsible, the country’s Attorney-General said in parliament Thursday.

Beatriz Buchili said two cases had been opened with a view to clarifying the legality of the guarantees issued by the State, More

Mozambique launches international tender for digital migration

Later this month the government of Mozambique will launch an international tender to select the company that will finance and run the final project for digital migration, the president of Transporte, Multiplexação e Transmissão (TMT) announced in Beijing.

This company is an entity made up of public radio, television and telecommunications companies Televisão de Moçambique (TVM), Rádio Moçambique (RM) e Telecomunicações de More

Number of rooms on the island of Boa Vista, Cabo Verde, expected to see exponential growth by 2022

The island of Boa Vista, in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), should have about 10,000 rooms for accommodation in 2022, an increase of over 300 percent compared to 2,438 existing rooms, according to official forecasts.

Projections from the Tourism Development Corporation of the Islands of Boa Vista and Maio, cited by weekly newspaper A Semana, show that from 2,438 existing rooms, Boa Vista More

Macau receives 12.4 million visitors from January to May

Macau received over 12.4 million visitors from January to May, a number that represents a marginal drop of 0.8 percent over the same period of 2015, reported the Statistics and Census Bureau.

The number of visitors from mainland China (8.2 million) and Hong Kong (2.5 million) dropped 1.5 percent and 3.2 percent, respectively, in annual terms, but visitors from South Korea (265,600) More