South African retail group Spar is due on 10 January 2014 in Luanda to open its first store in Angola, said the group’s chief financial officer, Mark Godfrey.
Godfrey said that the group had a local partner, which he did not name, and would “provide just the products, services and the brand.”
“We certainly want to expand, but we need to have local … More
Angolan businesspeople interested in investing in electricity production on a small scale can apply for licenses from the Ministry for Energy and Water, Minister João Baptista Borges said.
During a round table meeting on the state business sector, the minister said that just 33 percent of the Angolan population had access to electricity, which was “below the Millennium Goals.”
According to Angolan … More
Subsidies provided to state companies in Angola will be reduced by 50 percent by 2017, the secretary of State for the Economy, Laura Monteiro said at the closing ceremony of the Public Business Sector Forum.
Monteiro said that improving the economic and financial performance of the Public Business Sector was one of the government’s priorities, whose targets are set out in the … More
Angola’s National Statistics Institute (INE) plans, from 16 to 31 May, 2014, to carry out the first General Population and Housing Census since the country’s independence, INE’s director, Camilo Ceita said Thursday in Luanda.
Speaking to newspaper Jornal de Angola, the INE national director said that the post-census survey process was currently being prepared with a view to measuring the coverage of … More
The government of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) plans to set up the Institute of Atlantic Meteorology and Oceanography by merging the National Fishing Development Institute and the National Geophysics and Meteorology Institute, Cape Verdean newspaper A Semana reported.
The new institute, which is due to start operating in 2014, will bring together the responsibilities of the two institutes that make it up … More
Airlines from Mozambique and Sao Tome and Principe remain banned from flying to the European Union (EU), the European Commission said in Brussels Thursday.
Airlines from Angola also remain on the European “black list” with the exception of flagship airline TAAG which is, however, limited to the types of aircraft it can use to fly to the EU.
The updated EU list on … More
Brazilian development bank Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Económico e Social (BNDES) is due Friday to open an office in the South African city of Johannesburg, which will be its third international office and boost Brazil’s presence in Africa, the Brazilian state bank said.
Opening the office in Johannesburg follows the launch of delegations in Montevideo (Uruguay) and London, in 2009.
“The aim of … More