Angola’s General Elections

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson ______________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                                                                                        September 7, 2017 STATEMENT BY SPOKESPERSON HEATHER NAUERT Angola’s General Elections The United States congratulates the people of Angola for exercising their democratic right to vote in the August 23 historic national elections.  We look forward to working with President-elect João ...
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U.S. Embassy and ExxonMobil commemorate World Malaria Day by encouraging local private businesses to join the fight against mosquito borne illnesses

The United States Embassy and the ExxonMobil Foundation announced today, as part of World Malaria Day activities, a partnership towards the fight against malaria, and other mosquito-borne illnesses, in Angola. This public-private partnership, by ExxonMobil and being implemented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), benefits communities across Angola with a focus on the ...
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FSVC supporting Angolan CSO on Public Budget Management

The Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC), with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is implementing a program to help the Government of the Republic of Angola (GRA) improve the management of public financial resources. As Angola is now experiencing a difficult financial period due to the international drop of oil prices and ...
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500 Angolan Women Receive Literacy Diplomas

On August 7, 2015, more than 500 Angolan women in Ndalatando, Kwanza Norte Province, received their diplomas for participating in a two-year USAID-funded literacy course, provided through the Basic Education – Triumphant Women and Youth Project.  This ongoing project, implemented by Alfalit Angola, aims to provide literacy training to 9,000 Angolans, including women in Luanda, ...
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The Lions@Africa challenges

Have you thought about creating a project that would improve the lives of Africans through innovation and entrepreneurship as well as joining prestigious companies such as Microsoft, Nokia, Demo, Business Action in the process? Here’s the opportunity! The Lions@Africa challenges private companies and public to create projects aimed at improving the welfare of the people ...
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USAID Angola launched a communication campaign to promote the use of mosquito nets in the province of Bié

“I am a mother. I protect my Baby” USAID  in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Programe (NMCP) and the Provincial Health Department  (DPS) of Bié province, held the official launch of a communication campaign to promote the use of mosquito nets on July 17. The launching ceremony took place at the Polytechnic Institute of ...
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U.S Government will support the Government of the Republic of Angola in conducting the 2015 Demographic Health Survey (DHS)

The United States Government (USG) will support the Government of the Republic of Angola in conducting the 2015 Demographic Health Survey (DHS) . The DHS will obtain updated information on fertility rates, maternal and reproductive health indicators, child mortality rates, HIV/AIDS prevalence rates, and malaria and anemia indicators. This partnership involves the Ministry of Planning ...
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U.S. Embassy Angola Shares with Academic Community of Uige

As part of its national education and media outreach program, Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy in Angola is carrying out several activities to promote education in the United States. On Monday, June 1, Public Affairs Officer Jeffrey Lodermeier spoke to two different academic audiences in northern Uige province to address two issues of ...
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U.S. Embassy Leads Delegation to Offshore Technology Conference in Houston

U.S. Embassy Commercial Officer Julia Rauner and Commercial Specialist Clemencia Yola led an eight company Angolan delegation of petroleum service/equipment suppliers and operators to the world’s largest offshore petroleum conference and trade fair, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston May 4-7, 2015.    As part of a global U.S. Department of Commerce program at OTC, the ...
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Educational Opportunity

The Public Affairs section trained representatives from seven Mediateca centers to be Resident Education USA Advisors in partnership with REAC South Africa, Clara Priester and with support from the Department of State’s R Fund for Innovation. The two-day training exposed participants to every aspect of study in the United States including the U.S. education system, ...
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Angola’s National Institute of Statistics (INE) Will Launch the First Demographic Health Survey

Angola’s National Institute of Statistics (INE) will launch the first demographic health survey in May 2015. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is collaborating with INE and the Ministry of Health to design and implement the Inquerito de Indicadores Multiplos e de Saude (IIMS) population-based on survey that will be providing quality information ...
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U.S. Ambassador visits Huambo Province

U.S. Ambassador, Helen La Lime, visited Huambo Province February 25 – 28 to meet with Angolan provincial officials, assess the impact of and the transition plans for the Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) portfolios, and evaluate opportunities for U.S. government engagement in the agriculture sector. The ...
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United States Supports Development of Solar Electricity in Rural Regions of Angola

The Embassy of United State in Luanda organized a week-long training on the photovoltaic energy sector, in collaboration with Ministry of Energy and Water. On February 23, at the electricity professional training center, Hoji-Ya-Henda, an open ceremony chaired by the Minister of Energy and Water, Joao Baptist Borges, and the Ambassador Helen La Lime was ...
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State’s Jacobson at Senate Hearing on U.S. Policy Changes in Cuba

Testimony of Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba Thank you for the opportunity to testify today on our new approach to U.S.-Cuba policy. I know many of you have a ...
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Ambassador Visits Cabinda

Ambassador Helen La Lime made a three-day visit to Cabinda province to become familiar with business opportunities in the province. During her visit, the ambassador met with Governor Aldina da Lomba Catembo, visited numerous projects, including the planned deep water port (in photo) that will open the province to increased regional and international trade.  She ...
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The Tenth Annual International Congress of Angolan Physicians in Luanda

During the Tenth Annual International Congress of Angolan Physicians in Luanda on January 26 and 27, the Minister of Health, José Van-Dunem, announced that Angola remained a polio-free nation in 2014.  Due to robust national campaigns and routine immunization days, the country exceeded an 80% child immunization rate.    The Minister also declared that maternal ...
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Agreement between U.S. Embassy and Rede de Mediatecas

U.S. Ambassador to Angola and the Secretary of State for Information Technology of Angola, Pedro Sebastião Teta,, signed on Friday, January 16, a Cooperation Protocol to provide the U.S. Embassy and Mediateca opportunities to promote partnership and formalize tangible cooperation under the rubric of our Education Diplomacy dialogue. The event that took place at the ...
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Joint Statement U.S.- Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue

On December 17, 2014, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Angola, Georges Chikoti, made an official visit to the United States. During the visit, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Chikoti co-chaired a session of the U.S.-Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue. During the meeting the two delegations recognized the significant achievements in ...
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Alumni Town Hall

The Public Affairs Section, in cooperation with the Angola Fulbright Alumni Association, hosted an town hall for all Embassy Luanda exchange program alumni.  The energetic group of alumni included a 1998 IVLP alumnus and a Fulbright alumnus who returned to Angola last week, as well as YALI Washington Fellows set to depart for the United ...
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