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One of the most popular musicians from Uige is Talaiandi José Kadeia, aka Socorro, a singer and songwriter.
Uíge — On July 5, 2012, the secretary of State for Geology and Mining, Mankenda Ambroise, recognized the existence of enormous potential in natural resources for the development of northern Uige province.
The official was speaking at the closing of the first Provincial Forum on Investment Opportunity and Business, sponsored by the local Government, as part of the celebrations of the 95th anniversary of the elevation of Uige to the category of a city.
According to Mankenda Ambroise, the province has agricultural, geological and mining resources capable of facilitating its development.
Mankenda Ambroise recalled that the changes taking place in the world’s economy have created the need for an urgent reflection on the part of the African countries on the continent’s natural resources that could become a crucial factor in the transformation of the economic development of the countries.
He said he hopes that the forum helps relaunch the agro-industrial, tourist and commercial activity, the extractive and manufacturing industry and boost partnership between locals and foreigners.
The official stated that the forum has helped to identify the province’s potential and opportunity and will contribute to attract investments into the region.
The meeting was attended by Parliament members, Government officials and representatives of companies from Mozambique, Germany, Spain and Brazil.
Ndalatando – The minister of Health, José Vieira Dias Van-Dúnem, inaugurated Thursday in Camabatela commune, Municipality of Ambaca, in the northern Kwanza Norte Province, the new municipal hospital that was built as part of the reinforcement of specialized medical assistance for the population.
After cutting the ribbon, José Van-Dúnem visited the undertaking and got detailed explanations about the infrastructure.
The unit has 100 beds, ten wards divided into areas for administration, external consultations, Casualty ward, pharmacy, laboratory, areas of internment, two operation blocks, two delivery rooms, among others.
The minister said that the project will improve the technical conditions and comfort so that patients can be assisted with increasing quality and will provide medical services in various specialties such as ophthalmology, obstetrics, dentistry, physiotherapy, surgery room, paediatrics, gynaecology, among others.
The ceremony was attended by the governor of Kwanza Norte, Henrique Andre Junior, who said that with the inauguration of that infrastructure, the population of the municipality of Ambaca will get more benefit in terms of medical services.
The hospital is capable to employ about 300 worker, but for this initial stage it is recruiting 100 professionals of medicine, nurses, administrative and assistant staffs.
The hospital will also serve the people of the neighbouring towns of the provinces of Uige and Malanje.