Consular Section
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Uganda House, 336 East 45th St, 2-Floor, New York, NY 10017
Public Service
9:30am – 2pm
Monday to Thursday


In observance of the festivity season, the Consulate General of Angola in New York will be closed to the general public from Friday December 20, 2019 to January 03, 2020.The Consulate will reopen for normal business hours Monday January 06, 2020.

For urgent matters only, please call 646 732 0936 ,Monday through Friday, 10 00 AM – 1:30 PM

The Consulate General of the Republic Angola in New York would like to wish to the general public a happy and safe holiday season.

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Economy Angop

  • Endiama to hold accountable in justice tax-evading diamond firms
    by Angop on January 27, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    Dundo - Diamond exploration companies that continue to dodge the payment of taxes will be held accountable criminally, the CEO of the state-owned National Diamonds Firm (Endiama), Ganga Júnior, said on Saturday in the north-eastern Luanda […]

  • Over 500 tonnes of coffee harvested in Ambaca
    by Angop on January 27, 2020 at 12:13 pm

    Camabatela: Five hundred tonnes of mabuba coffee were harvested in the municipality of Ambaca, northern Cuanza Norte Province, during the 2019 agricultural year, representing an increase of 250 tonnes compared to the previous year. , The fact was […]

  • Endiama boss snubs artisanal exploitation of diamonds
    by Angop on January 27, 2020 at 9:18 am

    Dundo - The artisanal exploitation of diamonds in Angola has created the illicit trafficking of dimension stones, illegal migration, tax evasion and scams, affirmed last Saturday, in Dundo locality, the public National Diamonds Company (Endiama) […]

  • Mining code enhances sector - official
    by Angop on January 26, 2020 at 12:19 pm

    Saurimo - The entry into force of the Mining Code in the country has given greater credibility to the mineral resources sector, safeguarding the fiscal aspects and improving the management of mining resources, said the Secretary of State for Geology […]

  • Caio deep water port works set to resume this month
    by Angop on January 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Cabinda - The construction works of Caio Deep Water Port, which had been halted for two years, in northern Cabinda province, resume this month after a USD 124 million debt settlement with the contracting companies., The amount was paid Thursday by […]

  • Sonangol holds 50% of Unitel's capital
    by Angop on January 25, 2020 at 10:48 am

    Luanda - National Fuel Society of Angola (Sonangol) has fully purchased the PT Ventures SGPS SA (PT Ventures), a company hitherto indirectly owned by the Brazilian Oi. , The acquisition process enables the Angolan oil company to hold, from now on, […]

Education Angop

  • Education Ministry vows to reduce illiteracy rate by 18 percent
    by Angop on January 22, 2020 at 1:31 pm

    Luanda - Angolan Ministry of Education foresees to reduce the country's illiteracy rate by 18 percent up to 2022, according to the incumbent minister, Ana Paula Tuavanje Elias., The current literacy rate in the country stands at 77 percent. The […]

  • Bengo avails 43 new classrooms
    by Angop on January 19, 2020 at 11:15 am

    Caxito - At least forty-three new classrooms start operating this year in the province of Bengo, totaling 1,796 units, announced today, Saturday, the head of the Department of General Education of Bengo, António Domingos de Assurreira., […]

  • Over 30,000 applicants enrolled for admission exams in public university
    by Angop on January 17, 2020 at 2:58 pm

    Luanda - A total of 30,340 applicants have been enrolled for admission exams of an overall 5,490 vacancies made available for graduation and bachelor's degrees in the public Agostinho Neto University (UAN), the institution said on Thursday. , The […]

  • Minister recommends strictness in health, engineering courses
    by Angop on January 17, 2020 at 12:06 pm

    Malanje - Angolan minister of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation Maria do Rosário Sambo has defended rigor and quality in the courses of health sciences and engineering in the private higher education institutions, to […]

  • MED holds first general education meeting
    by Angop on January 16, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    Luanda - The Ministry of Education (MED) holds on Friday, in Luanda, the first meeting of general education, with the purpose of promoting an evaluation of the methodologies of the teaching and learning process., According to a press release from […]

  • Luanda has over 96,000 vacancies for 2020 academic year 2020
    by Angop on January 14, 2020 at 5:28 pm

    Luanda - At least 96,135 places are available in Luanda for general education in the academic year 2020, Education Minister Ana Paula Elias said Tuesday in Luanda., This year Luanda also receives 21 new schools, eight of them ready for operation, in […]

  • Environmental licensing platform launched
    by Angop on January 21, 2020 at 11:32 am

    Luanda - The Environment Ministry launched on Monday a digital platform for environmental licensing requests named "Environment Integrated System" (SIA). ,   The platform will enable the whole process of environmental licensing to be done […]

  • Showers throughout Friday, INAMET alerts
    by Angop on January 10, 2020 at 8:18 am

    Luanda - Moderate to heavy downpours, as well as showers, accompanied by some thunders, are the predictions of the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INAMET) for this Friday, at least until sundown, for the northern, eastern and […]

  • Angola rules out 40 degrees Celsius minimum temperature
    by Angop on December 14, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    Luanda - The information that temperatures in Angola will reach a minimum of 40 degrees Celsius in the next ten days is groundless and devoid of scientific rigour, said Friday the National Meteorology and Geophysics Institute (INAMET). , This is a […]

  • Weather forecast warns of heavy downpours in Angola
    by Angop on December 3, 2019 at 10:57 am

    Luanda - Angola's National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INAMET) warned on Monday of heavy rains coupled with thunderstorm in various provinces of Angola in the coming days., INAMET said that heavy downpours may hit some regions of the […]

  • Environment Ministry runs "Plastic zero" campaign
    by Angop on November 26, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    Luanda - The Ministry of Environment promotes the first national campaign of environmental awareness and education, called "Plastic Zero", with the motto "I have the environment for a conscious Angola". , The campaign, launched on Sunday, aims to […]

  • Environmental technicians analyze project implementation
    by Angop on November 19, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    Luanda - Environmental education of the communities living within the parks, actions to combat poaching, illegal logging and disorderly deforestation are some of the actions to be implemented by the Ministry of Environment as part of GEF Global […]

Politics Angop

  • President gets message from Chadian counterpart
    by Angop on January 25, 2020 at 12:19 pm

    Luanda - Angolan head of state João Lourenço received Friday a message from his Chadian counterpart, Idriss Deby., The Chadian head of state's special envoy, Abdelkerin Idriss Deby, delivered the letter, whose content has not been […]

  • African constitutional courts watch out for corruption
    by Angop on January 25, 2020 at 12:08 pm

    Luanda - The Constitutional Courts of Africa should be on the look out for the processes of fighting against corruption underway in the continent, to justify its existence, said Friday in Luanda the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of […]

  • INAD removes explosive devices in Cuito
    by Angop on January 24, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    Cuito - The National Demining Institute (INAD) in Bié started, today (Friday), in Cuito, work to remove unexploded ordnance buried in the courtyard of the MPLA Municipal Committee, during the 1992 post-election conflict, said Angop. , The […]

  • Angola and Latvia analyze AU - EU cooperation
    by Angop on January 24, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    Luanda - The Permanent Representative of Angola to the African Union, Francisco da Cruz, and the Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs of the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Janis Mazeiks, analyzed today, in Addis-Ababa (Ethiopia), […]

  • President wants increase in production of goods, services
    by Angop on January 24, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    Luanda - Angolan head of State João Lourenço on Friday asked the new Minister of Economy and Planning for greater pragmatism for increasing the domestic production of goods/services and generating jobs., Speaking at the swearing in […]

  • President swaps ambassadors
    by Angop on January 24, 2020 at 12:29 pm

    Luanda - Angolan head of State João Lourenço last Thursday fired and appointment Ambassadors, the President's Civil Affairs Office has told Angop., Joao lourenço sacked the ambassadors to Russia Joaquim Augusto de Lemos, India […]

Tourism Angop

  • Miradouro da Lua attracts tourists once again
    by Angop on November 4, 2019 at 5:42 pm

    Luanda - At least Hundreds Angolan and foreign tourist, flock to the Miradouro da Lua every day, in the Ramiros district of Belas, Luanda, after being rehabilitated this year. , Miradouro da Lua is a must-see tourist spot for those heading from […]

  • Tourism sector creates 5,000 jobs
    by Angop on September 30, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    Luanda - At least five thousand new jobs were created in the tourism sector in the third quarter of 2019, said Monday in Luanda the Minister of Public Administration, Labor and Social Security, Jesus Maiato., The Government official was speaking […]

  • Angola attends Zimbabwe tourism fair
    by Angop on September 10, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    Harare - An Angolan delegation will take part from 12 to 14 this month, in Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), at the 12th edition of the Tourism Fair, called "Sanganai Hanganani Tourism Expo". , The Angolan delegation, led by the Angolan Tourism Promotion […]

  • Luxury train crosses Angola
    by Angop on August 5, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    Luanda - 30 years ago, the history of Rovos Rail is repeated. Since 1989, the South African company has promoted rail tourism by crossing the African Coast, its favorite destination. , These are trips that symbolize the harmony between tourists […]

  • Rovos Rail train back to Dar Es Salaam
    by Angop on August 2, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    Lobito - The Rovos Rail train, nicknamed the “Pride of Africa”, left Friday, the port city of Lobito, Coastal Benguela province, back to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, starting point of the tourist trip to Angola., The train returns with 54 […]

  • Owner and CEO of Rovos Rail Group expresses interest to invest in Angola
    by Angop on July 30, 2019 at 10:34 am

    Huambo - The owner of the luxury train (Rovos Rail), the South African Rohan Vos expressed on Monday in central Huambo province, interest to invest in Angola. , Speaking to the press, Rohan Vos, who also integrated the caravan of nearly 50 tourists […]