ANGOLAN JOURNALISTS UNION CONGRESS DELAYS ELECTION OF SECRETARY GENERAL

Luanda – The Union of Angolan Journalists (SJA) Saturday, 22nd, put off, for a period not less than 45 days and not exceeding three months, the election of its secretary general, due to the time reasons.

The participants argued that the decision obeys the rules of the current Decree on the Situation of Public Disaster which, among others, bans the events lasting for more than three hours.

The event marked by the election of the secretary general, which only has a single list led by Teixeira Cândido, who is running for his re-election.

During the meeting, the members discussed and analysed the internal documents, the report of activities and financial of the outgoing secretariat, for 2015-2019, changed unanimously.

With more than 30, 000 members, SJA was founded in March 1992.

The organisation has already been run, among others, by Ismael Mateus, Luísa Rogério and Teixeira Cândido.

Source: Angola Press News Agency