Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

TAAG cancels recruitment tender

Luanda – The Angolan Air Transport Company (TAAG) annulled the public tender, announced in September 2019, to fill 70 assistant / flight attendant positions, due to the covid-19 pandemic.

In an announcement published in the 3rd edition of this month, of the State-run daily Jornal de Angola, the company justifies …

10% of World’s Population May Have Been Infected with Coronavirus, WHO Says

The World Health Organization says roughly one in 10 people around the world may have been infected with the coronavirus.

The head of the health emergencies program at the World Health Organization, Michael Ryan, said Monday that the agency’s “best estimates” indicate 10 percent of the world’s population could have …

CDC Revises Guidance, Says COVID-19 Can Spread Through Virus Lingering in Air

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday said COVID-19 can spread through virus lingering in the air, sometimes for hours, acknowledging concerns widely voiced by public health experts about airborne transmission of the virus.

The CDC guidance comes weeks after the agency published – and then took …

ECCAS chairperson kicks off visit to Angola Monday

Luanda – The chairperson of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), Gilberto da Piedade Veríssimo, begins Monday an official visit to Angola, with the aim of establishing contacts with the country’s authorities.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Luanda, Ambassador Gilberto da Piedade Veríssimo will be …