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China Joins Race to Mine Moon for Resources

China’s space program celebrated a major accomplishment this week when its Chang’e 5 lunar probe mission safely landed on the moon. The landing Tuesday brought Beijing a step closer to becoming the third country in the world to retrieve geological samples from the moon, but more important, analysts say, is …

Former French President Giscard D’estaing Dies of COVID

PARIS – France is mourning the death of its former president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, as a result of contracting the COVID-19 virus. Giscard led France for seven years, from 1974 to 1981 and many now remember him as a reformer and a champion of European unity.

After several hospitalizations over …

ANGOLA ELECTED FAO BOARD VICE PRESIDENT

Rome – Angola was elected Vice President of the UNFAO Board during the 165th regular session of this United Nations agency opened Monday.

The Angolan Permanent Representative to FAO, Ambassador Maria de Fátima Jardim, thanked the Board, especially its President, for its confidence and work in favour of agriculture, food …

ANGOLA MARKS 44 YEARS AS UN MEMBER

Luanda – Angola commemorated on December 1st the 44th anniversary of its admission as a full member of the United Nations (UN).

44 years ago, the former People’s Republic of Angola (RPA) was admitted as a full UN member, siding with the major nations.

Angola’s admission to the UN was …