Angola: First economic newspaper launched in Luanda

21 August 2008

Luanda, Angola, 21 Aug – Weekly newspaper, Economia e Finanças, the first financial publication in Angola, was launched Tuesday in Luanda, a step which was described by the managing director of state publisher Edições Novembro as a, “historical moment for the Angolan press.”

According to José Robeiro, Economia e Finanças is the first Angolan newspaper able to offer information exclusively on the country’s economic and financial news.

The first edition of the paper, which will be out Friday, will be available to readers on 29 August, at a cost of 100 kwanzas (0.90 euros) and will have around 40 pages.

State publisher Edições Novembro has three more publications, namely Jornal de Angola, the country’s only daily national news paper and sports newspaper, Jornal dos Desportos. (macauhub)