Reconstruction of section of road linking Angolan provinces of Huíla and Cunene begins this year

3 March 2011

Matala, Angola, 3 March – Reconstruction of a 160-kilometre section of road between the municipality of Matala (Huíla province) and Xangongo municipality (Cunene province) in Angola, is due to begin this year, local administrator, Miguel Vicente said Tuesday.

The project, which is part of the central government’s national reconstruction programme, passes through the areas of Capelongo and Mulondo (Matala) and will be carried out by Portuguese contractor Zagope – Construções e Engenharia.

The municipality of Matala is 180 kilometres from the city of Lubango and already has a reconstructed road that links it to the north of the province and to central Angola. (macauhub)