Angola has new finance minister

6 September 2016

The chairman of the Angolan Capital Market Commission, Augusto Archer de Sousa Mangueira, is the new Minister of Finance of Angola, replacing Armando Manuel, who was dismissed as part of a ministerial reshuffle, the House of the Presidency said.

The President also dismissed Afonso Pedro Canga from the post of Minister of Agriculture, Manuel da Cruz Neto from the post of general secretary of the President of the Republic and Edeltrudes Maurício Fernandes Gaspar da Costa from his role as Minister of State and Chief of Staff.

The statement said the new Minister of State and Chief of Staff was Manuel da Cruz Neto and Edeltrudes Fernandes Gaspar da Costa was appointed to the post of general secretary of the President of the Republic.

Marcos Alexandre Nhunga was appointed to the post of Minister of Agriculture, under the same government reshuffle. (macauhub/AO)

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