On 8 of October 2022, Manuel Gomes da Conceição Homem, the current governor of Luanda, was elected as first Provincial Secretary of MPLA Luanda.
The election was held at the 8th Extraordinary Conference of the MPLA Provincial Committee, which was attended by 1,525 delegates. The new secretary was elected with 1,496 votes in favor and 17 against.
The government is assessing the possibility of carrying an aircraft carrying Angolans who fled the war in Ukraine and are refugees in Poland, probably on the 8th and 9th of this month, to Luanda.
The National Bank of Angola (BNA) has published a directive establishing the obligation of commercial banks to buy or sell foreign currency to the BNA, whenever they are requested to do so by its Asset Markets Department, at the exchange rate freely determined and published by commercial banks on FXGO, Bloomberg's electronic foreign exchange trading platform.
The European Union will provide 275 million euros in funding for projects to diversify the economy and human capital in Angola, between 2022 and 2024. Jeannette Seppen, head of the EU delegation in Angola, has confidence in Angola's future and supports greater intervention of the private sector in the economy, thus calling on investors from all EU member countries to invest in Angola.
With more and better investment there will be the potential to materialize investment projects with a great impact on economic growth, employment and the development of the country's human capital.