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31 Dec 2005 description
report World Bank

IMPLEMENTATION COMPLETION MEMORANDUM (ICM)

TF Name: Special Project to Support the Reintegration of Ex-Combatants in the Framework of the Peace Process in Angola
TF Number: TF052486
Report Date: December, 31, 2005
Program: -
Net Grant Amount: $4,335,000
Donor(s): MDTF (TF050574-- Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK, EC)
Approval Date: August, 20, 2003

19 Dec 2005 description

Ondjiva, 12/19 - About USD 490,272 were invested by the World Bank in projects for the socio-economic reintegration of 391 demobilized soldiers and their respective families in the municipalities Ombandja, Kuanhama, Namacunde and Kuvelai, in the southern Cunene Province.

13 Dec 2005 description

Kuito 12/13 - Some USD 219,000 were invested this year in the central Bie Province by the Spanish Red Cross (SRC) in socio-professional actions for abandoned youths and traumatised by the armed conflict.

This information was given on Monday in Kuito city by the director of SRC, Vicente Ruiz, stating that among other activities carried out in the current year there is training of 70 youths in carpentry, fashion and sewing, electronics, metalworking, cookery, masonry, as well as family planning and natural medicine, in a period between four to six months.

04 Dec 2005 description

Huambo, 12/04 - Around 1,186 ex-soldiers in Bailundo municipality, central Huambo Province, received Saturday farming seeds and tool, distributed by the NGO ADRA-Angola, in the ambit of the General Programme of Demobilisation and Reintegration (PGDR).

01 Dec 2005 description

Following the bilateral agreement that was signed between Angola and Switzerland on the first of November 2005, a meeting was held in Luanda on the 30st of November to finalize the implementation mechanisms.

18 Nov 2005 description

Before the Committee on Foreign Relations,
United States Senate
Washington, D.C.
November 17, 2005

08 Nov 2005 description

Luanda, 11/08 - UNICEF intends to rehabilitate 24 schools and build 12 latrines in the districts of Chitato, Cambulo and Lucapa, in northern Lunda-Norte province, a note delivered to Angop says.
According to the note on the humanitarian situation in Angola, UNICEF also held an upgrading training for 288 primary teachers in matters of Hiv/Aids.

According to the same source, the UN organization also constructed two schools in central Bie province.

06 Nov 2005 description

Luanda, 11/06 - The minister of Public Works, Higino Carneiro, announced on Friday, in the southern Huila Province, the start of the definitive rehabilitation of the road that connects Lubango city to the locality of Santa Clara, for early 2006, in the ambit of the Roads Infrastructures Repair Programme, recently approved by the Standing Commission of the Cabinet Council.

The minister said that to the press, during the formal hand-over act to the contractor of the 132 kilometres of the road to be rehabilitated, having affirmed that in the referred programme are included also the …

03 Nov 2005 description

Luanda, 11/03 - A professional training centre, with the capacity for 250 people, divided in two periods, will be inaugurated on November 08 at Ramiros ward, Samba district, in Luanda, aimed at upgrading former combatants and their families, for their integration in the employment market.

According to the provincial director of the Ministry of Employment and Social Security (MAPESS), Venceslau de Matos, the institution, with eight class-rooms, will provide courses on construction, agriculture, sewing, metalwork, electricity, piping, confectionery and baking, and carpentry.

01 Nov 2005 description

Berne, le 1er novembre 2005 - La Suisse et l'Angola signent un accord concernant la restitution des fonds provenant de la République d'Angola et actuellement bloqués en Suisse en vue de leur affectation à des projets humanitaires.

La Suisse va restituer les fonds provenant de la République d'Angola bloqués en Suisse au titre de l'enquête pénale ouverte par la justice genevoise, soit une enveloppe de 21 millions USD. Ils seront affectés à des projets humanitaires en Angola. Le directeur de la DDC, M.

21 Oct 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

14 Oct 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

07 Oct 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Refugees and IDPs, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

04 Oct 2005 description
report Global IDP Project

Since April 2002, close to four million internally displaced Angolans have gone home following the signing of a ceasefire agreement between the governing MPLA and UNITA, which marked the end of 27 years of civil war. However, a joint IDP assessment carried out by the United Nations and the Angolan government found that there are still more than 91,000 people who remain displaced as a result of the war. They are located in Cabinda, Huila, Kuando Kubango, Luanda and Moxico provinces. In Cabinda the massive presence of Angolan armed forces is an obstacle to the return of the displaced.

29 Sep 2005 description

Lubango, 09/29 - At least USD 800,000 dollars are being for the past four months invested by the Italian NGO "Intersos", in the implementation of a project for the rehabilitation of roads and construction of schools and health centres in the inland of southern Huíla province.

28 Sep 2005 description

Luanda, 09/28 - A USD 150 million programme for the construction of the country's roads was approved on Wednesday in Luanda during a session of the Cabinet Council, Angop learned from the Public Works minister, Higino Carneiro.

08 Sep 2005 description

September 8, Vienna, Austria - The OPEC Fund for International Development today signed a US$10 million loan agreement with the Republic of Angola to help rehabilitate and expand the 300-bed Luanda Hospital. Located in Palanca, 10km from Luanda City, the hospital was originally constructed as a unit for tuberculosis patients. The project will upgrade it to a provincial facility for general health care.

31 Aug 2005 description

Luanda, 08/31 - Two hundred and eleven million dollars will be invested in the definitive rehabilitation of the 371/kms Kifangondo/Úcua/Uíge/Negage road, in the framework of the implementation of the program of rehabilitation of roadway infrastructures in the country.

29 Aug 2005 description
report World Bank

The World Bank is playing a key role in a multi-donor effort to disarm, demobilize and reintegrate former combatants in Central Africa. As the largest program in the world, it's helping some 450,000 combatants from seven countries in the region.

It has been dubbed Africa's first world war - years of violence and suffering which have plagued the Great Lakes Region in central Africa.