Angola: President sacks higher education minister

Luanda – Angolan head of State Jose Eduardo dos Santos Monday fired the Minister of Higher Education, AdAPound o Gaspar Ferreira do Nascimento, and appointed the State Secretary for the sector, Antonio Miguel Andre, who is accumulating the positions.

This is contained in a note from the Civil Affairs of the President of the Republic, adding that the President also sacked Alexandre Davide de Sousa Costa, as Secretary of State for Foreign Trade.

In other decrees, Jose Eduardo dos Santos appointed Francisco Jose Aleixo Fernandes to the post of Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, while Carlos Alberto Jaime Pinto went to the State Secretary of Agriculture for agricultural business sector.

Source: Angola Press News Agency