From the Field
New appointments at Angola’s oil ministry
LUANDA, April 24, 2018 – Angolan Minister of Mineral Resources and Petroleum Diamantino Azevedo has appointed several heads of departments in his portfolio, local media reported Monday.
A total of 22 managers were appointed for several areas. Picks included Massoussa Tonha Alain as head of the department of monitoring and control and Maria José Kilombo dos Santos Isaías as head of the department of studies and statistics at the Office of Studies, Planning and Statistics, news agency Angop reported.
In October 2017, President João Lourenço combined the portfolios for mining and hydrocarbons in his Cabinet picks.