13 February 2010

Angola: Govt to Invest 200 Million Kwanzas in Electricity, Water Sectors

Kuito — A total of 200 million kwanzas is the amount invested by government of the southern Bié province, in the year 2009, in the sector of electricity, in order to improve the population's living standards.

The information is contained in the annual report of the sector, which refers that, 171 million kwanzas was spent in the increase of the thermal production capacity in the districts of Kuemba, Chitembo, Nharea, Katabola, Kunhinga and in the maintenance of power systems of other regions of the province.

The report also states that 29 millions kwanzas was spent in the rehabilitation of the systems of drinking water abstraction, treatment and supply to the population of Chitembo and Belo Horizonte (Kunhinga) regions.

Another 29 million served to ensure the management of the water systems and to purchase chemical products to disinfect the water.

Concerning the "Water for All" project, from the 11 scheduled actions, 10 were carried out based on the creation of 23 wells with cranks in the communes of Kangote (Chinguar), Kwanzas, Muinha (Kamacupa), Kaieie (Nharea), Chiuca (Katabola), Kuequema and Kambandua in Kuito city, the latter being the provincial capital.

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