17 October 2012

Angola: Governor Stresses Importance of Media Transparency

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Newspapers in Angola (file photo): The October 23 speech of the leader of the main opposition party was in response to President Dos Santos's refusal to address the inaugural session of parliament as constitutionally required.

Lubango — The governor of the southern Huila province, João Marcelino Tyipinge Wednesday called on journalists to perform their duties with greater transparency, impartiality, diligence and dedication to better serve the communities.

Speaking at a meeting with journalists, the head of the provincial government stressed the importance of the work of the media as part of the development of the country.

The governor described as the daily commitment of the media to disseminate aspects that govern the country and the world, through the current and acting issues that often impact the people's behaviour, hence the need to observe the impartiality.

João Marcelino Tyipinge also underlined the major improvements in the media sector by expanding the information, the modernization of their equipment and training of its staff.

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