3 January 2013

Angola: Ombuds Office in Cunene Receives Over 200 Complaints in 2012

Ondjiva — At least 214 complaints from citizens were received by the Ombuds Office in the southern Cunene Province in the year 2012, ANGOP learnt Wednesday from an official source.

According to the provincial Ombudsman, Dionísio Hifewa, the most frequent complaints were related to labour disputes, discontent at decisions reached by traditional authorities in some villages of the province and land disputes, among others.

The same source informed that out of the mentioned number, 90 per cent of the complaints were resolved.

Dionísio Hifewa considered the result of the institution's work to be satisfactory, adding that there are still a few pending cases being dealt with by the Provincial Ombuds Office.

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