6 February 2013

Angola: International Seminar On Southern Region Resistance Opens

Ondjiva — The first seminar on "Resistance to Occupation of the southern region of Angola opened Wednesday, in Ondjiva, southern Cunene province, during a ceremony chaired by Governor Antonio Didalelwa.

The Minister of Culture Rosa Cruz e Silva witnesses the event sponsored by her sector.

The meeting is intended to divulge the history of occupation and resistance in southern Angola, highlighting the role of the sovereign and the signatories

of the region in the resistance against the effective occupation.

On the occasion, the governor of Cunene considered the event an asset, as it coincides with 96 years of the death of King Mandume Ya-Ndemufayo.

The seminar follows the dissemination and valorisation project of the Angolan historical figures intended to enhance the facts of regional history as well as rebuild the memory and identity as a process of the construction of national history.

The event gathers mainly Angolan and Namibian experts.

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