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March 1, 2024 1:29

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Constitution of the Republic of Angola

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Did you know that you can now read the Constitution of the Republic of Angola in National Languages?

The Constitutional Court made the Constitution of the Republic of Angola available in several national languages, check the list below:

Constitution in Cockwe

Constitution in Ifyoti

Constitution in Kikongo

Constitution in Kimbundu

Constitution in Ngangela

Constitution in Oluhelelo

Constitution in Olunyaneka

Constitution in Oshikwanyama

Constitution in Umbundu

Press Law – Law n.º 1/17 of January 23rd (amended by Law n.º17/22, of July 6th), this Law aims to implement the exercise of fundamental rights, freedoms and guarantees of citizens, in terms of it concerns freedom of the press and expression;

CHAPTER 1, SECTION III, ARTICLE 11 (Content of public interest) – for the purposes of this Law, information that has the following general purposes is understood to be of public interest:

  • Contribute to consolidate the Angolan State, reinforce unity and national identity and preserve territorial integrity;
  • Inform the public with truth, independence, objectivity and exemption and impartiality, about all national and international events, ensuring the right of citizens to correct, impartial and impartial information;
  • Ensure the free expression of public opinion and civil society;
  • Promoting good governance and the correct administration of public affairs;
  • Contribute to raising the population's socio-economic level and awareness of citizenship.

It is also understood as being of public interest, among others, the news and information:

  • Relating to crimes, misdemeanors and other anti-social conduct;
    Concerning the guarantee of the protection of public health and the safety of citizens;
  • Relating to events in public spaces;
  • Provided or disclosed by the public authorities;
  • Obtained in administrative and judicial proceedings not subject to secrecy of justice.

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