Angola: State-Run Television and Radio extends coverage to 90% of population


The extension process of the signals of the state-run Angola National Radio (RNA) and Public Television (TPA) in whole country is in a coverage of 85 to 90 per cent, on Friday announced the deputy minister of Mass Media, Manuel Miguel de Carvalho "Wadijimbi", according to Angop.

Wadijimbi made the announcement in the National Assembly while answering a question from MP Maria Carolina Fortes, from the MPLA, who asked how many districts had radio and TV coverage.

"The process is in the final stage. We are in a coverage of 85 to 90 per cent", said the deputy minister, who was speaking on behalf of the incumbent Manuel Rabelais, under the debate on the proposal of the 2009 state budget, passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday.

Angola Press Agency