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President appoints João Carvalho da Rocha as governor of Uíge

The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, appointed this Thursday José Carvalho da Rocha governor of the province of Uíge, according to a note from his Civil House.

: Lusa
Lusa  

José Carvalho da Rocha, former Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology, succeeds Sérgio Luther Rescova, who died last October 9, victim of illness.

The causes of the death of the leader of the MPLA's Political Bureau were not disclosed, but the press attributed the death to covid-19.

The powers have been exercised by Maria Fernanda Cavungo, who assumed the position of interim governor of Uige.

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