Angolan telecoms, mass media ministries merge

8 Apr 2020

Angola’s Ministry of Telecommunications & Information Technology (Ministerio das Telecomunicacoes e Technologias de Informacao, MTTI) is merging with the Ministry of Mass Media in a government reshuffle, news agency ANGOP reports. The newly combined ministry will have two secretaries of state, namely Nuno dos Anjos Caldas Albino, Secretary of State for Mass Media, and Mario Augusto da Silva Oliveira, Secretary of State for Telecommunications and Information Technologies, and will be led by the Minister for Telecommunications, Information Technology and Mass Media, Manuel Homem. The government is aiming to create a supervisory body with broader powers over converged ICT sectors including TV, radio and online segments.