Luanda – The National Electoral Commission (CNE)’s notification to political parties and coalition of Thursday that it was still awaiting them to submit the lists of their delegates to the polling stations, despite deadline extension, marked the chain of electoral campaign events reported by Angop ahead of the voting of August 31 this year.
Another topic that topped the political agenda regarding the forthcoming election is the continuation of the electoral campaign that started on Tuesday.
The CNE spokesperson, Julia Ferreira, in a press statements, called the political parties to get organised and cooperate with CNE in submitting the list of the polling stations delegates and substitutes for accreditation.
However, CNE extended the deadline for submission of the lists containing the names of delegates and substitutes until Friday.
On the other hand, the process of accreditation of local and foreign journalists and elections observers by CNE is already underway.
under the ongoing electoral campaign, political parties continue to carry out various activities in various provinces of the country with the aim of persuading potential voters to believe in their proposals.
On Thursday, the ruling MPLA presented its governance programme and election manifesto for the 2012/2017 period to war veterans of the country and ex-military.
On the occasion, MPLA politburo secretary for ex-veterans, Francisco Paiva Magalhães "Nvunda," mentioned the need for militants, sympathizers and friends of the party to come up with doubts the importance of voting for the organisation toward a victory in the election of August 3.
The veteran politician considered crucial the support of all militants of his party for the continuity of MPLA in the leadership of the country.
MPLA also travelled to central Kwanza Sul,province, where its members intensified awareness campaigns for voters to flock to polling stations to bring the party to victory.
Using its airtime on the raedio, the ruling party emphasised the historical value of the January 4 and February 4, 1961, historical dates in the struggle for independence of Angola against the Portuguese colonialism, and the success of the programmes of development, especially in education.
In its turn, the Political Council of Opposition (CPO) continues to promote its programme and used its radio airtime to transmit its ideas, in an attempt to improve the quality of education through dignity of teachers, should it win the election.
To the party leader, Anastacio Finda, the conditions offered to the teachers "are not the best," being one of the issues that should receive special attention of the PCO, once reaching the parliament.
The opposition Nova Democracy (ND) coalition held in Luanda a meeting of propaganda agents to analyse the activities undertaken and appropriate strategies for the political campaign.
Meanwhile, the National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA) reaffirmed social justice as a priority for its programme of governance.
This was said by FNLA president, Lucas Ngonda, during the preseentatin of his party’s governing programme, as part of the electoral campaign that started on Tuesday aroundd the country.
He added on the occaion that the programme was drafted with the emergence of the party in the 1950’s, being gradually adjusted with the time.
The politician said that should his party win the election, it would invest in traning of people, taking into account that education is the only path for emancipation.
On the other hand, members of the Presidential Council of the Broad Convergence for Angola Salvation - Electoral Coalition (CASA-CE) began on Thursday their field activity around the country as part of the ongoing election campaign.
In a note supplied to Angop, CASA/CE vice president for Institutional and Electoral Affairs, Alexandre Sebastião André, said that while the leader of the coalition, Abel Chivukuvuku, was in Huambo province, the vice presidents were in charge to take care of the parties affairs.
In its turn, the Popular Party for Development (PAPOD), announced the provinces of Huila, Cabinda, Lunda Sul and Huambo as the stage in the coming days of their door-to-door awareness and mobilisation campaigns in order to explain to local populations its manifesto and government programme.
According to PAPOD national supervisor, Manuel Antonio, the party will, initially go through these provinces to interact with the populations and to publicise its programme.
The Social Renewal Party (PRS) considered positive the three-day awareness campaign to capture the voters support, held in some municipalities of Luanda province.
The assessment was made by the deputy director of the campaign of the party for Luanda, Kamone Wa Kamone, stating that all programming drawn for the first three days was rigorously enforced.
The United Front for Change of Angola (FUMA) promised, once in power, to introduce changes to the governance as a means of eliminating regional disparities that exist in the country.
This was announced by the party-s secretary, Anthony Muachicungo, during the radio airtime allocated to the party in the framework of the ongoing election campaign ahead of the polls of August 31 this year.