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Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:54 - Updated Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:54

Customs and habits should prevail in chieftains' succession

Luanda - The Secretary of State for Mass Media, Celso Malavoloneke, said on Wednesday in Luanda, that the succession of chieftains should be determined by endogenous institutions and by customs and habits.

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Celso Malavoloneke, Secretary of State for Mass Media

Photo: Rosário dos Santos

Speaking to ANGOP on the fringes of the third national meeting of chieftains, the official underlined that the succession of traditional authorities by natives, should not jeopardize the constitution, laws, cohesion and social harmony.

In the meantime, he underscored that the State should secure the compliance with constitution and abiding of the law for the tranquility, order and well being of the public and community to prevent any act or actions that harm the norms.

The meeting aimed at addressing the need for the creation of a broad space for discussion and exchange, every two-year, on the role of traditional authorities and its contribution to the promotion, preservation and spreading of the Angolan culture.

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