Wednesday 17 January 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-01-17

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AFP - 1/15/18

The first major scalp claimed by Angola's new president Joao Lourenco in his war on corruption and nepotism was that of his predecessor's daughter, who was sacked as...

AFP - 1/11/18

Angolan President Joao Lourenco removed the son of his predecessor Jose Eduardo dos Santos from the top job at the oil-rich country's sovereign wealth fund, the...

AFP - 12/24/17

Angola has suffered a week of fuel shortages, a bitter irony for one of Africa's leading oil producers, and a hardship that some people blame on opponents of...

AFP - 11/27/17

The start of the clean-up operation did not take long.

Within three months of taking control of Angola, President Joao Lourenco sacked his predecessor's...

AFP - 11/16/17

Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Wednesday fired his predecessor's daughter from her influential post as head of the Sonangol state oil company, the presidency said...

AFP - 11/15/17

Isabel dos Santos, who was sacked Wednesday as Angola's state oil chief, is the eldest daughter of Angola's former president and a British-educated billionaire...

AFP - 10/17/17

Angola's new president unveiled a programme of corporate tax sweeteners on Monday intended to boost foreign investment and ease the oil-rich country's dependence on...

AFP - 10/6/17

In Mabor, a dusty and neglected corner of Luanda, the sound of a catchy beat rising means only one thing to the area's youngsters: time to dance the kizomba.

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AFP - 9/28/17

The leader of Angola's main opposition party UNITA said Wednesday he would quit following defeat in last month's election, which he alleges was rigged in the ruling...

AFP - 9/27/17

Critics of outgoing Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos accuse him of stripping his country of much of its vast oil wealth to enrich himself and his family....

AFP - 9/27/17

Jose Eduardo dos Santos's 38-year reign over Angola finally came to an end Tuesday when his hand-picked successor Joao Lourenco was inaugurated as president at a...

AFP - 9/27/17

Angola's new president, Joao Lourenco who will be sworn in Tuesday, is a former general who spent several years in the political wilderness after angling for the top...

AFP - 9/26/17

Angola's incoming president Joao Lourenco faces a slew of challenges that include dwindling oil prices, rampant poverty, soaring unemployment and the long shadow cast...

AFP - 9/14/17

Angola's constitutional court on Wednesday upheld the ruling party's landslide win in last month's election which will usher in the MPLA's fourth decade in power and...

AFP - 9/9/17

Three Angolan opposition parties on Friday filed a complaint against the outcome of nationwide elections on August 23 that asserted the 42-year grip of the ruling...

AFP - 9/7/17

Angola's Electoral Commission declared Wednesday that the ruling MPLA party had won last month's election, in a victory that allows outgoing President Jose Eduardo...

AFP - 9/6/17

Angola's Electoral Commission declared Wednesday that the ruling MPLA party had won last month's election, in a victory that allows outgoing President Jose Eduardo...

AFP - 9/4/17

Four opposition parties in Angola on Sunday called for a recount in last month's general election, alleging "irregularities" during the vote that kept the ruling...

AFP - 8/28/17

One of Angola's main opposition parties plans to contest the results of last week's general election, alleging unfair conduct during the vote that kept the ruling...

AFP - 8/28/17

The election victory of Angola's ruling MPLA party was confirmed Friday despite angry complaints from opposition parties, as almost all votes were counted and poll...

AFP - 8/25/17

Angola's ruling MPLA won this week's election, a poll official announced Thursday, with party candidate Joao Lourenco now set to succeed President Jose Eduardo Dos...

AFP - 8/25/17

When Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos steps down after Wednesday's elections, it will bring to an end a 38-year reign dominated by his unrelenting...

AFP - 8/24/17

The likely next president of Angola, Joao Lourenco, is a ruling-party loyalist andformer general who endured several years out of favour after he angled for the top...

AFP - 8/24/17

Angolans voted on Wednesday in an election marking the end of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos's 38-year reign, with his MPLA party set to retain power despite an...

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