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E.g., 2017-04-26

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AFP - 4/25/17

Angola's cabinet said on Monday that elections will be held on August 23 to choose a successor to President Eduardo dos Santos after 38 years of iron-fisted rule....

AFP - 4/24/17

Seven Angolan opposition activists have been sentenced to 45 days in jail over a protest calling for transparency in August elections when veteran President Jose...

AFP - 4/21/17

Seven Angolan opposition activists have been sentenced to 45 days in jail over a protest calling for transparency in next year's election when veteran President Jose...

AFP - 2/25/17

Angola's parliament has approved changes to a colonial-era law and decriminalised abortion in some cases, including for victims of rape.

Under the changes,...

AFP - 2/22/17

An official investigation into a stampede that killed at least 17 fans at a football match in Angola has blamed security measures and crowd control, the national...

AFP - 2/21/17

Angola's likely next president Joao Lourenco on Monday declared war on graft in the notoriously corrupt country, as he starts to shape his public image ahead of...

AFP - 2/13/17

Angola announced an investigation Saturday into a stadium stampede that killed at least 17 and injured scores, as the nation's president, the host team and witnesses...

AFP - 2/5/17

Veteran Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos announced Friday he will not run in August elections, signalling the end to 37 years in power and naming his defence...

AFP - 2/5/17

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos's announcement Friday that he will step down brings to an end a 37-year reign marked by an unrelenting authoritarian style...

AFP - 2/4/17

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 - 10/30/16

Angolan state-owned oil company Sonangol rode the commodities boom that drove the country's extraordinary growth after civil war ended in 2002, but today it...

AFP - 10/28/16

Leaders of the Great Lakes region called Thursday for the UN peacekeeping force in strife-torn DR Congo to be bolstered, as fears rise of an upsurge in violence...

AFP - 10/26/16

A group of Angolan lawyers has filed a landmark petition challenging veteran leader Eduardo dos Santos's nomination of his daughter, Africa's richest woman, as the...

AFP - 9/28/16

Six people were killed when a helicopter chartered by US oil giant Chevron crashed off the coast of Angola, security forces confirmed Tuesday.

The accident...

AFP - 9/6/16

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos on Monday sacked his finance minister Armando Manuel, the presidency announced, as the country battles an economic crisis...

AFP - 9/1/16

An Angolan activist rapper who spent nearly a year behind bars has vowed to step up his vocal campaign against President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, despite the risk of...

AFP - 8/17/16

Angola's ruling party met Wednesday for a massive national congress, where long-ruling President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is expected to be re-elected as party leader...

AFP - 7/21/16

The Angolan parliament on Wednesday approved a prisoner amnesty exepected to result in the release of 17 young activists -- including a well-known rapper -- under...

AFP - 7/18/16

After the end of Angola's long civil war in 2002, the capital Luanda became an unlikely African version of Dubai as oil money poured in and a clutch of skyscrapers...

AFP - 6/30/16

An Angolan court on Wednesday freed 16 young activists, including a well-known rapper, three months after they were jailed for rebellion against long-serving...

Xinhua - 6/15/16

L'Angola a perdu environ 60.000 emplois au cours des 12 derniers mois en raison de la crise économique déclenchée par la baisse des prix internationaux du pétrole,...

Xinhuanet - 6/13/16

Angola has lost some 60,000 jobs in the past 12 months due to the economic crisis triggered by the falling international oil prices, according to the latest...

AFP - 6/10/16

At dusk in southern Angola, former civil war soldier Elias Kawina leads a drill parade for 30 rangers who fight armed poachers in the country's vast, little-explored...

Xinhuanet - 6/6/16

Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente said here on Sunday that the Angolan government has always taken concrete steps to preserve the country's bio-diversity with...

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