26 killed in Angola road accident

2014-10-10 22:41

Twenty-six people, including four children, have died in Angola after a bus rammed into an oncoming truck near the city of Porto Amboim, south of the seaside capital Luanda.

Angola growth to slow on lower oil output - IMF

2014-09-04 13:45

Economic growth in Angola is likely slow in 2014, with strong agricultural production offsetting a drop in oil output, says the International Monetary Fund.

President ordered BES guarantee - newspaper

2014-07-20 14:24

Angola's president ordered the state to guarantees troubled loans belonging to the Angolan unit of Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo, reports a newspaper.

Angola’s largest ivory market

2014-06-20 13:20

The artist market in Angola sells paintings, hand-carved wooden animals and newly woven baskets. It is also sells more than 10 000 pieces of ivory, making it the largest market in southern Africa.

Angolan cops detain, beat protesters

2014-05-28 16:07

Angolan police have beaten and detained 20 people protesting against the killing of three activists by security forces, demonstrators say.

France welcomes Angolan leader

2014-04-30 10:44

French officials have welcomed President Eduardo dos Santos for the first time in 20 years, hailing his economic reforms and ending a decade of strained relations.

Dos Santos visits France after years of frosty ties

2014-04-29 16:31

Angola’s long-serving President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos has met his French counterpart Francois Hollande on a rare official visit abroad after years of frosty ties caused by a damaging bribes scandal.

Import tariffs strain rich-poor gap in Luanda

2014-04-23 12:16

The impact of new import tariffs is being felt in Angola's capital Luanda, one of the world's most expensive cities.

Total goes ahead with Angolan oil project

2014-04-14 14:16

Total has given the go-ahead to the Kaombo oil project offshore Angola after reducing costs by $4bn to $16bn, a move that could help Angola keep up oil output.

Massmart to enter Angola

2014-04-08 16:38

Massmart Africa director Mark Turner says the retailer plans to enter oil-rich Angola with two stores by 2015, adding that going into Africa is not easy.

Zuma returns from Angola

2014-03-26 07:16

President Jacob Zuma returned to South Africa following the conclusion of the mini Summit of the International Conference of African Great Lakes Region in Angola.

Angolan leader 'to transfer presidency to his cousin'

2014-03-03 14:32

Angolan leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, 71, is reportedly working to pass the presidency to his cousin Manuel Domingos Vicente who is also the country’s deputy president.

Angola reporter convicted for questioning screams at police station

2014-02-08 05:45

An Angolan radio journalist has been convicted for defamation after allegedly inquiring about screams coming from prisoners inside a police station.

Grindrod in $989m Zambia railway deal

2014-02-03 12:21

Grindrod says it has clinched a deal to help build, operate and maintain a 590km railway connecting Zambia's copper belt with the Angolan border.

Angola searches for lost Greek oil tanker

2014-01-24 21:04

Angolan state oil firm Sonangol says search teams were scouring the Atlantic off the coast of Luanda for a lost Greek oil tanker feared hijacked by pirates.


Angola seen growing average 5%

2014-10-06 19:15

The economy should grow at an annual average rate of 5% over the next four years, boosted by the increasing participation of the private sector, says the central bank.

BES Angolan unit guarantee to be revoked

2014-08-04 14:43

Angola's central bank has announced "extraordinary overhaul measures" for the local unit of Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo.

Special forces to take part in SADC training

2014-06-25 16:24

South Africa's special forces will take part in a joint multi-national training exercise in Angola with SADC special forces, the SA National Defence Force says.

Brazil offers Angola $2bn credit

2014-06-17 09:46

Brazil has offered Angola a new credit line worth $2bn for use in its energy and construction sectors.

Angola gets $1bn to rebuild infrastructure

2014-05-27 10:22

The World Bank will offer $1bn in financing to help Angola rebuild infrastructure and develop its agriculture, an official says.

Kerry embarks on major Africa tour

2014-04-30 07:48

US Secretary of State John Kerry has embarked on his first major tour of Africa focussed on some of the continent’s most brutal wars including the bloodshed in South Sudan.

Dos Santos names new defence minister

2014-04-23 13:32

Long-serving Angolan President Jose Eduardo do Santos has replaced his powerful defence minister with the former head of the ruling party, a statement says.

Technip, Heerema win Angolan oil contract

2014-04-16 15:46

The ultra-deep Angolan offshore oil project generated the third huge contract in three days when Total picked two firms to carry out projects worth $3.5bn.

Angola to grant De Beers diamond licence

2014-04-11 10:58

Angola, the world's fourth-largest diamond producer by value, will approve a new concession to De Beers to explore for diamonds.

Genel buys stakes in Angolan oil blocks

2014-04-03 13:40

A joint venture of oil and gas company Genel Energy and White Rose Energy Ventures has agreed to buy stakes in exploratory blocks offshore of Angola.

Angola gives strife-torn CAR $10m in aid

2014-03-06 07:40

Angola has announced $10m in aid for the strife-torn Central African Republic, with a possible credit line in future, during a visit by Bangui’s president.

Cambodia arrests 2 men with 80 kg of ivory

2014-02-17 19:23

Cambodian police have arrested two men allegedly trying to smuggle almost 80kg of illicit ivory from Africa.

Angola editor held for investigating screams

2014-02-06 21:06

The editor of a radio station in Angola faces defamation charges, after he tried to investigate screams coming from a police station.

Angola says Greek oil tanker faked hijacking

2014-01-26 20:36

A Greek oil tanker that disappeared off the coast of Angola last week faked its hijacking and has been located in Nigerian waters, the Angolan navy says.

Seminar on SA and Angolan property law

2014-01-22 12:58

The Association Law in Force is offering a free conference in Sandton on the legal benchmarking of Angolan and South African immovable property legislation.

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