DRC declares yellow fever epidemic

2016-06-20 19:37

The DRC has declared a yellow fever outbreak in the capital Kinshasa, home to more than ten million people, and in two other western provinces.

Africa's richest woman edges towards power in Angola

2016-06-08 10:53

Now that Isabel dos Santos, Africa's wealthiest woman, has been named head of Angola's oil company she could soon be headed for more power - but this time in politics, experts say.

Shoprite proposes $572m investment in Angolan stores

2016-05-20 18:27

Shoprite International plans to invest $572m in Angola to open new supermarkets and business units in Africa’s second-biggest oil producer.

Shoprite store reopens in Palanca

2016-04-27 15:44

Shoprite’s Palanca store will reopen after being closed for more than a year due to a fire that caused widespread damage to it in 2014.

Angola's state oil firm finds offshore reserves

2016-04-14 16:55

Angola's state oil company Sonangol has found oil and gas reserves in the Kwanza basin that could total 2.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent.

Angola book club members convicted

2016-03-29 23:35

Seventeen members of the Luanda Book Club have been sentenced to jail after being convicted for reading a book on non-violent resistance.

WHO: Yellow fever toll rising in Angola

2016-03-24 21:01

The World Health Organisation says the worst yellow fever outbreak in decades has killed 178 people in Angola.

More than 150 killed in Angola yellow fever outbreak

2016-03-18 21:14

A yellow fever epidemic has killed 158 people in Angola, with more than 50 deaths occurring last month alone.

Angola's dos Santos to quit after 36 years

2016-03-11 17:02

Angola's powerful veteran President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Africa's second-longest serving leader after 36 years at the helm to retire in 2018.

Angola VP implicated in Portugal graft probe

2016-02-25 21:56

Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente has been directly implicated in a corruption probe in Portugal which triggered the arrest of a magistrate this week.


From war to wildlife: fighting for Angola's future

2016-06-10 12:45

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 interior.

Angolan court acquits prominent rights activist

2016-05-20 22:13

Angola's Supreme Court has acquitted a leading activist who was jailed in 2015 for six years for planning an anti-government protest in the oil-rich province of Cabinda.

Angola yellow fever outbreak could spark 'global crisis'

2016-05-19 18:58

A deadly yellow fever outbreak in Angola, which has already spread the disease as far as China, risks sparking a global crisis, the Red Cross has warned.

dti invites companies to Angolan trade fair

2016-04-15 16:34

The Department of Trade and Industry invites companies and exporters to apply to take part in a trade fair in Luanda in July.

Angola to open loan talks with IMF

2016-04-06 19:25

Angola will begin loan negotiations with the International Monetary Fund as the oil price start to bite.

Angola court jails 17 youth activists, including rapper, for 'rebellion'

2016-03-28 16:55

A court in Angola sentenced 17 youth activists, including a well-known rapper, to between two and eight years in jail for rebellion against President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.

Angolan rebels claim to have killed 30 troops

2016-03-24 07:32

Separatist guerrillas operating in Angola's oil-rich Cabinda enclave have claimed to have shot dead around 30 Angolan government soldiers in March.

Angola Yellow fever death toll rising

2016-03-15 22:22

A yellow fever epidemic in Angola has killed at least 250 people since the end of December and continues to spread.

Angolan vice-president denies Portugal graft claims

2016-03-03 12:30

Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente has denied any involvement in a corruption case that triggered the arrest of a Portuguese magistrate last month.

Massive $14m diamond found in Angola

2016-02-16 16:09

A 404-carat diamond measuring more than seven centimetres in length and valued at more than $14.3m has been unearthed in Angola, an Australian mining company has announced.

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