Angolan vice president faces corruption charges in Portugal

2017-02-16 19:23

Portugal's attorney general's office says prosecutors are bringing charges of corruption, money-laundering and forgery against Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente as part of an investigation in Lisbon.

Angola orders Gulen-linked Turkish school to close

2017-02-15 20:55

Angola has ordered the closure of a school linked to the Gulen movement, which is blamed by Turkey for a July coup attempt, an official source has said.

The long road to SA citizenship for former Angolan refugees

2017-02-15 07:57

Kazi Irene Boaventura and her brother Filipe, part of a group of 2 000 former Angolan refugees who fled 19 years ago, are applying for special exemption to continue their lives in South Africa.

Stampede kills Angolan football fans

2017-02-12 06:01

At least 17 football fans have died in a stampede at a stadium in northern Angola, police say, adding that scores of other spectators were injured, many of them seriously.

TRAGEDY: At least 17, including children, dead in stampede at Angolan football stadium

2017-02-11 06:31

At least 17 football fans, including children, have died in a stampede at a stadium in northern Angola police say, adding that scores of other spectators were injured, many of them seriously.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Angola, Gambia

2017-02-03 19:28

Arguments are raging on social media over whether or not pastor Mawarire should be sympathised with or steered clear of, and Jose Eduardo dos Santos confirms he will step down.

Angola's long-time President Dos Santos confirms will step down

2017-02-03 15:29

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has confirmed he would step down ahead of elections due in August, signalling the end to his 37-year long reign, and naming Joao Lourenco as the candidate to run in his place.

Pomfret: The sins of the fathers

2017-01-15 08:10

Pomfret is home to a unique community of mostly Portuguese-speaking former soldiers originally from Angola. Many empty promises were made to them.

Dos Santos daughter cleared to head Angola oil giant

2016-12-30 16:00

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos's daughter, reportedly Africa's richest woman, has been cleared to head the national oil company Sonangol, after a court rejected a legal challenge.

Top Africa stories: AU, Ghana, Zim

2016-12-09 20:09

Tension is mounting in Ghana as the country awaits election results, and Joice Mujuru claims President Robert Mugabe knows of the circumstances that led to the death of her husband, Solomon.


Separatists claim to have killed Angolan soldiers

2017-02-15 20:55

Separatists in an exclave on Africa's west coast ruled by Angola claimed to have killed several Angolan troops in a flare-up of a long-running territorial dispute.

WHO declares end to yellow fever outbreak in DRC Angola

2017-02-15 17:02

The World Health Organization has declared an end to the yellow fever outbreak that killed about 400 people in Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola, calling it "one of the largest and most challenging" in recent years

Angola's 'worst football tragedy': President Dos Santos blames police

2017-02-12 08:32

Angola has announced an investigation into a stadium stampede that killed at least 17 and injured scores, as the nation's president, the host team and witnesses blamed the deaths on police error.

Angola probes 'worst football tragedy' that killed at least 17

2017-02-11 12:30

Angola has announced an investigation into a stadium stampede that killed at least 17 and injured scores in what has been described as the southern African country's worst football tragedy.

Angola's Dos Santos 'to stay in control' even after stepping down

2017-02-04 11:30

Angola's Jose Eduardo Dos Santos is set to remain the leader of the ruling People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola, when he steps down as president later this year, a report says.

Lourenco: Ex-general poised to be Angola's next leader

2017-02-03 19:26

Since then, the 62-year-old Lourenco has convinced key regime players and analysts he is the right man to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled the oil-rich southwest African nation for 37 years.

Africa's big men: The continent's long-serving leaders

2017-01-19 14:17

Who are the nine longest-serving leaders in Africa and how long have they been in power?

Angola records first Zika cases

2017-01-09 22:15

Angolan health officials have said they had recorded the country's first two cases of the Zika virus, a French tourist and a resident in the capital Luanda.

Angola declares end to deadly yellow fever epidemic

2016-12-24 12:00

Angola has declared the end of a yellow fever outbreak that killed at least 400 people, after an emergency United Nations vaccination campaign covering 25 million people.

Angola to announce President Dos Santos's successor

2016-12-09 08:14

Angola is set to formally announce the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos' controversial 37-year rule, and name a successor to lead the ailing African oil-producing country.

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