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Angolan police deny sect massacre

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 16:51

Police in Angola deny reports that some 200 members of a sect have been killed but confirm 22 deaths, including nine officers.
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Elite hoard Angola's new-found wealth

Friday, March 27th 2015, 0:24

The country where a watermelon costs 100 times more than a beer
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Angolan on trial over diamond book

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 17:23

An Angolan journalist goes on trial on charges of defaming military generals after he accused them of links to the "blood diamond" trade.
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Children dead in Angolan flooding

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 20:17
related places: Lobito

At least 35 children are among more than 62 people killed by flooding and torrential rains in the Angolan city of Lobito, the authorities say.
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Goodyear fined $16m for bribery

Tuesday, February 24th 2015, 19:27
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United States United States
related places: Goodyear

US tyre firm Goodyear agrees to pay $16m to US regulators over allegations it failed to stop persistent bribery in its Kenyan and Angolan operations.
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Angolan apology over gay TV kiss

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 14:28

The producers of a popular television soap in Angola apologise after an episode which showed a gay couple kissing caused outrage among viewers.
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Portugal Telecom shares spike on bid

Monday, November 10th 2014, 14:08
related countries: Portugal Portugal
related places: Lisbon

A €1.2bn takeover bid by the Angolan president's daughter has sent shares in Portugal Telecom sharply higher in Lisbon.
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Angola's first post-colonial census

Friday, May 16th 2014, 15:34
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Oil-rich Angola is holding its first national census since 1970 - when the country was still a Portuguese colony.
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Halliburton reports $622m profits

Monday, April 21st 2014, 15:31
related countries: Russia Russia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

US oil exploration firm Halliburton has reported better-than-expected first quarter profits, helped by robust drilling activity in Russia, Saudi Arabia and Angola.
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Angolan navy hunting 'pirates'

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 17:28

The Angolan navy says it is hunting suspected pirates after an oil tanker went missing in its waters, which have never previously seen a pirate attack.
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Mozambique plane goes missing

Friday, November 29th 2013, 21:41
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique
related places: Luanda, Maputo

A Mozambique Airlines plane flying from the capital, Maputo, to the Angolan capital, Luanda, goes missing with 34 people on board.
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Angola protest at T-shirt arrest

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 17:25
related places: Santos

An Angolan teenager, arrested about two months ago after printing T-shirts calling President Jose Eduardo dos Santos a dictator, has gone on hunger strike, his lawyer says.
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Brazil-Africa sex traffic gang held

Friday, October 25th 2013, 23:34
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian police have broken up a gang of people traffickers, who were sending sex workers to Angola and other parts of Africa.
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