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Govt congratulates Serengeti boys following their win over Angola

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Govt congratulates Serengeti boys following their win over Angola

- Dar es Salaam. The government congratulates the national under 17 soccer team, Serengeti boys, for beating Angola in the ongoing Africa youth championship. Speaking in the Parliament on Friday, deputy minister for information, culture, arts and sports Ms Anastazia Wambura reiterated that the government will continue to support the team. Ms Wambura also commended the nation for rallying behind the team

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New primate discovered in Angola -- and it's already in danger

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New primate discovered in Angola -- and it's already in danger

- Researchers at Oxford Brookes University discovered the dwarf galago due to its distinctive sounds The new find's habitat deep in the Kumbira forest, Angola is under threat from logging and other human activity But any elation has been short lived for the team behind the find, as the animal is in immediate peril due to the destruction of its habitat. The size of a squirrel (around six inches long without the tail), the Angolan dwarf galago is a kind of bushbaby, a small primate family scattered all over sub-Saharan Africa

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Odebrecht fecha acordo de R$ 30 milhões por trabalho escravo em Angola

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Odebrecht fecha acordo de R$ 30 milhões por trabalho escravo em Angola

- SÃO PAULO - A empreiteira Odebrecht fechou acordo de R$ 30 milhões com o Ministério Público do Trabalho (MPT) em processo que envolve investigação de trabalho escravo e tráfico de pessoas em Angola. O valor deverá ser pago em 12 parcelas semestrais de R$ 2,5 milhões, com término de pagamento em 2023. O dinheiro será usado para campanhas, projetos e iniciativas que revertam em benefício à população, aprovados pelo Tribunal Regional do Trabalho da 15ª Região e pelo MPT de Campinas, responsável pelo acordo

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Chadya, Jaure timely boost for Ngezi | The

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Chadya, Jaure timely boost for Ngezi | The

- Sports Reporter. NGEZI Platinum Stars received a timely boost yesterday when first-choice goalkeeper Nelson Chadya and defender Partson Jaure recovered from injuries ahead of the team’s flight to Luanda this afternoon. The duo was injured last week during a friendly match. But they were certified fit for the showdown in Angola. The Mhondoro side are scheduled to leave this afternoon for their CAF Confederation Cup first round, first leg tie on Saturday against Angolan side Clube Recreativo Desportivo do Libolo

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Grand jury refuses charges against Angola assistant warden accused of rape

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Grand jury refuses charges against Angola assistant warden accused of rape

- A grand jury in West Feliciana Parish rejected criminal charges against an assistant warden at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola who'd been accused of raping a woman on the prison's grounds. Barrett Boeker, 34, had been arrested on a count of second-degree rape in the Nov. 30 incident at his home in the small village of Angola, where a number of staff members live inside the prison's gates. The victim was not an inmate at the prison

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Angola blasts Portugal over decision to charge VP for corruption

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Angola blasts Portugal over decision to charge VP for corruption

- Angola said on Friday that Portugal's decision to charge its Vice President Manuel Vicente with corruption and money laundering was a "serious attack" that threatened relations between the two states. A foreign affairs ministry statement said Angola "considers unfriendly and nonsensical the way the Portuguese authorities conveyed this news which constitutes a serious attack on the Republic of Angola and is likely to disrupt the good relations existing between the

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Ndiraya prepares for tougher Angolans | The

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Ndiraya prepares for tougher Angolans | The

- Sports Reporter. NGEZI Platinum Stars coach is expecting a tougher duel when his men take on seasoned campaigners Clube Recreativo Desportivo do Libolo of Angola in the CAF Confederation Cup first round. The Mhondoro side edged Mauritian side Pamplemousses 2-1 on aggregate to book their date against Angola. They will travel to Angola for the first leg on the weekend of March 10 to 12. “It is going to be

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Angola hükümeti: FETÖ okulu kapatılacak

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Angola hükümeti: FETÖ okulu kapatılacak

- Angola hükümetinden yapılan açıklamada, "Colegio Esperanca Internacional adıyla ülkede faaliyet gösteren FETÖ bağlantılı okul, ulusal tehdit olarak görüldüğü için kapatılacaktır" ifadesi kullanıldı. Açıklamada, Angola'da FETÖ'ye ait bir okul bulunduğu ve burada 750 öğrencinin eğitim gördüğü kaydedildi. Türkiye Maarif Vakfı (TMV) Başkan Vekili Büyükelçi Dr. Hasan Yavuz, AA muhabirine yaptığı açıklamada, "Afrika, FETÖ'yü anlamaya başladı. FETÖ, TMV'nin Afrika'da devraldığı okulları artmaya başladığı için panik yaşıyor ve üyeleri farklı ülkelere kaçıyor, sığınma

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Police blamed as Angola probes deadly football stampede

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Police blamed as Angola probes deadly football stampede

- Luanda, Angola | AFP | 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 blamed the deaths on police error. Children were among the victims in what has been described as the country’s worst football tragedy, with some witnesses confirming that many fans did not have tickets for the match on Friday. “It

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Angola'da futbol stadyumunda izdiham: 17 ölü

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Angola'da futbol stadyumunda izdiham: 17 ölü

- Güneybatı Afrika ülkesi Angola'nın Uige şehrindeki futbol stadyumunda yaşanan izdihamda 17 kişinin hayatını kaybettiği, yüzlercesinin de yaralandığı bildirildi. YÜZLERCE KİŞİ YARALANDI BBC'de yer alan habere göre, yerel yetkililer, ülkenin kuzeyindeki Uige şehrinde, futbol maçı izlemek için stadyuma gelen yüzlerce kişinin kapılara hücum ederek içeri girmeye çalışması sonucu 17 kişinin öldüğünü açıkladı. 5'i ağır olmak üzere yüzlerce kişinin yaralandığı olayda, yere düşen insanların ezilerek ve boğularak yaşamını yitirdiği bildirildi.

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Angola probes football stampede that killed 17

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Angola probes football stampede that killed 17

- Angola on Saturday announced an investigation into a stadium stampede that killed at least 17 and injured scores in what was described as the southern African country's worst football tragedy. The government set up a commission to probe Friday's crush in the northern town of Uige, the national Angop news agency reported, with children among the victims. Another body will be set up to help the families of the victims

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Foot - AGO - Angola : enquête ouverte après une bousculade meurtrière dans un stade

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Foot - AGO - Angola : enquête ouverte après une bousculade meurtrière dans un stade

- Comment dix-sept personnes dont plusieurs enfants ont-elles pu trouver la mort vendredi dans une bousculade à l'entrée d'un stade au nord de l'Angola ? Une commission d'enquête a été constituée pour tenter de répondre à cette question, ont annoncé les autorités du pays, samedi matin. Le drame, qui a fait aussi une soixantaine de blessés, a eu lieu à l'entrée du stade du 4-Janvier, à Uige, où le club de

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Angola stadium stampede in Uige kills 17

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Angola stadium stampede in Uige kills 17

- By BBC. At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede at a football stadium in the northern Angolan city of Uige, local officials say. Hundreds more were reported to have been injured when supporters stormed the gates after failing to gain entry. Some of those who fell became trapped and suffocated at the venue on Friday, a medical official said. Witnesses said the crowd trying to gain access

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Angola's president orders inquiry into stadium stampede that killed 17

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Angola's president orders inquiry into stadium stampede that killed 17

- LUANDA Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has ordered an investigation into the cause of a stampede at a football match in which at least 17 people were killed. Scores of people were injured in the stampede at a stadium in the northern city of Uige on Friday when hundreds of supporters stormed the venue's gates. "I express my solidarity with the families of the deceased and have instructed the

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Avalancha en estadio causa la muerte de 17 personas en Angola

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Avalancha en estadio causa la muerte de 17 personas en Angola

- Al menos 17 personas han muerto y 61 permanecen heridas tras producirse una avalancha en el estreno del campeonato liguero de Angola, denominado Girabola, reporta este día el periódico español ABC. La noticia que le está dando la vuelta al mundo indica que la tragedia sobrevino cuando cientos de adeptos se lanzaron a forzar la entrada para colarse en el Estadio Municipal de Uíge, al norte de la excolonia

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Tragedia en Angola: 17 muertos dejó estampida en partido de fútbol

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Tragedia en Angola: 17 muertos dejó estampida en partido de fútbol

- Otra tragedia enluta el fútbol mundial, pues 17 personas fallecidas y 59 heridos dejó el partido inaugural del torneo de Primera División de Angola, entre Santa Rita y Libolo, disputado este viernes en el Estadio Municipal 4 de Enero. El incidente ocurrió en la ciudad de Uige, ubicada en el norte del país africano, cuando los hinchas de ambos elencos intentaron forzar una de las entradas del recinto deportivo provocando

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  • Govt congratulates Serengeti boys following their win over Angola
    Govt congratulates Serengeti boys following their win over Angola

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. The government congratulates the national under 17 soccer team, Serengeti boys, for beating Angola in the ongoing Africa youth championship. Speaking in the Parliament on Friday, deputy minister for information, culture, arts and sports Ms Anastazia Wambura reiterated that the government will continue to support the team. Ms Wambura also commended the nation for rallying behind the team

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  • Angolan President to Step Down
    Angolan President to Step Down

    , voanews.com

    Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos said Friday that he will not seek re-election this year, marking an end to nearly 38 years in power. Dos Santos told a conference of the ruling MPLA party that Defense Minister Joao Lourenco will stand as the party's No. 1 candidate in the next election, scheduled for August. Dos Santos, 74, had previously indicated he would step down. He has ruled Angola since

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Sports

  • Govt congratulates Serengeti boys following their win over Angola
    Govt congratulates Serengeti boys following their win over Angola

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. The government congratulates the national under 17 soccer team, Serengeti boys, for beating Angola in the ongoing Africa youth championship. Speaking in the Parliament on Friday, deputy minister for information, culture, arts and sports Ms Anastazia Wambura reiterated that the government will continue to support the team. Ms Wambura also commended the nation for rallying behind the team

    Categories: Sports | 
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Business

  • Portugal's BPI cedes control of Angola's top bank

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    Portugal's BPI bank on Thursday ceded control of Angola's top lender to a telecoms company run by Isabel dos Santos, daughter of the country's president and dubbed Africa's richest woman. After months of pressure from the European Central Bank to give up its majority stake in line with a tightening of rules, BPI sold two percent of the Banco de Fomento Angola (BFA) to Angola's largest phone operator Unitel to

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Health

  • Angola reports first two cases of Zika virus
    Angola reports first two cases of Zika virus

    , reuters.com

    LUANDA Angola said on Wednesday it had recorded its first two cases of the Zika virus, just three months after a yellow fever epidemic that killed at least 400 people was brought under control. Zika, a viral disease carried by mosquitoes, has spread to more than 60 countries and territories since an outbreak was identified in Brazil in 2015, raising alarm over its ability to cause the rare birth defect

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  • Police blamed as Angola probes deadly football stampede
    Police blamed as Angola probes deadly football stampede

    , independent.co.ug

    Luanda, Angola | AFP | 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 blamed the deaths on police error. Children were among the victims in what has been described as the country’s worst football tragedy, with some witnesses confirming that many fans did not have tickets for the match on Friday. “It

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