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Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents

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Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents

- Luanda, Angola | AFP | Angola’s parliament passed a law on Friday that will drastically limit the powers of the country’s future presidents in matters of security and defence. The law will only apply to successors of the current head of state, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has enjoyed unfettered control of Angola’s sprawling military and security institutions since taking power in 1979
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Angolan president returns from second trip to Spain, condition unclear

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Angolan president returns from second trip to Spain, condition unclear

- LUANDA: Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has returned from Barcelona after a "private visit" that came a month after the 74-year-old leader spent several weeks in the Spanish city receiving medical treatment. Dos Santos, Africa's second-longest ruler, arrived in Luanda late on Wednesday after leaving for Spain on July 3, authorities said, without giving details of his trip or his condition
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Nairobi hotel sues Angolan embassy for failing to pay Sh10m for rooms and flat

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Nairobi hotel sues Angolan embassy for failing to pay Sh10m for rooms and flat

- A Kenyan hotel has sued the Angolan High Commission for failing to pay a Sh10 million debt in rent of rooms and apartment. Clarence House Hotel in Westlands, moved to court on Tuesday over the arrears they said had accrued from 2016. The hotel says efforts to get the high commission to pay the arrears have been unsuccessful. Peter Njuguna, the administration manager, said he wrote to the high commisison, asking for clearance, but was given a regret note
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Angola leader back in Spain for 'visit' as health rumours swirl

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Angola leader back in Spain for 'visit' as health rumours swirl

- Luanda, Angola | AFP | Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos returned to Spain on Monday for a “private visit”, officials said, five weeks after a monthlong trip to the country when he underwent medical tests. Dos Santos, 74, has been dogged by reports of poor health, with his daughter Isabel having to deny rumours that he had died on his last trip to Spain
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Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

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Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

- Johannesburg - Hippos, malaria and capsized canoes were among the hazards for National Geographic researchers paddling along an Angolan river that had been barely studied. On a separate survey in Angola, a conservationist drove on remote tracks where wrecked tanks and other remnants of decades of civil war are still visible. "The ghosts of war are still there in the landscape," Seamus Maclennan, a member of the New York-based Panthera group, wrote in an email
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Angolan leader back in Spain a month after medical trip

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Angolan leader back in Spain a month after medical trip

- LUANDA: Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos returned to Barcelona on Monday on a "private visit", the government said, a month after the 74-year-old leader spent several weeks in the Spanish city receiving medical treatment. At the time, private media reported that dos Santos, Angola's leader of the last 38 years, had suffered a stroke, although the government has declined to comment on his condition
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Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

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Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

- JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hippos, malaria and capsized canoes were among the hazards for National Geographic researchers paddling along an Angolan river that had been barely studied. On a separate survey in Angola, a conservationist drove on remote tracks where wrecked tanks and other remnants of decades of civil war are still visible. "The ghosts of war are still there in the landscape," Seamus Maclennan, a member of the New York-based Panthera group, wrote in an email
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Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

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Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

- JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hippos, malaria and capsized canoes were among the hazards for National Geographic researchers paddling along an Angolan river that had been barely studied. On a separate survey in Angola, a conservationist drove on remote tracks where wrecked tanks and other remnants of decades of civil war are still visible. "The ghosts of war are still there in the landscape," Seamus Maclennan, a member of the New York-based Panthera group, wrote in an email
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Former Angola prison official arrested over alleged misuse of funds

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Former Angola prison official arrested over alleged misuse of funds

- A former supervisor at Louisiana's largest maximum-security prison has been arrested on charges he misused funds from a club for prison employees to make personal purchases. Attorney General Jeff Landry's office says in a statement that 52-year-old Sidney Davis — formerly a major at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola — was jailed Tuesday in Baton Rouge on charges including malfeasance in office
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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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Angola feels pressure of DR Congo refugees

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Angola feels pressure of DR Congo refugees

- Hundreds of people from Democratic Republic of Congo's central Kasai region have been pouring into neighbouring Angola every day for more than a month to escape violence plaguing their homes. Some 20,000 people who have fled are now in or around three holding camps in Dundo in Angola's far north, living in increasingly dire conditions, according to the UN. And the flow of refugees shows no sign of abating
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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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CS Mucheru: Kenya, Angola to partner in telecommunications

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CS Mucheru: Kenya, Angola to partner in telecommunications

- By KNA. Information, Communications and Technology Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has said Kenya and Angola governments will continue to work closely in order to strengthen bilateral ties. Mucheru said he is looking forward to working with the Angolan government on the area of telecommunications where both countries can benefit from the Smart Africa, Mpesa and Mkopa initiatives. Speaking Wednesday when he received the Angola Ambassador to Kenya, Virgilio Marques de
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  • Angola's likely next president Lourenco hits the campaign trail
    Angola's likely next president Lourenco hits the campaign trail

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    Luanda, Angola | AFP | Angolan presidential candidate Joao Lourenco, who appears set to win next month’s election, launched his campaign on Tuesday with a speech vowing to tackle corruption and spread wealth. Defence minister Lourenco, 63, is the chosen successor of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, whose decision to not contest the August 23 vote will bring to an end his 38 years in power
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  • Angola's likely next president Lourenco hits the campaign trail
    Angola's likely next president Lourenco hits the campaign trail

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    Luanda, Angola | AFP | Angolan presidential candidate Joao Lourenco, who appears set to win next month’s election, launched his campaign on Tuesday with a speech vowing to tackle corruption and spread wealth. Defence minister Lourenco, 63, is the chosen successor of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, whose decision to not contest the August 23 vote will bring to an end his 38 years in power
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  • Govt congratulates Serengeti boys following their win over Angola
    Govt congratulates Serengeti boys following their win over Angola

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    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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  • Bank of China opens branch in Angola

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    A man speaks on the phone outside the Bank of China head office building in Beijing, China, March 30, 2016. [Photo/VCG] WINDHOEK - Bank of China opened its Luanda branch in the capital city of Angola on Monday. The branch, the first Chinese bank in Angola, will start banking operations on June 6. Chen Siqing, president of Bank of China, as well as some 300 representatives from the Chinese and Angola political, business and financial circle attended the ceremony
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  • Angola Announces First 2 Cases of Zika, But Strain Not Clear
    Angola Announces First 2 Cases of Zika, But Strain Not Clear

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    Angola has announced its first two cases of the Zika virus, but it is not clear whether the strain is the one spreading through the Americas. The Portuguese news agency Lusa says one case involved a French citizen. The other was found in Viana municipality in Luanda province. Both were registered in recent weeks. No cases of the Zika strain responsible for the outbreak in Brazil and elsewhere
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  • DRC violence forces thousands to flee to Angola – UNHCR
    DRC violence forces thousands to flee to Angola – UNHCR

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    Cape Town – The United Nation’s refugee agency has reportedly said that about 1 000 Congolese have fled to neighbouring Angola to seek refuge, amid an upsurge of violence between rebels and the government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to Voice of America, the UN High Commission for Refugees says that at least one million people had been displaced in the central African country since the violence erupted last year in August
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  • Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war
    Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

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    Johannesburg - Hippos, malaria and capsized canoes were among the hazards for National Geographic researchers paddling along an Angolan river that had been barely studied. On a separate survey in Angola, a conservationist drove on remote tracks where wrecked tanks and other remnants of decades of civil war are still visible. "The ghosts of war are still there in the landscape," Seamus Maclennan, a member of the New York-based Panthera group, wrote in an email
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  • Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war
    Angola slowly opens to conservationists after long civil war

    , news24.com

    Johannesburg - Hippos, malaria and capsized canoes were among the hazards for National Geographic researchers paddling along an Angolan river that had been barely studied. On a separate survey in Angola, a conservationist drove on remote tracks where wrecked tanks and other remnants of decades of civil war are still visible. "The ghosts of war are still there in the landscape," Seamus Maclennan, a member of the New York-based Panthera group, wrote in an email
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