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Angola orders Gulen-linked Turkish school to close

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 said Wednesday.

Angola's President probes football stampede that killed 17

Angola's President probes football stampede that killed 17

Police said hundreds of fans had tried to enter the already packed stadium to see the match, causing a crush that pushed some people to the ground

17 dead, many injured in Angola football match stampede

17 dead, many injured in Angola football match stampede

The tragedy occurred when hundreds of local fans stormed one of the gates of the stadium to watch the match.

37 ex-opposition fighters face coup charges in Angola

UNITA denied the accusations at a news conference.

Angolan state oil company mirrors nation's troubles

Angolan state oil company mirrors nation's troubles

Angolan state-owned oil company Sonangol rode the commodities boom that drove the country`s extraordinary growth after civil war ended in 2002, but today it symbolises a national economic crisis.

UN to choose new non-permanent Security Council members

Bolivia heads into the Tuesday vote unopposed and will take over the Latin American seat currently occupied by Venezuela, EFE news reported.
 

Zambia on alert after yellow fever outbreak in neighbouring countries

Yellow fever has been raging since last December in Angola.

Angola's yellow fever death toll rises to 225: Health Minister

"We need to increase the response capacity ... in both technological resources (such) as medicines and vaccines, as well as in personnel," he said.

Yellow fever death toll rises to 125 in Angola

Yellow fever death toll rises to 125 in Angola

An ongoing yellow fever epidemic in Angola has killed 125 people out of 664 suspected cases since December 30, government statistics show, despite attempts to quell the outbreak.

London is passé! Luanda is the costliest city in the world

According to Mercer's annual Cost of Living survey, with a pair of jeans costing in excess of USD 240 and a basic fast-food meal at USD 18.95, Luanda in Angola is the costliest city in the world.

Most of world's poorest nations stuck in a structural rut: UN

The planet's poorest nations like Ethiopia, Malawi and Angola have failed to cash in on strong economic growth due to a lack of structural reforms and left them wallowing in poverty, the UN warned Thursday.

IMF predicts Angola budget deficit

Oil-rich Angola will post a budget deficit this year for the first time in five years, the IMF said , citing a dramatic fall in oil production.

Poor nations failing to create jobs despite booming growth: UN

The planet's poorest nations such as Angola and Ethiopia have largely failed to cash in on booming economic growth to create the jobs needed to push their ballooning populations out of poverty, the UN warned on Thursday.