Gulf of Guinea: Africa`s new pirate paradise

A year after vowing to banish buccaneers from their waters, countries in the Gulf of Guinea -- the new epicentre of piracy in Africa -- are struggling to get their act together.

Maharashtra youth freed in Angola, to return home

A youth from Bhusawal in North Maharashtra has been freed from captivity on board a ship in Angola and would return home in two days, according to MP Raksha Khadese.

Amnesty accuses Angola of killing, torturing opponents

Amnesty International on Thursday accused Angolan security forces of extrajudicial killings and the use of excessive force in suppressing dissent against the government of veteran ruler Jose Eduardo Dos Santos.

Football: Angola say no, search continues for 2015 Cup hosts

 Angola announced on Wednesday they were not interested in replacing Morocco as eleventh hour hosts of the crisis-hit 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Youth stalking African student held in Hyderabad

A youth has been arrested for stalking an African girl student in Hyderabad.

Mexico plans to reopen embassy in Angola

Mexico plans to reopen a new embassy in Angola to strengthen relations with the African nation, Mexico's foreign relations secretariat said.

Angola, Malaysia, Venezuela, New Zealand elected to Security Council

The UN General Assembly Thursday elected Angola, Malaysia, Venezuela and New Zealand as new non-permanent members to the Security Council.

UN votes to fill coveted Security Council seats

The United Nations voted on Thursday to pick five new members to the Security Council, with New Zealand, Spain and Turkey locked in a tight race for seats at the world's "top table."

FIBA investigates Australia over World Cup defeat
FIBA investigates Australia over World Cup defeat

Basketball`s ruling body on Monday launched an investigation into Australia over suspicions that they deliberately lost a group match at the World Cup to avoid playing the United States.

Jihadist suspect arrested in Lisbon airport last week: Report

Portuguese police have arrested a man trained in a jihadist camp as he was trying to illegally board an Angola-bound plane via its landing gear at Lisbon international airport, local media said on Sunday.

India wins gold in men`s basketball at Lusofonia Games

India on Monday won the basketball gold in the men`s section at the Lusofonia Games, defeating Angola 77-70.

Angola says Greek oil tanker `faked` hijacking

A Greek oil tanker that disappeared off the coast of Angola last week faked its hijacking and has been located in Nigerian waters, the Angolan navy said Sunday.

No trace of tanker missing off Angola for 6 days

Greek managers of an oil tanker missing off southwestern Africa for nearly a week and thought to have been attacked by pirates say they still have not established contact with the vessel.

Sri Lanka, Goa post wins in beach volleyball at Lusofonia

Sri Lanka continued their winning streak in men`s beach volleyball at the Lusofonia Games as they defeated Angola in straight sets here Friday, while Indian team too emerged victorious.

Lusofonia Games set to begin from Saturday

Goa is all set to host the 10-day long Lusofonia Games from Saturday, which would be held across six stadiums, until January 29.

Mariah Carey`s manager defends Angola show

Mariah Carey`s manager has defended the controversial show in Angola, saying that it`s not his problem that the country is run by "a cold-blooded despot".

Missing Mozambican plane likely crashed: Police

A Mozambican Airlines plane that went missing with 34 people on board likely crashed over inhospitable bush in northeastern Namibia, police said early Saturday as they searched for the jet.

Mozambique Airlines plane crashes in Namibia, killing 34

A Mozambique Airlines plane en route to Angola crashed in a game park in northeast Namibia killing all 34 people on board, Namibian police said on Saturday.

Man deported to Angola killed on British flight

A 46-year-old man being deported to Angola was "unlawfully killed" on a British Airways flight after security guards restrained him, according to an inquest jury.

Who was the man who fell from the sky?

The identity of the man, who is believed to have stowed away on a London- bound plane, remains a mystery.