Angola

Eight killed in Senegal football stadium stampede in Africa

With the score at 2-1 during extra time, a fight broke out between fans of rivals US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour, reports Xinhua news agency. 

Jul 16, 2017, 10:57 AM IST
Luanda pips Hong Kong as world's costliest city

Luanda pips Hong Kong as world's costliest city

Angola`s capital Luanda has overtaken Hong Kong to become the costliest city in the world for expats, Mercer`s annual survey said Wednesday.

Jun 21, 2017, 15:22 PM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
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

Feb 11, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
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.

Feb 11, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

37 ex-opposition fighters face coup charges in Angola

UNITA denied the accusations at a news conference.

Nov 25, 2016, 00:15 AM IST
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.

Oct 30, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

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.
 

Jun 28, 2016, 09:10 AM IST