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United Kingdom

Stephen Eisenhammer

Three days of violence that emptied an Angolan town of Congolese

25 Oct 2018

LUCAPA, Angola Residents of Kapende, a Congolese neighbourhood in the Angolan town of Lucapa, scrawled messages on their homes to keep the looters away, but it did not work.

RPT-INSIGHT-Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

17 Oct 2018

LUANDA/CHICAGO, Oct 17 Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.

Zika in Africa - Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

17 Oct 2018

LUANDA/CHICAGO Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.

Congolese migrants flood home, Angola denies claims of brutal crackdown

14 Oct 2018

KAMAKO, Democratic Republic of Congo/LUANDA Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighbouring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied.

Congolese migrants flood home, Angola denies claims of brutal crackdown

14 Oct 2018

* Congolese officials and migrants say dozens killed in crackdown

RPT-Angola's Lourenço appointed leader of ruling MPLA party

08 Sep 2018

LUANDA, Sept 8 Angolan President João Lourenço on Saturday took the helm of the ruling MPLA party, winning unopposed a leadership election that marks the end of Jose Eduardo dos Santos' almost 40-year dominance of Angolan politics.

Angola's Lourenço appointed leader of ruling MPLA party

08 Sep 2018

LUANDA Angolan President João Lourenço on Saturday took the helm of the ruling MPLA party, winning unopposed a leadership election that marks the end of Jose Eduardo dos Santos' almost 40-year dominance of Angolan politics.

Angola aims to boost oil output with new block sale agency

16 Aug 2018

LUANDA, Aug 16 Angola will launch next year a new agency to handle oil concessions, the government said on Thursday, as President João Lourenço pushes ahead with reforms aimed at boosting production in Africa's second biggest oil industry.

Beheadings in Mozambique mark Islamist threat in new gas frontier

25 Jul 2018

CHITOLO, Mozambique Anastacio Talene Nakupenda woke to the sound of gunshots as a dozen men burst from dense forest to attack his remote Mozambican village, torching homes, stealing food and decapitating one of his neighbours.

Exclusive - Angola plans rough diamond sale revamp to draw investment

29 Jun 2018

LUANDA Angola plans a new system for selling rough diamonds as part of President João Lourenço's efforts to increase investment, production and government revenue, a draft decree shows.

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