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Angola

 

Angola, officially the Republic of Angola is a country in south-central Africa bordered by Namibia on the south, Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north, and Zambia on the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean. The exclave province of Cabinda has a border with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Angola was a Portuguese overseas territory from the 16th century to 1975. After independence, Angola was the scene of an intense civil war from 1975 to 2002.  Read More

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Eni sees oil and gas production falling

Oct 30 - Financial Times

Alrosa looks to Angola for diamonds

Jun 16, 2013 - Financial Times

BP beats forecasts despite asset disposals

Apr 30, 2013 - Financial Times

Exxon: Working to increase production

Jul 27, 2012 - MarketWatch

Angola state oil group plans output rise

Jul 02, 2012 - Financial Times

Lawsuit against Leviev dismissed

Jun 30, 2012 - Financial Times

Diamond battle kicks off in High Court

May 24, 2012 - Financial Times

Cobalt tumbles after Angola revelations

Apr 17, 2012 - Financial Times

Angola officials held hidden oil stakes

Apr 16, 2012 - Financial Times

US probes Cobalt’s links in Angola

Apr 16, 2012 - Financial Times

Angola: Book on Information Technology Released

Feb 20, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Articles About Angola

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By IBTimes AU

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FIFA World Cup 2014 Predictions: Match #12 Iran vs. Nigeria

By IBTimes AU

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By IBTimes AU

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China's Premier Li Keqiang speaks during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing
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By Reuters

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By IBTimes IN

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By IBTimes IN

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By IBTimes AU

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By IBTimes AU

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Angola Denies Targeting Islam but Defends Temporary Ban

By IBTimes UK

Top diplomat says crackdown targets 'illegal' faiths but moves afoot to introduce licensing of religious practices. (Nov 27)

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Angola Retreats on Islam Ban Reports

By IBTimes UK

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