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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

Headlines Around the Web

Eni sees oil and gas production falling

Oct 30 - Financial Times

Alrosa looks to Angola for diamonds

Jun 16 - 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

A Prison Cell (Representational Picture)
Glenn Ford: Death Row Inmate Walks Free after 30 Years in Prison, Says ‘It Feels Good’

By IBTimes IN

Glenn Ford walks free after spending 30 years in prison. He is one of US' longest-serving prisoners on death row. (Mar 12)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, COURT, SUPREME COURT

Rapper Lil Boosie
Lil Boosie Released from Prison on Parole: Top 5 Things to Know on Rapper’s Case

By IBTimes IN

After serving four years of an eight-year prison sentence, rapper Lil Boosie has been finally sent home. Here are the top 5 things to know on this case. (Mar 06)

Super Pit, gold mine in Australia run by Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining
Execs Name Alberta as Most Attractive Mining Jurisdiction in Canada

By IBTimes AU

Among the Canadian provinces and territories, Alberta is the most attractive jurisdiction for mining investment in the province, the annual global survey of mining executives said. (Mar 05)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TAX POLICY, ZIMBABWE, MADAGASCAR, INVESTMENT

A Qantas Airlines Boeing 737 plane sits next to a Virgin Australia Boeing 737 plane at the Port Hedland airport in the Pilbara region of western Australia December 3, 2013.
Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Atlantic Among World's Safest Airlines

By IBTimes AU

Air New Zealand has been named the second safest airline in the world by a top airline travel Web site. Airlineratings.com recognised Qantas as the safest airline to fly out of 448 airlines from around the world. Qantas was chosen as the safest since the airline has no incident of fatality. (Jan 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SUDAN, ZAMBIA, QANTAS

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)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA

Angola Retreats on Islam Ban Reports

By IBTimes UK

Angolan officials deny ban on Muslim faith and claims that mosques and minarets have been pulled down. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, RELIGION

Angola's Islam Ban Will Make it Terrorism Target

By IBTimes

Chatham House Africa expert warns that mosque shutdown puts Angola on terror hitlist. (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, HUMAN RIGHTS, RELIGION, NIGERIA, CAMEROON

Angola Bans Islam and Shuts Down All Mosques

By IBTimes UK

Christian-majority Angola bans Islam on grounds that it clashes with customs and state religion. (Nov 25)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS

Best Answers In the History Of Miss Universe Pageant

By IBTimes AU

A Miss Universe contestant needs to be a complete package of beauty and brains (overall personality). We have compiled the best answers in the history of Miss Universe pageant. (Nov 11)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, INDIA, BOTSWANA

Miss Universe 2013: top 10 Candidates Who Went A little Crazy with their National Costumes [See Photos]

By IBTimes AU

The ladies are battling it out in their national costumes and there are a few that made sure to put on a show with their outrageous get ups. Read on to find out who among the 86 delegates made it to the list of 10 of the most outrageous national costumes in this year's Miss Universe pageant. (Nov 06)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, ARGENTINA, RUSSIA, MEXICO, SOUTH AFRICA, NIGERIA