Bengo, Angola Newswire (Page 3)

Bengo, Angola Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Bengo, Angola. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 940 in Bengo, Angola

  1. Can Primeiro de Agosto keep Caf Champions League dreams alive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Goal.com

    The Angolan side are the surprise package in this year's Champions League, but can they extend their excellent run? CD Primeiro de Agosto are the surprise package in this year's Caf Champions League, and after muscling their way into the semi-finals, they'll be desperate to extend their dream campaign a little longer. There were two shock victories in the Last Eight of Africa's premier club competition last month, as Agosto dumped out five-time champions Tout Puissant Mazembe, while ES Setif of Algeria ousted reigning champions Wydad Casablanca.

    Comment?

  2. South Atlantic Cable System ready for service with Angola-BrazilRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2018 | Converge! Network Digest

    The South Atlantic Cable System , which is a 40 Tbps, 6,165 km cable linking Angola to Brazil, is now on-stream and open for commercial traffic. SACS features four fibre pairs, with each fibre pair capable of transmitting 100 wavelengths at 100 Gbps.

    Comment?

  3. Angola: The fall of the Dos Santos clanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Mail & Guardian

    The news hit like a bomb in Luanda: Jose Filomeno dos Santos, the son of former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, was arrested on Monday in Luanda and is now in custody . The list of allegations against him is long: among other things, it includes the formation of a criminal organisation, illegal enrichment, money laundering and corruption, according to the Angolan prosecutor.

    Comment?

  4. Angola:Head of Eduardo Dos Santos Foundation Detained Over GraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Angolan authorities have detained the head of the Eduardo dos Santos Foundation that was founded by the retired leader. Mr Ismael Diego was arrested on Friday over alleged misappropriation of $20 million and is being held at So Paulo prison in Luanda.

    Comment?

  5. First Africa-South Americas Fibre Optic Cable Opens for Commercial TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Aurora Era-Banner

    The first subsea fiber optic cable system to connect Africa and South America in the southern hemisphere is now live and open for commercial traffic, operator Angola Cables said this week, two and a half years after construction began. Japan's NEC Corporation began work on the 6,200 kilometre, $160 million South Atlantic Cable System in April 2016.

    Comment?

  6. Hearts on face-saving mission against All BlacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | GhanaWeb

    Players of Swedru All Blacks will have a feel of Premier League action when they welcome Accra Hearts of Oak to the Swedru Stadium on Sunday. It will be an opportunity for the Swedru-based club to measure their strength against a heavyweight club like Hearts, having flirted with the second tier league for well about a decade now.

    Comment?

  7. Angolan President, One Year In, Praised for Anti-Corruption PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Voice of America

    Even the toughest critics of Angola's government say that in just more than a year, President Joao Lourenco has accomplished more to stop corruption than any previous Angolan administration. Lourenco took power last September after the retirement of longtime president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, whose cronies and family members are alleged to have controlled every important company and source of wealth in the country.

    Comment?

  8. Angola Cables announces launch of SACS subsea systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Total Telecom

    The South Atlantic Cable System will link the towns of Luanda in Angola and Fortaleza in Brazil, providing state of the art transatlantic connectivity in the southern hemisphere Angola Cables has confirmed the commercial launch of its South Atlantic Cable System , a new subsea cable system that will boost connectivity between Africa and South America. The new system will provide ultra Angola Cables has confirmed the commercial launch of its South Atlantic Cable System , a new subsea cable system that will boost connectivity between Africa and South America.

    Comment?

  9. Angola:The Fall of the Dos Santos ClanRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    One year ago, the dos Santos family handed the Angolan presidency over to Joao Lourenco. The new president promised to tackle corruption which crippled the oil-rich nation.

    Comment?

  10. Lourenco's first year: Angola's transitional politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Mail & Guardian

    With a firm grip on the party and a stabilising economy, JLo's priority will be to stimulate economic growth, create jobs, and improve government delivery. JoA o LourenA o's first year in office has been marked by notable reforms and the consolidation of power.

    Comment?

  11. Son of Angola's Ex-Ruler Detained on $500 Million Fraud ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | The New York Times

    In a continuing shake-up of Angola's old order, the once-untouchable son of the nation's longtime dictator has been arrested on corruption charges, state news media announced on Tuesday. The Angolan government said that JosA Filomeno dos Santos, the former head of the oil-rich African nation's $5 billion sovereign wealth fund , had been detained.

    Comment?

  12. Roadmap for Angola: 2019 and BeyondRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2018 | World News Report

    Angola can in the short term anticipate strong economic headwinds. This week. Fitch Solutions forecasted Angola's GDP real growth at 1.5% down from 2.8%.

    Comment?

  13. Five reasons why you should watch 2019 Africa Cup of NationsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2018 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    There is much talk about the UEFA Champions League being the best club competition to exist and only second to the FIFA World Cup which is an international tournament. Because of that, not much attention has been paid to a tournament like the African Cup of Nations where the best teams on the African continent pitch against each other to fight for the crown of "Wakanda".

    Comment?

  14. Angola:Angolan Athletics Needs Major Investment - CAA ChairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The chairman of the Confederation of African Athletics , Hamad Kalkaba Malboum, last Tuesday in Luanda recognised the sportive potential of Angola, but suggested that the country needs major investment for the development of athletics. Speaking at the meeting with the secretary of State for Sport, Carlos Almeida, held in Luanda's Cidadela Sports Complex, Hamad Kalkaba Malboum - who is also the chairman of Cameroon's Olympic Committee and is visiting Angola since last Sunday - said that he knows well the capacities of Angolans, adding that this southern African country needs major support from international institutions, so that it can intensify the promotion and materialisation of sports programmes countrywide.

    Comment?

  15. .com | Portuguese PM arrives in ex-colony Angola to mend fencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | News24

    Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa touched down in Angola on Monday kicking off a two-day trip designed to improve ties between Luanda and its former colonial master. The diplomacy marks an effort to move beyond the bitter legacy of Lisbon's rule over Angola that ended in 1975 when Portugal withdrew without handing over power and Angola sank into civil war until 2002.

    Comment?

  16. .com | Angola, Portugal turn page on past tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | News24

    Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa walks alongside Angola's President Joao Lourenco as they arrive for a press conference following a meeting in the capital Luanda, Angola. President Joao Lourenco and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa buried the hatchet on Tuesday during whirlwind talks in Luanda that follow several turbulent years between Angola and its former ruler.

    Comment?

  17. .com | Two children among five dead in Angola football stampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | News24

    Two children and three adults were killed in a stampede at a weekend football match in the Angolan capital Luanda, sparking an investigation, authorities said on Monday. The crush occurred on Saturday as fans were leaving the CAF Champions League quarter-final match between Primeiro Agosto of Angola and TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the sports ministry said.

    Comment?

  18. Portuguese PM arrives in ex-colony Angola to mend fencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Costa said both countries should look to better future ties and leave behind the bitter legacy of the colonial era AFP/JOHN THYS LUANDA: Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa touched down in Angola on Monday kicking off a two-day trip designed to improve ties between Luanda and its former colonial master. The diplomacy marks an effort to move beyond the bitter legacy of Lisbon's rule over Angola that ended in 1975 when Portugal withdrew without handing over power and Angola sank into civil war until 2002.

    Comment?

  19. Five dead in stampede at African Champions League gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | RTE.ie

    Five people were killed and seven injured in a stampede after an African Champions League match in the Angolan capital Luanda on Saturday, the sports ministry said. Witnesses told Reuters the people were crushed to death when they flooded out of the stadium after the game between Angola's Primeiro de Agosto and TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Comment?

  20. Five killed in a stampede at African Champions League matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Inside Joshua's brutal training camp: British star pushed to the limit as trainer warns he 'gets better all the time' ahead of Wembley showdown with Povetkin 5.55pm?! Why the new Champions League kick-off time will have fans rushing to the sofa or the puba and Tottenham are up first this week Wijnaldum suits Klopp's Liverpool perfectly and Lukaku's Manchester United strike rate matches the greats - 10 THINGS WE LEARNED Messi names Alba as Barcelona team-mate he has a 'special connection' with in first year without Xavi or Iniesta My anger at snub that set me up for THAT goal: GARETH BALE EXCLUSIVE on his stunning Champions League final strike, the glory years under Zidane and missing 'home' in Premier League 'I want to know who is on the panel because they want to be sacked': Bale mystified after Champions League final overhead kick is snubbed for award 'He is the Messi of goalkeeping': ... (more)

    Comment?