Bengo, Angola Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Angola's first satellite is dead: ministerRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    This was confirmed on Monday in Luanda in a press conference by the Angolan Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, Jose Carvalho da Rocha. Meanwhile, the minister also announced officially the construction of a new satellite, expected to be completed within one and half years.

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  2. South Africa:Regional Body to Meet About DR Congo StabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    When the Southern Africa Development Conference meets Tuesday to discuss the Democratic Republic of Congo's efforts to hold elections and stabilize the country, the DRC's leader might not attend. A government official told VOA that President Joseph Kabila instead would send Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala to the meeting in Luanda, Angola's capital.

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  3. Angola:Sonangol Invites Bids for Oil BlocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The Angolan State Owned Oil Company - Sonangol E.P. last Thursday opened the registration so that interested companies can qualify for the purchase of participatory interests in Blocks 20/11 and 21/09. A press note that reached Angop, Sonangol explains that, national and foreign oil companies and investors must pre-register, through the e-mail alienacaoblocos@sonangol.co.ao, to guarantee their participation in the data consultation sessions that will take place as from April 24 to June 29, at the headquarters of Sonangol in Luanda.

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  4. Angola sacks army chief and spy boss in latest anti-graft moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    Angolan President Joao Lourenco has sacked his country's army chief and the head of the foreign intelligence agency over corruption allegations. The move by Lourenco on Monday is the latest against government officials tainted by corruption accusations and those perceived to have close links to former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos .

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  5. Southern Africa Group to Meet About DRC StabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Voice of America

    Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila holds a news conference at the State House in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo Jan. 26, 2018. When the Southern Africa Development Conference meets Tuesday to discuss the Democratic Republic of Congo's efforts to hold elections and stabilize the country, the DRC's leader might not attend.

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  6. .com | Angola loses first satellite, plans successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | News24

    Angola on Monday confirmed the premature death of its first national telecoms satellite, Angosat-1, which was launched in December and was expected to have a working life of 15 years. The Russian-made Angosat-1 struggled with repeated setbacks immediately after its launch from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.

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  7. Angolan president sacks armed forces, spy bosses in latest purgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    LUANDA: Angolan President Joao Lourenco sacked the chief of staff of the armed forces and the head of the foreign intelligence agency on Monday, his latest moves against officials tainted by graft allegations or links to his predecessor, Jose Eduardo dos Santos. Lourenco succeeded Dos Santos last September, pledging to tackle an endemic culture of corruption and bring economic reforms to Angola, Africa's second biggest producer of crude oil, which is marred by widespread poverty despite its oil wealth.

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  8. Petro de Luanda wins African Handball TournamentRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Petro de Luanda won the 2018 edition of the African Women's Handball Cup Winners' Cup by beating 1Ao de Agosto 23-19 in the final on Sunday in Cairo, Egypt. The two Angolan teams have been sharing the supremacy in women's handball tournaments on the continent for many years.

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  9. 1 de Agosto sail to final of African Handball Cup Winners' CupRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    The Angola team of 1Ao de Agosto qualified on Saturday night for the final of the 34th edition of the African Women's Handball Cup Winners' Cup, by beating in the semi-finals FAP of Cameroon 26-17 in Cairo, Egypt.

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  10. Angola's Petro de Luanda qualify for African handball finalRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Petro de Luanda of Angola has qualified Saturday for the final stage of the 34th edition of the African Women's Handball Cup Winners's Cup in Cairo, Egypt by defeating the Abo Sport of Congo Brazzaville by 31-19.

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  11. Angola:The Runaway Plaintiff Making a Mockery of Justice in AngolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    In my professional career, I stood trial three times due to my exposs on the powerful elite in Angola. The first time, the plaintiffs were the President and the Attorney General .

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  12. Angola's SONANGOL invites bids for two offshore oil blocksRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Angolan state-owned oil company has launched bids to sell part of the rights it owns in two national offshore oil blocks, according to a note from the company distributed on Friday to the press in Luanda. The national Oil Company, according to the note, intends to hold sessions with potential national and international investors as of April 24 until June 29. The Oil Block 20/11 is 30 percent owned by Sonangol, 30 pct by British Petrolium and 40 pct by Cobalt while block 21/09 is 60 pct owned by Sonangol and 40 pct operated by the American Oil Company .

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  13. 1 de Agosto defeats Petro in Angola's Basketball ChampionshipRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    In a clash of unpredictable results, judging by technical and tactical quality of the two teams, 1Ao de Agosto's players showed more determination to win the game, and at the half-time the team led the match by 45-40.

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  14. Angolans laugh a little louder as iron grip loosensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Reuters

    A front page complains that the city traffic lights do not work, audiences laugh a little louder at risky political gags, and a policeman admits mistakes were made. After decades of iron rule in Angola, there are signs of a softer touch.

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  15. Air Namibia, APG Network partner for services in Ghana and NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Ghanamma.com

    APG Network will also operate a call center and customer care services on behalf of Air Namibia in the two countries. The partnership follows Air Namibia's decision to launch the Windhoek-Lagos-Accra route, which will commence on June 29, 2018.

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  16. Africa's Richest Woman to Speak at Yale Student EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Voice of America

    Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos delivers a speech during the start of the new EFACEC Portuguese corporation's electric mobility industrial unit in Maia, Feb. 5, 2018. On April 13, Isabel dos Santos, Africa's richest woman , is scheduled to speak at a student-led event at Yale University .

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  17. Bribes Lose Their Fizz as Angolan President Targets CorruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Corruption used to be so widespread in Angola that "gasosa," the Portuguese word for a fizzy drink, became a common term for bribes. Now, President Joao Lourenco is on a drive to change that -- and the son of his predecessor could soon be put on trial.

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  18. Investment firm Quantum Global demands to know why Mauritius froze its fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Reuters

    Quantum Global, an investment firm through which Angola's sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, demanded on Thursday that Mauritian authorities explain their decision to suspend its business licenses on the island nation. Mauritius has frozen 25 bank accounts and suspended seven licenses linked to Quantum Global following a visit by Angolan officials last week, according to a regulatory source.

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  19. Angola:Ruling MPLA Politburo Recommends Agreement On Teachers' StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The Secretariat of the ruling MPLA politburo recommended on Wednesday, in Luanda, to the Angolan government to tirelessly seek an agreement to end the teachers' strike taking place since April 9. The strike, taking place nationwide and is set to end on April 27, resulted from complaints presented by the Teachers' Trade Union since 2013. Since 2013 that the Teachers' Trade Union has been complaining about the need for approval of the new Teaching Profession Statute and the updating process of teachers' categories updating of their categories and inclusion of those in probation regime to effective staff.

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  20. Mauritius freezes funds linked to Angola's sovereign wealth fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Port Louis: Mauritius has frozen bank accounts and suspended business licenses linked to Quantum Global Investment Management, a firm through which Angola's sovereign wealth fund invests much of its cash, according to a court document and a regulatory source. Quantum Global, which said it was cooperating with authorities, is run by Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais, a business partner of Jose Filomeno dos Santos.

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