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  1. Slice Of Life: To humanise the 'savage'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Sign on the road to Cuito Cuanavale. Photographer Jo Ractliffe visited Angola during the aftermath of the border war fought by SA in Angola throughout the 1970s and 80s.

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  2. Angola's Corrupt Building Boom: 'Like Opening a Window and Throwing Out Money'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New York Times

    The dormant construction site of the Quinaxixi upmarket apartment and shopping mall complex in Luanda. Angola's economy, which depends on commodity exports, is suffering from a financial crisis since the drop in oil prices in 2015.

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  3. Angolan journalists charged with crimes against stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    Angolan authorities should immediately drop all charges against journalists Rafael Marques de Morais and Mariano Bras Lourenco, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Marques de Morais, who runs the anticorruption website Maka Angola , and Bras Lourenco, of the weekly newspaper O Crime , face charges of "outrage to a body of sovereignty and injury against public authority," under Angola's Law on Crimes against State Security, Maka Angola reported on June 21. The charge--which, according to media reports , carries a maximum sentence of six years in prison--stems from an October 2016 Maka Angola article, republished in O Crime that alleged the attorney general illegally acquired land, according to legal documents seen by CPJ.

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  4. BRIEF-Alitalia says non-binding bids for airline, assets due July 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Reuters

    LUANDA, June 23 Angola's central bank will not consider devaluing the kwanza currency or introducing changes to the exchange rate regime, the governor of the bank said on Friday, as Africa's number two oil producer struggles with shortages of foreign currency.

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  5. UN opens international probe into alleged abuses in DR Congo's Kasai provincesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 23 | United Nations

    Congolese women and children arrive at a border point in Chissanda, Lunda Norte, Angola after fleeing militia attacks in Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. UNHCR workers were waiting to register them and organise onward transportation to camps or settlements.

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  6. Forestar says D.R. Horton's sweetened offer superior to Starwood bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Reuters

    ... in premarket trading. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar) LUANDA, June 23 Angola's central bank will not consider devaluing the kwanza currency or introducing changes to the exchange rate regime, the governor of ...

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  7. Nigeria: Lagos Is 29th Most Expensive City to Live in the World, Abuja 59thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | AllAfrica.com

    The 23rd Cost of Living Survey carried out by Mercer, the world's largest human resource consulting firm, found that African, Asian, and European cities dominated the 2017 list of most expensive locations for working abroad. The capital city of Angola, Luanda, however, ranked first globally moving up from second place and taking over from Hong Kong as the world's most expensive city.

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  8. Abuja, Lagos among top 60 most expensive cities globally-surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Vanguard

    ... and European cities dominated the 2017 list of most expensive locations for working abroad. The capital city of Angola, Luanda, however, ranked first globally moving up from second place and taking over from Hong Kong as the world's most expensive ...

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  9. Angola's wheat milling capacity expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | World-Grain

    Angola's newly opened flour mills are expected to increase the country's flour output along with the increased production at two existing flour mills. Due to oil revenue loss, Angola is supporting the development of wheat milling to cut flour import costs but also to encourage economic diversification, according to a June 15 report from the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture .

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  10. Windhoek Among Affordable Cities For ExpatsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Namibian capital city of Windhoek is the fourth most affordable city in the world and second most affordable in Africa for expatriates, Namibia Press Agency reported, according to a survey conducted by an international consulting firm. Mercer's 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey published on Wednesday, lists Luanda in Angola as the most expensive African city for expatriates, with Kinshasa , Lagos and Brazzaville coming in as second, third and fourth most expensive cities, respectively.

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  11. Israeli court stands up for woman in airline gender seat swap caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: An EL AL Airlines aircraft is seen at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv July 14, 2015. A court has told the Israeli airline El Al that it can no longer ask women passengers to switch seats if ultra-Orthodox Jewish men object to sitting next to them, an Israeli advocacy group said on Thursday.

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  12. .com | Angolan VP to be tried for corruption in PortugalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | News24

    ... the 61-year-old had been strongly tipped as a potential successor to President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, who has ruled Angola since 1979. He was informed of the indictment in February through a letter addressed to authorities in Angola, an oil and ...

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  13. Angolan's Luanda is world's most expensive city, Lagos 29thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Vanguard

    Angola's capital Luanda has overtaken Hong Kong to become the costliest city in the world for expats, Mercer's annual survey said Wednesday. Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria is ranked 29th and is not even among the top five African cities that are very expensive.

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  14. Angolan capital 'most expensive city'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Ghanamma.com

    Luanda, the capital of Angola, has regained top spot as the world's most expensive city for expats, pushing Hong Kong back into second place. London has fallen to just 30th place in the rankings, partly because of the pound's devaluation, with other big UK cities also dropping down the rankings.

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  15. Angolan capital most expensive for expats: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | The Daily Star

    Angolan capital Luanda is the world's most expensive city for expatriates in a new ranking that also puts four other Asian centres in the top 10. Luanda took the top spot, followed by Hong Kong and Tokyo. Seoul was at six and Shanghai at eight, according to a Whereas, world's least expensive cities for expatriates are Tunis in Tunisia , Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan , and Skopje in Macedonia .

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  16. Asian Cities in This Year's Top 10 Most Expensive Cities for ExpatriatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | The Daily Millbury

    The most expensive city in the world to base employees was Luanda, capital of Angola, because of the cost of goods and security, according to the annual cost of living survey by Mercer, the consultancy.This year, London was ranked in 30th place, falling 13 spots compared with last year. Mercer's 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey finds that factors like the instability of housing markets and inflation for goods and services contribute to the overall cost of doing business in today's global environment.Angolan capital Luanda took the top spot, followed by Hong Kong and Tokyo.

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  17. Luanda most expensive city for expatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Bangkok Post

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong is now the second-most expensive city worldwide for expatriates, according to Mercer's latest cost of living survey, after ceding the top spot to Angola's capital Luanda. Asian cities continue to dominate the rankings, with five in the top 10. Seoul climbed to sixth from 15th, while Mumbai was one of the biggest movers, surging 25 places to 57 due to its rapid economic growth, inflation and stable currency.

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  18. Niche carriers cruise into new export marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | China Daily

    ... to Mombasa Port in Kenya for rail infrastructure projects as well as moving hydropower equipment to Luanda in Angola. Locomotives, trams and freight trains have also been shipped to Port of Bahia Blanca in Argentina as the group expands into 50 ...

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  19. Cost of living in New Zealand cities rises significantly in just a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... spot 61 from 98 the year earlier, while Wellington ranked in 86th place, up from 123 the year before. The capital of Angola, Luanda, was ranked as this year's most expensive city to live, driven by the cost of goods and security, followed by Hong ...

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  20. Angola's capital is the unexpected most expensive city in the world for expatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The world's most expensive city for expatriate workers will cost about NZ$8414 per month for a suitable two bedroom apartment and $20 for fast food burger meal. The country's capital, Luanda, has knocked Hong Kong off the top spot in an annual survey that ranks the cost of living for expat workers in world cities.

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