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  1. 17 dead in stadium stampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Telegraph

    Luanda: Seventeen people died and scores were injured in a stampede at an Angolan football match on Friday when hundreds of supporters stormed the stadium gates, a medical official said. The crowd in the northern city of Uige pushed against barriers after failing to gain entry before the start of the match, state news agency Angop said.

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  2. At least 17 people killed in Angola's football match stampedeRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Luanda: At least 17 people died and dozens of others injured in a stampede at a stadium at a soccer stadium in the northern Uige city of Angola. The tragedy occurred on Friday evening seven minutes into a first division match between Santa Rita de Cassia and Libolo when hundreds of local fans stormed one of the gates of the stadium to watch the match, Xinhua reported.

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  3. Angola: Seventeen Killed in Stadium StampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | AllAfrica.com

    At least 17 football fans were killed after a stampede broke out at a stadium in northern Angola, police said, in an incident that also left scores of people wounded. A wave of panic spread through the crowd on Friday, at a league game in the town of Uige, between the Santa Rita de Cassia and Recreativo do Libolo football clubs.

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  4. Angola's president orders inquiry into stadium stampede that killed 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    LUANDA: Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has ordered an investigation into the cause of a stampede at a football match in which at least 17 people were killed. Scores of people were injured in the stampede at a stadium in the northern city of Uige on Friday when hundreds of supporters stormed the venue's gates.

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  5. Stampede at Angolan stadium kills 17, injures scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  6. World briefs: Hundreds arrested in IS raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Defense Minister Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco will be the pick for the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola in the August vote, Mr. Dos Santos said at the opening of the MPLA's central committee meeting in Luanda, the capital, on Friday. ...

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  7. Why the falling cost of light mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Newsday

    ... services. To see why this is difficult, consider the price of travelling from - say - Lisbon in Portugal to Luanda in Angola. An economic historian could start by tracking the price of passage on the ship, but once an air route has opened up, which ...

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  8. Dosantos 670x305Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | New Vision

    ... has seen the end of civil war and an investment boom, but has also been criticised as secretive and corrupt, with Angola's citizens suffering dire poverty as his family became hugely wealthy. Dos Santos told a meeting of the ruling MPLA party in ...

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  9. .com | Angola's Dos Santos 'to stay in control' even after stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | News24

    Cape Town Angola's Jose Eduardo Dos Santos is set to remain the leader of the ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola , when he steps down as president later this year, BBC reports. A South African based political analyst Gary van Staden, however, played down the significance of Dos Santos' announcement, Reuters said.

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  10. Angola: President Dos Santos to Step Down After 38 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | AllAfrica.com

    Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos confirmed today he will not run in this year's presidential election, bringing an end to 38 years of his reign as head of state. According to Reuters, Dos Santos will however remain president of the ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola retaining full powers that include choosing parliamentary candidates and appointing top posts in the army and police.

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  11. .com | Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Angola, GambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | News24

    That's the question some Zimbabweans are asking as they're faced once again with the detention of the protest pastor who not so long ago symbolised the nation's hopes for change. Evan Mawarire spent a second night in custody on Thursday after being arrested at Harare's main airport a day earlier and charged with trying to subvert - overthrow, in other words - the government of President Robert Mugabe .

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  12. Angola's president says he won't run in this year's electionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | New Canaan News-Review

    In this file photo dated April 12, 2008, Angola's President Jose Eduardo dos Santos arrives at the Mulungushi International Conference Center in Lusaka, Zambia. dos Santos announced Friday Feb. 3, 2017, in an address to his ruling MPLA party that he will not run in elections scheduled for August 2017, ending his 38 years in power.

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  13. Angola: The New 'President in Waiting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | AllAfrica.com

    Angola's Defense Minister Joao Lourenco has been named as the presidential candidate of the country's ruling party. President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has said that he will not seek re-election after 37 years in power.

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  14. Angola's president says he won't run in this year's election-Image2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    In this file photo dated Tuesday, June 9, 2015, Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, second right, during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. dos Santos announced Friday Feb. 3, 2017, in an address to his ruling MPLA party that he will not run in elections scheduled for August 2017, ending his 38 years in power.

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  15. Angola's president won't run for re-election after 37 years in powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... has seen the end of civil war and an investment boom, but has also been criticized as secretive and corrupt, with Angola's citizens suffering dire poverty as his family became hugely wealthy. Dos Santos told a meeting of the ruling MPLA party in ...

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  16. Angola: Artisanal Mining Hinders Environmental ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | AllAfrica.com

    ... f the Kingdom of Morocco, Hakim El Haite, said on the occasion that the mining sector is important for the economy of Angola, but the living conditions of the population should be taken into consideration.

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  17. Angola's President Dos Santos names Lourenco as deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | BBC News

    Angola's long-time President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has confirmed he will step down before August's poll and has announced his likely successor. He told a meeting of the governing MPLA party that Joao Lourenco, the defence minister, would be the party's presidential candidate.

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  18. Angolan Leader Dos Santos to Step Down After 38 Years in PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Bloomberg

    Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, in power since 1979, won't stand as the ruling party's top candidate in elections this year, ending an era that was burdened by civil war while he expanded oil output to rival Nigeria as Africa's biggest producer. Defense Minister Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco will be the pick for the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola in the August vote, Dos Santos said at the opening of the MPLA's central committee meeting in Luanda, the capital, on Friday.

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  19. Angola's dos Santos will not run in 2017 presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Daily Star

    This file photo taken on August 17, 2011 shows Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos looking on at the opening ceremony of the 31st Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Luanda. / AFP / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

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  20. Angola: Unmasking the MPLA's Very Own ApostleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | AllAfrica.com

    ... else to explain Reverend Antunes Huambo's recent good fortune? One day he happens to mention during a TV debate that Angola's President, Jos Eduardo dos Santos should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Within days, the MPLA Governor for Luanda, ...

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