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Angola stripped of CUCSA games hosting rights
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Angola stripped of CUCSA games hosting rights

Staff Reporter - Mar 17, 2017

By Bakang Mhaladi GABORONE - Angola has been stripped of rights to host the 2018 Confederation of Universities and College of Southern Africa (CUCSA) games after the…

Zim musician joins Angolan record label
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Zim musician joins Angolan record label

Staff Reporter - Mar 03, 2017

By Ano Shumba Zimbabwean house musician KOD has signed to an Angolan record label called Seres Producoes. The 26-year-old artist recently released a three-track EP titled Voices…

Angola wins Miss Africa 2016 crown
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Angola wins Miss Africa 2016 crown

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka TWENTY-YEAR-OLD beauty from the resort town of Victoria Falls, Ashely Morgen, was at the weekend picked as Miss Tourism Zimbabwe 2016 amid confetti and…

New power line for Angola, Namibia
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New power line for Angola, Namibia

Staff Reporter - Nov 11, 2016

By Tichaona Kurewa VICTORIA FALLS-THE Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) says it is coordinating plans to construct a new power transmission line between Angola and Namibia to…

Angola finds US$8m ‘pure diamond’
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Angola finds US$8m ‘pure diamond’

Staff Reporter - Sep 30, 2016

Business Reporter THE Lulo mine, which Australian miner Lucapa owns in conjunction with Angola’s State-owned miner Endiama and Rosas & Petalas, has delivered its fifth diamond weighing…

Yellow fever spreads in DRC
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Yellow fever spreads in DRC

Staff Reporter - Aug 29, 2016

By Lyndal Rowlands AS the deadly yellow fever spreads to seven provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), new measures have been introduced to ensure that as…

Namibia catches cold as Angola coughs
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Namibia catches cold as Angola coughs

Staff Reporter - Aug 12, 2016

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Businesses in Namibia have started to feel the pinch of Angola’s economic crisis, especially at the Oshikango northern border post where trade between…

Windek! Whatever happened to Cabo Snoop?
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Windek! Whatever happened to Cabo Snoop?

Staff Reporter - Jul 22, 2016

By  Jonathan Mbiriyamveka Cabo Snoop is arguably one of the best performing artistes to emerge from Angola. The lanky artiste well known for his fancy footwork in music…

The rest of the world can learn from Namibia
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The rest of the world can learn from Namibia

Staff Reporter - Jul 08, 2016

By Joseph Stiglitz and Anya Schiffrin Sandwiched between Angola and South Africa, Namibia suffered mightily during the long struggle against apartheid. Yet, since winning independence from South Africa…

Africa’s most expensive …and affordable cities
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Africa’s most expensive …and affordable cities

Staff Reporter - Jun 29, 2016

By Desie Heita Angola’s Luanda and Chad’s N’Djamena are Africa’s two most expensive cities for expatriates to live in, followed by Lagos in Nigeria. Kinshasa in the Democratic…

Isabel dos Santos: It’s all about being the president’s daughter
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Isabel dos Santos: It’s all about being the president’s daughter

Staff Reporter - Jun 10, 2016

Isabel dos Santos is Africa’s richest woman. She’s also the daughter of the Angolan president. Those two facts are intimately related to each other, which makes her…

Dos Santos accuses Portugal of ‘partial’ decision on BPI
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Dos Santos accuses Portugal of ‘partial’ decision on BPI

Staff Reporter - Apr 25, 2016

By Mpho Tebele Lisbon – Angolan investor Isabel dos Santos and daughter of Angola’s president accused Portugal’s government of making an “unprecedented and clearly partial” decision in changing…

Operation Carlota – The South Africans are in Angola
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Operation Carlota – The South Africans are in Angola

Staff Reporter - Apr 20, 2016

In 1975, the South African armed forces invaded Angola, setting a war that was to change the course of history for the whole region. The war in…

Lúcio Lara: The first, last  stalwart of the MPLA
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Lúcio Lara: The first, last stalwart of the MPLA

Staff Reporter - Apr 07, 2016

By Gerald Bender One person whom I was anxious to meet after Angolan independence, on November 11, 1975, was Lúcio Lara who was the MPLA and President Neto’s…

From missed opportunity to oceans of prosperity
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From missed opportunity to oceans of prosperity

Staff Reporter - Oct 26, 2015

> Timothy Walker Africa’s colonial legacy forced countries on the continent to look inward and neglect their coastlines. This sea blindness has resulted in many missed opportunities…