Castro Kingdom still trying to colonize Africa. sort of or something.
Fidel had a dream of colonizing Africa and turning his kingdom into an empire, but the collapse of the Soviet Union shattered this dream.
Sun May 19, 2013
Angola's skewed lending said to stifle economy
There is no shortage of cash or credit in Angola - Africa's second oil producer - but the struggle small businesses face to get loans is stimying efforts to diversify the economy.
Sat May 18, 2013
Angola: Govt Engaged in Strategies Connecting Country to ICTs
The Cabinet minister said so at the opening of series of lectures, ahead of the 2nd edition of International Exhibition of Information and Communication Technologies of Angola, jointly sponsored by Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, and Luanda International Fair .
Angola: National and International Specialists Debate Energy Efficiency
Domestic and foreign experts are gathered today, Friday in Luanda International Conference on Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development, to discuss about fuel efficiency and the influence it has in relation to the development of the country.
Fri May 17, 2013
Angola: Tax Evasion, Urbanisation and Drought
The latest press coverage on corruption, human rights abuses, violations of freedom of the press and socio-economic exclusion in Angola: May 10, 2013: In Angola's case, oil revenues have generated $3bn-6bn a year in government revenues, yet the country's under-five mortality rate is the eighth highest in the world - 161 per 1,000 live births.
Mon May 13, 2013
Single-run "mega-combo" LWD/MWD improves formation evaluation offshore Angola
The largest-ever suite of MWD/LWD data acquired for an ultra-deepwater well offshore Angola aided in the design of optimum BHAs and wireline programs for subsequent wells.
KP Chair to Address Angolan Diamond Centenary Conference 2013 in Luanda
Press Release: The Kimberley Process chair, South African Ambassador Whelile Nhlapo, has agreed to be a keynote speaker at the Angolan Diamond Centenary Conference 2013 in Luanda on June 20 and 21.
Sun May 12, 2013
Angola: Govt Invests Akz 800 Million to Build Media Library
The Angolan government will invest about 800 million of kwanzas to build and equip a media library in the central Bi province.
Angola: Finance Ministry Committed to New Drafting Method of State Budget
The method for working out the State Budget for 2014 aims at recovering the vision of the concerned institutions, said Friday in Luanda the Finance minister, Armando Manuel.
Angola: Minister Wants Greater Performance of Higher Education Institutions
The minister of Higher Education, Ado do Nascimento, exhorted on Saturday in the central Huambo province the private higher education institutions of this region to increase their performance, aiming to promote the quality of scientific and technology training.
Sat May 11, 2013
Angola: MINCT Presents Its Scientific Portal
The Ministry of Science and Technology officially presented Friday in Luanda the Portal of Science, Technology and Innovation of Angola.
Angola: BET Told to Step Up Operative Capacity in National Roads
The adviser of Police Commander for Traffic, the Commissioner Jos Manuel urged Friday in Luanda the staff of the Special Traffic Brigade to reinforce their capacity of response in the prevention and fight against road accidents.
Fri May 10, 2013
Angola Said to Have Three Crude Cargoes for June Still Available
Three Angolan crude cargoes for loading in June, out of 51 lots scheduled for export in that month, haven't been sold, according to four traders who participate in the market.
Angola: President Swears in New Government Officials
The Angolan Head of State Jos Eduardo dos Santos, Thursday in Luanda swore in the recently appointed ministers of Finance and Construction, respectively, Armando Manuel and Waldemar Pires Alexandre.
Angola's poor people hit hard by urbanisation crackdown in Luanda | Lilly Peel
Houses in Luanda's Cambamba suburb, March 2006. Former slum residents had their makeshift homes razed to make way for a state-sponsored housing project.
Thu May 09, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Malaysian Firms Explore South Africa, Angola Oil & Gas Potentials
KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 -- Malaysian companies led by Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation will be making their inaugural presence at South Africa's "Petro.t.ex Africa 2013" in Johannesburg.
Angola sending aid to 300,000 at risk from drought
A young girl holds a child as they walk on the streets in Sambizanga informal settlement outside Luanda, Angola, August 28, 2012.
The Globe and Mail
Book Talk: "The Last Train to Zona Verde," Paul Theroux's African signoff
ROB Insight is The Globe and Mail's exclusive feature led by a team of award-winning editors and writers who provide you with in-depth analysis on breaking business news and the issues that matter most.
Wed May 08, 2013
Nexans DEH System in Deep ...
The Lianzi development will include the world's deepest installation of a Direct Electrical Heating system of subsea production pipelines.
Dengue epidemic hits Angola for first time
An epidemic of dengue fever has broken out in oil-rich Angola for the first time, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday.