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Polls open in Angola in election marking end of president’s 38-year rule

August 23, 2017 10:06 pm
Polls open in Angola in election marking end of president’s 38-year rule

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos prepares to cast his vote in Luanda, on August 23, 2017 during the general elections. (photo by AFP) Angolans have headed to the polls in a historic election marking the end of the 38-year rule of ailing President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, with his […]

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Seventeen killed in stampede at football stadium in Angola

February 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Seventeen killed in stampede at football stadium in Angola

The accident happened in the northwestern town of Uige when hundreds of people rushed at one of the stadium gates. Photo / Tekassala Toco Facebook A stampede at a football stadium in Angola left at least 17 people dead and dozens injured. The accident happened in the northwestern town of […]

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Angola orders probe after stampede kills 17

8:25 pm
Angola orders probe after stampede kills 17

File photo of Angolan football fans Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has ordered a probe into the cause of a deadly stampede at a football stadium during a match that left at least 17 people dead and nearly 60 more injured. The presidential decree was issued late on Friday […]

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Angola is the country where Islam is illegal

June 21, 2016 12:00 am
Angola is the country where Islam is illegal

Islam has no legal status in the southern African nation of Angola. Photo / iStock Donald Trump sparked outrage today by suggesting that the United States should “seriously” consider profiling Muslims as an anti-terrorism measure. In a Sunday interview with Face The Nation on CBS, the Republican frontrunner described profiling […]

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Angola (country)

December 6, 2012 4:02 am

Angola (country), country in southwestern Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Until 1975 it was ruled by Portugal and was sometimes called Portuguese West Africa. Angola became independent in 1975 after almost 15 years of war waged by Angolans against Portuguese rule. A civil war between rival Angolan factions broke out soon after independence […]

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