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5 dead in stampede after Angolan soccer match

September 17, 2018 2:13 pm

Witnesses said the stampede happened after fans found the gates to the Estádio 11 de Novembro stadium shut after the match. When police opened the gates, fans rushed out and some were trampled under police horses.

In economic crisis, Angola votes for first new leader in 38 years

August 23, 2017 1:32 pm

Dos Santos, Africa's longest-ruling president behind Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema, will step down after guiding the OPEC-member from Marxism to capitalism while embracing Chinese oil-for-infrastructure investment.

Angolan president's son-in-law given one year prison sentence in Congo

July 13, 2017 3:10 pm

The son-in-law of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos said on Thursday that a Congolese court had sentenced him in absentia to one year in prison for real estate fraud, a move that could further strain relations between the neighbouring countries.

Yellow fever outbreak in Angola: Death toll rises to 158

March 18, 2016 1:12 pm

There has also been an increase in malaria, cholera and chronic diarrhoea in Luanda and other cities, partly due to a breakdown in sanitation services and rubbish collection, health officials say.

Tanisi, 11, has TT coach Engel on cloud nine

January 21, 2014 10:26 am

German has previously been head coach of national team of Spain and Netherlands.

Lastnight world: Plane crashes in Namibia,killing all 34 on board

December 01, 2013 3:32 am

A Mozambique Airlines plane en route to Angola crashed in a game park in northeast Namibia.

Namibia police: 33 dead in Mozambican plane crash

November 30, 2013 6:30 pm

The plane was carrying 27 passengers plus Six crew members.

Two more back home from hell in Angola

June 03, 2012 5:11 am

TWO more Gujaratis,who were stranded in Angola after a dispute with the workers and the management of the cement company they were working for,returned home on Saturday after an ordeal that lasted for over a month.

It’s homecoming for another worker stranded in Angola

May 27, 2012 4:00 am

It’s homecoming for yet another Gujarati working at a cement plant in Angola,nearly a week after four of his co-workers returned after being stranded at the plant located 300 kilometres from Luanda,capital of Angola,following unrest on salary payment issue.

Back home,worker recounts Angola horror

May 20, 2012 4:44 am

The condition of over 1,200 Indian workers held “hostage” by a company in Angola was grim and the government should take immediate measures to expedite their release,a Gujarati worker who was among those stranded in the African country said here on Saturday on his return.