A republic in southern Africa, southwest of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and west of ZAMBIA. Its capital is Luanda.
An RNA virus infection of rhesus, vervet, and squirrel monkeys transmissible to man.
A genus in the family FILOVIRIDAE consisting of one species (Lake Victoria marburgvirus) with several strains. The genus shows no antigenic cross-reactivity with EBOLAVIRUS.
Arsenical used in trypanosomiases. It may cause fatal encephalopathy and other undesirable side effects.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Child who has no siblings.
The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)
Sound that expresses emotion through rhythm, melody, and harmony.
A plant species of the family VISCACEAE, order Santalales, subclass Rosidae. This is the traditional mistletoe of literature and Christmas. Members contain viscotoxin (5 kDa basic polypeptides related to thionins), beta-galactoside- and N-acetyl-D-galactosamine-specific lectin II (60 kDa), and polysaccharides. Mistletoe lectin I is a type 2 ribosome-inactivating protein. Commercial extracts include Plenosol, Eurixor, Helixor Isorel, Iscador, and NSC 635089 (ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS, PHYTOGENIC).
Forms of energy that are constantly and rapidly renewed by natural processes such as solar, ocean wave, and wind energy. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The geographical area of Africa comprising CAMEROON; CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC; CHAD; CONGO; EQUATORIAL GUINEA; GABON; and DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.
Inferior and external epigastric arteries arise from external iliac; superficial from femoral; superior from internal thoracic. They supply the abdominal muscles, diaphragm, iliac region, and groin. The inferior epigastric artery is used in coronary artery bypass grafting and myocardial revascularization.
The physical effects involving the presence of electric charges at rest and in motion.
Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.
Techniques for using whole blood samples collected on filter paper for a variety of clinical laboratory tests.
A group of nine islands and several islets belonging to Portugal in the north Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal. The islands are named after the acores, the Portuguese for goshawks, living there in abundance. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p102 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p42)
The aggregate of various economic, political, and social policies by which an imperial power maintains or extends its control over other areas or peoples. It includes the practice of or belief in acquiring and retaining colonies. The emphasis is less on its identity as an ideological political system than on its designation in a period of history. (Webster, 3d ed; from Dr. J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
The name of two islands of the West Indies, separated by a narrow channel. Their capital is Basse-Terre. They were discovered by Columbus in 1493, occupied by the French in 1635, held by the British at various times between 1759 and 1813, transferred to Sweden in 1813, and restored to France in 1816. Its status was changed from colony to a French overseas department in 1946. Columbus named it in honor of the monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Spain. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p470 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p221)
Bodies preserved either by the ancient Egyptian technique or due to chance under favorable climatic conditions.
Facilities which provide care for infants.
Persons ordained for religious duties, who serve as leaders and perform religious services.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Reproduction of data in a new location or other destination, leaving the source data unchanged, although the physical form of the result may differ from that of the source.
Software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
The position or attitude of the body.
Terminal facilities used for aircraft takeoff and landing and including facilities for handling passengers. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed.)
The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.
The state of the ATMOSPHERE over minutes to months.
The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.
An imbalanced nutritional status resulted from insufficient intake of nutrients to meet normal physiological requirement.
A self-governing territory formed from the central and eastern portions of the Northwest Territories. It was officially established April 1, 1999. The capital is Iqaluit.
Financial assistance to impoverished persons for the essentials of living through federal, state or local government programs.
The lack of sufficient energy or protein to meet the body's metabolic demands, as a result of either an inadequate dietary intake of protein, intake of poor quality dietary protein, increased demands due to disease, or increased nutrient losses.
Penal institutions, or places of confinement for war prisoners.
Compositions written by hand, as one written before the invention or adoption of printing. A manuscript may also refer to a handwritten copy of an ancient author. A manuscript may be handwritten or typewritten as distinguished from a printed copy, especially the copy of a writer's work from which printed copies are made. (Webster, 3d ed)
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
An acute infectious disease primarily of the tropics, caused by a virus and transmitted to man by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes and Haemagogus. The severe form is characterized by fever, HEMOLYTIC JAUNDICE, and renal damage.
The type species of the FLAVIVIRUS genus. Principal vector transmission to humans is by AEDES spp. mosquitoes.
Vaccine used to prevent YELLOW FEVER. It consists of a live attenuated 17D strain of the YELLOW FEVER VIRUS.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
An acute infectious disease caused by COXIELLA BURNETII. It is characterized by a sudden onset of FEVER; HEADACHE; malaise; and weakness. In humans, it is commonly contracted by inhalation of infected dusts derived from infected domestic animals (ANIMALS, DOMESTIC).

How and why public sector doctors engage in private practice in Portuguese-speaking African countries. (1/119)

OBJECTIVE: To explore the type of private practice supplementary income-generating activities of public sector doctors in the Portuguese-speaking African countries, and also to discover the motivations and the reasons why doctors have not made a complete move out of public service. DESIGN: Cross-sectional qualitative survey. SUBJECTS: In 1996, 28 Angolan doctors, 26 from Guinea-Bissau, 11 from Mozambique and three from S Tome and Principe answered a self-administered questionnaire. RESULTS: All doctors, except one unemployed, were government employees. Forty-three of the 68 doctors that answered the questionnaire reported an income-generating activity other than the one reported as principal. Of all the activities mentioned, the ones of major economic importance were: public sector medical care, private medical care, commercial activities, agricultural activities and university teaching. The two outstanding reasons why they engage in their various side-activities are 'to meet the cost of living' and 'to support the extended family'. Public sector salaries are supplemented by private practice. Interviewees estimated the time a family could survive on their public sector salary at seven days (median value). The public sector salary still provides most of the interviewees income (median 55%) for the rural doctors, but has become marginal for those in the urban areas (median 10%). For the latter, private practice has become of paramount importance (median 65%). For 26 respondents, the median equivalent of one month's public sector salary could be generated by seven hours of private practice. Nevertheless, being a civil servant was important in terms of job security, and credibility as a doctor. The social contacts and public service gave access to power centres and resources, through which other coping strategies could be developed. The expectations regarding the professional future and regarding the health systems future were related mostly to health personnel issues. CONCLUSION: The variable response rate per question reflects some resistance to discuss some of the issues, particularly those related to income. Nevertheless, these studies may provide an indication of what is happening in professional medical circles in response to the inability of the public sector to sustain a credible system of health care delivery. There can be no doubt that for these doctors the notion of a doctor as a full-time civil-servant is a thing of the past. Switching between public and private is now a fact of life.  (+info)

WHO responds to major polio outbreak in Angola.(2/119)

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Outbreak of poliomyelitis--Angola, 1999. (3/119)

On March 23, 1999, the Pediatric Hospital in Luanda, Angola, reported 21 cases (three deaths) of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP). By April 3, 102 AFP cases had been reported in Luanda and neighboring areas of Bengo province. A preliminary investigation by the Ministry of Health (MOH) indicated that these cases primarily occurred among children aged <5 years; 90% had received two or fewer doses of oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV), 4% had received three doses, and 6% had received four doses. Many case-patients resided in overcrowded municipalities where families displaced by civil war had settled. On the basis of preliminary data, MOH suspected the outbreak was poliomyelitis and began planning a vaccination campaign to control the epidemic. Surveillance was strengthened to identify and rapidly investigate reports of AFP cases to determine the extent of the outbreak.  (+info)

Detection of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in sleeping sickness suspects by PCR amplification of expression-site-associated genes 6 and 7. (4/119)

We have developed a sensitive and specific method to identify Trypanosoma brucei ssp. using PCR to amplify conserved expression-site-associated gene 6 and 7 DNA target sequences. Amplification of 10% of the DNA in a single trypanosome produced sufficient PCR product to be visible as a band in an agarose gel stained with ethidium bromide. We analysed 59 blood samples of serologically positive cases of sleeping sickness by PCR, and directed parasitological examination of tissue fluids. The PCR test detected 87% of the parasitologically positive cases, with a specificity of 97%. In 5 cases, the parasite was demonstrated by the PCR test 4-6 months prior to parasitological detection. This result shows the potential of the assay in early diagnosis of actual T. b. gambiense infections in apparently aparasitaemic sleeping sickness patients.  (+info)

Attitude towards CATT-positive individuals without parasitological confirmation in the African Trypanosomiasis (T.b. gambiense) focus of Quicama (Angola). (5/119)

Serologically positive individuals without parasitological confirmation constitute an important problem for trypanosomiasis control programmes because of epidemiological and therapeutical consequences. In July 1997, in the focus of Quicama (Angola), 4753 individuals were screened using CATT/T.b.gambiense on whole blood. In CATT-positive but parasite-negative individuals, CATT titration on serum was performed. Sixteen individuals showing an end-titre lower than 1/4 were considered noninfected according to the results of a previous study of serological status of parasitologically confirmed cases; 86 individuals with end titres >/= 1/4 were considered suspected of trypanosomiasis and were followed-up from July 1997 to July 1998 with controls every three months. After one year, 32 individuals whose antibody titres dropped < 1/4 were considered noninfected, 22 were confirmed by demonstration of parasites, 17 were further followed-up because antibody titres remained >/= 1/8 but parasites could not be found. Fifteen individuals did not show up for testing. Following the usual criterion, only parasitologically confirmed cases were treated. However, if it had been decided to treat parasite-negative individuals with a CATT end-titre > 1/8, 22 initially unconfirmed but infected individuals would have been treated earlier, whereas 5 noninfected individuals would have been treated unnecessarily. CATT titration on diluted serum or plasma is useful for making therapeutical decisions.  (+info)

Eradication of poliomyelitis in countries affected by conflict. (6/119)

The global initiative to eradicate poliomyelitis is focusing on a small number of countries in Africa (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan) and Asia (Afghanistan, Tajikistan), where progress has been hindered by armed conflict. In these countries the disintegration of health systems and difficulties of access are major obstacles to the immunization and surveillance strategies necessary for polio eradication. In such circumstances, eradication requires special endeavours, such as the negotiation of ceasefires and truces and the winning of increased direct involvement by communities. Transmission of poliovirus was interrupted during conflicts in Cambodia, Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka. Efforts to achieve eradication in areas of conflict have led to extra health benefits: equity in access to immunization, brought about because every child has to be reached; the revitalization and strengthening of routine immunization services through additional externally provided resources; and the establishment of disease surveillance systems. The goal of polio eradication by the end of 2000 remains attainable if supplementary immunization and surveillance can be accelerated in countries affected by conflict.  (+info)

Massive outbreak of poliomyelitis caused by type-3 wild poliovirus in Angola in 1999. (7/119)

The largest outbreak of poliomyelitis ever recorded in Africa (1093 cases) occurred from 1 March to 28 May 1999 in Luanda, Angola, and in surrounding areas. The outbreak was caused primarily by a type-3 wild poliovirus, although type-1 wild poliovirus was circulating in the outbreak area at the same time. Infected individuals ranged in age from 2 months to 22 years; 788 individuals (72%) were younger than 3 years. Of the 590 individuals whose vaccination status was known, 23% had received no vaccine and 54% had received fewer than three doses of oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV). The major factors that contributed to this outbreak were as follows: massive displacement of unvaccinated persons to urban settings; low routine OPV coverage; inaccessible populations during the previous three national immunization days (NIDs); and inadequate sanitation. This outbreak indicates the urgent need to improve accessibility to all children during NIDs and the dramatic impact that war can have by displacing persons and impeding access to routine immunizations. The period immediately after an outbreak provides an enhanced opportunity to eradicate poliomyelitis. If continuous access in all districts for acute flaccid paralysis surveillance and supplemental immunizations cannot be assured, the current war in Angola may threaten global poliomyelitis eradication.  (+info)

Outbreak of poliomyelitis in Angola. (8/119)

Between January and June 1999, 1,100 suspected cases of poliomyelitis were reported in Angola. Poliovirus types 3 and 1 were isolated. Patients' ages ranged from 2 months to 14 years. Of the 588 patients whose vaccine status was known, 58 (9.9%) received >4 doses, 216 (36.7%) received 3 or 4 doses, 178 (30.3%) received 1 or 2 doses, and 136 (23.1%) had no history of vaccination. Civil conflict, economic decline, and crowded areas with scarce sanitation and poor water supply are the most important factors implicated in declining rates of routine vaccination, low population immunity, and intense wild poliovirus transmission. The socioeconomic situation and poor roads have created major difficulties for vaccination and surveillance. The Angolan outbreak has serious implications for the global eradication of poliomyelitis. Surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis remains essential in the assessment of strategies for eradication and interventions to interrupt wild poliovirus transmission.  (+info)

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Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) due to Leishmania infantum is a global zoonosis endemic in more than 70 countries in Europe, North Africa, Asia and America; however, data on this infection is scarce from southern Africa. The aim of this study was to survey dogs in Luanda, Angola, for Leishmania infection. One hundred-and-three dogs presented to a veterinary medical centre in Luanda were serologically and molecularly assessed for Leishmania with the direct agglutination test (DAT) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Two dogs were seropositive, with DAT titres of 800 and ≥6400; the latter was also found to be PCR-positive and confirmed to be infected with L. infantum by DNA sequence analysis. No other dog was found to be PCR-positive. The first dog had been imported from Portugal, but the latter had never left Angola (neither had its parents), strongly suggesting an autochthonous infection. Although other cases of CanL have previously been described in the country, this is the first reported study of
There is a small but recognizable community of Angolans in Brazil consisting mainly of immigrants and expatriates from Angola. There are an estimated 1,125 Angolan citizens registered in Brazil, most Angolan citizens in the country are on student or work visas.[1] [2] In addition to the modest number of Angolan expats currently residing in Brazil, millions of Afro-Brazilians have considerable Angolan ancestry as a result of the transatlantic slave trade shipping many slaves from Angola to Brazil. [3][4] ...
The presence of Orthodox Christianity in Angola is a recent event. Christianity was introduced to the indigenous population of Angola during the colonial Portuguese period by the Roman Catholic Church. Orthodox Christianity missionary efforts in Angola began in the late twentieth century under the jurisdiction of the Church of Alexandria. Currently, Angola is within the local jurisdiction of the Holy Archdiocese of Zimbabwe and Angola. The Archdiocese of Zimbabwe includes within its jurisdiction, in addition to Angola, the countries of Zimbabwe, and Malawi. Since 2004, the primate of the Metropolis has been His Eminence Seraphim (Kykkotis). Archimandrite Chrysostomos Polizos is vicar of the Metropolitan for Angola. The parish of St. Eleftherios and Venerable Paisios of Mt. Athos has been established in Luanda. ...
The presence of Orthodox Christianity in Angola is a recent event. Christianity was introduced to the indigenous population of Angola during the colonial Portuguese period by the Roman Catholic Church. Orthodox Christianity missionary efforts in Angola began in the late twentieth century under the jurisdiction of the Church of Alexandria. Currently, Angola is within the local jurisdiction of the Holy Archdiocese of Zimbabwe and Angola. The Archdiocese of Zimbabwe includes within its jurisdiction, in addition to Angola, the countries of Zimbabwe, and Malawi. Since 2004, the primate of the Metropolis has been His Eminence Seraphim (Kykkotis). Archimandrite Chrysostomos Polizos is vicar of the Metropolitan for Angola. The parish of St. Eleftherios and Venerable Paisios of Mt. Athos has been established in Luanda. ...
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UNICEF & WHO call for urgent efforts to stop the spread of polio. LUANDA, 4 August 2010 - In anticipation of Angolas upcoming polio immunization campaign from 6-8 August, UNICEF and WHO call for the full engagement of all sectors of government as well as communities throughout the country to ensure that all 5.6 million children under five years old are reached in the most critical polio campaign this year. As part of the Governments emergency plan to put an end to polio in 2010, Angola will launch a national polio immunization campaign, to urgently protect the countrys children from life-long paralysis. The campaign comes hot on the heels of the World Health Organization (WHO) issuing a stark report warning of the risk of international spread, given the high number of cases being reported in Angola this year. Since the beginning of this year, the Ministry of Health has reported 19 cases of wild poliovirus in Angola. Six provinces - Luanda, Bengo, Huambo, Bie, Lunda Norte as well as Lunda Sul ...
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I am in Luanda, Angola right now, and what an interesting place. It is the most expensive city in the world: a can of coke costs $5, a car and driver for the day costs between $250-$300, and a basic hotel room with a view of people living in shacks below and cranes building more skyscrapers above is $380 (and it is difficult to find it for less).. Luanda feels like Africa mixed with Latin American and European energy and music. The traffic is bumper to bumper. It is not possible to have more than two meetings in a day because it takes that long to get from one area to another in the city. But it feels calm. Drivers in Luanda have figured out how to navigate the maze...slowly weaving in and out, letting a car in as they make a two lane road into three, and double parking with half the car on the sidewalk. Hardly anyone honks, it is hot and slow, and it feels like there is a sense of order to the chaos.. Angola is a country that has tremendous wealth, primarily derived from oil and other minerals. ...
Portuguese. LUANDA (10 May 2016) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Francois Crépeau, today called on the Government of Angola to develop a comprehensive national strategy to protect and promote the human rights of all migrants in the country.. I realise that Angola is still in a post-conflict mode and continues to face challenges in improving the lives of its own citizens. However, this neednt come at the expense of migrants and discrimination against them needs be addressed, Mr. Crépeau said at the end of his first official visit to the country.. With strong political commitment, a comprehensive migration and mobility strategy, and bilateral and multilateral mobility agreements with neighbouring countries, as well as effective human rights safeguards, Angola can fully promote and protect the human rights of migrants, he stressed. Angola attracts many of its migrants and asylum seekers from surrounding countries. Its long and porous border makes it ...
Angola is a giant jigsaw puzzle of different climates, landscapes, cultures and colors. From mountains to vast open plains, wide white beaches to thick tropical rain forest, Angola has it all, as if each of its eighteen provinces were a different country. Lubango has a mild temperate climate, Luanda is hot and dry, while Cabinda is steamy and tropical. Much of the landscape is dramatic, with plunging waterfalls, bizarre rock formations and deep gorges. With an Atlantic coastline stretching for over 1.650 kms, Angola has mighty rivers flowing into wide estuaries depositing sediments from the high plateaus to form numerous small islands, bays and sandbanks.. In Angola, you can encounter a diversity of wild animals: lions, hyenas, elephants and antelopes. Apes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles are also indigenous to this country. In the Namib Desert, which is situated in the south-west, you can find the tumboa, a unique plant with two wide leaves that are several metres long and lie on the ground of ...
Lunda Sul Province is not to be confused with Luanda Sul, a satellite city of Luanda, the capital of Angola. Lunda Sul is a province of Angola. It has an area of 77,637 km² and a 2014 census population of 516,077. Saurimo is the capital of the province. The Lunda Sul province is located in the extreme east of Angola, the capital of Saurimo located 946 kilometres (588 mi) by road east of the capital Luanda. It is bordered to the north by Lunda Norte Province, to the east by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the south by Moxico Province and southwest by Bié Province, and to the west by Malanje Province. Municipalities include Cacolo, Dala, Muconda, and Saurimo. The main road from Luanda to Lubumbashi traverses the province from west to east. The province is dominated by dry savannah land; only in the Kasai River valley are there remnants of tropical rainforest. The Kasai forms the eastern and southern frontier of Lunda Sul and is the main river of the province. The Kwango River is also a ...
Approximately 2,149 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported in Angola, including 277 deaths. The outbreak of yellow fever in Angola poses a threat to the entire world, particularly Asia. There are approximately 100,000 Chinese migrant workers in Angola who could potentially carry the virus home. Immunisation against yellow fever is practically non-existent in China and six unvaccinated workers from China returned from Angola with the virus. Asia is yet to experience a major outbreak of yellow fever, but expanding migration and globalisation make the continent highly susceptible to an epidemic. If we dont want to virus to spread, we must reach the countries where people are not vaccinated against yellow fever. We need rapid mobilisation to contain the outbreak in Angola. Increasing links between China and the African continent pose a risk to Asia, where yellow fever is virtually non-existent. The UN and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have already shipped 9 million doses of vaccine ...
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This January 1976 South African aerogram is a mess - torn and soiled, with a chunk missing from the 9¢ Angelfish stamp of 1974 (Scott 415) - but the large boxed bilingual Afrikaans and English handstamped marking in red ink, Destroy After Reading, helps explain why.. This is a letter to Rifleman H. Joseph of the Johannesburg Infantry Regiment, South African Army, from his mother. His unit was on active duty inside Angola, which had achieved independence from Portugal on Nov. 11, 1975.. Cuba had sent troops to support the Popular Movement for the Independence of Angola (MPLA), which governed the country from Luanda, the capital. South Africa, together with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, gave covert support to the MPLAs opponent, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA).. As Mrs. Joseph wrote, There was a t.v. programme last night dealing with the Angolan conflict … Altho it was interesting, they didnt show anything of the S.A. involvement, & we are still kept ...
Migrant women and girls in Angola who lack adequate legal documents have been raped and sexually exploited during expulsions carried out by Angolan security forces, a human rights group said.. Human Rights Watchs (HRW) report - If You Come Back We Will Kill You: Sexual Violence and Other Abuses against Congolese Migrants during Expulsions from Angola - denounced sexual violence, children being forced to witness such abuses, arbitrary beatings and other rights violations suffered by such Congolese migrants in detention centres in Angola.. Detainees were kept in overcrowded cells with no basic sanitation systems and with little food or clean water to drink and wash, the report added.. The military disturbed us all the time to have sex with us, said a 27-year-old Congolese woman expelled from Angola in 2011. Women accepted due to the suffering. There was nothing to either eat or drink or water to wash, she added.. Sometimes they brought biscuits for the children, but only for the women ...
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1. We must remember that it was by accident that the history of Angola became associated with Portugal. Violence is the very foundation of colonialism, which has its most ignoble expression in this slavery of Africans. It should not be forgotten that Portugal owes the Black Angolans an apology and should make amends for this terrible crime against humanity. Millions were deported and killed all over the world.. Since 1975 to the present date, the relationship between Angola and the successive Portuguese Governments have invariably been submission of Angola to a paternalistic and neo-colonialist Portugal. The MPLA and its regime being the favourite instrument for implementing this policy.. 2. By making use of the rights of all peoples to freedom, independence and cultural identity, UNITA, under the leadership of Dr. Jonas Malheiro Savimbi, has been fighting since 1966 so that the African Angolans become totally independent and free to choose the partners for harmonious relationship on the basis ...
Representative of the Open Society Initiative in Angola Esteemed colleagues We would like, first of all, to thank Mr Rafael Marques, Open Society representative in Angola, for the opportunity he has given us to express the ideas of the traditional authorities who met at the headquarters of the Angolan Forum of Traditional Authorities. Time does not allow us to make a longer input, so we will concentrate on the matter of the armed conflict. The war in Angola has already touched everyone, and much effort has already been put into the search for a solution. Yet the war never seems to stop. Because the interests and hidden agendas of those who wage and who support the war continue to complicate the process of building a real and lasting peace. The traditional authorities and local communities are witness, more disgusted on each occasion, to the destruction of peace, to the squandering of their natural resources and the killing of the Angolan people. The majority of the population has been and ...
The Portuguese colony of Angola was founded in 1575 with the arrival of Novais with a hundred families of colonist and four hundred soldiers. Luanda was granted the status of city in 1605.. Trade was mostly with Brazil; Brazilian ships were the most numerous in the ports of Luanda and Benguela.. Angola, a Portuguese colony, was in fact a colony of Brazil, paradoxically another Portuguese colony. A strong Brazilian influence was also exercised by the Jesuits in religion and education. The philosophy of war gradually gave way to the philosophy of trade. The great trade routes and the agreements that made them possible were the driving force for activities between the different areas; warlike states become states ready to produce and to sell. In the Planalto (the high plains), the most important states were those of Bié and Bailundo, the latter being noted for its production so foodstuffs and rubber. However, the colonial power, becoming ever richer and more powerful, would not tolerate the ...
As Angola grapples with its worst yellow fever outbreak in decades, the Ministry of Health, with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have extended the vaccination campaign beyond the capital Luanda into Huambo and Benguela - 2 of the other 5 provinces reporting local transmission.. Since the outbreak began in December 2015, 1908 suspected cases of yellow fever have been reported (617 laboratory confirmed) and 250 deaths have been reported. The majority of the cases are concentrated in Luanda and in two other provinces, namely, Huambo and Huila.. In order to contain the outbreak outside the capital, nearly 2.15 million people will be vaccinated in 5 densely populated urban districts in Huambo and Benguela provinces over the coming weeks. Around 1 million people in the 2 provinces have been vaccinated thus far. This targeted vaccination is critical to protect those most at risk countrywide and to stop the further spread of infection by making the best use of available ...
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Inflation Rate Mom in Angola is expected to be 1.04 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate Mom in Angola to stand at 1.21 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Angola Inflation Rate MoM is projected to trend around 1.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models. This page provides the latest reported value for - Angola Inflation Rate MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.
As Angola continues under a situation of public calamity to limit the spread of the coronavirus, reliable information remains an essential tool in the fight to protect the country. Despite early lockdowns, the number of confirmed infections in the country has climbed to more than 8,300, with more than 250 deaths, and restrictions on travel, gatherings, and businesses remain in effect, including a sanitary fence limiting movement in and out of Luanda, the pandemics epicenter in Angola (World Health Organization, 2020; Ministério da Saúde, 2020; O País, 2020).. A public opinion study published in April found that a majority of Angolans supported the countrys first state of emergency (27 March-10 April) as well as its extension, were following information about COVID-19 carefully, but had the perception that most of their fellow citizens were not taking the pandemic seriously enough (Boio, Pacatolo, & Mbangula, 2020).. A strategy of building community awareness to effectively combat the ...
In the middle of the fifteenth century, the Kongo Kingdom was the most powerful of a series of states along Africas west coast known as the Middle Atlantic kingdoms. Kongo evolved in the late fourteenth century when a group of Bakongo (Kongo people) moved south of the Congo River into northern Angola, conquering the people they found there and establishing Mbanza Kongo (now spelled Mbanza Congo), the capital of the kingdom. One of the reasons for the success of the Bakongo was their willingness to assimilate the inhabitants they conquered rather than to try to become their overlords. The people of the area thus gradually became one and were ruled by leaders with both religious and political authority. By the middle of the fifteenth century, the manikongo (Kongo king) ruled the lands of northern Angola and the north bank of the Congo River (present-day Congo and Zaire). Kongo was the first kingdom on the west coast of central Africa to come into contact with Europeans. The earliest such contact ...
Tearfund has been working in Angola for more than 20 years and currently works with six partners. Here is a selection of their work: The Evangelical Congregational Church in Angola (IECA) runs a range of projects in community development, human rights, literacy and care for people living with HIV. Tearfund supports its projects department DASEP with a church mobilisation programme which trains local church leaders to engage effectively with their local community to address and resolve local issues.. The Reformed Evangelical Church in Angola (IERA) is serving Angolan migrants whove returned from the Democratic Republic of Congo, supporting them to resettle and reintegrate into host communities in Uíge Province, through house construction for the most vulnerable, school construction, health, hygiene and leadership training.. The theological college ISTEL trains pastoral workers from across the evangelical spectrum to combat ignorance about HIV and promote hope, acceptance, respect, inclusion and ...
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The Ministry of Fisheries Luanda announced a tender for the supply of a research vessel.. The contract is for the design and construction of a fully equipped scientific research vessel for immediate operations.. The tenders should be submitted in Portuguese, and the deadline for submission is January 29, 2014.. Source. ...
The dynamics of rapid urbanisation and urban trends in the present neoliberal context, which arise from the production of space in the capitalist mode of production, are evident in the peripheries recently produced for and by low-income populations. This article examines these peripheries in representative southern African cities, with Maputo as the main case study, analysed in relation to Luanda and Johannesburg. Basing my argument on the overarching theory of the production of space, I seek to understand how the interventions undertaken by the state and low-income people, and the interrelationship between these two main agents and the urban morphology, vary according to the historical, political and socio-economic specificities of each country. I argue that in Maputo, more than in the other two cities, these specificities, expressed in the morphology of these peripheral areas, benefit some crucial aspects of the living and housing conditions of Maputos low-income population, which is the ...
In 1960 a little more than 1 percent of the total population of Angola consisted of mesticos. It has been estimated that by 1970 these people constituted perhaps 2 percent of the population. Some mesticos left at independence, but the departure of much greater numbers of Portuguese probably resulted in an increase in the proportion of mesticos in the Angolan total. In 1988 mesticos probably continued to number about 2 percent of the Angolan population. The process of mixing started very early and continued until independence. But it was not until about 1900, when the number of Portuguese in Angola was very small and consisted almost entirely of males, that the percentage of mesticos in the population exceeded the percentage of whites. After a number of generations, the antecedents of many mesticos became mixed to the extent that the Portuguese felt a need to establish a set of distinctions among them. Many mesticos accepted this system as a means of social ranking. One source suggests that the ...
Within the past three months, a rabies epidemic has claimed the lives of at least 93 children in Angolas capital city of Luanda. With the population of the city exceeding 4.5 million, most in Luanda live in slums with unhygienic conditions. Hospital physicians were unable to save any of the children due to a global shortage of rabies immunoglobulin and vaccine, both required for post-exposure treatment before the onset of symptoms. Due to the high number of deaths within such a short time period, the World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a thorough investigation.. Luandas large stray dog population has been identified as the cause of the rapid spread of the disease. Despite this, stray dog control programs have been impossible to implement due to the citys lack of any appropriate veterinary services. (Exposure to stray dogs is approximated to be the cause of over 90% of all human exposures to rabies worldwide per the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.). Rabies ...
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The World Health Organization (WHO) is reminding all travelers to the country that they are required to receive the yellow fever vaccination and to have a valid certificate of vaccination to prove that they are protected from the disease and to prevent its further spread.. Since the outbreak in Angola began in December 2015, 1 975 suspected cases of yellow fever (618 laboratory confirmed) and 258 deaths have been reported, the majority of them in the capital, Luanda, and in 2 other provinces. Amid concerns that the virus will spread to other urban areas and to neighboring countries, a large-scale vaccination campaign was launched in February 2016 and has so far reached almost 7 million people.. Cases of yellow fever linked to this outbreak have been detected in other countries of Africa and Asia. We are particularly concerned that large urban areas are at risk and we strongly urge all travelers to Angola to ensure they are vaccinated against yellow fever and carry a valid certificate, said Dr ...
AFP) - Angolas President Joao Lourenco held talks on Thursday with representatives of various youth organisations in an apparent bid to pacify restive youths after a wave of protests against his government.. Leaders from 17 students and youth groups, including from the largest opposition party UNITA, attended the meeting held at a conference centre in the capital Luanda and broadcast live on state television.. The meeting came after police and soldiers brutally cracked down on a surge of anti-government demonstrations that have rocked Africas second largest oil producing nation in recent months.. The UNITA-backed protests in Luanda have been against unemployment, the high cost of living and alleged state corruption, among other reasons.. Lourenco said that while demonstrating is a right protected by the constitution, that right is temporarily restricted by the measures imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus.. He also said that demonstrations must not end in violence.. At least 100 ...
Press Release - President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has arrived in Angola to attend the Summit of the SADC Organ Troika plus Chairperson of SADC which will take place in Luanda, Angola today, 21 November 2017.
This is the first time that simple and affordable microbiological methods for ON screening have been assayed in a population of newborns in Luanda. This work has some limitations derived mainly from the lack of experience of the local ophthalmologists in performing clinical studies and collecting data in an appropriate form, but it can be considered as the first attempt to develop ophthalmic clinical research in Angola. Results are not tried to be generalized but to contribute to convince the health authorities to adopt some prophylactic measures to reduce the burden of ON.. Culture and real time-PCR techniques are currently considered the most accurate, but routine use of these technologies in Angola is not yet possible and the goal of this work was to determine if was possible to provide the on-site ophthalmologists with some easy-to-perform screening tools that are able to reveal the possible aetiology of ON. Gram and MB staining techniques were considered as appropriate options [9] to ...
The latest truce in Angola has given the country more hope than its had in a long time. Thats because Jonas Savimbi, the leader of the UNITA rebel movement since its inception in the 1960s, died in a battle with government troops in 2002. The loss of one of the civil wars original instigators quickly propelled both sides to the negotiating table, and an agreement was signed just more than a month after Savimbis death.. Even if peace holds, Angola will not be a desirable tourist destination for some time: Just cleaning up the mess from the war will take years. The infrastructure is in shambles, and land mines pose a terrible threat. Whats more, the country is ravaged by disease and malnutrition. In short, it will be a long time before Angolas natural beauty will once again be available for travelers ...
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By Mark James Johnson, IFRC. With one of the largest mass yellow fever vaccination campaigns ever attempted in Africa underway in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo this week, Red Cross volunteers are donning the familiar red vests and fanning out across both countries to aid in the response.. Since the first confirmed reports of yellow fever in Angola in January 2016, mass vaccination campaigns have covered most of the affected parts of the country. The Angola Red Cross has been on the frontline of the response since the beginning - assisting with administering vaccinations, and reaching into communities to talk with people about the importance of vaccinations, and to share messages on how families can keep themselves protected from the mosquito-borne disease. Recently, the next stage of the pre-emptive vaccination phase, targeting three million people in 18 districts, began. Four additional districts on the border with Namibia will be targeted over coming weeks.. The Angolan ...
The outbreak started in December 2015 in Viana Municipality, a suburb of the capital city of Luanda, and has since spread to other municipalities in the province. Since that time, additional cases have been reported in the provinces of Kwanza Sul, Huambo, and Huila.. As of the most recent report yesterday, 240 cases have been reported, including 51 fatalities.. The Ministry of Health is working with the World Health Organization to control the outbreak and has initiated an emergency vaccination campaign in Viana Municipality, with plans to possibly extend the campaign to the entire Luanda Province.. The government of Angola requires all travelers older than 9 months to show proof of yellow fever vaccination on arrival. In addition, CDC recommends that all travelers aged 9 months or older be vaccinated against yellow fever.. The CDC notes that travelers can protect themselves from yellow fever by getting yellow fever vaccine and preventing mosquito bites. Visit a yellow fever vaccination (travel) ...
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The Angolan government has been introducing several initiatives to encourage investment and business opportunities in the oil rich country since former president José Eduardo dos Santos stepped down.. The first new president in 38 years, João Lourenço, took over at the end of 2017. One of his first initiatives was to relax the visa requirements for countries like Botswana, Mauritius, the Seychelles, Zimbabwe and notably Singapore.. Citizens from Namibia, South Africa, Mozambique, the Cape Verde, Rwanda and Zambia can enter Angola without having to apply for a business or tourist visa.. It is clearly an effort by the Angolan government to encourage business and investments into the country, and to alleviate the unavailability of foreign currency in the country and the challenges behind that, said Tarissa Wareley, immigration specialist at Xpatweb.. She said another innovative decision is to allow people to conduct business under a tourist visa. This is a concession to investors from ...
JOHANNESBURG/WINDHOEK/LUANDA As one of the worst droughts in 30 years grips the southern African countries of Angola and Namibia, the threat of hunger, malnutrition, disease and lost livelihoods is growing., , , , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QiVTKmbDYs, , , , , , After almost three decades of low seasonal rainfall and a second year of failed rains, more than 778,000 people are either severely or moderately food insecure in northern Namibia. These include an estimated 109,000 children under the...
One of the largest emergency vaccination campaigns ever attempted in Africa will start in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo this week as WHO and partners work to curb a yellow fever outbreak that has killed more than 400 people and sickened thousands more.. Working with Ministries of Health in the 2 countries, WHO is coordinating 56 global partners to vaccinate more than 14 million people against yellow fever in more than 8000 locations. The yellow fever outbreak has found its way to dense, urban areas and hard-to-reach border regions, making planning for the vaccination campaign especially complex.. Emergency yellow fever vaccination campaigns have already reached more than 13 million people in Angola and more than 3 million in Democratic Republic of the Congo. These campaigns have been crucial to stopping the spread of the outbreak. Some areas are still considered at high risk and so preventive vaccination campaigns are planned for the capital city of Kinshasa in Democratic Republic ...
Christian missionary work in Angola and Mozambique during the colonial and postcolonial eras was shaped by a complex of factors related to religion, education, and politics. Missionaries networks of local support played an outstanding role in their humanitarian work, particularly in the 20th and 21st centuries.By the end of the 19th century, Catholic and Protestant missions had established themselves in Angola and Mozambique. Until 1974, Protestants had a tense relationship with the Portuguese authorities, as they were suspected of serving the political interests of some European countries against Portugal, and later of supporting African opposition to colonial domination. Unlike the Protestants, the Catholic Church enjoyed a close collaboration with the ruling regime. Under the Concordat and the Missionary Accord of 1940 and the Missionary Statute of 1941, which were agreed between the Vatican and Portugal, Catholic missions enjoyed a privileged position to the detriment of Protestants, whose
African pygmy toads of the genus Poyntonophrynus are some of the least known species of African toads. The genus comprises ten recognized species endemic to sub-Saharan Africa, five of which are restricted to southwestern Africa. Recent field research in Angola provided new material for three species of Poyntonophrynus, including a morphologically distinctive population from the Serra da Neve Inselberg. Based on a combination of external morphology, high-resolution computed tomography scanning, and molecular phylogenetic analysis, the Serra da Neve population is described as new species that is nested within the genus. The most striking character that differentiates the newly described species from its congeners is the lack of a tympanic middle ear, a condition common in the family Bufonidae, but so far not known for Poyntonophrynus. The description of this new species from southwestern Angola reinforces the biogeographic importance of the region and further suggests that southwestern Africa is the
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Offshore staff. LONDON - Genel Energy says it will pull out of its drilling programs offshore Malta, Angola, and Morocco and record a non-cash exploration write-off of around $480 million in its 2014 accounts.. The Hagar Qim-1 well on the Area 4 license offshore Malta was drilled to the Eocene before being P&Ad with no indication of hydrocarbons.. The Noble Paul Romano then moved to the Nour prospect where the well targeted prospective resources of 300 MMbbl at a 20% probability of success.. In June 2014, the Stena Carron spudded an exploration well on the Dilolo prospect in block 39 offshore Angola.. All prospects were P&Ad by the company and its respective partners after failing to encounter pay or continuous flow. 01/27/2015. [Native Advertisement] ...
Angola with a GDP of $105.8B ranked the 63rd largest economy in the world, while East Timor ranked 171st with $2.6B. By GDP 5-years average growth and GDP per capita, Angola and East Timor ranked 166th vs 137th and 128th vs 146th, respectively.
23 March 2005. Laboratory tests have identified Marburg virus as the causative agent in an outbreak of suspected viral haemorrhagic fever in Angola. Virus was detected 21 March in samples from nine of twelve fatal cases.. Retrospective analysis has now identified 102 cases in the outbreak, which dates back to October 2004. Of these cases, 95 have been fatal.. Most cases are presently concentrated in Uige Province in the northern part of the country (see map below).. Since the start of the outbreak, the monthly number of cases has progressively increased, but this increase could be the result of intensified surveillance. Around 75% of cases have occurred in children under the age of 5 years. Cases in adults include a small number of health care workers.. Marburg virus disease has no vaccine or curative treatment, and can be rapidly fatal. In the present outbreak, most deaths have occurred between 3 to 7 days following the onset of symptoms.. Past outbreaks indicate that close contact with bodily ...
The worrying Yellow Fever outbreaks in Africa, specifically in Angola, have aggravated the international shortage of Yellow Fever vaccine.
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On August 22, 2007, Risperdal was approved as the only drug agent available for treatment of schizophrenia in youth ages 13 17; it was also approved that same day for treatment of bipolar disorder in youth and children ages 10 17, joining lithium. Risperidone contains the functional groups of benzisoxazole and piperidine as part of its molecular structure. In 2003 the FDA approved risperidone for the short-term treatment of the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder. In 2006 the FDA approved risperidone for the treatment of irritability in children and adolescents with autism. The FDA`s decision was based in part on a study of autistic children with severe and enduring problems of violent meltdowns, aggression, and self-injury; risperidone is not recommended for autistic children with mild aggression and explosive behavior without an enduring pattern. Like other atypical antipsychotics, risperidone has also been used off-label for the treatment of anxiety disorders, such as ...
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Thanks for the memories! I taught grades 9-10 @ Opuwos Putavanga JSS a few years back. I can see my school (and I think my house!) from the air shot of Opuwo town, as well as so many of the dusty roads I hiked everyday: to the post office, bakery and stores. Kaokoland is true Africa (versus the Europized central cities of Windhoek, Omaruru, Swakop, etc.) and the inhabitants, the Himba, Namibias national treasure. The Himba courageously took on the Namibian & Angolan governments when they resisted the Epupa Falls hydroelectric dam project in the late 1990s. It would have wiped out their land and life they hold so precious. While tourists have added to many Himba village larders over the past since the war ended, constant western contact threatens their pastoral culture and traditions. Its such a complex and difficult situation, but such a stunningly beautiful landscape ...
The main purpose of this trial is to test if mortality of childhood bacterial meningitis can be reduced by slow, continuous infusion of cefotaxime initially, instead of the traditional bolus administration four times daily (qid), combined with high-dose paracetamol orally, when both treatments are executed for the first 4 days. The series will be collected at Hospital Pediátrico David Bernardino, Luanda, Angola. The recruitment of patients begins, the conditions permitting, in early 2012. The criteria for patient participation is a child at the age of 2 months to 15 years who presents with the symptoms and signs suggestive of bacterial meningitis, for whom a lumbar puncture is performed, and the cerebrospinal fluid analysis suggests bacterial meningitis.
Biography Alcino Silva was born in Portugal in 1961, but his family moved to Luanda, Angola, when he was 3 years old. He came to the United States to attend Rutgers University in 1979. There, he worked with William Sofer on Drosophila tRNA non-sense suppressors and minored on philosophy (epistemology). In 1983 he joined the graduate program of human genetics at the University of Utah, where he worked with Ray White, a pioneer in Human Genetics, on the inheritance of epigenetic information (Silva et al, 1988; Cell PMID: 2898978). While a graduate student, Dr. Silva organized yearly graduate symposia where leading luminaries from the Arts and Sciences shared their insights on the nature of innovation and creativity. During his post-doctoral work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with Nobel Laureate Dr. Susumu Tonegawa (1988-92), Dr. Alcino J. Silva introduced transgenic mice to neuroscience studies of learning and memory and pioneered the field of Molecular and Cellular Cognition (Silva ...
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The Portuguese established themselves on the west coast of Africa towards the close of the I 5th century. The river Congo was discovered by Diogo Cam or Cao in 1482. He erected a stone pillar at the mouth of the river, which accordingly took the title of Rio de Padrao, and established friendly relations with the natives, who reported that the country was subject to a great monarch, Mwani Congo or lord of Congo, resident at Bonza Congo. The Portuguese were not long in making themselves influential in the country. Gon9alo de Sousa was despatched on a formal embassy in 1490; and the first missionaries entered the country in his train. The king was soon afterwards baptized and Christianity was nominally established as the national religion. In 1534 a cathedral was founded at Bonza Congo (renamed Sao Salvador), and in 1560 the Jesuits arrived with Paulo Diaz de Novaes. Of the prosperity of the country the Portuguese have left the most glowing and indeed incredible accounts. It was, however, about ...
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Measles is one of the leading causes of death in children and one of the most contagious diseases known. Among susceptible people (those who are unvaccinated and never had it before), 90% who come into contact with a case will become infected. Measles kills about 450 people (mostly children) on average every day. It is preventable through vaccination. In some part of the world, vaccination has never been widespread enough to prevent outbreaks. Due to decreased levels of vaccination in places with formerly excellent coverage, measles is a re-emerging threat that has been in the news a great deal recently. On February 20th, a woman with measles traveled from London to Washington, DCs Dulles International Airport (IAD). She traveled around the city and two days later flew from Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) to Albuquerque (ABQ), with a three hour layover at Denver International Airport (DIA). Thousands of travelers may have been exposed. Although Public Health officials are ...
In the majority of cases, the infection is asymptomatic - persons do not exhibit symptoms. Those that do have very mild symptoms and the infection may go unnoticed. Symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, stiff neck, muscle pain, and vomiting. In some cases, the virus enters the bloodstream to attack the Central Nervous System which causes paralysis, usually in the legs. This is also known as Acute Flaccid Paralysis where the limbs become floppy. In severe cases, patients can become quadriplegic when the thorax and abdomen muscles become paralyzed and have difficulty breathing, swallowing, or speaking. Post-Polio Syndrome, characterized by muscle weakness, joint and muscle pain, and severe fatigue, can occur in survivors 15 to 40 years after being exposed to the virus. Treatment includes supportive care of symptoms, antispasmodic medication, physiotherapy, and even orthopedic surgery. ...
With its 733,643 people, Bhutan is the 163rd largest country in the world by population. It is the 135th largest country in the world by area with 38,394 square kilometers. In 1865, Britain and Bhutan signed the Treaty of Sinchulu, under which Bhutan would receive an annual subsidy in exchange for ceding some border land to British India. Under British influence, a monarchy was set up in 1907; three years later, a treaty was signed whereby the British agreed not to interfere in Bhutanese internal affairs, and Bhutan allowed Britain to direct its foreign affairs. This role was assumed by independent India after 1947. Two years later, a formal Indo-Bhutanese accord returned to Bhutan the areas annexed by the British, formalized the annual subsidies the country received, and defined Indias responsibilities in defense and foreign relations. In March 2005, King Jigme Singye WANGCHUCK unveiled the governments draft constitution - which introduced major democratic reforms - and pledged to hold a ...
Victória de Barros explained that the national territory has good climate conditions and soil quality, as well as enough water for the development of aquaculture, reports AngolaPress.. It is an activity that is also part of the guidelines within the governments policy, aimed at the diversification of our economy, stressed the Fisheries minister.. She further explained that the draft document of measures to be taken for the development of aquaculture has two main lines, one of which is turned to small production, designed for young people who, with some training and encouragement from the Fisheries Ministry, can get some earnings and provide some well-being to their respective families, as well as another project linked to the stimulation of commercial aquaculture, with the intervention of the private sector.. So, we want to stimulate the entrepreneurs and the people who want to begin a business to venture to enter into the aquaculture activity, and for that we have the possibility to supply ...
The commander of National Police in the northern Cuanza Norte province Commissioner Simão de Sousa Pereira Inglês Tuesday assured the staffs readiness to ensure the public order and tranquility during the electoral process.
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Receiving a warm welcome, the team was taken into town. The next few days were spent within the local community learning more about the needs of the people and how we could help.. The pastors were able to spend time with the local pastor and elders, answering their questions and sharing teaching. The church in Jamba is new, and there were no Bibles. Few people have a deep knowledge of the Bible.. Brent shares, The needs are so great. They are so far away and the roads are weeks away from anywhere. Their crops are being destroyed by elephants. The people sleep in their fields (so they can try to chase the elephants away). Healthcare is nil. Even though they have some good trained nurses, there is no medicine.. ...
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"Flight from Angola". economist.com. Retrieved 21 February 2014. Ahrens, Lula. "Race relations in Angola". thisisafrica.me. ... The vast majority of white settlers in Angola have been of Portuguese ancestry, both in colonial days and today. Germans and ... Currently, Whites are a minority ethnic group in Angola, accounting for over 1% of the country's population. The White ... Angola". CIA. Retrieved 2014-01-31. Stapleton, Timothy J. Encyclopedia of African Colonial Conflicts. ABC-CLIO, an Imprint of ...
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"Caiuera commune needs 30 teachers". Portal Del Angola. Retrieved 17 May 2018. "Angola". Censo 2014. Retrieved 12 June 2018. v t ... Caivera is a city and commune of Angola, located in the province of Bié. "Caiuera and Chipeta get means for sanitation". Agecia ...
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Wheeler, Douglas L.; Pélissier, René (1971). Angola. Praeger Publishers. p. 64. The 1873 abolition of increased dizimo (African ...
Communes of Angola "Kangote". GADM. Retrieved 17 May 2018. "Kangote". Mapanet. Retrieved 17 May 2018. "Angola". Censo 2014. ... Kangote is a commune of Angola, located in the province of Bié. ...
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"G3/S3 - ANGOLA/SECURITY - Angola FLEC leaders call off war in Cabinda". Wikileaks. 9 July 2010. Retrieved 26 January 2015. " ... "ANGOLA - SECOND, "DEFINITIVE" CEASE-FIRE SIGNED IN CABINDA". Wikileaks. 19 July 2006. Retrieved 26 January 2015. "ANGOLA - GRA ... In November 1975, Angola gained independence from Portugal, claiming Cabinda as part of its territory. The provisional Cabindan ... AfricaReview - Angola's Cabinda rebels to 'lay down arms', May 2, 2013. Retrieved January 5, 2015. "Procesos de Paz" (PDF). ...
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  • Born and raised in Luanda, Angola , Neide started her acting career in local theater in 2004, at the age of 18, being cast in the television soap "Sede de Viver" a year later. (wikipedia.org)
  • Neide was born on July 4, 1986, in Luanda , Angola and is the only child of José António Vieira and Isabel Maria de Fátima Sousa Van-Dúnem, although she has three half-brothers and six half-sisters. (wikipedia.org)
  • On December 1, the Order of Evangelical Pastors of Angola protested in Luanda against the decree's abolishment of the ecumenical associations and violation of freedom of religion. (state.gov)
  • Staff from the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) visited Luanda in April to assist Angola join the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) and Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). (un.org)
  • The capital of Angola is Luanda. (conservapedia.com)
  • Practically everything in Angola costs more because cronies take a cut: Luanda, the capital, was recently ranked as the most expensive city in the world for expats. (economist.com)
  • Emirates' African network will expand to 15 destinations with the restart of Luanda, Angola. (eturbonews.com)
  • The answer is Luanda, in Angola. (pri.org)
  • The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Luanda, the capital of Angola. (pri.org)
  • But Luanda is frustrated by Kabila's handling of several crises, including his failure to step aside when his mandate ended last December and a conflict in which refugees have poured across his country's long border into Angola. (reuters.com)
  • Angola has had differences in the past with Congo, including over their maritime border, competing claims to offshore oil and the expulsion by Luanda of tens of thousands of Congolese diamond miners more than a decade ago. (reuters.com)
  • LUANDA, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Angola plans to launch the first biometric passport model in the last quarter of 2021, the Migration and Foreigners Service told the press on Wednesday. (xinhuanet.com)
  • The city of Luanda, the capital of Angola, was recently named the most expensive city in the world to live in for expatriates, beating out Tokyo, Hong Kong and Moscow. (pbs.org)
  • On February 2, police in the police headquarters of Cacuaco, Luanda, arrested Queirós Anastácio Chilúvia, editor of Rádio Despertar, which is owned by the opposition party, National Union for the Total Liberation of Angola (UNITA). (hrw.org)
  • LUANDA, Angola -- The government and rebel leaders are trying to strike a deal to carve up Angola's $1 billion-a-year diamond business, in hopes of preventing war from returning to this former Portuguese colony. (wsj.com)
  • CDC established a partnership with the Angola Ministry of Health in 2002 and is currently providing critical support for a range of health issues including controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic, reducing the burden of tuberculosis (TB), addressing the threat of malaria, and developing a skilled public health workforce. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officially opened an office in Angola in October 2002. (cdc.gov)
  • Following the end of the war in 2002, Angola emerged as a relatively stable unitary, presidential constitutional republic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Energy portal African LNG terminals Energy in Angola Corruption in Angola 2002 in Angola Economy of Angola "Angola LNG to Deploy ConocoPhillips Liquefaction Tech". Downstream Today. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2 December 2002, Rome -- In Angola, the food situation of a large number of displaced people gives serious cause for concern. (fao.org)
  • In 2002, FAO provided seeds and tools throughout the country, including some of the remotest areas of Angola, funded by the United States and Japan. (fao.org)
  • 640bn is the amount of money that Angola is thought to have made from oil and gas exports since 2002. (economist.com)
  • Tuberculosis has been declining worldwide but in Angola the incidence of TB rose 16 percent from 2002 to 2016, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). (voanews.com)
  • Peace accords in 1991 and 1994 failed to end fighting between the rebel National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) and the government, controlled by the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), but the death of UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi in 2002 helped to spur a successful ceasefire deal later that year. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Migrants from conflict-torn DRC cross into Angola to work in diamond mines and many more flocked into the country after large oil reservoirs were found off Angola's coast after the end of the civil war in 2002. (reuters.com)
  • President José Eduardo dos Santos and his party, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), retained tight control over the political system and significantly restricted civil liberties during 2016. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Angola LNG has been repeatedly shut for lengthy periods since it first started up in mid-2013, including a more than two-year shutdown from April 2014 to June 2016 to fix design flaws. (reuters.com)
  • Angola suffered the world's worst yellow fever epidemic in a generation in 2016 with about 4,000 suspected cases and 380 deaths, and the country is now in the grip of a malaria outbreak with more than 300,000 cases so far this year. (voanews.com)
  • the Broad Convergence for the Salvation of Angola-Electoral Coalition (CASA-CE) won 8 seats, the Social Renewal Party (PRS) won 3, and the National Front for Angolan Liberation (FNLA) won 2. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The Angolan participants, who included representatives of the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defence, Industry, Justice, Transport, Trade, Finance (customs) as well as the national police, took an active part in the workshop, asking detailed questions on the implementation of the two Conventions and discussed how the potential benefits in areas such as trade in chemicals and the capacity for disease outbreak surveillance and response could be realized in practice in Angola. (un.org)
  • With support from Prince Harry, Angola and the international community, HALO will continue to work towards a mine-free Angola for the benefit of the Angolan people. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • But investigative Angolan journalist Rafael Marques charged that the West's reaction to the election demonstrated a double standard, leading it to condemn the failures of democracy in Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe but ignore similar shortcomings in Angola because of the latter's massive oil resources. (latimes.com)
  • In February, Angola security agents harassed and threatened two Angolan defense witnesses, brought to a court hearing in Portugal by Marques, before their travel to Portugal and upon their return to Angola. (hrw.org)
  • Migrant women and girls in Angola who lack adequate legal documents have been raped and sexually exploited during expulsions carried out by Angolan security forces, a human rights group said. (reuters.com)
  • FILE PHOTO: Kaombo Norte floating oil platform is seen at night off the coast of Angola, November 8, 2018. (reuters.com)
  • The country descended into a devastating civil war the same year, between the ruling People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), backed by the Soviet Union and Cuba, and the insurgent anti-communist National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), supported by the United States and South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Grey Foam Nest Tree Frog (Chiromantis xerampelina) is a frog species native to Angola, Namibia , Malawi , Botswana , Mozambique , Zambia , and South Africa. (worldatlas.com)
  • Angola Cables peering at NAPAfrica Angola Cables has chosen NAPAfrica in South Africa as its peering point. (mybroadband.co.za)
  • Angola Cables opening a point of presence in South Africa Angola Cables, which is building the Monet and SACS cables between the Americas and Africa, will launch a point of presence in South Africa. (mybroadband.co.za)
  • South Africa, Namibia and Angola have sent the European Union a letter - on an official South African letterhead and signed by the three countries' ambassadors - reiterating concern about the interim economic partnership agreement and urging the EU to allow more time before the pact is signed. (bilaterals.org)
  • During 2019, Angola trained 120 community health workers in malaria case management, facilitating the prompt and appropriate treatment for malaria in communities with limited access to health services. (cdc.gov)
  • Angola LNG faced an extended plant shutdown of more than three years from December 2015 to January 2019 to sort out a number of project issues that caused an incident on 10 April 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angola has an exclave province, the province of Cabinda that borders the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (wikipedia.org)
  • the best-known of these was the Kingdom of the Kongo, based in Angola, which extended northward to what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo and Gabon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angola is a country located between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Namibia in the Southern region of Africa. (worldatlas.com)
  • The Red Tree Frog (Leptopelis Rufus) is a unique frog species found in several African countries including Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Angola. (worldatlas.com)
  • The Portuguese established their primary early trading post at Soyo, which is now the northernmost city in Angola apart from the Cabinda exclave. (wikipedia.org)
  • More than100 victims and witnesses to abuses were interviewed by HRW, during expulsions from the Cabinda enclave and the diamond-rich Lunda Norte province in Angola to the Congolese provinces of Bas-Congo and Kasai-Occidental, between 2009 and 2011. (reuters.com)
  • As for the rebel UNITA movement, its leader, Jonas Savimbi, said in a recent interview that reports of a humanitarian crisis in Angola were - in his words - "a big lie. (globalsecurity.org)
  • A cease-fire agreement between the government and UNITA forces in April this year brought peace to Angola, a country devastated by almost three decades of conflict. (fao.org)
  • A 1994 peace accord between the government and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) provided for the integration of former UNITA insurgents into the government and armed forces. (travlang.com)
  • We wish to make it absolutely clear to everyone that the African people of Angola categorically reject this system and stand vigilant and ready to fight it vigorously, through their instrument of struggle for liberation 'UNITA', using all means at its disposal. (fas.org)
  • Portuguese: [ɐ̃ˈɡɔlɐ]), officially the Republic of Angola (Portuguese: República de Angola), is a country located on the west coast of Southern Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angola is a country in southwestern Africa . (conservapedia.com)
  • IF ANY country ever needed a fresh start, Angola does. (economist.com)
  • However, in Angola, the world's deadliest country for children, this isn't always the case. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Angola would be the second country from sub-Saharan Africa and the first new member since Nigeria joined in 1971. (theoildrum.com)
  • Prince Harry followed in his mother's footsteps when he visited Angola to see the work of clearing the country of the mines which continue to maim its civilian population. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Sixteen years after Diana, Princess of Wales, visited the country in a ground-breaking visit to highlight the work of the Halo Trust, during which she was famously pictured walking through a recently cleared minefield wearing protective equipment, the Price saw for himself the charity's efforts to rid Angola of its deadly legacy of civil war. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • 3. The political posture of successive Portuguese Governments towards Angola since the signing of the Bicesse Treaty to today, is a repetition of history and confirms that the Portuguese authorities persist in perpetrating the colonial system in our country. (fas.org)
  • 4. In a hopeless attempt to save the autocratic corrupt, incompetent and unpopular regime of Jose Eduardo dos Santos from collapse, due to the heavy blows inflicted by the Generalised Popular Resistance and other national social challenges, Jaime Gama turned into a star for the continuity of Portuguese colonialism in Angola, is suggesting absurd plans for joint action by the UN, OAU and SADC, just as if Angola was his country. (fas.org)
  • 6. Whatever the acrobatics that the Government of Portugal may still perform on behalf of the regime of Eduardo dos Santos on political, diplomatic, military or economic fronts, it should be taken for certain that the Africans of Angola will put an end to the process of colonialism in our country by bringing down the regime of Jose Eduardo dos Santos. (fas.org)
  • From mountains to vast open plains, wide white beaches to thick tropical rain forest, Angola has it all, as if each of its eighteen provinces were a different country. (brusselsairlines.com)
  • Angola is a country of extreme wealth, thanks to oil and diamonds. (pbs.org)
  • But Angola also bears the distinction of being the country with the highest child mortality rate in the world. (pbs.org)
  • Angola, rich oil country, diamonds. (pbs.org)
  • International health workers say the country is leaving itself open to further outbreaks, with some warning of cholera spreading from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo and others of a potentially devastating epidemic like ebola, a strain of which struck Angola in 2005. (voanews.com)
  • Due to its status as a country with a high rate of infant mortality residents of Angola must cope with a number of health care issues associated with pregnancy, childbirth, and early childhood development. (worldatlas.com)
  • Angola is expected to formally announce the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos' controversial 37-year rule Saturday, and name a successor to lead the ailing African oil-producing country. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • While it will be a new page in the history of Angola, the departure of the former Marxist guerrilla fighter is unlikely to shake up the running of the country. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Angola is a country of great natural and cultural diversity. (cmi.no)
  • Angola is located on the South Atlantic Coast of West Africa between Namibia and the Republic of the Congo . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Zambezi River and several tributaries of the Congo River have their sources in Angola. (wikipedia.org)
  • He said that DR Congo and Angola, along with the Republic of Congo, had cooperated in the past to deal with such health threats. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Angola, a regional political and military heavyweight, has on several occasions provided vital support for Kabila, who took over as president of Democratic Republic of Congo in 2001 following the assassination of his father. (reuters.com)
  • In December Angola withdrew military trainers it had sent to Congo, where wars at the turn of the century killed millions and sucked in neighbouring countries. (reuters.com)
  • Foreign Minister Georges Chikoti made clear that patience was running out in May, when he questioned a statement in which Congo said a conflict in the Kasai region bordering Angola had been resolved after several months. (reuters.com)
  • But Angola, whose population of about 26 million is much smaller than its neighbour's, believes its interests are best served if Congo is stable, though weak, and has stepped in militarily or diplomatically in the past to keep the status quo. (reuters.com)
  • The SADC Secretariat has achieved little progress in getting Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo to joining its trade liberalisation process, the Free Trade Area, which has been in existence for nearly three years now. (bilaterals.org)
  • The United Nations concluded its voluntary refugee repatriation program in 2007, but Angola and the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) each subsequently engaged in forced expulsions of the other's citizens, affecting tens of thousands of people. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Since 2003, Angola has carried out a sustained effort to expel migrants - the majority of whom are citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo - saying this is done to protect national security, HRW said. (reuters.com)
  • WASHINGTON - The government of Angola has not done enough to combat pervasive corruption and mismanagement, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. (commondreams.org)
  • And as the US Senate conducted its recent investigation into corruption in Angola and elsewhere, he announced a new Law on Administrative Probity, to reduce corruption by government officials. (commondreams.org)
  • Stand-By Arrangement with the IMF offers both the framework and international impetus to make substantive improvements and combat corruption in Angola. (commondreams.org)
  • The West has completely colluded in this [election result], not just because of oil but because Angola is a sort of a cafeteria for Western companies to do business without ethics," said Marques, in a reference to the country's high levels of corruption. (latimes.com)
  • President José Eduardo dos Santos, in power for 35 years, has faced increasing criticism in Angola for rampant corruption, bad governance, and government repression. (hrw.org)
  • Princess Diana visited Angola in support of the Halo Trust in 1997, not long before her death in a car crash in Paris. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • CDC Angola works closely with the National AIDS Program and National TB Program to support the development of Angola's health information systems and workforce. (cdc.gov)
  • The government has improved the publication of oil revenue figures, the Human Rights Watch report says, but human indicators in Angola remain abysmal and have not been commensurate with the rapid growth in Angola's national wealth. (commondreams.org)
  • South African fire detection tech to assist Angola A South African fire detection system will be used to deal with Angola's wildfire problem, the CSIR said on Wednesday. (mybroadband.co.za)
  • More than 1890 people have already lost their lives and more than 46 700 cases have been recorded in Angola, in what has become the worst cholera outbreak in Angola's recent history. (ifrc.org)
  • There was disappointment this week among Angola's civil society groups that the West, with huge oil interests in Angola, was not more critical of the election's shortcomings. (latimes.com)
  • The World's Marco Werman explains how an international dance sound from Angola ended up in Portugal and took Europe by storm. (pri.org)
  • Angola LNG is the world's first LNG plant supplied with associated gas that is a byproduct of crude oil production from nearby offshore blocks. (chevron.com)
  • There are 0 Foreclosures properties available in Angola, LA . You may try a new search, or check these nearby areas for Foreclosures homes. (realtytrac.com)
  • CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Angola wants to cash in on the roughly 3 billion cubic feet per day of associated natural gas it produces, most of which is now flared, the petroleum minister said on Wednesday. (reuters.com)
  • [2] In mainland Portugal , the homeland of the colonial authorities who ruled Angola from the 16th century until 1975, by the end of the 19th century the illiteracy rates were at over 80 percent and higher education was reserved for a small percentage of the population as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, there is a particularly worrisome yellow fever outbreak in Angola due to the increasing number of cases, a vaccine shortage, and another. (healthmap.org)
  • Since December 5, 2015, a Yellow fever outbreak in Angola has claimed 125 lives, with 664 suspected cases [1, 2]. (healthmap.org)
  • Angola Red Cross volunteers responding to their country's yellow fever outbreak are using a number of skills in their life-saving disease prevention work - medical knowledge, patience, kindness… and languages. (ifrc.org)
  • In Angola, where the worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years has killed 361 people since December 2015, a social mobilization and vaccination campaign led by public health workers and Angola Red Cross volunteers, aims to provide vaccinations and information about how to remain protected from the disease across every province. (ifrc.org)
  • Angola LNG is a liquid natural gas (LNG) facility in Soyo, Angola. (wikipedia.org)
  • Located in Soyo and operated by Angola LNG Limited, ALNG commercializes associated natural gas produced by Chevron and other crude oil operators. (chevron.com)
  • Learn how our wildlife biologists managed to protect the people of Soyo, Zaire province, Angola - as well as a variety of deadly snake species in the area - prior to the construction of the Angola LNG plant. (chevron.com)
  • Malnutrition is another leading cause of death in Angola. (worldatlas.com)
  • Laboratory tests have identified Marburg virus as the causative agent in an outbreak of suspected viral haemorrhagic fever in Angola. (who.int)
  • The Council of the European Union today adopted a decision to open negotiations in view of an agreement on investment facilitation with the Republic of Angola. (bilaterals.org)
  • The ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by President Jose Eduardo dos Santos since 1979, has been in power since independence in 1975 and exercised tight, centralized control over government planning, policymaking, and media outlets. (state.gov)
  • Although the 2012 elections ended in another victory for his ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), the authorities intensified repressive measures, restricting freedom of expression, association, and assembly. (hrw.org)
  • But the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), in power since 1975, has officially remained silent on the matter. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • CDC Angola provides critical support to the Ministry of Health (MOH) for a range of health issues, including controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic, reducing the burden of tuberculosis, addressing the threat of malaria, and developing a skilled public health workforce. (cdc.gov)
  • WHO is supporting efforts by the Ministry of Health in Angola to strengthen infection control in hospitals, to intensify case detection and contact tracing, and to improve public understanding of the disease and its modes of transmission. (who.int)
  • Lusevikueno also gave reaction to the draw pairing Angola with Zimbabwe for the final round of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. (bbc.co.uk)
  • However, Angola is one of the most prolific deepwater suppliers in the world and these numbers are expected to increase. (theoildrum.com)
  • Angola deepwater production has been a success story. (theoildrum.com)
  • The polymer-injection project in the Dalia field, one of the main fields of Block 17 in deepwater Angola, represents a world first for both surface and subsurface aspects. (spe.org)
  • Angola shares stories of civil war, the wealth of natural resources and the power of music as a form of expression. (goethe.de)
  • Angola is endowed with a wealth of native amphibians. (worldatlas.com)
  • Angola LNG is a partnership of state-owned Sonangol, Chevron, BP, Eni and Total. (reuters.com)
  • Chevron holds a 38.1 percent interest in the 87-mile (140-km) pipeline, which was designed to transport up to 250 million cubic feet per day of natural gas from Blocks 0 and 14 to the Angola LNG Plant. (chevron.com)
  • Angola is the third largest producer of diamonds in Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angola is the largest producer of oil in sub-Saharan Africa, yet millions of Angolans have limited access to basic social services. (commondreams.org)
  • At a gathering in Abuja on Thursday [December 14], ministers from the 11 member countries opted to cut their production by another 500,000 barrels per day from February and accepted African producer Angola as a new member from January 1. (theoildrum.com)
  • Angola rivals Nigeria as Africa's biggest oil producer, and is ranked by the watchdog group Transparency International as equally corrupt. (latimes.com)
  • Angola, which rivals Nigeria as Africa's biggest oil producer, and the United States will sign a trade and investment deal next week to boost bilateral trade, the US ambassador to Angola was cited as saying on Tuesday. (bilaterals.org)
  • After a protracted anti-colonial struggle, Angola achieved independence in 1975 as a Marxist-Leninist one-party Republic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Civil war has been the norm in Angola since independence from Portugal in 1975. (travlang.com)
  • The MPLA has ruled Angola since independence from Portugal in 1975. (latimes.com)
  • Since 1975 to the present date, the relationship between Angola and the successive Portuguese Governments have invariably been submission of Angola to a paternalistic and neo-colonialist Portugal. (fas.org)
  • Angola was racked by civil war for nearly three decades following independence from Portugal in 1975. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Angola is a former Portuguese colony and has considerable natural resources, most notably petroleum and diamonds . (wikipedia.org)
  • This centuries-long missionary educational endeavor in Portuguese Angola was subject to Portuguese coordination with pedagogical and organizational matters. (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] In 1962, the first university established in Angola was founded by the Portuguese authorities - Estudos Gerais Universitários de Angola . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Portuguese colony that became Angola did not have its present borders until the early 20th century, owing to resistance by native groups such as the Cuamato, the Kwanyama and the Mbunda. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angola is a member of the United Nations, OPEC, African Union, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, and the Southern African Development Community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name Angola comes from the Portuguese colonial name Reino de Angola ('Kingdom of Angola'), which appeared as early as Paulo Dias de Novais's 1571 charter. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Czechoslovak government had agreed to aid the fledgling communist state by helping resurrect and run the Angola Cellulose and Paper Company in the area of Alto Catumbela, which had been left derelict after the Portuguese withdrew. (radio.cz)
  • The official was speaking at the closing ceremony of the Seminar on Journalism and Press for the Portuguese-speaking Countries, stressing that Angola should take the most of the Asian giant in information technology, as well as in technical and professional training. (allafrica.com)
  • Power's Rain Frog (Breviceps poweri) is a frog species native to Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe , and Namibia. (worldatlas.com)
  • Angola is a Southern African nation whose varied terrain encompasses tropical Atlantic beaches, a labyrinthine system of rivers and Sub-Saharan desert that extends across the border into Namibia. (eturbonews.com)
  • President Dmitry Medvedev is embarking Tuesday on a four-day African tour, beginning with a visit to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak before moving on to Nigeria, Namibia and Angola. (bilaterals.org)
  • A journalist was killed in September, marking the first such murder in Angola since 2001. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The colonial past of Angola is still very evident. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angola ranked 143rd out of 182 countries in the United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Index. (commondreams.org)
  • In 2011, 100,000 migrants were expelled from Angola, according to United Nations estimates cited in the report. (reuters.com)
  • For most people, Angola is one of Africa's last great travel mysteries. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • Angola has the potential to be one of Africa's dazzling highlights. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • Journalists from Angola, Brazil, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and Cape Verde attended the seminar hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China. (allafrica.com)
  • Cholera is on the increase in Cunene Province in the South of Angola. (ifrc.org)
  • Kwanza may not be taken out of Angola. (klm.com)
  • The South African-based Netcare Travel Clinic has warned travellers to avoid Angola for at least a week. (bbc.co.uk)
  • The Chinese government and Chinese companies have invested billions in oil-for-infrastructure deals while remaining relatively silent on governance in Angola and elsewhere. (commondreams.org)
  • Marburg, a member of the Ebola family of viruses, has officially killed 117 people since October in Angola and a further seven people are infected. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Official histories of Angola mention the abuses it was known for, but considers them a thing of the past. (cnn.com)
  • Human Rights Watch's (HRW) report - "'If You Come Back We Will Kill You': Sexual Violence and Other Abuses against Congolese Migrants during Expulsions from Angola" - denounced sexual violence, children being forced to witness such abuses, arbitrary beatings and other rights violations suffered by such Congolese migrants in detention centres in Angola. (reuters.com)
  • Wallace, 71, is one of the "Angola 3" -- three inmates who claim they tried to point out injustices at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola during the late 1960s and 1970s. (cnn.com)
  • In the early 1970s, when the Angola Three dared to stand up for basic human rights and dignity inside the prison, Angola was known as the bloodiest prison in America. (newint.org)
  • The 'military' disturbed us all the time to have sex with us," said a 27-year-old Congolese woman expelled from Angola in 2011. (reuters.com)
  • The 31-page report, "Transparency and Accountability in Angola: An Update," documents how the government took only limited steps to improve transparency after Human Rights Watch disclosed in a 2004 report that billions of dollars in oil revenue illegally bypassed the central bank and disappeared without explanation. (commondreams.org)
  • Education in Angola has four years of compulsory, free primary education which begins at age seven, and secondary education which begins at age eleven, lasting eight years. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the billboards and Cajun fishing shacks swooshed by along the road from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, the swampy delta landscape looked familiar: 12 years ago I travelled this road to the prison at Angola in Louisiana with the Danish vagabond, Jacob Holdt. (newint.org)
  • Over the years, Angola has somewhat neglected to capitalize on the natural resources that it has to offer," Mineral Resources and Petroleum Minister Diamantino Azevedo said in a brochure released at an African energy conference in Cape Town. (reuters.com)
  • HALO is making excellent progress in Angola, with the province of Huambo now close to becoming mine free, but there are still many years of work to be done. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • A boy who arrived on his own from Angola eight years ago is facing deportation, now he's turned 18. (pri.org)
  • Angola will join the Free Trade Area (FTA) of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) in two to three years time. (bilaterals.org)
  • Nicholas Kristof, the op-ed columnist for The New York Times, spent five years trying to get a visa into Angola to see for himself, and he recently returned with stunning video. (pbs.org)
  • Stephen Foster is an American missionary surgeon who has worked for 37 years in Angola. (pbs.org)
  • Statistics from the World Health Rankings show that the life expectancy for the average man living in Angola is 50.9 years while for females it's slightly higher at 54. (worldatlas.com)
  • After years of spectacular growth thanks to an oil boom, like many crude-producing nations Angola has suffered a sudden downturn in the last two years due to a prolonged drop in oil prices. (dailymail.co.uk)
  • Angola is a constitutional republic with an estimated population of 17.3 million. (state.gov)
  • The US$3.5-billion development covers 12,355 acres and was built to house about 500,000 people, and this is one of "several satellite cities being constructed by Chinese firms around Angola," writes Redvers. (financialpost.com)
  • Under the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), CDC has assigned a resident advisor to Angola as part of an interagency team with USAID to support the implementation of malaria control measures with a focus on six high-transmission provinces. (cdc.gov)
  • Another significant killer in Angola is malaria which involves parasites which are spread by mosquitoes. (worldatlas.com)
  • Malaria is a particular problem in South African countries because it's transmitted by bites from infected female mosquitoes and in nations such as Angola these insects have a lengthy life span which gives the parasite sufficient time to develop. (worldatlas.com)
  • Unfortunately, they are a powerful constituency in Angola. (economist.com)
  • The admission of Angola as its 12th member is the first expansion of OPEC since the early 1970's . (theoildrum.com)
  • On December 14, the OPEC announced that Angola would become its newest member effective on January 1, 2007. (theoildrum.com)
  • While Angola will join on January 1st, the African nation will not be part of the OPEC quota system until March. (theoildrum.com)
  • Although a move by Angola to join OPEC could theoretically affect the long-term profiles for the private companies, analysts said the prospects of a draconian OPEC production cut are small for the foreseeable future. (theoildrum.com)
  • I don't know why Angola would want to join OPEC to cut production," said Paul Sankey, an equity analyst at Deutsche Bank (DB) who covers big oil companies. (theoildrum.com)
  • The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Angola, H.E. Mr. Georges Chikoti, confirmed his Government's intention to accede to both conventions. (un.org)
  • In fiscal year 2020, CDC will focus its support in four provinces to implement the Angola first lady's Born Free to Shine Initiative. (cdc.gov)
  • In September 2009 members of the Armed Forces of Angola (FAA) buried alive 45 persons in a tunnel in Lunda Norte after determining they were illegal diamond miners. (state.gov)
  • Through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CDC collaborates with the Government of Angola in the fight against HIV/AIDS. (cdc.gov)
  • In Angola, until the 1950s, facilities run by the government were few for such a large territory and restricted to the urban areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Human Rights Watch called on the government of Angola to promptly address these concerns, and urged the Southern African Development Community and the capital's foreign diplomats to raise these issues with the government. (hrw.org)
  • The following item is a Memorandum of Economic Policies of the government of Angola. (imf.org)
  • Freedom of expression is severely restricted in Angola due to censorship and self-censorship in state media and ruling party-controlled private media and other forms of government repression. (hrw.org)
  • After nearly a decade of rapid growth, Angola slipped into recession last year as a fall in the price of oil led to a massive drop in government revenue and access to hard currency. (reuters.com)
  • It has been controversial in Angola and other countries, such as Guinea. (commondreams.org)
  • Angola is one of the very few countries that are not members of either of these multilateral treaties covering weapons of mass destruction (WMD). (un.org)
  • Under a deal on supply restraint agreed by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Angola said it was committed not to produce more than 1.6 million bpd of crude. (reuters.com)
  • Carbon emissions have not been a significant part of environmental monitoring in Angola as the potential is minimal when compared to industrialized countries, and estimated figures are still low, although increasing rapidly due to expansion in the exploitation and use of petroleum resources. (grida.no)
  • This chance was not entirely squandered-Angola has more roads and dams and skyscrapers than before, and its people are a bit less poor. (economist.com)
  • The Glass Minajery: Nicki Minaj's Angola concert was just the last well-paid date of entertainers before dictators and those who kill, imprison and torture their own people. (pri.org)
  • We are the true representatives of an ancient and native people of Angola. (fas.org)
  • On one side, we are told that the question of the succession of the kingdom of Kasai has been resolved, on the other, we (still) see people who arrive (in Angola) having been treated badly," he told French broadcaster RFI. (reuters.com)
  • The number one cause of death in Angola is the diarrhoeal disease which, according to the World Health Organization, is also the second leading cause of death among kids under the age of five. (worldatlas.com)