- UPIMay 27 04:59 AM
Daniel J. Graeber PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- With 2 billion barrels of cumulative production from an offshore block in Angola, French energy company Total said Wednesday it set the global gold standard.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 19 01:21 AM
By Joe Brock CAXITO, Angola (Reuters) - After decades of civil war destroyed Angola's fertile farmland and a booming oil industry pushed out all other commerce, Santa Rodrigo wondered how she could ever bring up her five children in the poverty that surrounded them. Angola's government spends more on its military than any other department, and is often criticised for failing to answer the needs...
- AllAfrica.comMay 27 01:11 PM
[AI London] Angola's authorities must abandon efforts to resuscitate the criminal defamation case against investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, said Amnesty International today.
- Business Wire via Yahoo UK & Ireland FinanceMay 26 11:20 PM
PARIS--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Total (Paris:FP) (LSE:TTA) (NYSE:TOT) has achieved the significant milestone of producing a cumulative two billion barrels from its operated deep offshore Block 17 located 150 km ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 17 03:07 AM
By Herculano Coroado LUANDA (Reuters) - Angola demanded an apology from the United Nations on Saturday after the world body called for an investigation into the killing of members of a Christian sect by police last month. Details of an April 16 police raid in the remote hills of central Huambo province have been fiercely contested, with authorities saying 13 sect members were killed, while ...
- EuroNewsMay 28 10:57 AM
Judges in Angola have overruled an out-of-court settlement and handed anti-corruption activist Rafael Marques de Morais a six-month suspendedâ€¦
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 20 03:06 AM
By Joe Brock LUANDA (Reuters) - A halving of oil prices last year has increased hardship in Angola, one of the world's most unequal countries, and stirred resentment towards President Eduardo dos Santos, the leader of Africa's second largest crude exporter for the last 36 years. Angola's government, which relies on oil sales for 95 percent of foreign exchange revenues, slashed a third off its ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 14 01:01 AM
Angola's petrol price has risen 28 percent since the government ended subsidies at the end of April, residents in the capital said on Thursday, in a move likely to push up inflation in Africa's second biggest oil exporter. Angola's headline inflation rose to 8.23 percent year-on-year in April from 7.87 percent in March, and is likely to continue its upward momentum in May following the fuel ...
- AllAfrica.comMay 27 02:12 AM
[Index on Censorship] Index is appalled to learn that a decision to pursue a conviction of Index award winning investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais is moving forward despite apparent agreement between the parties.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 07 02:31 AM
By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Angola will end petrol subsidies and increase the price of other fuels, the finance ministry said, after last year's plunge in global oil prices hammered the finances of Africa's second largest crude exporter. In February, Angola slashed spending in its 2015 budget, widened its fiscal deficit projections and said it would sharply increase borrowing. Angola ...
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