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An international money-laundering watchdog removed Angola from its blacklist in February, after reforms that included licensing banks and setting up a monitoring agency, but banks in Africa's No. 2 oil exporter are still deemed risky. Last year, the risk ...
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Mbanza Congo — The governor of the northern Zaire province, José Joanes André, called on Wednesday in Mbanza Congo city for greater involvement of families in the children's education. Speaking at the opening of the XVII Provincial Family Council, the ...
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Spanish air carrier Iberia will stop flying to Angola from 1 June, 2016 by suspending flights between Madrid and Luanda, announced the company in the information sent to customers and tour operators. The statement said that the decision stems from the ...
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Angola

Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country in Southern Africa. It is the seventh-largest country in Africa, and is bordered b…
Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country in Southern Africa. It is the seventh-largest country in Africa, and is bordered by Namibia to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north and east, Zambia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to west. The exclave province of Cabinda has borders with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The capital and largest city of Angola is Luanda.
  • Founded: Nov 11, 1975
  • Population: 24.23 million (2014)
  • GDP: $131.40 billion USD (2014)
  • Calling code: 244
  • Area: 481,354 sq miles (1.25 million km²)
  • Capital: Luanda
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