Since the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002, billions of dollars in oil revenues and associated Chinese loans have …
(CNN)-- Oil has driven Angola's booming economy over the last decade, helping the resource-rich country emerge from the wreckage of a long, vicious war to become one Africa's major economic players. One of the biggest producers of black …
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While the constitution in Angola guarantees freedom of religion to all of its citizens, this right no longer seems to apply to the followers of the now banned religion of Islam. According to numerous newspapers in Angola, the African nation has …
It was 7:30 in the morning and Brent Miller, 23, a guard at Louisiana’s Angola prison, wanted a cup of coffee. He was a child of Angola, a third-generation guard raised in the employees’ village on the sprawling 28-square-mile former sugar …
This is Angola in 2015: The economy has been expanding for over a decade, but unemployment remains stubbornly high at 26 percent, and over a third of the population is below the World Bank’s poverty line. The urban poor have seen few …
ANGOLA, La. (BP) -- Burl Cain, known for a much-heralded transformation at the "bloodiest prison in America," is retiring Jan. 1 after nearly 21 years as head of the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Cain, 73, the longest serving …
In this undated photo supplied by the PaleoAngola Project, researcher Octávio Mateus analyses part of a fossilized dinosaur. A paper published Wednesday March 16, 2011, in the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences …
An American concert promoter claims he and his son were abducted at gunpoint in Angola ... all because rapper Nas failed to show up for a heavily promoted New Year's Eve concert. A rep for AllGood Entertainment CEO Patrick Allocco …
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Update, 2:32 p.m., Nov. 25, 2013: Officials at the Angolan Embassy in Washington, D.C., denied Monday that the nation has banned Islam and dismantled mosques, disputing published news accounts and stating that they cannot …
(CNN)Could Albert Woodfox, who's spent more than four decades in solitary confinement for a crime he's long argued he didn't commit, set foot outside prison this week? The decision about whether the last imprisoned member of the so …
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